Second Season Episode 2: Meredith Sinel On Emotional PPE and Hospice Care During the Pandemic

Meredith Sinel is a native of Dallas, Texas. She studied at the University of North Texas and was an active Jewish leader on campus. Her work with synagogues and other Jewish organizations led her to the University of Michigan where she obtained her Masters in Social Work and Jewish Communal Leadership.

From graduate school, she was appointed to work on the Women’s Campaign where she collaborated with Jewish women from around the state of Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts, assisting in leadership development and strengthening women’s voices in philanthropy.

After her first child was born, she pursued her Chaplaincy dream and worked in Miriam Hospital’s cancer unit and surgical intensive care units during her CPE residency. She worked for over 2 years at the VNA Care New England as a Hospice Chaplain and for the past 6 years (and currently) as a behavioral health clinician in Emergency Departments.

Her unique perspective and ability to help others suffering from mental health and/or addiction and serving those individuals at end of life, is the reason Meredith says she feels honored to do this holy work.

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