Wellness Talks with Dr. Kwong Chan

Dr. Chan will present lectures on three thought-provoking topics directed towards people of all ages and walks of life, offering insightful perspectives as a doctor, life & death researcher, psychologist, and educator.


Topic: 莊嚴佛光世界-談人間佛教的內在修持與生活運用 (Mandarin only)

  • Date: Saturday, 16 May 2020
  • Time: 11:50am – 12:30pm
  • Location: Deakin Edge
  • Language: Chinese

Topic: Following Buddha’s Path – The role of Wisdom and Compassion in everyday life

  • Date: Saturday 16 May 2020
  • Time: 12:30pm – 1:20pm
  • Location: Deakin Edge
  • Language: English

Topic: Buddhism: Science and Life & Death Forum

  • Date: Saturday, 16 May 2020
  • Time: 3:30pm – 4:50pm
  • Location: Deakin Edge
  • Language: English
  • Speakers: Venerable Jue Wei, Dr. Eric Chan, Dr Tony Dunin & Ms Jo Dunin

Topic: Journey as One Wishes – The Tango of Life and Death

  • Date: Sunday, 17 May 2020
  • Time: 12:00pm – 12:50pm
  • Location: Deakin Edge
  • Language: Englich

Who is Dr. Kwong Chan ?

Dr. Kwong Chan is a senior lecturer in medical education and the Internationalization lead of Griffith School of Medicine, Queensland. He received his medical training at Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan and his Ph.D. from Griffith University, focusing on grief and loss support training. Dr. Chan also received his Master of Arts in Life and Death Studies from Nan Hua University.

As the Stream Lead of Professional Communication and History Taking Stream in the Griffith MD program, Dr. Chan introduced structured mindfulness practice into the School of Medicine in 2011, teaching medical students to apply mindfulness in their studies and managing performance anxiety. Dr. Chan has also been a lay Dharma lecturer of Buddha’s Light International Association since 2002.

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