Legal Services VP Robert Swidler Discusses End of Life Decisions in New Video

Robert N. Swidler, vice president of Legal Services for St. Peter’s Health Partners, created the video presentation “End of Life Decisions – The Law in NY” for the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

The 30-minute video primer was created for the resource center of the NYSBA Family Health Care Decisions Act. The intended audience of the video and the resource center includes health care professionals, health care attorneys, advocacy groups, policymakers members of the public, and anyone else seeking information about the Family Health Care Decisions Act.

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Swidler was staff counsel to the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law from 1985 to 1990, assistant counsel to Governor Mario M. Cuomo from 1990 to 1992, counsel to New York State Office of Mental Health from 1992 to 1994, and counsel to Northeast Health from 1998 until the 2011 formation of St. Peter’s Health Partners. In 2010, he was appointed by the governor as a member of the Task Force.

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