Please join us for our
Rivendell Spiritual Formation Colloquium
“Ambition, Vocation, and the Call of Christ”
You are invited to a colloquium featuring panelists discussing the challenges
of following Christ in the midst of professional and personal pursuits.
Dinner provided. Gluten free and vegetarian options available.
RSVP by November 15, 2016 using the contact form below. Seating limited to 40.
Barry J. Wu, MD, FACP is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. He is the Director of Clinical Coach Program of the Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience course, which involves 145 faculty teaching 248 medical, physician associate and nursing students. He also spends his time as an academic hospitalist at Yale-New Haven Hospital and is the Co-Director of the Connecticut Older Adult Collaboration for Health program in the Section of Geriatrics, enhancing the geriatric workforce in Connecticut. He has contributed to the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Archives of Internal Medicine and has received teaching awards from Yale School of Medicine, the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has participated on medical missions trips to the Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Panama and taught at the International Medical Conference for medical missionaries in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He is faculty advisor for the Yale Health Professionals Christian Fellowship Group and member of the Yale Christian Faculty Fellowship. He served as a deacon and on the mission board of New Life Church in West Haven, CT. He and his wife, Iris, and son, Isaac, attend Trinity Baptist Church in New Haven and Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC.
Mary Habeck, PhD, is a Middle East Strategic Studies specialist, and teaches in the Strategic Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), as well in Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program. Before coming to SAIS, Dr. Habeck taught American and European military history in Yale’s history department, 1994-2005. She received her PhD in history from Yale in 1996 and an MA in international relations from Yale in 1989.
Dr. Habeck was appointed by President Bush to the Council on the Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities (2006-2013), and in 2008-2009 served as a Special Advisor for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council staff at the White House. She attends Falls Church Anglican Church and Restoration Anglican Church in Virginia.