This is a piece that was presented at the convocation of thanks, an annual ceremony in which we show our appreciation to the families of the individuals who donated their bodies to our anatomy class. It discusses how the Jewish concept of “chesed shel emet," performing a “true act of kindness," applies to the priceless gift these people gave us.
Cherrick, D. (2009). An Act of Kindness. Quill & Scope, 2 (1). Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1058&context=quill_and_scope