Amy Levine is the Executive Director and Director of Education & Training for the Doula Program to Accompany and Comfort, Inc. a non-profit Organization based in New York City. Amy first joined the Doula Program in 2004. In addition to designing all Doula Volunteer training, Amy created the unique Palliative Care Doula Volunteer program utilized by major hospitals. Her professional experience includes acute care, hospice and psychiatric services for older adults. She has lectured internationally for the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire in the United Kingdom and CapitalCare in Canada. She was a featured speaker at an American hospital Association conference. Workshops include the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of NYS Conference, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Amy received a Masters of Social Work degree from New York University, and is a graduate of the End-of-Life Practitioners Program of the Metta Institute, Sausalito, California. She is a consultant and writer.