Evan works as a Chaplain with The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute based at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He began his training with NYZCCC in 2010 in the Foundations in Buddhist Contemplative Care Program, subsequently completing four units of Clinical Pastoral Education with NYZCCC at Mount Sinai, supporting its palliative care and oncology patients and families. Evan has been practicing Tibetan Buddhism/Dzogchen for fifteen years and is grateful for his ever-deepening Zen education with Dai-En, Koshin and Chodo. He has completed his Master of Arts in Pastoral Care and Counseling: Buddhist Track at New York Theological Seminary. For the past twenty-five years he has consulted for international businesses, organizations, and professionals. Evan has co-established the endowment for Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in India and is also a cofounder and adviser of Dongyu Gatsal Ling Initiatives, a U.S. not-for-profit 501(c)(3). He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Rick.