A selection of informational and edcuational discussions regarding NDEs.

Understanding Combat Soldiers' NDEs


Recent research shows that combat veterans have a much higher incidence of NDEs than the general public, yet their care providers know virtually nothing about such events. Trailer for IANDS DVD produced by Roberta Moore.

David Hufford, Ph.D., University Professor Emeritus, Penn State College of Medicine, has completed research about Combat Veterans' Spiritually Transformative Experiences (STEs). Here he talks about his findings about Veterans' After Death Communications (ADCs).

Dr. Corcoran Discusses NDEs


NDEs, IANDS, mystical experience, spiritual and out-of-body experiences.


NDE 101 - Diane Corcoran, RN, PhD, and Debbie James, RN, PhD, lecture on the NDE.

Discussion Group: NDEs, Military Issues and Veteran's Video, 2016 IANDS Conference with near-death experiencer Tony Woody; IANDS President & retired Army Colonel, Diane Corcoran; and producer of Near-Death Experience: What Veterans Need To Know, Roberta Moore.

Robert Caplan, Navy veteran and Diane Corcoran, RN, PhD, Col. US Army (Ret.)speak at the IANDS 2010 Conference.


Diane Corcoran, President of IANDS (International Association for Near-Death Studies), identifies the need for the military to recognize soldiers who have had NDEs to help them integrate the experience into their lives.


Diane Corcoran, RN PhD Col (Ret) Army’s Nursing88 article is classic research on how to help persons near death. She authored the forward in the outstanding book When Ego Dies about ego death and mystical conversion.


NDEs of Combat Veterans: World War II, Vietnam, Cold War, Gulf War I, Iraq


At the age of twenty, George Ritchie died in an army hospital; nine minutes later, he returned to life. What happened to him during those nine minutes was so compelling it changed his life forever. This is one of the most starling and hopeful descripitions of the realm beyond ever written.


Dr. Corcoran leads an NDE discussion with veterans who report their NDEs. Discussion includes problems with responses to NDEs by VA and military physicians.


IANDS webinar with host Debbie James about vetearn NDEs. Featuring Dr. Diane Corcoran and Aircraft Commander Retired Chaplan Michael Bongart.


A 1988 interview conducted by Dr. Diane Corcoran with Glen Brimer. While Glen was stationed in 1971, he was in a horrific accident in the midst of a chaotic missile alert.


US Army Captain Tommy Clack: Vietnam Veteran, NDEr and out of body experiencer.


Scout Pilot Steve Gardipee was shot down in a helicopter in the Vietnam war in 1970 on a rescue mission. This is his testimony of what happened after he passed away before we was rescued.


In April 1969, while trying to rescue the crew of a downed helicopter, Bill Vandenbush was blown up by a bomb, taking the brunt of the blast in the face and down the right side of his body.


Tony Woody served in the Navy as a flight engineer for 22 years; here is his NDE story.

Tony Woody served in the Navy as a flight engineer for 22 years. While in service he had countless life-changing experiences which he shares including a Near-death experience, a spiritually transformative experience being in the presence of God as well as encounters with U.F.O's.
Part 1/2. Tony served 22 years in the US Navy. All of his career he was a flight engineer on a large 4 engine aircraft called a P3 Orion and he amassed over 10,000 hours flight time travelling the world in the Navy doing missions of various types.
Part 2/2. Tony served 22 years in the US Navy. All of his career he was a flight engineer on a large 4 engine aircraft called a P3 Orion and he amassed over 10,000 hours flight time travelling the world in the Navy doing missions of various types.

Five weeks in a coma landed Steven Musick in Heaven for an extended stay.


Alan Pring, a former Royal Airforce Pilot has a near death experience while undergoing a routine operation. He was given a life review and asked by men dressed in monks robes different questions about his life.


Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shilo Harris received devastating injuries in Iraq on Feb. 19, 2007, when a roadside bomb exploded. After his rescue he spent 48 days in an induced coma during which he had several NDEs.


Testimony of Mario Lopez


Childhood NDEs


Ann Frances Ellis was two years old when she wriggled from her father's arms and slipped below the surface of the Potomac River. She recounts her NDE in which she communicated with "a beautiful lady" before coming back into her body.


This is the case that started Melvin Morse researching NDEs of children.

Eleven-year-old Colton Burpo tells Guidepsosts about his encounter with the afterlife, an experience that is the subject of the new book, "Heaven Is for Real."
A Texas teenager shares his brief glimpse of the afterlife.

The NDEs of Physicians, Medical Professionals and Scientists


An American neurosurgeon recovers from a coma caused by severe meningitis that heavily damaged his neocortex, signaling that he wouldn’t likely be capable of dreams, fantasies, or hallucinations. Nevertheless, he shares the certainty of his NDE.


Dr. Mary Neal is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who drowned while kayaking on a South American river, when she experienced an NDE.


Joyce Hawkes, PhD is a biophysicist and cell-biologist turned healer.


In 1994, Dr. Anthony Cicoria was struck by lightning an had an out-of-body experience where he says he saw his own body lying on the floor. He describes what it was like getting struck by lightning and the feeling he had when he saw "the light."


A San Francisco physician shares his NDE after a brutal attack from his friend.


This video was part of a recorded interview of Dr. Eben Alexander, author of the best-selling book, "Proof of Heaven."

Assisting NDE patients. Krista Gorman, a physician's assistant, who works in an emergency ward, had an NDE and tried to ignore it for almost 10 years. She tells how she would have wanted her doctors to treat her when she had her NDE.

A Practitioner of Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique, (an extended form of Past Life Regression) shares an important message about death and how her NDE ultimately led her to the work she engages in now.


Medical Professionals, Researchers, and Scientists Discussing NDEs


A trailer for "Near Death Experience, What Medical Professionals Need to Know," which features five doctors and a nurse/PhD, as well as NDErs. The medical professionals emphasize the importance of recognizing NDEs in their patients.


Dr. Elaine Drysdale discusses the importance of training for medical professionals to recognize their patients' NDEs.. She comments on the effectiveness of the training video, "Near-Death Experience, What Medical Professionals Need to Know”.


Dr Peter Fenwick, renowned neuro-psychiatrist, discusses his research on the NDE. Dr Peter Fenwick is an internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.


Dr. Sam Parnia explains the science behind what happens when someone dies.


Mel Van Dusen interviews renowned cardiologist Pim van Lommel about his research into the NDE and its implications for a radically new paradigm for living in the 21st century.


Mel Van Dusen continues his interview with renowned cardiologist Pim van Lommel about his research into NDEs.


Researchers have found that response to NDE disclosure plays an important role-for good or ill-in near-death experiencers (NDErs) integration of their NDEs.


Dr. Lloyd Rudy, a pioneer in U.S cardiac research, sits for an interview where he is asked about a couple of operations involving NDEs.


Physician panelists Mary Neal, Rebecca Valla, James Kwako and Rajiv Parti share how NDEs have impacted their practices.


Panel discussion of psychiatry and NDEs, with psychiatrists Bruce Greyson, Elaine Drysdale and Rebecca Valla.


This eye-opening, potentially life-changing video clip comes from a much longer interview that NDE researcher Kenneth Ring did with Jeffery Mishlove.


Dr. Bruce Greyson, a faculty member at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies, presents his research on NDEs.


The author of the best-selling "Life After Life" discusses his study of thousands of NDEs.


Recognizing that NDEs are real and significant, Dr. Dossey says they provide evidence that our consciousness can operate outside of our brain.


Dr. Eben Alexander, neurosurgeon, and best-selling author of Proof of Heaven, tells how his NDE led to a radical shift in perception and understanding.