News Archives

October 19, 2012

Dr. Puchalski was recently interviewed by Michelle Boorstein of the Washington Post about the new textbook, the "Oxford Textbook of Spirituality and Healthcare," and GWISH's role in the field of spirituality and health.

September 04, 2012

Christina Puchalski, M.D., GWish director and professor of medicine, spoke to about patient and employee spirituality in the workplace.

Training institute attendees
March 31, 2012

At the end of February 2012 more than forty students, young physicians and teachers gathered at the Abode of the Message in New Lebanon, NY for this year's Spirituality in Medicine - Leadership Training Institute.

Christina Puchalski holds her book
March 31, 2012

For more than a decade, Christina Puchalski, M.D. '94, has been working to foster a more compassionate system of health care through her research, education and policy work at the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish).

December 12, 2011

The spiritual history taking tool mentioned in the Wall Street Journal article from December 6, 2011 is the FICA Spiritual History Tool© developed by Dr.

August 17, 2011

Juli Anne Callis, president and CEO of the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union (NIHFCU,, one of the largest credit unions in the Washington, D.C.

February 08, 2011

GWish has received a two-year grant to pilot a Reflection Mentor Program in the GW Internal Medicine Residency Program from the F.I.S.H. Foundation. The program introduces the reflection process as an essential component of professionalism.