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GWish Recognized for Excellence in Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education
GWish Recognized for Excellence in Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education
February 04, 2020 Announcement

Christina Puchalski, MD ’94, RESD ’97, founding director of GWish, and colleagues at GW, received international attention for their innovative training for professionals in the often-neglected area of spiritual care.  

Leadership and award recipients at the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health's special fall celebration on Oct. 23, 2019

The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.

Patient and caregiver

In August 2017, BQO’s M. Anthony Mills visited Christina Puchalski at the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Puchalski is professor at George Washington University’s School of Medicine and founding director of GWish.

Dr. Christina Puchalski, Professor of Medicine and Health Science and Director at The George Washington University's Institute for Spirituality and Health discusses the spiritual side of palliative care in a live interview with EWTN.

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Christina Puchalski, MD, director of the George Washington University (GW) Institute for Spirituality and Health, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and medical director of professional health hospice of Washington, DC, was...

Dr. Pulchalski speaking
August 24, 2017 Press Release

GWish's 9th Annual Spirituality and health Summer Institute and 4th Annual Platinum Dinner are recognized in SMHS' Medicine & Health magazine!

Faculty in the Media

Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently quoted in a The OnWisconsin Magazine article entitled "Physician, Heal Thyself".  This article dicusses the high frequency of burnout and depression among medical...
GWish Director Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently interviewed on Radio New Zealand, discussing the role of spirituality in health, as well as medical school curricula. The full interview can be...
Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently quoted in a Dallas Morning News article dicussing the issue of spirituality and health. The article, which was published on July 27th, discusses the use of prayer...

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