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November 25, 2013 Press Release

Dr. Christina Puchalski was recently quoted in a Catholic News Agency article, entitled, "Pope praises elderly for their wisdom". To read the full text of the article, please visit the link below.

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October 14, 2013 Featured News

Friend of GWish and GWU alum Eric Lindner (GWSB BBA '81) recently published a book, Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to GWish.

October 09, 2013 Faculty in the Media

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 heard here:

Dr. Pulchalski speaking
August 22, 2013 Faculty in the Media

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 and spirituality in times of patient distress.

August 21, 2013 Faculty in the Media

Calling upon the healthcare sector and caregivers worldwide, the Fetzer Advisory Council on Health Professions offers this vision of what a healthcare system infused with love, compassion, and forgiveness could be. Using 2 skits and a video, this plenary session models and amplifies their Call to the World for better, more loving, more holistic healthcare sector.

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August 21, 2013 Featured News

Around-the-clock media coverage and heated political disputes have made the debate about U.S. health care reform difficult to overlook. However, there is a quieter revolution occurring in the field simultaneously — one that stresses the importance of whole-person care that focuses on psychosocial and spiritual, as well as physical, well-being.

February 11, 2013 Press Release

The Fetzer Institute convened experts in different disciplines from around the world (health, art, humanities, law, etc) to explore ways in which compassion, love and forgiveness are exemplified in the different sectors.

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November 30, 2012 Featured News

Administering a dose of compassion and consideration can go a long way toward healing the human spirit, as well as the body.