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.
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.
For more than a decade, Christina Puchalski, MD, '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).
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.