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Spirituality and Wellbeing
Thursday, January 14, 2021, 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Village to Village presents A Conversation with Christina M. Puchalski, MD - Director, The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality and Health. Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM, is a pioneer and international leader in the movement to integrate spirituality into healthcare in clinical settings and medical education. She developed the FICA spiritual history tool which is widely ?used in clinical settings. She is board certified in Palliative Care and Internal Medicine, ?directs an interdisciplinary outpatient supportive and palliative clinic and is a Medical Hospice Director in Washington, DC.?
Dr. Puchalski is widely published in journals with work ranging from biochemistry research to issues in ethics, culture, and spiritual care. She has authored numerous book chapters and published a book with Oxford University Press entitled Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Seriously Ill and Dying. Her scholarship focuses on palliative care, ?spirituality and health and compassionate care as part of whole person health.