2021 Spiritual Care Conference Keynote & Award Presentation, 1 of 4
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Keynote Address and 2021 Bob Ervin Spiritual Care Award Presentation
The 13th Annual Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Spiritual Care Conference will be held virtually, to examine the spiritual and religious impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and our interdependence in facing the future.
This annual event will kick-off with a keynote address on October 19, followed by two distinct virtual workshops and one panelist discussion over a three-week period.
Keynote Address, Christina Puchalski, MD – “The Critical Role of Spiritual Care in Healing our Individual and Collective Distress.”
Dr. Puchalski is a pioneer and international leader in both palliative care and the movement to integrate spirituality into healthcare. Founder and director of the George Washington University Institute for Spirituality and Health, she is board-certified in both palliative care and internal medicine, and teaches at George Washington School of Medicine. She’s been named one of the 30 most influential leaders worldwide in hospice and palliative care medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care.
A prolific writer, Dr. Puchalski is the author of A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying (Oxford, 2006); co-author of Making Healthcare Whole (Templeton, 2010); and numerous medical journal articles.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Spiritual Care team will present the 2021 Bob Ervin Spiritual Care Award, to recognize a “person from the community whose actions have distinguished themselves in the area of spiritual care, particularly for patients at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.”
Zoom Webinar Details
Receiving an Eventbrite ticket secures your space for this Webinar. Zoom link details will be sent to all ticket holders by 5:00 pm EST on Monday, October 18. This will guarantee one button access to the Zoom Webinar . An email address is required when signing up.
Attendees will receive a certificate of completion following each presentation. For more information, contact the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Chaplaincy Office at (603) 740-2824 (press 2).