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Overview of spirituality in palliative care


Christina M Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM

Director and Professor

George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN

Director and Professor, Division of Nursing Research and Education

City of Hope Medical Center

Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C


Collaborative Caring

George Handzo, BCC, CSSBB

Director of Health Services Research & Quality

HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY

Section Editor

Susan D Block, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Palliative Care

Section Editor — Psychosocial Issues

Professor of Psychiatry

Harvard Medical School

Deputy Editor

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity