[Sponsored by Hospice and Palliative Spiritual Care Research Network] “Okay, so he has some religious beliefs”: Spiritual Care in Palliative Care Research – Natalie Ernecoff, PhD & Joe Rotella, MD

Sponsored by Hospice and Palliative Spiritual Care Research Network

On Thursday, November 19th at 12 Noon (CST), the Hospice and Palliative Spiritual Care Research Network (HPSCRN) sponsered a webinar hosted by Paul Galchutt in conversation with Natalie C. Ernecoff, PhD. and Joe Rotella, MD.

Dr. Ernecoff is a Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. Dr. Ernecoff’s research focuses on palliative care. In several studies she has found less than optimal involvement of spiritual care in palliative care. In this webinar we discussed her findings and their implications for improving spiritual care in palliative care.

Dr. Rotella is the Chief Medical Officer for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the President and Founder of CatalystHPM, and is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine as well as the Associate Program Director of the Palliative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Louisville.