We are pleased to announce the publication of an article co-written by the Rev. Dr. Michele Shields, UCSF’s director of spiritual care services, with Chaplain Allison Kestenbaum of Jewish Theological Seminary (NYC) and Dr. Laura Dunn of UCSF’s department of psychiatry, based on the research project that was funded by the HealthCare Chaplaincy and the John Templeton Foundation. The article, entitled “Spiritual AIM and the Work of the Chaplain,” has been published in the journal Palliative & Supportive Care and is copyright © 2014 by Cambridge University Press.
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Laura Dunn, Dr. Michele Shields, and Chaplain Allison Kestenbaum, in Atlanta (October 2013).
More articles based upon this research project are expected to be submitted for publication in the near future, so stay tuned! And congratulations to the co-authors and everyone on the project team for their enthusiastic commitment to this cutting-edge research venture.