Diversity Health Series
The Diversity Health Series is a quarterly lecture series, developed for medical students, residents, and physicians. The Diversity Health Series was created to provide opportunities for the development of cultural competency in a medical setting. Topics include rural healthcare, disability, unconscious bias, and Safe Zone training. Each lecture is worth 1.0 CME.
Title: Diversity Health Series - Connecting to Joy: Understanding Spirituality in Healthcare
Event Description: This brief presentation is an overview and introduction to help the student physician understand the value of spirituality in health; the importance of spiritual care as a “clinical” discipline in the medical setting; how to meaningfully participate in the spiritual care of patients, their families and staff as “generalists” while maintaining healthy boundaries; and how to work inter-professionally with spiritual care “specialists.”
Speaker: Sean Savoy, Managing Director, Renown Health · Department of Spiritual Care
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building - Room 103
Approved for 1 CME credit
For questions, please contact Jennifer Dougherty, Ed.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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