Seeking and Accepting:U.S. Clergy Theological and Moral Perspectives Informing Decision Making at the End of Life

Justin J. Sanders, MD, MS, Vinca Chow, MD, Andrea C. Enzinger, MD, Tai-Chung Lam, MBBS, Patrick T. Smith, MDiv, PhD, Rebecca Quin ̃ones, MTS, Andrew Baccari, MDiv, Sarah Philbrick, BS, Gloria White-Hammond, MD, MDiv, John Peteet, MD, Tracy A. Balboni, MD, MPH, and Michael J. Balboni, PhD, ThM, MDiv ABSTRACT Background: People with serious illness frequently rely on religion/spirituality to cope...
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Relationship Between Chaplain Visits and Patient Satisfaction

DEBORAH B. MARIN, and VANSHDEEP SHARMA Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA EUGENE SOSUNOV Office for Excellence in Patient Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA NATALIA EGOROVA Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA RAFAEL GOLDSTEIN Department...
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What do I do? Developing a taxonomy of chaplaincy activities and interventions for spiritual care in intensive care unit palliative care.

Chaplains are increasingly seen as key members of interdisciplinary palliative care teams, yet the specific interventions and hoped for outcomes of their work are poorly understood. This project served to develop a standard terminology inventory for the chaplaincy field, to be called the chaplaincy taxonomy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878558
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ACPE Research

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) is the premier, DOE-recognized organization that provides the highest quality CPE programs for spiritual care professionals of any faith and in any setting. http://www.acperesearch.net This site provides current information about ACPE’s Research Community of Practice (CoP), the ACPE Research Committee, the Research Article-of-the-Month, and Research News, along with the complete archive (2002-2018) of...
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Transforming Chaplaincy

Transforming Chaplaincy. http://www.transformchaplaincy.org Major international think tank of research-based chaplaincy practice and education.  Many resources for chaplains, adminstrators, and others on its website to promote goals of increasing reasearh literacy for improved patient outcomes.  NAJC is a partner organization.  A major resource.  
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