2017 annual conference

Keynote Speaker

Roshi Joan Jiko Halifax, Ph.D.
Founder, Upaya Zen Center and Institute
Presenting: Perspectives on Compassion: An Essential Practice in Chaplaincy

Plenary Speakers

Deborah B. Marin, M.D.
Blumenthal Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Center for Spirituality and Health, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Presenting: What Does Multidisciplinary Compassionate Care Look Like?

The Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich, M.Div, FACHE
Senior Vice President, Mission and Spiritual Care, Advocate Health Care
Presenting: Chaplains in Healthcare: Do We Make a Difference?

Shane Sinclair, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cancer Care Research Professorship, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
Presenting: A Compassionate Practice: Toward a Patient-Orientated and Clinically Relevant-Evidence Based Approach

Jason A. Wolf, Ph.D., CPXP
President, The Beryl Institute
Presenting: Patient Experience: A Movement of Spirit at the Heart of Healthcare