Wednesday May 22, 2019


E1: Engaging the Religious Aspects of End of Life Care

Rebekah Wagner, MA, BCC, APBCC - Manager of Spiritual Services, Froedtert Hospital

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E3: Finding Meaning Without God: Spiritual Care for the Nonbeliever

Joshua Berg, MBA - Humanist Society Chaplain, The Humanist Society

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E4: Creating A Palliative Care Spiritual Care Community: Introducing the Religious Comfort Index (RCI)

Rev. Jack Giddens, DMin BCC, CTP - Chief Executive Officer, RCI Health Metrics, LLC

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E5: Staying Fresh: The Art of Personal & Professional Revival

Rev. Jim Kraft, MTh - Director, Advance Care Planning & Collaborative Services, Chaplain, Henry Ford Macomb & West Bloomfield Hospitals

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E6: ICU Palliative Care Bereavement Project

Melanie Swofford, MDiv, BCC - Clinical Staff Chaplain, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

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Panel Discussion

The Role of the Chaplain in Palliative Care - Panel

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The Rev. Karen Ballard, BCC

Former Director of Chaplaincy Services

Akron Children's Hospital


Chaplain Sarah Byrne-Martelli, BCC


Massachusetts General Hospital


Rev. Dr. Malcolm Marler, BCC

Sr. Director of Pastoral Care, UAB MEDICINE

University of Alabama-Birmingham