Speaking Different Languages: Physicians and Chaplains in Health Care

“The tasks physicians see chaplains perform and the perspectives chaplains describe themselves bringing to health care are not contradictory but differ in emphasis and language. It is essential for hospitals to better understand these differences as they consider recent studies, which show that large numbers of patients — including those with advanced cancers — are not getting the spiritual or religious care they desire from the medical system or their religious or spiritual communities and decide how to respond.” Full story in the Huffington Post.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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