September 20, 2017
National Consensus Project Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, Fourth Edition, Being Developed PlainViews Staff OPEN ACCESS
Spiritual Care Consult Screening as a Part of Staff Rounding Brian C. Sayre
What Do Chaplains Do About Bigotry and Hate? George Handzo
New Book Reflects on the Limitless Potential of the Human Spirit Marian Betancourt
A Window into Pastoral Care in Israel Miriam Berkowitz and Aliza Pilichowski
Chaplains Weather the Storms in Houston and Florida Marian Betancourt
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