Spiritual Care: What Do Your Patients Want and What Differences Does It Make?

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Tracy A. Balboni, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician of Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Clinical Director of Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology Service at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. In this presentation at Northwestern University’s John & Gwen Smart Symposium, Dr. Balboni provides a historical background to the intersection of spirituality and medicine, the role of spirituality within illness, and practical steps in providing spiritual care.

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