The Women with Wings Foundation

Overview: Affects of Emotions on Health

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Director of Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke Unversity School of Medicine shares research on the impact stress, positive emotions and negative emotions has ...

Introduction to Spirituality and Healthcare

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University School of Medicine is a key researcher and speaker ...

Presentation: What Good is Gratitude?

Robert Emmons, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University at Davis, shares his research on gratitude and it's role in disease prevention, health promotion and personal wellness.

Presentation: Keys to An Effective Gratitude Practice

Robert Emmons, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Davis shows how a daily gratitude practice leads to improved health and well-being; grace and gratitude are associated with ...

Presentation: Physiology of Transformational Experience

Steven Cole, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, elaborates through his research on how spirituality effects our bodies down to ...

Presentation: It's Good to Be Good

Stephen Post, PhD & Director, Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at Stony Brook University, shares his research on how giving back and "doing good" contributes to a ...

Presentation: Compassionate Conversations

Compassionate Conversations to have with your patients, particularly when delivering traumatic or difficult news.

Article: Art and the BRAIN

How the creative process helps our brain to heal from trauma.

Presentation: Spiritual Pain and ACE Study

This presentation on spiritual and psychic pain, explores how Adverse Childhood Experiences are associated with chronic diseases and how palliative care physicians can best use this information ...

Presentation: Adverse Childhood Experiences

This research and presentation is a collaborative effort between Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and is the largest study of its kind. It examines the consequences of adverse ...

Presentation: PNI, Health & Spirituality

This presentation by Dr. Bellinger, demonstrates that health and well-being is more than the absence of disease. Thoughts, feelings and spiritual beliefs have great impact on a person's health; the ...

Article: Spiritual Concerns in Pediatrics

Many pediatricians believe that spiritual / religious concerns of patients and their families are important in some clinical situations.  This research, published in The Journal of the Association of ...

Article: Screening the Soul

The purpose of this study was to explore the spiritual concerns of seriously ill patients and the spiritual care practices of primary care physicians. Published in The Journal of Hospice and ...

Article: Taking a Spiritual History

The rationale for assessing the spiritual needs of psychiatric patients is examined in this article by Larry Culliford, published in Advances in Psychiatric Treatment.

Article: Cancer and Writing

By writing about their journey with breast cancer, patients can reduce depressive symptoms. Article from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Presentation: Stress & Healthcare

This presentation is by Dr. George Slavich of UCLA. Stress has a major effect on the body and contributes to the 6 major diseases, that account for 75% of all medical costs or $2 trillion. ...

Article: Spirituality and Religion in Oncology

Despite the difficulty in clearly defining and measuring spirituality, a growing literature describes its importance in oncology and survivorship. Religious/spiritual beliefs influence patients’ ...