Friday, January 29, 2010

Dailure and Dailrag

Florence Gelo, D.Min, NCPsyA

Associate Professor

  • DEPARTMENT: Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine
  • SPECIALTY: Death and dying; palliative care; religion/spirituality and medicine
  • EDUCATION: D.Min, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary; NCPsyA, Philadelphia School for Modern Psychoanalysis

Dr. Gelo is the behavioral science coordinator for the Family Medicine residency program and the recipient of funding to establish a curriculum around religion, spirituality and medicine. She is the co-recipient of a grant from the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health for work in medicine and spirituality with family medicine residents. She has numerous peer-reviewed publications in journals, including the Hastings Center Report, theJournal of Pastoral Care and the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Gelo is also a pastoral psychotherapist in private practice specializing in grief and loss and chronic illness. She serves as a guide at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Watch Dr. Gelo in "The Heart of Empathy" video (WMV)

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