"An unprecedented time for health care systems in our country.” Spisso discussed COVID-19 along with Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
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“We are here to support patients, families and staff as they go through a rather challenging time,” explains Reverend Yuko Uesugi, the Interim Director of Department of Spiritual Care at UCLA Health. “For patients and their families, our job starts with first introducing ourselves and building a rapport. For them to feel safe to [...]
Whether it is the death of a public figure like Kobe Bryant or of a beloved family member or friend, loss can stir myriad, and often difficult, emotions: disbelief, sadness, anger, loneliness, fear, guilt, sorrow, pain, regret and despair. For those experiencing these feelings, it is important to give yourself [...]
“One thing that’s unique about our team is we have the luxury of time. We will sit with a family for an hour,” states Gina Kornfeind, a pediatric palliative care social worker and bereavement coordinator at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. “Our palliative care team is a service that helps [...]
The outpouring of grief from all corners of the United States following the death in January of retired basketball star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people likely wasn’t just about the loss of these nine people, say UCLA experts in loss and bereavement. For some people, the [...]