When faced with hardship, many Americans turn to their faith for support. Since healthcare is often a significant stressor, it is imperative to better integrate religion and spirituality into the practice of medicine. Universities, medical schools, and research programs across the nation are beginning to recognize the importance of engaging religious pluralism in the field of healthcare. This resource provides strategies for healthcare providers to frame the conversation on religion and medicine in a manner focused on providing the best care to all people.
This resource was written in 2015 by Aamir Hussain, Dermatology Resident, writer, and Interfaith America Emerging Leader.