Adolescent and Young Adult Palliative Care at the UFHealth Streetlight Program: Impacts on Pre-medical and Pre-healthcare Professionals
We are excited about the research study from the University of Florida’s Center of Spirituality and Health conducted by Ana Puig Ph.D., Louis Ritz Ph.D., Monika Ardelt Ph.D., Barbara Rienzo Ph.D., Emi Lenes, Doctoral Student. The findings were presented in April at the 2013 Association of Death Education and Counseling 35th Annual Conference. The following is a description of the research:
Adolescent and Young Adult Palliative Care at the UFHealth Streetlight Program: Impacts on Pre-medical and Pre-healthcare ProfessionalsThis study aimed to explore outcomes of an innovative palliative care program on 142 past and present pre-medical and pre-healthcare student volunteers. Results of the mixed-methods study indicate that the Streetlight program significantly impacted these student volunteers’ sense of empathy, and compassion. To learn more read our publication below.Thank you to all of the researchers and participants that made this publication possible.