Mayo Clinic is pleased to announce its 2012
Mayo Spiritual Care Research Conference,
Exploring the Relationship Between
Spirituality and Innovation to be held
November 1-2, 2012 at Mayo Clinic, in
Rochester, Minnesota. The conference
provides an exciting opportunity for researchers, educators, and care providers to discuss emerging research related to spirituality and innovation. In particular, the conference will explore spirituality in the context of healthcare innovations, and the impact of spirituality on decision making related to innovations, technology, ethics, and issues around beginning of life, end of life, and quality of life. What is the relationship across the lifespan between spirituality and innovations in healthcare?
The goals of the conference are to:
• Encourage the conduct of spiritual care research and its application to practice.
• Provide a forum for the dissemination of spiritual care research findings from
investigations into spirituality in the context of healthcare.
• Encourage the exploration of the application of research findings to further research and/or application to practice.
About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Healthcare providers from every medical specialty work together to
care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of “the needs of
the patient come first.” More than 2,500 physicians and scientists and 42,000 allied
health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minnesota; Jacksonville, Florida; and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona.
Mayo is committed to advancing the
knowledge and skills of healthcare
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education conducts educational conferences that will
advance nursing practice.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is
accredited as a provider of continuing
nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been granted Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Mayo Chaplain Services promotes the
spiritual healing and growth of patients,
families and staff. Mayo chaplains are committed to working as peers within the
healthcare team and contributing a pastoral voice to the multidisciplinary conversation.
The Research Committee of the Saint
Marys Hospital Sponsorship Board, Inc.,
promotes and supports scientific inquiry that addresses one or more of the Mayo/
Franciscan values – primacy of the patient, trust, commitment to excellence through
teamwork, spiritual support, compassion, and respect for persons served and serving
– at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. The committee has awarded funding for
research in areas such as ethics, values, and the spiritual dimension in healthcare.
**Pre-Conference - Approaching Spirituality and Health Research: A Workshop for Beginners to be held Thursday morning, November 1, 2012. Click here for more information and registration for the pre-conference.