spirituality and medicine:
curriculum development project


Other resources




» Association of American Medical Colleges. 1999. Medical Schools Objectives Project (MSOP). Report III: Contemporary Issues in Medicine: Communication in Medicine. Task force report: Spirituality, Cultural Issues, and End of Life Care.
Learning objectives and educational strategies for implementing courses on spirituality

» General Medical Council. 2003. Tomorrow’s Doctors
Section ‘Individual in society’ about medical sociology. Mentions importance of cultural beliefs, but not spirituality specifically.

» General Medical Council. 2007. Personal Beliefs and Medical Practice.
What is appropriate in consultations.


» Koenig HG, McCollough ME, Larson DB. (2001). Handbook of Religion and Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press.



» Royal College of Psychiatrists: Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group

» NHS Scotland site for spirituality in medicine

» George Washington Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWish)



The Spirituality and Medicine Curriculum Development Project is funded by the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.