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Surgeons and the Spirit

Spring 2001 -- an interdisciplinary team of researchers from DeSales University designed a pilot study to assess the possible relationship between a surgeon's religiosity and his/her clinical practice.

Fall 2001 -- researchers gathered and analyzed data from the study among surgeons in the Eastern Pennsylvania Health Network

Fall 2002 -- the final report on the study is completed, submitted to the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, and accepted for publication

Summer 2003 -- due to repeated editorial delays, the study is withdrawn from the B.A.C.S. and submitted for publication to the Journal on Religion and Health


Fall 2003
 -- the study is accepted for publication in the Journal on Religion and Health 

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Spring 2005
 -- the study is published in the Journal of Religion and Health, volume 44, number 1, pages 67-80.

► read an abstractof the published study ► read the complete text of the published study

 

Summer/Fall 2005 -- following publication of the pilot study, the team may expand the research project to a national level

 

Events Calendar

Heritage Week - Biomedical Ethics Forum

Monday, January 22, 2018, 07:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

Public Forum on Biomedical Ethics, celebrating the Christian Humanist, Francis de Sales, with special guest speaker YVONNE FLORCZAK-SEEMAN, discussing ‘The Dignity of Woman’ on the 45th anniversary of the supreme court decision of Roe v Wade.

No tickets required. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Salesian Spirituality