Call to Care

Call to Care (C2C) was an educational research initiative of the Mind & Life Institute. C2C aimed to address the limited attention in our educational systems for cultivating care—what we might call the forgotten heart of education. Theory and research posit that a high-quality education should not only cultivate the intellectual skills of students; schools today …

Cultivating Compassion in Healthcare: One Researcher’s Journey

In the midst of the COVID pandemic, health care is in the news daily. But there’s an often-overlooked element in many hospital systems: the role of chaplains. For patients experiencing loneliness, isolation, fear, and physical pain, chaplains offer much needed emotional support, spiritual guidance, and hope. But could chaplains and the patients they support also …