Gift of Life Institute Blog

Preparing The ICU Environment For a Child’s Visit

By Cherry Wise, PhD | January 2, 2024

When prepared for the experience and surrounded by supportive caregivers who are able to create a safe environment for questions to be asked and grief to be experienced, children of all ages tend to benefit from having the option to say goodbye to a dying loved one.

New Perspectives on Grief with Lara Moretti

By Shimrit Lee | October 19, 2023

Gift of Life Institute faculty member Lara Moretti was recently named a Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement. We sat down with her to learn more about thanatology and its application to her work at Gift of Life.

Engaging the Physician

By Elizabeth Spencer, BS, MPH | June 19, 2023

Engaging the physician is an invaluable component of the OPO-hospital partnership and an important strategy for cultivating and strengthening physician relationships.

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