Gift of Life Institute Blog



Engaging the Physician

By Elizabeth Spencer, BS, MPH | January 5, 2021

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



The Importance of Active Listening

By Patricia Mulvania, RN, BSN, CPTC | September 18, 2020

Active listening builds strong relationships and, while it may not come naturally to many of us, it’s an invaluable communication skill.


National Recovery Month

By Jacqui Kates, LSW, CT | August 10, 2020

As we approach International Overdose Awareness Day and recognize National Recovery Month, it is important to remember that how a person dies does not define the person’s life or character, nor does it diminish the suffering experienced by those left behind.


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