Gift of Life Institute Blog

Helping Children Say Goodbye

By Cherry Wise, PhD | July 23, 2021

In almost every loss, there is an affected child—or children. When adults are in the midst of taking in the news and making the many decisions that arise, it may be hard for them to maintain awareness of the needs of the children in the family.




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.


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