UMass Memorial Medical Center Spiritual and Pastoral Services - Pastoral care is available 24/7 to provide spiritual care for patients, their families and their friends. Pastoral care strives to provide timely access to spiritual and pastoral care for all, either by direct service of staff chaplains or by networking with Worcester-area religious and spiritual representatives of all faith groups and denominations.
Documentary: Extremis - Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices. A short film on Netflix.
Article: "Muslim patients in Ramadan: A review for primary care physicians" from Heba Abolaban and Ahmad Al-Moujahed in Avicenna journal of medicine (2017)
Article: "Providing Culturally Appropriate Care to American Muslims With Cancer" from Fatma Zohra Mataoui and Lisa Kennedy Sheldon in Clinical journal of Oncology nursing (2016)
Mindfulness in Eight Weeks Meditations - Guided meditations from Mindfulness Works ranging from 5 to 40 minutes. The meditations can be done standalone, or with the book Mindfulness in Eight Weeks: the revolutionary eight-week plan to clear your mind and calm your life by Michael Chaskalson (2014).