The Experience of Chaplains During COVID-19
Hottinger, D. (2021). The Experience of Chaplains During COVID-19.
While the COVID-19 pandemic confronted professional Chaplains with distressing realities that sometimes pushed them beyond the limits of our training and ability to cope, it also highlighted their unique contributions in providing end of life care, supporting staff, and enhancing an organization’s capacity to mitigate the impact of trauma and health inequities. The author shares his experience as the leader of Spiritual Care at Hennepin Healthcare, a Level One Trauma Center, safety net hospital in downtown Minneapolis.