Frederic C. Craigie, Jr., PhD is a faculty member at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency in Augusta, Maine. He also holds appointments as Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and Visiting Associate Professor at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Dr. Craigie has a longstanding interest in spirituality and heath care. Over the last 25 years, he has written and presented extensively about the healing and life-giving roles of spirituality in patient care, in the experience of health care providers, and in the life and culture of health care organizations. He is the founder and has been the coordinator of the Nevola Symposium since 1987.
With the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Craigie has taught about spirituality and health care for the Fellowship and Integrative Medicine in Residency programs since 2001. He received a John Templeton Spirituality and Medicine Award for Primary Care Residency Training Programs (in conjunction with George Washington University Medical Center, Institute for Spirituality and Health) in 2002. He is also the founder of a pastoral care program at the Residency's affiliated hospital and has served for many years as associate editor of a professional journal devoted to Christian faith and mental health.
His book, Positive Spirituality in Health Care: Nine Practical Approaches to Pursuing Wholeness for Clinicians, Patients, and Health Care Organizations, was published in 2010 and is available at www.positivespirituality.net and on Amazon.