The Nevola Symposium, now in its twenty-sixth year, is an annual program of continuing education and interdisciplinary dialogue which is intended to more fully integrate medical and spiritual perspectives and resources in health, healing and wellness. Over the years, over two hundred people have given addresses and presentations. Subject areas and keynote presenters have been:
2007. Spiritually Grounded Healing Environments and Practices. Christina Puchalski, MD
2006. 20th Anniversary Nevola Symposium: Spiritual Practices that promote Healing and Wholeness. Frederic C. Craigie, PhD
2005. Courage and vision: Ethics and everyday life. Martin Taylor, Institute for Global Ethics, Camden, Maine
2004. What’s love got to do with it? The meaning of love in the healing arts.
Lynn Underwood, PhD, Elizabeth B. Hart, MD
2003. Transforming Tragedy, Trauma and Loss: Spirituality and Health Pathways to Reconciliation and Forgiveness. Kenneth H. Hamilton, MD, CM, FACS, Cushman D. Anthony, Esq.
2002. Grace in Uncertain Times: The Spirituality and Health Effects of Gratitude and Hope.
Kaye Herth, PhD, RN, FAAN, Judith Magyar Isaacson, MA.
2001. Spirituality and the Healer’s Heart: Caring for Ourselves as We Care for Others.
Frederic C. Craigie, PhD, Diane Campbell, MD
2000. Healing and the Arts. Naj Wikoff, Healing and the Arts Project,
The C. Everett Koop Institute, Dartmouth Medical School
1999. Spirituality and Child Development: Community Solutions to Youth Violence.
The Rev. Alfonso Wyatt.
1998. Pathways to Healing: Connecting Spirituality and Health in Different Caring Traditions.
Lori Arviso Alvord, MD.
1997. Spirit of the organization: Cultivating wholeness in the workplace. Bruce A. Riegel, PhD and Colleen Myers, MDiv, JD.
1996. Confronting Domestic Violence: Integrating Spiritual Values with Community Intervention. Chief Justice Daniel E. Wathan, Robert E. McAfee, MD, The Rev. Nancy Fritz and Rabbi Louis A. Rieser
1995. Building a Better World for our Children: Integrated Approaches to Spirituality and Health. Benjamin Spock, MD.
1994. Spirituality and Health Promotion: Clinical Care, Community Responsibility and Public Policy.
C. Everett Koop, MD, SCD.
1993. Recovery from Addictions: Spirituality, Community and Health Care.
Robert Blaik, DO, MPH, PhD, The Rev. John A. MacDougall, DMin, and
The Rev. Elbert Brewster, DMin.
1992. Spirituality and Mental Health: How can we be a Caring Community for People Affected by Mental Illness. Lawrence B. Mutty, MD, The Rev. Scott Dow and The Rev. Robert S. Beaumont.
1991. Broken Bodies, Whole Persons: Spiritual Issues in Health Care and Chronic Illness. Karen Gershman, MD, Frederic C. Craigie, PhD, Michael Mitchell, LCSW.
1990. Spirituality and Health: Perspectives in Later Life. Harold G. Koenig, MD.
1989. Spiritual Assessment and Pastoral Intervention. Elisabeth McSherry, MD, MPH,
Frederic C. Craigie, PhD
1988. AIDS: Ethical Dilemmas in Policy Making and Treatment Decisions.
Alan C. Mermann, MD.
1987. Spiritual Values and Health Care. The Rev. William A. Nelson, PhD and
The Rev. C. Richard Sheesley, DMin.