About the Foundation

The EKR Foundation is a non-profit organization inspired by the life of psychiatrist, humanitarian, and hospice pioneer Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. It’s in the spirit of embracing all of life — which includes death — that we further her mission and vision through collaborations, education, and advocacy.


The Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation - Global

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Inspired by the life of psychiatrist, humanitarian and hospice pioneer, Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.

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We're offering an online Grief and Palliative Care Education Series. Courses are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Information on collaborative partners and resources we support.

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Learn more of latest developments, announcements and events.

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What’s Happening in the Foundation Today

  • We’re honoring the 50th anniversary of the publication of On Death and Dying, by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross M.D. featured in The American Journal of Bioethics.

    The American Journal of Bioethics

  • The EKR Brazil chapter will be hosting an online seminar series from September 15 through February 2021.    

    EKR Brazil

  • The EKR Guatemala chapter is building palliative care courses for the largest university in Guatemala: San Pablo of Guatemala University (USPG).

    EKR Guatemala


Take our online Grief and Palliative Care Education Series!

Classes start Thurs. 3/18 – 11am EST

Join for us for this 11-part course with leading speakers in the field of grief. Each class is recorded so that you can view later at your convenience!

Courses are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Los cursos están disponibles en inglés, español y portugués.

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