Education and Work

  • Medical School – Graduated from, University of Zürich 1957
  • Rotating Internship, Community Hospital, Glen Cove, Long Island, NY, 1958-59
  • Fellow, Manhattan State Hospital 1959-62
  • Resident, Montefiore Hospital, NYC, 1961-62
  • Fellow, Psychiatry, Psychopathic Hospital, U. Colo. Med. Sch., 1962-63
  • Instructor in Psychiatry, Colo. Gen. Hosp., U. Colo. Med. Sch., 1962-65
  • Asst. Professor of Psychiatry, Billings Hospital, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1965-70
  • Asst. Director, Psychiatric Consultation & Liaison Service, 1965-69
  • Acting Chief, Psychiatric Inpatient Service, 1965-66
  • Associate Chief, Psychiatric Inpatient Service, 1966-67
  • Staff Mem., LaRabida Children’s Hosp. & Rsch Ctr., Chicago, 1969-70
  • Med. Dir. Family Service and Mental Health Ctr., S. Cook County, IL., Chicago Heights 1970-73
  • President, Ross Medical Assoc. (S.C.) Flossmoor, IL., 1973-76
  • Chrm. Brd., Shanti Nilaya – Growth & Healing Center, 1977-95
  • Clinical Professor of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1985
  • President, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Center, Head Waters, Virginia, 1977 -1995
  • Retired 1996 – 2004, Arizona
Education - EKR lecture / workshop

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross lecture/workshop – New Zealand


Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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