Profiles

Keywords
Last Name
Institution

George Fitchett

TitleProfessor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentReligion Health and Human Values
Address
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Overview 
    Collapse overview
    My Scopus ID is 6701917368.
    My NIH COMMONS name is GFITCHETT.


    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse selected publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Jeuland J, Fitchett G, Schulman-Green D, Kapo J. Chaplains Working in Palliative Care: Who They Are and What They Do. J Palliat Med. 2017 May; 20(5):502-508. PMID: 28146647.
      View in: PubMed
    2. Snowden A, Fitchett G, Grossoehme DH, Handzo G, Kelly E, King SD, Telfer I, Tan H, Flannelly KJ. International Study of Chaplains' Attitudes About Research. J Health Care Chaplain. 2017 Jan-Mar; 23(1):34-43. PMID: 27869574.
      View in: PubMed
    3. King SD, Fitchett G, Murphy PE, Pargament KI, Harrison DA, Loggers ET. Determining best methods to screen for religious/spiritual distress. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Feb; 25(2):471-479. PMID: 27714532.
      View in: PubMed
    4. Braun LT, Grady KL, Kutner JS, Adler E, Berlinger N, Boss R, Butler J, Enguidanos S, Friebert S, Gardner TJ, Higgins P, Holloway R, Konig M, Meier D, Morrissey MB, Quest TE, Wiegand DL, Coombs-Lee B, Fitchett G, Gupta C, Roach WH. Palliative Care and Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Circulation. 2016 Sep 13; 134(11):e198-225. PMID: 27503067.
      View in: PubMed
    5. Salsman JM, Pustejovsky JE, Park CL, Sherman AC, Merluzzi TV, Danhauer SC, Jim HS, Fitchett G. Reply to the association between religion/spirituality and mental health in cancer. Cancer. 2016 Aug 01; 122(15):2441-2. PMID: 27197776.
      View in: PubMed
    6. Polite BN, Cipriano-Steffens T, Hlubocky F, Dignam J, Ray M, Smith D, Undevia S, Sprague E, Olopade O, Daugherty C, Fitchett G, Gehlert S. An Evaluation of Psychosocial and Religious Belief Differences in a Diverse Racial and Socioeconomic Urban Cancer Population. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Apr; 4(2):140-148. PMID: 26983622.
      View in: PubMed
    7. Canada AL, Murphy PE, Fitchett G, Stein K. Re-examining the Contributions of Faith, Meaning, and Peace to Quality of Life: a Report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors-II (SCS-II). Ann Behav Med. 2016 Feb; 50(1):79-86. PMID: 26384498.
      View in: PubMed
    8. Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Fitchett G, Leung K, Volturo G, Boudreaux E, Crawford S, Ockene I, Curlin F. An exploration of the role of religion/spirituality in the promotion of physicians' wellbeing in Emergency Medicine. Prev Med Rep. 2016 Jun; 3:189-95. PMID: 27419014; PMCID: PMC4929145.
    9. Pesut B, Sinclair S, Fitchett G, Greig M, Koss SE. Health Care Chaplaincy: A Scoping Review of the Evidence 2009-2014. J Health Care Chaplain. 2016; 22(2):67-84. PMID: 26901281.
      View in: PubMed
    10. King SD, Fitchett G, Murphy PE, Pargament KI, Martin PJ, Johnson RH, Harrison DA, Loggers ET. Spiritual or religious struggle in hematopoietic cell transplant survivors. Psychooncology. 2017 Feb; 26(2):270-277. PMID: 26567771.
      View in: PubMed
    11. Balboni TA, Balboni MJ, Fitchett G. Religion, Spirituality, and the Intensive Care Unit: The Sound of Silence. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Oct; 175(10):1669-70. PMID: 26323044.
      View in: PubMed
    12. Sherman AC, Merluzzi TV, Pustejovsky JE, Park CL, George L, Fitchett G, Jim HS, Munoz AR, Danhauer SC, Snyder MA, Salsman JM. A meta-analytic review of religious or spiritual involvement and social health among cancer patients. Cancer. 2015 Nov 01; 121(21):3779-88. PMID: 26258730; PMCID: PMC4618183 [Available on 11/01/16].
    13. Salsman JM, Fitchett G, Merluzzi TV, Sherman AC, Park CL. Religion, spirituality, and health outcomes in cancer: A case for a meta-analytic investigation. Cancer. 2015 Nov 01; 121(21):3754-9. PMID: 26258400; PMCID: PMC4618242 [Available on 11/01/16].
    14. Jim HS, Pustejovsky JE, Park CL, Danhauer SC, Sherman AC, Fitchett G, Merluzzi TV, Munoz AR, George L, Snyder MA, Salsman JM. Religion, spirituality, and physical health in cancer patients: A meta-analysis. Cancer. 2015 Nov 01; 121(21):3760-8. PMID: 26258868; PMCID: PMC4618080 [Available on 11/01/16].
    15. Salsman JM, Pustejovsky JE, Jim HS, Munoz AR, Merluzzi TV, George L, Park CL, Danhauer SC, Sherman AC, Snyder MA, Fitchett G. A meta-analytic approach to examining the correlation between religion/spirituality and mental health in cancer. Cancer. 2015 Nov 01; 121(21):3769-78. PMID: 26258536; PMCID: PMC4618157 [Available on 11/01/16].
    16. Powell RA, Emanuel L, Handzo G, Lantos J, Dunn LB, Idler EL, Wilkie DJ, Massey K, Summerfelt WT, Barnes MJ, Quest TE, Kestenbaum A, Steinhauser K, Fitchett G, Zollfrank A, Olsen AK, Balboni TA, Sommer D. Transcending differences to study the transcendent: an exploratory study of researchers' and chaplains' reflections on interdisciplinary spiritual care research collaboration. BMC Palliat Care. 2015 Apr 18; 14:12. PMID: 25927207; PMCID: PMC4403931.
    17. Zollfrank AA, Trevino KM, Cadge W, Balboni MJ, Thiel MM, Fitchett G, Gallivan K, VanderWeele T, Balboni TA. Teaching health care providers to provide spiritual care: a pilot study. J Palliat Med. 2015 May; 18(5):408-14. PMID: 25871494.
      View in: PubMed
    18. Fitchett G, Emanuel L, Handzo G, Boyken L, Wilkie DJ. Care of the human spirit and the role of dignity therapy: a systematic review of dignity therapy research. BMC Palliat Care. 2015; 14:8. PMID: 25844066; PMCID: PMC4384229.
    19. Fitchett G, Tartaglia A, Massey K, Jackson-Jordon B, Derrickson PE. Education for Professional Chaplains: Should Certification Competencies Shape Curriculum? J Health Care Chaplain. 2015; 21(4):151-64. PMID: 26358089.
      View in: PubMed
    20. Fitchett G, Altenbaumer ML, Atta OK, Stowman SL, Vlach K. Critically Engaging "Mutually Engaged Supervisory Processes": A Proposed Theory for CPE Supervisory Education. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2014 Dec; 68(4):1-11. PMID: 26162170.
      View in: PubMed
    21. Fitchett G, Nieuwsma JA, Bates MJ, Rhodes JE, Meador KG. Evidence-based chaplaincy care: attitudes and practices in diverse healthcare chaplain samples. J Health Care Chaplain. 2014; 20(4):144-60. PMID: 25255147.
      View in: PubMed
    22. Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Fitchett G, Hovey KM, Schnall E, Thomson C, Andrews CA, Crawford S, O'Sullivan MJ, Post S, Chlebowski RT, Ockene J. Frequency of private spiritual activity and cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 May; 23(5):239-45. PMID: 23621989; PMCID: PMC3741666.
    23. Fitchett G, Winter-Pfändler U, Pargament KI. Struggle with the divine in Swiss patients visited by chaplains: prevalence and correlates. J Health Psychol. 2014 Aug; 19(8):966-76. PMID: 23632135.
      View in: PubMed
    24. Skarupski KA, Fitchett G, Evans DA, Mendes de Leon CF. Race differences in the association of spiritual experiences and life satisfaction in older age. Aging Ment Health. 2013; 17(7):888-95. PMID: 23627686; PMCID: PMC4545598.
    25. Tartaglia A, Fitchett G, Dodd-McCue D, Murphy P, Derrickson PE. Teaching research in clinical pastoral education: a survey of model practices. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2013 Mar; 67(1):5. PMID: 24040698.
      View in: PubMed
    26. Fitchett G, Benjamins MR, Skarupski KA, Mendes de Leon CF. Worship attendance and the disability process in community-dwelling older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2013 Mar; 68(2):235-45. PMID: 23325504; PMCID: PMC3578261.
    27. Nieuwsma JA, Rhodes JE, Jackson GL, Cantrell WC, Lane ME, Bates MJ, Dekraai MB, Bulling DJ, Ethridge K, Drescher KD, Fitchett G, Tenhula WN, Milstein G, Bray RM, Meador KG. Chaplaincy and mental health in the department of Veterans affairs and department of defense. J Health Care Chaplain. 2013; 19(1):3-21. PMID: 23551047.
      View in: PubMed
    28. Grossoehme DH, Fitchett G. Testing the Validity of a Protocol to Screen for Spiritual Struggle among Parents of Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Res Soc Sci Study Relig. 2013; 24:281-307. PMID: 26966344.
      View in: PubMed
    29. Blanchard JH, Dunlap DA, Fitchett G. Screening for spiritual distress in the oncology inpatient: a quality improvement pilot project between nurses and chaplains. J Nurs Manag. 2012 Dec; 20(8):1076-84. PMID: 23151110.
      View in: PubMed
    30. King SD, Fitchett G, Berry DL. Screening for religious/spiritual struggle in blood and marrow transplant patients. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Apr; 21(4):993-1001. PMID: 23052922; PMCID: PMC4749017.
    31. Canada AL, Fitchett G, Murphy PE, Stein K, Portier K, Crammer C, Peterman AH. Racial/ethnic differences in spiritual well-being among cancer survivors. J Behav Med. 2013 Oct; 36(5):441-53. PMID: 22752250.
      View in: PubMed
    32. Schnall E, Kalkstein S, Fitchett G, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Ockene J, Tindle HA, Thomas A, Hunt JR, Wassertheil-Smoller S. Psychological and social characteristics associated with religiosity in Women's Health Initiative participants. J Relig Health. 2012 Mar; 51(1):20-31. PMID: 22069057.
      View in: PubMed
    33. Fitchett G, Tartaglia A, Dodd-McCue D, Murphy P. Educating chaplains for research literacy: results of a national survey of clinical pastoral education residency programs. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2012 Mar; 66(1):3. PMID: 23045755.
      View in: PubMed
    34. Lewis TT, Yang FM, Jacobs EA, Fitchett G. Racial/ethnic differences in responses to the everyday discrimination scale: a differential item functioning analysis. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Mar 01; 175(5):391-401. PMID: 22306556; PMCID: PMC3282874.
    35. Lyndes KA, Fitchett G, Berlinger N, Cadge W, Misasi J, Flanagan E. A survey of chaplains' roles in pediatric palliative care: integral members of the team. J Health Care Chaplain. 2012; 18(1-2):74-93. PMID: 22546048.
      View in: PubMed
    36. Feinstein M, Liu K, Ning H, Fitchett G, Lloyd-Jones DM. Incident obesity and cardiovascular risk factors between young adulthood and middle age by religious involvement: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. Prev Med. 2012 Feb; 54(2):117-21. PMID: 22155479; PMCID: PMC3310238.
    37. Fitchett G, Lyndes KA, Cadge W, Berlinger N, Flanagan E, Misasi J. The role of professional chaplains on pediatric palliative care teams: perspectives from physicians and chaplains. J Palliat Med. 2011 Jun; 14(6):704-7. PMID: 21495852.
      View in: PubMed
    38. Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Fitchett G, Ockene JK, Schnall E, Crawford S, Granek I, Manson J, Ockene I, O'Sullivan MJ, Powell L, Rapp S. Religion and healthy lifestyle behaviors among postmenopausal women: the women's health initiative. J Behav Med. 2011 Oct; 34(5):360-71. PMID: 21301947.
      View in: PubMed
    39. McCurdy DB, Fitchett G. Ethical issues in case study publication: "making our case(s)" ethically. J Health Care Chaplain. 2011; 17(1-2):55-74. PMID: 21534067.
      View in: PubMed
    40. Fitchett G. Making our case(s). J Health Care Chaplain. 2011; 17(1-2):3-18. PMID: 21534063.
      View in: PubMed
    41. Skarupski KA, Fitchett G, Evans DA, Mendes de Leon CF. Daily spiritual experiences in a biracial, community-based population of older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2010 Sep; 14(7):779-89. PMID: 20635237; PMCID: PMC2928403.
    42. Murphy PE, Canada AL, Fitchett G, Stein K, Portier K, Crammer C, Peterman AH. An examination of the 3-factor model and structural invariance across racial/ethnic groups for the FACIT-Sp: a report from the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-II (SCS-II). Psychooncology. 2010 Mar; 19(3):264-72. PMID: 19367561.
      View in: PubMed
    43. Feinstein M, Liu K, Ning H, Fitchett G, Lloyd-Jones DM. Burden of cardiovascular risk factors, subclinical atherosclerosis, and incident cardiovascular events across dimensions of religiosity: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2010 Feb 09; 121(5):659-66. PMID: 20100975; PMCID: PMC2871276.
    44. Murphy PE, Fitchett G. Introducing chaplains to research: "this could help me". J Health Care Chaplain. 2010; 16(3-4):79-94. PMID: 20658423.
      View in: PubMed
    45. Fitchett G, Rasinski K, Cadge W, Curlin FA. Physicians' experience and satisfaction with chaplains: a national survey. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Oct 26; 169(19):1808-10. PMID: 19858441.
      View in: PubMed
    46. Murphy PE, Fitchett G. Belief in a concerned god predicts response to treatment for adults with clinical depression. J Clin Psychol. 2009 Sep; 65(9):1000-8. PMID: 19455610.
      View in: PubMed
    47. Fitchett G, Powell LH. Daily spiritual experiences, systolic blood pressure, and hypertension among midlife women in SWAN. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Jun; 37(3):257-67. PMID: 19662465; PMCID: PMC2867660.
    48. Fitchett G, Risk JL. Screening for spiritual struggle. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2009 Spring-Summer; 63(1-2):4-1-12. PMID: 20196352.
      View in: PubMed
    49. Canada AL, Murphy PE, Fitchett G, Peterman AH, Schover LR. A 3-factor model for the FACIT-Sp. Psychooncology. 2008 Sep; 17(9):908-16. PMID: 18095260.
      View in: PubMed
    50. Lyndes KA, Fitchett G, Thomason CL, Berlinger N, Jacobs MR. Chaplains and quality improvement: can we make our case by improving our care? J Health Care Chaplain. 2008; 15(2):65-79. PMID: 19994607.
      View in: PubMed
    51. Daugherty CK, Fitchett G, Murphy PE, Peterman AH, Banik DM, Hlubocky F, Tartaro J. Trusting God and medicine: spirituality in advanced cancer patients volunteering for clinical trials of experimental agents. Psychooncology. 2005 Feb; 14(2):135-46. PMID: 15386780.
      View in: PubMed
    52. Fitchett G, Murphy PE, Kim J, Gibbons JL, Cameron JR, Davis JA. Religious struggle: prevalence, correlates and mental health risks in diabetic, congestive heart failure, and oncology patients. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2004; 34(2):179-96. PMID: 15387401.
      View in: PubMed
    53. Bradshaw A, Fitchett G. "God, why did this happen to me?": three perspectives on theodicy. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2003; 57(2):179-89. PMID: 12875125.
      View in: PubMed
    54. Fitchett G. Health care chaplaincy as a research-informed profession: how we get there. J Health Care Chaplain. 2002; 12(1-2):67-72. PMID: 14628510.
      View in: PubMed
    55. Peterman AH, Fitchett G, Brady MJ, Hernandez L, Cella D. Measuring spiritual well-being in people with cancer: the functional assessment of chronic illness therapy--Spiritual Well-being Scale (FACIT-Sp). Ann Behav Med. 2002; 24(1):49-58. PMID: 12008794.
      View in: PubMed
    56. Sivan AB, Fitchett GA, Burton LA. Hospitalized psychiatric and medical patients and the clergy. J Relig Health. 1996 Mar; 35(1):11-9. PMID: 24264522.
      View in: PubMed
    Fitchett's Networks
    Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations!
    Concepts Expand Description
    _
    Co-Authors Expand Description
    _
    Similar People Expand Description
    _
    Same Department Expand Description