Who we are


Co-creating the most innovative spiritual care and integrative medicine learning experiences on the Web


Woman Praying - Oates InstituteTo provide a perpetual, international, learning community for caregivers seeking to connect faith and wellbeing

  • By integrating spiritual perspectives and integrative medicine practices into clinical and ministry practices
  • Through face to face and interactive on-line training seminars and symposia
  • By offering continuing education and professional development for chaplains, physicians, counselors, ministers and other medical professionals
  • Through the creation of congregational care networks and training in basic pastoral care / spiritual care
  • By providing technical support for innovative on-line seminars in partnership with pastoral, spiritual and integrative care groups


  • Innovation
  • Compassion
  • Diversity