Pat Fosarelli, MD, DMin, received her M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, her M.A. in Theology from St. Mary's Seminary & University (Baltimore), and her D.Min. from Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, D.C.). She is currently the Associate Dean of the Ecumenical Institute of Theology of St. Mary’s Seminary & University, where she teaches in the practical theology and spirituality departments. Dr. Fosarelli is also on the part-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Department of Pediatrics). She has served as a pastoral associate and director of religious education at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church (Baltimore). Dr. Fosarelli is the author of 11 books in the medical and theology/ministry fields, several pamphlets in theology/ministry, and numerous articles in the medical and theology fields. She is a regular book reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association.