John Tastad, MA
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Friday, November 10, 2006




   John Tastad is the coordinator for Spiritual Support Services at Sharp HospiceCare, and the coordinator for the Advance Care Planning program at Sharp HealthCare. In his 18th year at Sharp, John’s academic training includes undergraduate studies at Northwest Christian University and the University of Oregon, and graduate studies at Fuller Theological Seminary and the University of San Diego. John is the past-chair of the San Diego Coalition for Compassionate Care, is actively involved in Bioethics at Sharp and in the community, and he has spoken on topics related to Spiritual Care and Advance Care Planning at events sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the Center to Advance Palliative Care, the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and many additional organizations.  John runs and reads a lot, and he is the proud dad of 3 amazing men.


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