Eileen M. Piersa, MS, MA

Eileen M. Piersa, MS, MA

Manager, Special Projects
International Programs
Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice

E-mail: EPiersa@SDHospice.org
Skype: Eileen.Piersa2

Eileen helps to coordinate the International Programs, including the implementation, day-to-day operations, and future planning of our International Leadership Development Initiative (LDI), our International Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program and our International Visitors and Visiting Scholars Programs. As Faculty for LDI, she participates in the design and training of international doctors in leadership skills and coaches the LDI Leaders and Mentors in their development plans, empowering them to build palliative care capacity globally. Eileen also teaches leadership and management training to employees of San Diego Hospice through the Center for Advanced Learning.

Education / Honors

  • Master of Arts, Spiritual Psychology, 2004, with an emphasis in Consciousness, Health and Healing, University of Santa Monica 2012
  • Master of Science, Organization Development, Central Washington University, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, Family Life Education, Minor in Psychology, Secondary and Adult Education, College of St. Benedict, 1979

Key Publications

  • Piersa, E. et all, Visionary Women Inspiring the World – 12 Paths to Personal Power, Inspiration Place Publishing, 2004


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