Susan Bauer-Wu: Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

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Watch Susan Bauer-Wu Discuss Well-Being and Reconnecting with our Original Intention

The Live Call with Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN will be hosted on Zoom on Thursday, June 25th 9:30 AM PDT (Los Angeles) | 12:30 PM EDT (New York) | 5:30 PM BST (London) | 2:30 AM Next Day AEST (Sydney) | See Your Timezone. The call recording will be posted here after the initial airing.

If you are unable to join on Zoom, you can also access the Youtube Livestream below!

Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN

Well Being and Reconnecting with our Original Intention

About Susan Bauer-Wu

Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the president of the Mind & Life Institute, which serves as the primary convener, catalyst and community builder for the contemplative sciences. She began her career as a registered nurse caring for individuals with cancer and mental illness and those facing the end of life, followed by doctoral and post-doctoral training in psychoneuroimmunology and psycho-oncology. She has taught and researched mindfulness and compassion practices in health care and higher education at the University of Virginia, Emory University, Harvard Medical School and the University of Massachusetts. Susan has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and leading retreats and workshops for over 20 years, and is the author of the book, Leaves Falling Gently: Living Fully with Serious & Life-Limiting Illness through Mindfulness, Compassion & Connectedness.

About Rheanna Hoffmann

Rheanna Hoffmann, RN, BSN, NC, is an emergency nurse, coach, and meditation guide. She is the Founder of The Whole Practitioner, a coaching business designed to help medical practitioners access and transmute their underlying causes of stress. In April - May, 2020, she traveled to NY to support a Brooklyn hospital in need during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis. On the frontlines, she saw the toll that the virus ravaged on her patients' physiology, her co-workers' mental health, and on the social structures of the city itself. Previously she has worked in emergency, oncology, hospice, and Indigenous medicine, and on death row. She is trained in somatic and wilderness therapy, and is a certified auricular acupuncture specialist. She aspires to create environments where medical practitioners and students discover how their personality, values, and hidden gifts can align with their work.


  1. Bud January 1, 2022 at 7:51 pm - Reply

    Hi Susan, or ‘su su’. How are you? Ive come across your videos in line and they are spot on. I guess since my mid to late 20’s when i finally started counseling, mindfulness means a lot. I just wanted to pop in and say hi. You look great, keep up the good work. Bud Arenella

  2. Rupert Isaac Hambira October 26, 2021 at 10:33 am - Reply

    I am Rupert Isaac Hambira served on the local hoist committee for the last mind and life summit held in Botswana. I write to request to set up a call with Susan President of the mind and life institute hoping she has time give her obviously busy schedule.

  3. Elzbieta June 25, 2020 at 11:40 am - Reply

    Hello, this series is very important. Thank you very much to all presenters. I cannot anything specific about the last one because I have tuned in just to last questions. I am going to listen to the whole series from the beginning. I am not a nurse but listen to the other experience in not less important.

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