Zev Schuman-Olivier: Mindful Healthcare Speaker Series

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Watch Dr. Zev Schuman-Olivier Discuss Mindfulness, Community, and Compassionately Holding our Experience

The Live Call with Zev Schuman-Olivier will be hosted on Zoom on Friday, May 29th 10:00 AM PDT (Los Angeles) | 1:00 PM EDT (New York) | 6:00 PM BST (London) | 3:00 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!

Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD

Mindfulness, Community, and Compassionately Holding our Experience

Get a downloadable handout of the STOP-ACHE-GO practice here.

About Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD

Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD is the Director of the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, Medical Director for Addiction Services as well as Director of Addiction Residency Education and Mindful Mental Health Service at CHA. Dr. Schuman-Oliver is faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Data Sciences at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. As a board-certified addiction psychiatrist, he has been involved with research and clinical care of patients with addiction, mental illness, and chronic pain both in mental health and primary care settings. He is a founding member of the Mindfulness Research Collaborative and is part of the NIH Science of Behavior Change Initiative. He is principal investigator of the MINDFUL-PC project, which is leading the way in integrating mindfulness into the patient-centered medical home. He is Director of the Clinical Core for the NCCIH program project grant on synergistic approaches to chronic pain treatment. Finally, he led the development of the MySafeRx integrated technology platform and has been studying the impact of compassionate, motivational mobile recovery coaching and remote daily supervised medication dosing on medication adherence during opioid use disorder treatment.

CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion is currently offering free daily guided online practices for healthcare professionals in light of COVID-19. Learn more and participate here.

About Reena Kotecha

Dr. Reena Kotecha is a medical physician trained at Imperial College London, UK, where she specialised in neuroscience and mental well-being research.Having spent the early part of her career in the National Health Service (NHS) as a hospital doctor Reena expanded her practice to focus on evidence-based approaches that improve employee health and well-being. She developed the ‘Mindful Medics’ programme which continues to enhance the personal and professional lives of many healthcare professionals. Alongside this Reena works in corporate education as a consultant in global organizations across both private and public sectors. Learn more about Reena and her work on her website.


  1. Carmen May 4, 2022 at 7:19 am - Reply

    Zev is an amazing leader and also so kind. Amazing. Such a beautiful heart.

  2. Kyi Phyu Wint June 3, 2020 at 11:39 pm - Reply

    Really love the poem that he share 💓
    It is really resonate with me🙏
    Thankful to Dr Zev and Dr Reena for doing so💓🙏

  3. Clayton Micallef May 30, 2020 at 1:37 am - Reply

    missed the live call thanks for posting them so we can view them later 🙂

  4. Patricia Keegan May 29, 2020 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    Thank you for your kindness and generosity. ♥

  5. Clodagh May 29, 2020 at 2:02 pm - Reply

    Thank you for tonight’s meditation.

  6. Kaleigh May 29, 2020 at 12:46 pm - Reply

    Thank you!

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