Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
Practical and Profound: Mindfulness in Healthcare
What You'll Learn
Look at some of the challenges facing modern medicine on the individual and systemic levels, and hear simple, practical ways to nurture patient and provider well-being
Recognize the common roots between medicine and mindfulness, and explore mindfulness practice as a radical medical act
Learn the effects that mindfulness and compassion have on public health as a whole, and know the possibilities of mindful medicine
About Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
JON KABAT-ZINN, PhD, is founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also the founding director of its renowned Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He teaches mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in various venues around the world. He is the founding convener of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, and serves on the Board of the Mind and Life Institute, a group that organizes dialogues between the Dalai Lama and Western scientists to promote deeper understanding of different ways of knowing and probing the nature of mind, emotions, and reality.
About Barry Boyce
Barry Boyce is Editor-in-Chief of Mindful magazine and Mindful.org. He has been practicing mindfulness since 1972 and teaching it since 1980, leading seminars, retreats, and leadership programs. He is the editor of the anthology The Mindfulness Revolution: Leading Psychologists, Scientists, Artists, and Meditation Teachers on the Power of Mindfulness in Daily Life. Barry is also co-author of The Rules of Victory, a commentary on the strategic principles that underlie Sun Tzu’s Art of War.