Mindfulness in Medicine and Healthcare

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Diane Reibel, PhD, co-founded the Jefferson Stress Reduction Program in 1996, which has evolved into a world class institute at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Reibel is a Research Associate Professor at Jefferson, and she has published widely on the effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on physical and psychological health. She is co-author of Teaching Mindfulness: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Educators.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.

2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.

3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.