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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome to the Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

8:15 am to 9:30 am Mind Body Medicine and the Clinical Implications of Brain Evolution

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

9:30 am to 10:45 am KEYNOTE - The Benefits of Lovingkindness

Sharon Salzberg

10:45 am to 11:00 am Break
11:00 am to 12:15 pm One Simple Ingredient for Habit Change: Awareness

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

12:15 pm to 1:30 pm Break
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Mastering the Fundamentals of Mind Body Medicine: Knowledge, Skills, and BHI's SMART Model of Integrative Care

Elyse Park, PhD, MPH

2:45 pm to 4:00 pm Mind Body Medicine as a Building Block in Medical Education

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm KEYNOTE - The New Science of Meditation

Daniel Goleman, PhD

Thursday, October 22, 2020
8:00 am to 9:00 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 1A - 1D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

1A What Politics Reveals about the Science of Stress and Resilience
John Denninger, MD, PhD
1B Exploring the Role of Coaching in Well-Being
Kerri Palamara-McGrath, MD
1C Spirituality and Mental Health: What Clinicians Need to Know
David Rosmarin, MD
1D Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Focused Therapy: Two New Potential Adaptive Strategies to Manage Stress
John Matthews, MD

9:00 am to 9:10 am Break
9:10 am to 10:10 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 2A - 2D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

2A Stress and Cardiovascular Disease: New Data and Clinical Implications
Ahmed Tawakol, MD
2B Therapeutic Touch in 2020: When, Why, and How It Is Used to Help Patients
Katherine Rosa, PhD, CNP, FNP-BC
2C Mind Body Practices for Managing a Patient's Fear and Worry in Illness
Daniel Hall, PhD
2D Workshop: Tools for Integrating Mind Body Medicine into an Office Visit
Margaret Baim, MS, NP

10:10 am to 10:30 am Break
10:30 am to 11:30 am Interactive Workshop: How to Teach Meditation and Deepen Your Own Practice

Margaret Baim, MS, NP; Laura Malloy, LICSE, C-IAYT; Daniel Hall, PhD; and April Hirschberg, MD

11:30 am to 11:40 am Break
11:40 am to 12:40 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 3A - 3D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

3A Food and Mood: The Interchange between Diet and Depression
Uma Naidoo, MD
3B Metrics for Compassionate Organizations
Matthew Lee, PhD
3C Meta-analysis on Meditation to Improve Empathy, Compassion, and Prosocial Behavior
Christina Luberto, PhD
3D Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Focused Therapy: Two New Potential Adaptive Strategies to Manage Stress
John Matthews, MD

12:40 pm to 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 4A - 4D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

4A Coaching Your Patients to Get Moving
Elizabeth Frates, MD
4B Demonstrations of Narrative Healing: How to Guide Your Patients' Use of Storytelling to Promote Health
Anne Brewster, MD
4C Extending the Reach of Mind Body Interventions to Vulnerable Populations: Working with Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors Transitioning into Post-Treatment Survivorship
Giselle Perez, PhD
4D Helping Patients Develop a Consistent Mind Body Medicine Practice
Christina Luberto, PhD

3:00 pm to 3:10 pm Break
3:10 pm to 4:10 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 5A - 5D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

5A Epigenetic Aging: Influences of Stress, Lifestyle, Nutrition, and Supplements
Olivia Okereke, MD, MS
5B Mind Body Approaches to Addiction Recovery
Peter Grinspoon, MD
5C Positive Psychology Interventions for Health Behaviors and Medical Outcomes: Updates and Observations from the Field
Rachel Millstein, PhD
5D Resilient Youth
Rana Chudnofsky, MEd

4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 6A - 6D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

6A The Power of Empathy
Helen Riess, MD
6B The Relaxation Response and Drug-Mediated Resolution of Inflammation
Manoj Bhasin, PhD
6C BHI-Certified Providers Share Tips on How They Put SMART into Practice
Anne Lynch, APRN-BC, FNP, Mark Salvatore, MD, and Yogesh Shingala, LCSW
John Denninger, MD, PhD, Moderator

6D Mind Body Skills Workshop
Giselle Perez, PhD

Friday, October 23, 2020
8:00 am to 9:00 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 7A - 7D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

7A Bringing the Body Back into Mind Body Medicine
Peter Wayne, PhD
7B The Resilient Clinician: Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Burnout and Promoting Well-Being
Michelle Dossett, MD, PhD, MPH
7C Implementing Mind Body Programs in Primary Care Practice
Jacob Mirsky, MD
7D Mind Body Medicine for Kids: Lessons Learned from Pediatrics
Mark Salvatore, MD

9:00 am to 9:10 am Break
9:10 am to 10:10 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 8A - 8D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

8A Stress and the Role It Plays in Obesity and Weight Regulation
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA
8B Yoga: Understanding the Underlying Biomedical Science and Research
Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
8C Introduction to Wellness: Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART)
Rana Chudnofsky, MEd, Rudy Allen, and Laura Lorusso Peterson
8D Mind Body Approaches for Patients with Chronic Pain
Ellen Slawsby, PhD

10:10 am to 10:30 am Break
10:30 am to 11:30 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 9A - 9D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

9A Acupuncture as a Mind Body Tool
Vitaly Napadow, PhD, LicAc
9B The Intersection of CBT and Mindfulness in Children
Aude Henin, PhD
9C Mindfulness and Guided Imagery for Older Adults: From In-Person to Virtual Delivery
Felipe Jain, MD
9D Mind Body Approaches for Patients with Chronic Pain
Ellen Slawsby, PhD

11:30 am to 11:40 am Break
11:40 am to 12:40 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 10A - 10D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

10A Mindfulness and Behavior Change
Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD
10B Mind Body and Behavioral Approaches in Congenital Heart Disease
Ami Bhatt, MD
10C Humor and Resilience: How to Grin and Bear It
James Stahl, MD, CM, MPH
10D Experiential Workshop: Laughter Yoga
Laura Malloy, LICSW, C-IAYT

12:40 pm to 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 11A - 11D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

11A Targeting Sleep Physiology with Mind Body Therapies: How to Improve Sleep
Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH
11B Mind Body Movement for Chronic Cardiopulmonary Conditions
Gloria Yeh, MD, MPH
11C Mindfulness in Surgery
Antonia Stephen, MD
11D "I Can’t" to "I Can": Helping Patients Develop Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
Shirly Ramchandani, MD

3:00 pm to 3:10 pm Break
3:10 pm to 4:10 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 12A - 12D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

12A Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Psychiatric Management
David Mischoulon, MD, PhD
12B Making Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Intensive … Through Mind Body Medicine
Kathleen Traynor, RN, MS, FAACVPR
12C Workshop: Tools for Integrating Mind Body Medicine into an Office Visit
Margaret Baim, MS, NP
12D Resilient Youth
Rana Chudnofsky, MEd

4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 13A - 13D

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, so that registrants can watch them on demand, at their convenience. The video library will be available for 30 days after the conclusion of the course.

13A Optimizing Brain Health in Older Adults through Lifestyle and Mind Body Approaches
Ana-Maria Vranceanu, PhD
13B Yoga and Major Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Maren Nyer, PhD and Louisa Sylvia, PhD
13C Music as Medicine: Music as Therapy in PTSD Management
Ronald Hirschberg, MD
13D Bringing Mind Body Medicine into Your Daily Practice
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

5:30 pm to 5:45 pm Putting It All Together

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD