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This is the schedule from the 2022 course. 2023 schedule not yet available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

All times listed below are Eastern Daylight Time.

 

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

OPTIONAL ONLINE PRE-COURSE WORKSHOP

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Group Medical Visits to Guide Patients to Healthier Lifestyle Behaviors

Under the direction of Jacob Mirsky, MD, MA, DipABLM

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
8:00 am to 8:15 am The Legacy of Herbert Benson, MD

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

8:15 am to 8:30 am Welcome to the Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

Maurizio Fava, MD

8:30 am to 9:30 am KEYNOTE: Mindfulness and Social Resilience: Ethical Practices and Principles for Cultivating Just Communities Together

Rhonda V. Magee, JD

9:30 am to 10:30 am Mind Body Medicine and the Nested Hierarchy of Health and Well-Being

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

10:30 am to 11:00 am Break
11:00 am to 12:00 pm KEYNOTE: Aging with Well-Being: Trajectories of Risk and Resilience

Laura Kubzansky, PhD, MPH

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Break*
1:00 pm to 1:25 pm Optional Sessions

Guided Meditation
Peg Baim, MS, NP
Experiential: Gentle Yoga
Laura Malloy, LICSW, C-IAYT

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm The Importance of Learner Well-Being: The Hows and Whys

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm The SMART-3RP: Using Self-Care to Meet the Changing Needs of Patients, Clinicians, and Communities

Elyse Park, PhD, MPH

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Break -or- Optional Sessions

Mind Body Skills in Practice with Patients
Peg Baim, MS, NP
Conversation & Questions: Ways to Use Mind Body Skills with Patients
Shirly Ramchandani, MD and John Denninger, MD, PhD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm KEYNOTE: Flourishing in Medicine

Tyler VanderWeele, PhD

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm KEYNOTE: How Stress Can Speed or Slow Cellular Aging

Elissa Epel, PhD

Friday, October 28, 2022
8:00 am to 9:00 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 1A - 1C

1A Reemerging with Resilience: What the Science of Stress Tells Us about Post-Pandemic Life
John W. Denninger, MD, PhD
1B Compassion in Action
John Matthews, MD
1C Lifestyle Medicine: Tools to Optimize Health and Well-Being in Oncology Care
Amy Comander, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

9:00 am to 9:10 am Stretch and Move Break
9:10 am to 10:10 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 2A - 2C

2A Mind Body Approaches to Addiction Recovery
Peter Grinspoon, MD
2B Functional Neurological Disorders: A Core Mind Body Disorder
Aneeta Saxena, MD
2C Stress and Cardiovascular Disease: New Data and Clinical Implications
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

10:10 am to 10:25 am Break -or- Optional Session: Mind Body Skills for Managing Pain

Ellen Slawsby, PhD

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

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH; Peg Baim, MS, NP; Shirly Ramchandani, MD

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

3A Exploring the Role of Coaching and Well-Being
Kerri Palamara-McGrath, MD
3B The Fruits of Practice: Mapping the Development of Continued Meditation Practice
Sara Lazar, PhD
3C Workshop: Tools for Integrating Mind Body Medicine into an Office Visit
Peg Baim, MS, NP

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

12:40 pm to 2:00 pm Break*
1:20 pm to 1:50 pm Optional Sessions

Guided Meditation
Meghan Feldpausch, NP
Experiential: Tai Chi as Mind Body Movement
Barry Friedman

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 4A - 4C

4A Optimizing Brain Health in Older Adults through Lifestyle and Mind Body Approaches
Ana-Maria Vranceanu, PhD
4B Seeing Our Patients Less Is Knowing Our Patients More: Lessons from Virtual Adult Congenital Heart Disease Care
Ami Bhatt, MD
4C The Relaxation Response and Drug-Mediated Resolution of Inflammation
Manoj Bhasin, PhD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

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

5A Mindfulness and Behavior Change
Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD
5B Yoga: Understanding the Underlying Biomedical Science and Research
Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD
5C Getting to "I Can": Supporting Positive Behavior Change with Mind Body Movement in Chronic Disease
Gloria Yeh, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

4:10 pm to 4:40 pm Break -or- Optional Sessions

Mind Body Skills in Practice with Patients
Leslie Lincoln, MD
Conversation and Questions: Ways to Use Mind Body Skills with Patients
Jacob Mirsky, MD and Laura Malloy, LICSW, C-IAYT

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

4:45 pm to 5:45 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 6A - 6C

6A The Use of Qigong and Tai Chi for Treatment of Depression
Albert Yeung, MD
6B Positive Psychology Interventions for Health Behaviors and Medical Outcomes: Updates and Observations from the Field
Rachel Millstein, PhD
6C Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and Psychedelics
Franklin King, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

Saturday, October 29, 2022
8:00 am to 9:00 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 7A - 7C

7A Targeting Sleep Physiology with Mind Body Therapies: How to Improve Sleep
Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH
7B Mind Body Medicine in Children with Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction
Mark Salvatore, MD
7C Mind, Body, Spirit: A SMART Approach
Ellen Slawsby, PhD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

9:00 am to 9:10 am Stretch and Move Break
9:10 am to 10:10 am Education and Skills Development Sessions 8A - 8C

8A Epigenetic Aging: Influences of Stress, Lifestyle, Nutrition, and Supplements
Olivia Okereke, MD, MS
8B Resilient Youth
Aude Henin, PhD
8C Mastering the Fundamentals of Mind Body Medicine: Knowledge, Skills, and BHI's SMART Model of Integrative Care
Giselle Perez, PhD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

10:10 am to 10:30 am Break -or- Optional Session: Mind Body Skills for Kids

Rana Chudnofsky, MEd

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

9A What does Big Data Tell Us about Pathways to Psychological Resilience?
Karmel Choi, PhD
9B "I Can’t" to "I Can": Helping Patients Develop Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
Shirly "Shalu" Ramchandani, MD
9C BHI-Certified Providers Share Tips on How They Put SMART into Practice
Sandra S. Johnson, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C; Juna Bobby, MD, DipABLM; Michelle Friedberg, MS, GNP-BC, NP-C; Pedro Rosa, MD, PhD; John Denninger, MD, PhD, Moderator

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

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

10A Food and Mood: The Interchange between Diet and Depression
Uma Naidoo, MD
10B Introduction to Wellness: Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART)
Rana Chudnofsky, MEd; Tom Klisiewicz, CPLP; Laura Lorusso Peterson; Mike Pease, MS, MPPA, CPT; Bindu Vyas, PhD
10C Demonstrations of Narrative Healing: How to Guide Your Patients' Use of Storytelling to Promote Health
Anne Brewster, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

12:40 pm to 2:00 pm Break*
1:20 pm to 1:50 pm Optional Sessions

Guided Meditation
Rana Chudnofsky, MEd
Experiential: Laughter Yoga
Laura Malloy, LICSW, C-IAYT

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 11A - 11C

11A Coaching Your Patients to Get Moving
Beth Frates, MD
11B The Patient-Provider Relationship and the Journey Toward Healing Transformation in Chronic Illness
Katherine Rosa, PhD, FNP-BC
11C Integrating a Mind Body Program into Senior Living Communities
Lara Traeger, PhD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

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

12A Humor and Resilience: How to Grin and Bear It
James Stahl, MD, CM, MPH
12B Mind Body Approaches to Managing Fear and Worry in Illness
Daniel Hall, PhD
12C Implementing Mind Body Programs in Primary Care Practice
Jacob Mirsky, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

4:10 pm to 4:40 pm Break -or- Optional Sessions

Mind Body Skills in Practice with Patients
Katherine Rosa, PhD, FNP-BC
Conversation and Questions: Ways to Use Mind Body Skills with Patients
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH and Jay Luthar, MD

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

4:45 pm to 5:45 pm Education and Skills Development Sessions 13A - 13C

13A The Resilient Clinician: Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Burnout and Promoting Well-Being
Michelle Dossett, MD, PhD, MPH
13B Mind Body Skills for Older Adults: Virtual and Smartphone Delivery
Felipe Jain, MD
13C Bringing the Body Back to the Mind: How Chiropractic Care Synergizes with Mind Body Medicine
Matthew Kowalski, DC

All sessions will be recorded as they are live streamed and placed in the online course video library, enabling registrants to view more than one session. The video library will be available for 60 days after the conclusion of the course.

5:45 pm to 6:00 pm Putting It All Together

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the in-person course.