"The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine" is a training course for health care providers who want to learn how to help their patients by using mind body medicine. The conference will take place September 17-21, 2012.
The Revolutionary Practice of Mind Body Medicine
This five-day training for health care providers is presented by the Benson-Henry Institute and Harvard Medical School. The course is designed to encourage participant interaction through a combination of multimedia presentations and skill-development exercises, aimed to help participants:
-Understand the science behind the relaxation response
-Integrate mind body interventions into their practice
-Learn about cognitive strategies that work to ease profound suffering
-Explore the relationship between stress and mood
-Review neuro-endocrine-immune physiology of positive emotions
Who should attend
Health professionals who are seeking to learn strategies, skills, and support to enhance their practice and are committed to addressing patients' spiritual, physical and emotional needs are encouraged to attend. The course is designed to be helpful for different types of practitioners, including but not limited to:
"I was tremendously impressed with the presenters: their depth of knowledge, depth of experience, passion, approachability, and compassion. I liked how there was a dual emphasis: on our own health and on what we can do to help others... [The faculty members] were some of the most inspiring people I have ever met."
-Physician who attended the course in October 2011
The course will take place Monday-Friday, September 17-21, 2012 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Special pricing is available for Partners HealthCare employees and trainees.
Please visit the registration page for additional details, course brochure, and registration information.
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.