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Events

  • "Promoting Nurse Resilience Through Mindfulness", Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas, TX (October 19, 2015)
  • "Mindfulness-Based Interventions in the Setting of Chronic and Serious Illness", Internal Medicine/Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds, Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas, TX (October 20, 2015)
  • Helen L. Erickson Lectureship in Holistic Nursing, Austin, TX (November 11, 2015)
  • TEDx Washington Square, Mindfulness and Social Change, New York, NY (Movember 15, 2015)
  • "Empowerment, Resilience, and Self Care for Nurses and Teachers", 1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, CA (July 31-August 5, 2016)
  • "Rx3: Restorative Practices for Health Professionals", 1440 Multiversity, 2017, Scotts Valley, CA (January 8-13, 2017)
  • "Finding Calm, Clarity, and Compassion in the Storm of Illness: Transforming Pain, Fear and Loss ", Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (Sep 18 - 20, 2015)
  • "Mindfulness and Compassion: Imperative and Innovations in Health Care and Higher Education", Contemplative Learning and Research in Higher Education: A Community Building Workshop for the Mid-Atlantic Region, Charlottesville, VA (May 23, 2015)
  • "Calm, Clarity, and Compassion: Conversations about a Good Death", RVA Better Aging Forum, Richmond, VA (May 20, 2015)
  • "Mindfulness in the Acute Care Setting: Making It Real for Clinicians and Patients", Mindfulness in Medicine and Healthcare Leadership Conference, Valley Health System, Ridgewood, NJ (May 2, 2015)
  • "Spiritual Approaches in the Clinical Setting", I Simpósio Internacional de Medicina Integrativa, sponsored by Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil (December 6, 2014)
  • "Coming Home to Yourself: Finding Calm, Clarity, & Compassion in the Storm of Cancer and Caregiving", I Simpósio Internacional de Medicina Integrativa, sponsored by Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil (December 5, 2014)
  • "Resilient Health Professionals: Finding Calm, Clarity and Compassionate Presence in the Storm of Health Care", sponsored by Pala Athena, São Paulo, Brazil (December 3, 2014)
  • "Being Our ‘Best Selves’ Resilience, Mindfulness and Self-Care are More than Buzz Words", Thomas Jefferson Health District, Charlottesville, VA (November 13, 2014)
  • "Conducting Clinical Research in Integrative Oncology", Pre-conference workshop , Society for Integrative Oncology 11th Annual International Conference, Houston, TX (October 27, 2014)
  • "Cultivating Awareness, Self-Regulation & Pro-Social Qualities in Higher Education: Development and Evaluation of an Undergraduate Course", Ligmincha Institute at Serenity Ridge, Shipman, VA (October 8-9, 2014)
  • "Finding Calm, Clarity, and Compassion in the Storm of Illness: Transforming Pain, Fear, and Loss", Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (September 12-14, 2014)
  • "Contemplative Practice & Stress Resiliency" workshop, Common Ground Healing Arts, Spring Wellness Festival, Charlottesville, VA (April 28, 2014)
  • "Compassionate and Contemplative Care, 10th Annual Palliative Care Conference", HCA Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA (April 9, 2014)
  • Living Fully with Joy and Ease", MD Anderson Cancer Center, Friends of Integrative Medicine Evening Event, Houston, TX (March 24, 2014)
  • "Living Fully with Joy and Ease", St. Luke’s Medical Center and the Flourish Foundation, Sun Valley, ID (January 18, 2014)
  • "The Art and Science of Living Fully: Research and Real-World Experience", Research and Hope Day, The CancerConnection Idaho, Boise, ID (January 16, 2014)
  • "Living Mindfully: A Workshop for Persons Affected by Cancer", The Cancer Connection Idaho, Boise, ID (January 16, 2014)
  • "The Science and Art of Compassionate Care: Why It Matters to Clinicians, Hospitals, and the Community", Greenville Health System and Clemson College, Greenville, SC (October 25, 2013) (keynote speaker)
  • "A Taste of Mindfulness and Learning to Tune In", Virginia Chaplains Association fall conference, Richmond, VA (October 11, 2013)
  • "Coming Home to Yourself: Finding Calm, Clarity, & Compassion in the Storm of Cancer and Caregiving", sponsored by the Society for Integrative Oncology and the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2013)
  • "Compassion-Based Training for Clinicians: Heart and Science", New Dialogs on Buddhism and Science, Ligmincha Institute at Serenity Ridge, Shipman, VA (October 9-10, 2013)
  • "Being With Dying, Professional training program in contemplative end-of-life care", Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (May 10-17, 2013) (with Joan Halifax)
  • "Mindfulness, Meditation, and Meaning: Reflections and Practices to Live Fully" (series of talks), part of the Two Truths symposium-tour in Bhutan (2013)
  • "Calm, Clarity, and Compassion in the Storm of Healthcare and Illness", Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (May 3-5, 2013)
  • "Living Fully in Care of the Dying" (one-day training and retreat), Hospice Maui, Wailuku, Hi (January 5, 2013) (with Roshi Joan Halifax)
  • "Living Fully With Illness: A Healing Retreat to Nourish and Inspire", Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York (September 14-16, 2012; with Elana Rosenbaum)
  • "Mindfulness as a Beacon to Find Calm and Clarity in the Storm", 2nd Integrative Oncology Conference sponsored by Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA (June 28, 2012)
  • "Building a contemplative studies community: Bridging the sciences and humanities", 2012 International Symposia for Contemplative Studies, panel discussion, Denver, CO (April 27, 2012)
  • "Cancer as an Exemplar of Embodied Experience", Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY (June 18, 2012)
  • "Stress in Illness: Improving Lives", NIH/NINR Employee Appreciation Day Event, Bethesda, MD (June 13, 2012) (keynote speaker)
  • "Living Fully with Illness" (weekend retreat), Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (June 1-3, 2012)
  • " Being With Dying, Professional training program in contemplative end-of-life care", Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, NM (May 18-25, 2012) (with Joan Halifax)
  • "Tibetan Medicine for Cancer: A Review of Case Studies", Tibetan Medical Care session, Symposium on Tibetan Meditation and Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (April 13-15, 2012)
  • "Mindfulness: A Doorway to Caregiver Resilience", and "Practicing Mindfulness While Caring for Others" (two workshops), Cancer Caregivers & Caregiving Symposium, Boulder, CO (April 1, 2012)
  • "Evidence on Contemplative Practices: Insights in Relation to Caregiving", Cancer Caregivers & Caregiving Symposium, Boulder, CO (March 31, 2012)
  • "Calm in the Storm: Living Fully, Our Patients and Ourselves", Georgia Oncology Social Workers Association annual dinner, Atlanta, GA (2012)
  • "The Art of Mindful Living", Shallowford Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA (2012)
  • "Mindfulness, Touch, and Cancer", Georgia Cancer Coalition sponsored Integrative Oncology Conference for Cancer Patient Navigators, Atlanta, GA (Jan 22, 2012)