Frontiers in Mindfulness: Medicine, Spirituality and Social Justice

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Frontiers in Mindfulness: Medicine, Spirituality and Social Justice

Time: April 20, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: RGN, 451 Smyth Rd / Amphitheatre 2005
Website or Map: http://www.med.uottawa.ca/CPD…
Phone: 613-798-5555 x10928
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2017

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Event Description

This 1-day conference is designed for physicians, other health care providers, researchers and scholars with an interest in mindfulness and contemplative studies.  By attending this conference, the participant will gain knowledge of the clinical application of mindfulness meditation, the use of mindfulness as a tool to promote social justice, the use of neuroimaging techniques to elucidate the relationship between brain and mind, and Buddhist perspectives of mindfulness.

Keynote: 

Dr. Zindel Segal is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at the University of Toronto and Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. He is one of the co-founders and developers of Mindfulnessbased Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), an evidence-based intervention for depression relapse.

Faculty of Medicine Office of Continuing Professional Development Faculty Development Program 

For more information, please contact us directly: 613-798-5555 x10928 facdev@uOttawa.ca

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