Episode 077 :: Patricia Lynn Dobkin :: Mindful Medical Practitioners: A Guide for Clinicians and Educators

Patricia Lynn Dobkin

Dr. Patricia Lynn Dobkin joins us to speak about her new book, Mindful Medical Practitioners: A Guide for Clinicians and Educators.

Teaching mindfulness can be a very challenging activity. Introducing it to various contexts requires a deep understanding of that environment, the attitudes and perspectives of the potential participants, and an elegant navigation of the culture in which the practice is being introduced. The nuances of the medical profession are perhaps some of the most complex with which a teacher needs to relate, integrate, and thrive.

Patricia Lynn Dobkin, PhD, runs the McGill Programs in Whole Person Care at McGill University, Department of Medicine in Montreal, Canada.

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Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez

The music heard in this podcast is from Rodrigo Rodriguez. You can visit his website to hear more of his music, get the full discography, and view his upcoming tour dates.

About Ted Meissner

Ted Meissner has been a meditator since the early 90’s, is a UMass Center for Mindfulness Qualified MBSR Teacher, and is the host of the podcast Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science. He has been interviewed for Books and Ideas, Mindful Lives, and The Whole Leader as well as several other podcasts, and has presented about mindfulness to various groups including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Harvard Humanist Hub, and Be The Match, the National Marrow Donor program. Ted has been published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, Mindful, and The International Journal of Whole Person Care.

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