Episode 145 :: Carter Lebares :: Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training in Surgery

Carter Lebares

Dr. Carter Lebares joins us to speak about Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training in Surgery.

As secular mindfulness finds more traction in the world, it’s also meeting new perspectives on what practice could be. While traditional forms remain of value to those seeking outcomes that are rooted in a religious context, mindfulness is also being studied under the lens of science.

Dr. Carter Lebares is a gastrointestinal surgeon at UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed her surgical residency at UCSF. She is also a member of the American College of Surgeons. Carter is Director of the UCSF Center for Mindfulness in Surgery, has 20 years of personal practice in mindfulness meditation and self-directed learning regarding stress, cognition and resilience. She has taken Mindfulness Teacher Training for Physicians through the University of Rochester and is a graduate of the Teaching Scholars Program in Medical Education at UCSF.

Special thanks to Susan Ku for coordinating today’s interview.

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