10/13/2018 - 1/26/2019 Nalanda Institute Course Co-Teacher: “Meditation Teacher Training in Mindfulness and Loving Kindness,” New York, NY — Attendance: 41 trainees.
11/14/2018 Community Health Network, Integrative Medicine & Community Nutrition Symposium, “Minding the Mind: Cultivating Resilience with Mind-Body Medicine to Mitigate Clinician and Caregiver Burnout,” New York, NY — Attendance: 52 physicians and healthcare team members.
10/3/2018 Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, National Webinar, “Minding the Mind: Cultivating Provider Resilience Using Mindfulness Practices,” Bethesda, MD — Attendance: 48 physicians and healthcare team members.
3/28/2018 The Assemblage NoMad, "Deconstructing Pain: A Scientific and Philosophical Exploration," New York, NY.
3/8/2018 University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Integrative Medicine in Residency National Meeting, "Chronic Pain in Perspective," Tucson, AZ – Attendance: 81 integrative medicine physicians and residents.
1/23/18 Guided Meditation for the ACIMH Education Working Group national student group, national online webinar.
12/18/17 Guided Meditation at the Ryan Frederick Douglass Community Health Center, New York, NY.
11/18/17 Guided Meditation for the Nalanda Institute Practice Field. New York, NY.
11/8/2017 Panel Discussion on The Practice of Integrative Medicine for the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health with co-speakers Elena Ladas, PhD & Melanie Gold, DO, DABMA, MQT – Attendance: 48 students.
9/28/0217 Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, Education Working Group Webinar Panelist. “Teaching Non-pharmacological Treatments for Chronic Pain: Updates, Questions, Next Steps,” national online webinar – Attendance: 76 clinicians.
9/12-16/2017 American Academy of Family Physicians - Family Medicine Experience (FMX) National Conference, featured faculty, “Low Back Pain: Myths and Science“ lecture series on the evaluation and treatment of low back pain, San Antonio, TX – Attendance: over 600 physicians.
8/26/2017 Integrative Medicine for Underserved National Conference, “Symptom Reduction in the Chronic Pain Patient: Evidence of Mind-Body Therapies & Other Integrative Approaches,” Chicago, IL – Attendance: 50 clinicians.
5/24/2017 “The Evidence of Acupuncture for the Treatment of Common Neurological Conditions” for the New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Neurology Residency Program Noon Conference, New York, NY.
2/18/2017 “Symptom and Pain Reduction in the Palliative Care Patient: Evidence of Mind-Body Therapies and Other Integrative Approaches” for the second annual Columbia University Palliative Care Conference, New York, NY – Attendance: 115 clinicians.
2/1/2017 Forum on “Health Justice in the Trump Era” for Columbia University Physicians & Surgeons medical, nursing, dental, public health, allied health students and faculty and staff; with other featured speakers Ross Frommer, JD, Magda Schaler-Haynes, JD, MPH, and Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, MPH, RN, New York, NY – Attendance: 125 students, clinicians, faculty, and staff.
1/20/2017 “Mindfulness Meditation for Wellness,” guided meditation for faculty and staff at the New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Center for Family and Community Medicine, New York, NY.
1/19/2017 “Symptom Reduction in the Chronic Pain and Palliative Care Patient: Evidence of Mind-body and Other Integrative Approaches” for the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health Noon Conference Webinar Series, national online webinar – Attendance: 92 clinicians.
9/22-24/2016 “Low Back Pain – Myths and Facts” for the American Academy of Family Physicians - Family Medicine Experience (FMX) National Conference lecture series – large audience interactive lectures x 2; problem-based learning sessions x 2; and “Ask the Expert” CME session x 1, Orlando, FL – Attendance: over 450 physicians.
4/21/2016 “Lunch and Learn” Interactive Presentation on Integrative Medicine for Underserved Communities for the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health student group SPIM (Students for the Promotion of Integrative Medicine), New York, NY – Attendance: 38 students.
3/4/2016 “Practice,” Mini-TED Talk for the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine in Residency Site Directors Meeting, Tucson, Az – Attendance: 62 physicians and researchers.
9/22/2015 “Ovenside Chat on Food Politics and Promoting Food Health Literacy” with the Columbia University Medical School of Physicians and Surgeons “Food for Thought” Student Interest Group, New York, NY – Attendance: 26 students.
5/6/2015 “Integrative Medicine in Family Medicine Residency” Educator Track Symposium Lecture for the Columbia University Department of Medicine, New York, NY – Attendance: 43 physicians.
4/21/2009 “Media-based Health Promotion Patient Education,” Grand Rounds for the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA.
8/19/2008 “Hyperthyroidism,” Grand Rounds for the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA.