When12:00 am to 12:00 am, December 14, 2011
LocationConversations on Compassion with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Conversations on Compassion with Dr. James Doty and Jon Kabat-Zinn was hosted by CCARE at Stanford University on December 14, 2011.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, and founder (in 1979) and former director of its world-renown Stress Reduction Clinic. He is the author of Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness,Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life, and co-author, with his wife, Myla, of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. His new book, Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness, was published in January 2005.
His work has contributed to a growing movement of mindfulness into mainstream institutions in our society such as medicine, health care and hospitals, schools, corporations, prisons, and professional sports.