CMBM Founder to Speak at TEDMED 2016 in Palm Springs

June 17, 2016

On June 16, 2016, TEDMED announced the speakers for the upcoming TEDMED talks in Palm Springs November 30 – December 2. Among the line-up on speakers is James Gordon, MD, the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine. James Gordon will be speaking as part of the seventh session, Truth and Beauty.

What if simple self-care techniques could help free the world from the effects of trauma?

James S. Gordon, MD

TEDMED participants can register at the organization’s website.


TEDMED is the independently owned and operated health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world.

Created by TED’s founder, TEDMED convenes and curates extraordinary people and ideas from all disciplines both inside and outside of medicine in pursuit of unexpected connections that accelerate innovation in health and medicine. Best known for our annual event, TEDMED is a year-round global community.

About James Gordon MD

Psychiatrist, author, advisor to the White House, and professor at Georgetown Medical School, James Gordon is a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma. A proponent of “self-care as the true primary-care,” Jim founded The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in 1991. Through CMBM, Jim has created training programs of comprehensive mind-body healing for physicians, medical students, and other health professionals; for patients with cancer, depression, and other chronic illnesses; for US veterans back from war; for traumatized children and families in Bosnia, Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, Haiti and with Syrian refugees. Jim’s latest book is Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression. Last year, 60 Minutes featured his work with war-traumatized children in Israel and Gaza.

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