The Impact of Mind-Body Medicine Facilitation on Affirming and Enhancing Professional Identity in Health Care Professions Faculty

Talisman N, Harazduk N, Rush C, Graves K, Haramati A. The impact of mind-body medicine facilitation on affirming and enhancing professional identity in health care professions faculty. [Published June 2015] Acad Med. 2015;90(6):780-784.

Study demonstrated that medical school faculty acting as facilitators of Mind-Body Skills Groups experienced decreased stress and increased mindfulness. Facilitators also reported better self-confidence, communication, connection with community, empathy, active listening, and self-care.