Eva Elisabeth Weinlander, MD

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Palo Alto, California, United States evaew@stanford.edu

Dr. Eva Weinlander is a member of the CMBM Faculty and Supervision Teams. Certified in Mind-Body Medicine, Dr. Weinlander has supervised incoming applicants for certification and has led in-person and online Mind-Body Skills Groups for Stanford patients.

Dr. Weinlander is a Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical School and has led medical students and undergrads in Mind-Body Medicine classes and Women’s Health. Her fascination with mind-body medicine, physician self-care, and professional fulfillment has also encouraged her to serve as the Director of Faculty Wellbeing for both the Stanford Division of Primary Care and Population Health and the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Medicine. She is also a part of the Stanford WellMD leadership team and co-directs the School of Medicine Department Wellbeing Director’s Council. Dr. Weinlander has also conducted and published her research on the impact of CMBM’s model on healthcare professional fulfillment and small groups. She has also written a chapter on work-life integration in the textbook Burnout in Women Physicians: Prevention, Treatment and Management. 

Dr. Weinlander earned her MD at Queens University School of Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at McGill University Medical School in Canada, and now practices Family Medicine at the Stanford University Family Medicine Faculty Practice in Palo Alto. In her spare time, Dr. Weinlander loves to tend her vegetable garden, run her German Shepard, ski, travel, read, and love and care for her family. She is trying the piano a second time round.

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