Healthy Information @ Himmelfarb is please to collaborate with Rayna Sobieski (MD 2017) to host a weekly mindfulness medication session throughout the fall semester. Each session will bed led by Rayna and will begin at 12:30 in Himmelfarb B103 and last for 15-20 minutes. This event is offered for free and no registration is required. If you miss the first session or arrive late, just come the following week!
What: Mindfulness Meditation
When: Thursdays, 12:30-12:50 p.m.
Where: Himmelfarb B103
If you want to read more about the benefits of mindfulness practice for health sciences students, checkout some of these articles:
- Barbosa, P., Raymond, G., Zlotnick, C., Wilk, J., Toomey, R.,3rd, & Mitchell, J.,3rd. (2013). Mindfulness-based stress reduction training is associated with greater empathy and reduced anxiety for graduate healthcare students. Education for Health (Abingdon, England), 26(1), 9-14. doi:10.4103/1357-6283.112794 Full-Text @ Himmelfarb
- Mrazek, M. D., Franklin, M. S., Phillips, D. T., Baird, B., & Schooler, J. W. (2013). Mindfulness training improves working memory capacity and GRE performance while reducing mind wandering. Psychological Science, 24(5), 776-781. doi:10.1177/0956797612459659 Full-Text @ Himmelfarb
- Warnecke, E., Quinn, S., Ogden, K., Towle, N., & Nelson, M. R. (2011). A randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical student stress levels. Medical Education, 45(4), 381-388. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2010.03877.x Full-Text @ Himmelfarb
- Fortney, L., & Taylor, M. (2010). Meditation in medical practice: A review of the evidence and practice. Primary Care, 37(1), 81-90. doi:10.1016/j.pop.2009.09.004 Full-Text @ Himmelfarb
- Hassed, C., de Lisle, S., Sullivan, G., & Pier, C. (2009). Enhancing the health of medical students: Outcomes of an integrated mindfulness and lifestyle program. Advances in Health Sciences Education : Theory and Practice, 14(3), 387-398. doi:10.1007/s10459-008-9125-3 Full-Text @ Himmelfarb