Course Directors
Beth A. Lown, MD
Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD, MPH
Amy M. Sullivan, EdD
Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD
Gaurdia Banister, RN, PhD, FAAN

Faculty

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Stephanie Adler Yuan, MS
Director, Training & Education
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

Associate, Program in Narrative Medicine
Columbia University
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Gaurdia Banister, RN, PhD, FAAN
Executive Director, Institute for Patient Care
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
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Paul Bloom, PhD
Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology
Yale University
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Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH
Director, Multicultural Affairs, Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Faculty Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Harvard Medical School (HMS)
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Paul Condon, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Psychology
Northeastern University
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Gaelle Desbordes, PhD
Instructor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

Research Staff, Department of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

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David DeSteno, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Northeastern University
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Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD, MPH
Jean and Harvey Picker Director
Arnold P. Gold Research Institute

Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

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Chris Germer, PhD
Lecturer on Psychiatry, Part-Time
Harvard Medical School

Founding Member and Senior Advisor
CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion

Founding Member
Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy

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Vicki Jackson, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director
, Center for Palliative Care
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

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Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH
Director, Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
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Joel Katz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH)
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Mary Knab, DPT, PhD
Director of IMPACT Practice, Center for Interprofessional Studies & Innovation
Associate Professor, Center for Interprofessional Studies & Innovation
MGH Institute of Health Professions
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Beth Lown, MD

Medical Director
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

Director of Faculty Development
Director of the Mount Auburn Fellowship in Health Professional Education
Internal Medicine Physician

Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH)

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

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Julie Mann, RN, CNM
Nurse-Midwife, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH)
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Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Education Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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Lynne Bamat Mijangos, BSN, MSW, MFA, MS
Associate, Program in Narrative Medicine
Columbia University

Author and Co-Editor, Narrative in Social Work Practice: The Power and Possibility of Story

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Judy Murray
Educational Consultant
Training the Eye Course, Harvard Medical School
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Helen Riess, MD
Director, Empathy and Relational Science Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

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Kristen Schaefer, MD
Director, Medical Student Education
Senior Physician
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

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Lidia Schapira, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford Medical School

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Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD
Medical Director, Addictions
Executive Director, Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA)

Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

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Jennie Shaw, MD
Physician, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH)
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Tania Singer, PhD
Director, Department of Social Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
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Amy M. Sullivan, EdD
Associate Director of the Academy at Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Director for Education Research
HMS Academy

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School (HMS)

Director, Medical Education Research
Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

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Ricardo Wellisch, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH)
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Corinne Zimmermann
Director of Visitor Learning
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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