Research-based mindfulness program equips healthcare students and professionals with techniques to enhance quality of life.
Mindfulness is the ability to focus one’s attention in the here and now. The results of mindfulness changes our relationship to stress, lessens reactivity, enhances sleep, and increases resiliency.
Join the Mindful Steps team to begin or renew your mindfulness practice, address common challenges, and learn tips for applying mindful practices during COVID-19. This four-part series will take place Mondays at noon via Zoom Video Conferencing (August 3, 17, 31 and September 14) and is for students, faculty, and staff of WVU, as well as employees of WVU Medicine.
Participants can expect to be engaged in a variety of mindful exercises purposefully designed to provide personal and professional value, including:
- Balancing techniques for burnout
- Mindful self-care
- Solutions for the sleepless
- Holistic techniques for pain and sickness
For additional information or to register contact wellness specialist Anthony.Danko@hsc.wvu.edu.
Geraldine Jacobson, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACR, FASTRO, has been declared president-elect for the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s board of directors. Starting in October, she’ll serve in that role for one year, then serve as president the year following.
The WVU Cancer Institute has joined the Gynecology Oncology Group (GOG) Foundation network to offer a larger portfolio of clinical trials to its patients.