Advances in Mind-Body Medicine Conference

Live Virtual Conference

*2022 Conference Dates will be added when available

Our second annual Advances in Mind-Body Medicine Conference was held on May 20-22, 2021. The virtual event included a host of integrative health experts including Dr. Anthony Bazzan, Dr. Andrew Newberg, Dr. Daniel Monti, Dr. Sara Gottfried and Dr. Austin Perlmutter, among others.

Learn About

  • Brain Health
  • Stress & Immune Health
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Cutting Edge Therapies
  • Acupuncture
  • and more

Email Mary.GozzaCohen@jefferson.edu for more information.

Available Credit (for May 2021 conference)

  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 19.00 Attendance
  • 19.00 CNE
  • 2.00 Patient Safety

Event Co-Directors:

Daniel Monti, MD, MBA
CEO, Marcus Institute of Integrative Health
The Ellen and Ron Caplan Professor and Chair, Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences

Madeleine Becker, MD, MA, FACLP
Consultation and Integrative Psychiatry, Marcus Institute of Integrative Health
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Medical Education, Associate Director of Integrative Medicine Fellowship, Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences

May 2021 Conference

Thomas Jefferson University

Live Virtual CME/CE Conference*

May 20- May 22, 2021
Preliminary Agenda – Subject to Change*

May 2021 Conference Daily Agenda

Day 1

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Presenter

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome and Science, History, and Overview of Mind-Body Medicine

Dr. Daniel Monti

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Neurobiology of Homeostasis 

Dr. George Zabrecky

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM  

Morning Meditation 

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Moving beyond blame: Using lifestyle neuroscience for behavior change

Dr. Austin Perlmutter

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Brain Health: Facts and Myths

Dr. Mijail Serruya

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Integrative Approach to Depression

Dr. Madeleine Becker

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Integrative Approach to Anxiety

Dr. Birgit Rakel

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM  

Afternoon Meditation

 

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Gut-Brain Connection

Dr. Anthony Bazzan

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Role of Stress and Inflammation on Immune Health  

Dr. Sara Gottfried

Day 2

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Presenter

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Evolving Research on Mindfulness Based Interventions

Dr. Diane Reibel

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Mindfulness for Clinician Wellness

Dr. Aleeze Moss

Dr. Diane Reibel

10:0 0AM - 10:15 AM  

Morning Meditation

 

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

How Meditation, Mindfulness, and Spirituality Affect the Brain

Dr. Andrew Newberg

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

The Scientific Basis for Energy Psychology

Marie Stoner, M.Ed.

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM   Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Integrating Mind-Body Practices into the Office Visit

Dr. Bernardo Merizalde

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Traumatic Stress Reduction and the Neuro Emotional Technique (NET): A Scientific Overview

Dr. Daniel Monti

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Meditation

 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Advanced Mind-Body Principles and the Neuro Emotional Technique

Dr. Deborah Walker

DAY 3

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

PRESENTER

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Hypnosis for Pain Management: Current State of the Art

Dr. Bernardo Merizalde

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Nutrition and Brain Health

Dr. Reina Marino

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Morning Meditation

 

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Food Addiction and Emotional Eating

Dr. Anna Tobia

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Neurofeedback: Scientific Overview & Clinical Applications

Dr. Christina Herring

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM   Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation: The JeffQuit Program & Beyond

Dr. Anna Tobia

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Acupuncture & Brain Health

Dr Seth Koss

3:15 PM - 3:10 PM

Final Announcements