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Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society

March 28 - April 1, 2012
Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, Massachusetts, USA

The 10th annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators includes research forums, presentation dialogues, workshops, keynotes, breakfast roundtables, and a full-day retreat.

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Note: This is not a Greater Good Science event.

From University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, this conference features over 75 key note speakers and breakout sessions with discourse regarding the following topics:
Embodiment of Mindfulness: Neuroscience and Clinical Perspectives
Growing Teachers in a Time of Growing Interest in Mindfulness: Investigating the Challenge of Mindfulness-Based Teaching Competency
The Emergence of Contemplative Neuroscience
Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: The Story of an Emerging Research Program… and much more.

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