Thursday, April 10, 2014
Mick Krasner, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Mick Krasner, M.D., F.A.C.P., associate professor of clinical medicine
at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, practices
primary care internal medicine in Rochester, New York. Dr. Krasner
has been teaching mindfulness-based stress reduction to patients, medical
students and health professionals for more than 13 years, involving
nearly 1,600 participants, including more than 500 health professionals.
He is engaged in a variety of research projects including the investigations
into the effects of mindfulness practices on the immune system in the
elderly, chronic psoriasis and medical student stress and well-being.
Ronald Epstein, M.D.
Ronald Epstein, M.D., is professor of family medicine, psychiatry, oncology and nursing at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he directs the Center for Communication and Disparities Research, the Dean’s Teaching Fellows Program and the Mindful Practice Programs. He has devoted his academic career to promoting effective communication, mindfulness, self-awareness, self-monitoring and shared mind in health care and helping clinicians to experience greater meaning and effectiveness in their work.