Our medical systems are broken. Doctors are capable of extraordinary (and expensive) treatments, but they are losing their core focus: actually treating people. Doctor and writer Atul Gawande suggests we take a step back and look at new ways to do medicine -- with fewer cowboys and more pit crews. Atul Gawande · Surgeon, journalist [...]
A Baltimore elementary school replaced detention with meditation and something amazing happened. Yet another powerful example of how meditation and mindfulness practice can counter negative emotions.
Dr. Barry Kerzin's lecture at University of Washington, Tacoma
Feb. 2015 - Dr. Barry Kerzin at a seminar at the faculty of Social Sciences, focussing on future directions of social science research, at the University of Hong Kong.
Patient care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul. If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently ?
In this lecture, Barry Kerzin, MD, presents: “Compassionate Living”. This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience.
In this interview with Ven. Dr. Barry Kerzin, Sangeeta Bansal talks with him about the impact of meditation on health and the interface between science and Buddhism. Ven. Dr. Barry Kerzin is a Buddhist monk, teacher, and medical doctor. He is the founder and president of Altruism in Medicine Institute, chairman of Human Values Institute, [...]
Some people view compassion as weakness or passivity, but this is a misunderstanding. Some of the strongest and most courageous people in history, the most engaged and dedicated to upholding the rights of others, have been driven by fierce compassion. People like Mother Teresa; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr; Mahatma Gandhi; and His Holiness the [...]
Barry Kerzin: Coping, Thriving and Soaring - 2015 Skoll World Forum" We live in demanding times…where there never seems to be enough time. Our focus is consistently facing outward. Rarely do we take the time to look inward. When our negative emotions such as fury, jealousy and pride take center stage, how can we find [...]
Buddhist monk, photographer and best-selling author Matthieu Ricard returns to HuffPost Live to discuss his latest book "Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World" and what you can do to lead a more mindful life.