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HOW DO WE HEAL MEDICINE? (VIDEO)

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 [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized, Videos|Comments Off on HOW DO WE HEAL MEDICINE? (VIDEO)

MEDITATION BEATS DETENTION

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.

November 2nd, 2016|Meditation & Health, Videos|Comments Off on MEDITATION BEATS DETENTION

MAINTAINING BALANCE AMIDST CHAOS

Dr. Barry Kerzin's lecture at University of Washington, Tacoma

October 28th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on MAINTAINING BALANCE AMIDST CHAOS

SOCIAL SCIENCES SEMINAR @ HKU – 2015

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.

June 7th, 2016|Events, Teachings|0 Comments

EMPATHY: THE HUMAN CONNECTION TO PATIENT CARE

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 ?

June 7th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness, Videos|0 Comments

COMPASSION LECTURE AT STANFORD MEDICAL SCHOOL

In this lecture, Barry Kerzin, MD, presents: “Compassionate Living”. This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience.

June 7th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness, Teachings, Videos|0 Comments

TALK ON SCIENCE, MEDITATION AND HEALTH

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, [...]

April 5th, 2016|Meditation & Health, Videos|0 Comments

FIERCE COMPASSION & THE FIGHT AGAINST INJUSTICE

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 [...]

April 5th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness, Teachings|0 Comments

COPING, THRIVING AND SOARING – 2015 SKOLL WORLD FORUM

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 [...]

April 5th, 2016|Events, Teachings, Videos|0 Comments

AUTHOR MATTHIEU RICARD SPEAKING ON KINDNESS

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.

April 5th, 2016|Empathy & Kindness, Teachings, Videos|0 Comments