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SickKids Inaugural Mindfulness Research Symposium

September 20, 2018 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT


A Mindfulness Research Symposium open to the public, dedicated to Research in Mindfulness, it’s applications, approaches & methodologies. Scientific research in Mindfulness-based practice will be presented together with an exploration of how this research may impact the practical use of mindfulness as a therapeutic, scientific and wellness-enhancing approach in healthcare institutions and beyond. An area of special interest includes methods to consistently quantify the experience of the practitioner and participant, in order to incorporate these data into the ongoing exploration of the efficacy and benefits of Mindfulness.

Our Aspiration: To inspire, envision, collaborate, network, inform, support, and stimulate, research in Mindfulness. Through this symposium we will explore the approaches, applications, modalities, and methodologies of Mindfulness, and the growing body of evidence to support the application of Mindfulness-based practice to benefit wellbeing, health, self-awareness, and resilience.

With Guest Speakers: Dr. Zindel Segal, Dr. Norman Farb , Dr. Dzung Ho, Dr. Danielle Ruskin, Elli Weisbaum as well as SickKids Research Institute Scientists: Anne Wheeler and Steve Prescott applying these modalities, and specialists in the field,

A Mindfulness Research Poster Session will be featured throughout the Symposium

Due to the popularity of this event Screens throughout the PGCRL will feature it live. As a result we have relased another block of tickets ……


September 20, 2018
8:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT


The Mindfulness Project @ SickKids


Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4 Canada
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