Upcoming Events

  • April 25, 2024- Presentation, Virtual Citywide Grand Rounds on Wellness, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

  • May 1-4, 2024- Mindful Practice in Medicine Core Workshop, Chapin Mill Retreat Center, Batavia, New York

  • August 2-6, 2024- Panel Discussion, International Conference on Mindfulness, University of Bangor, Wales, UK

  • November 6-9, 2024- Mindful Practice in Medicine Core Workshop, University of Calgary, Banff, Alberta, Canada

  • November 20-24, 2024- Mindful Practice in Medicine Facilitator Workshop, University of Calgary, Banff, Alberta, Canada

  • December 10, 2024- Center for Resiliency and Well-Being, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

  • February 17-22, 2025- Mindful Practice in Medicine Facilitator Workshop, Mindful Compassion Project, Singapore

  • February 25-March 1, 2021- Mindful Practice in Medicine Core Workshop, Mindful Compassion Project, Singapore

Past Events

Mick has led and delivered more than 300 events. The following is a curated selection.

  • Flourishing in Healthcare: Thriving in Challenging Times. Department of Pediatrics- Département de Pédiatrie Université McGill University, March 15, 2023
  • Why Physician Well-Being, Self-Care and Self-Compassion are Imperatives for Healthcare Now. Grand Rounds: Emory University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine. Atlanta, Georgia, January 24, 2023.
  • Everyone Complains About the Weather, But Nobody Does Anything About it: Why Physician Well-Being, Self-Care and Self-Compassion are Imperatives for Healthcare Now. Association Canadienne Mèdicale, Physician Leaders Symposium: The Future of the Medical Profession: Let’s Dream Together! November 25, 2022.
  • Mindfulness, Trauma, and Compassion. Olean Symposium, Olean Meditation Center, Olean, NY, April 27, 2022.
  • An Introduction to Mindful Practice: Resilience, Connection, and Meaning toward a Narrative of Flourishing. Keynote Address for Annual Conference of Narrative Medicine Program, Advocate Aurora Health: Building Mindfulness & Resilience in a Changing World, Chicago, Ill, October 16, 2021.
  • Building Health Professional Resilience and Addressing Burnout the Complex World of Medicine. University of Virginia Compassionate Care Initiative and Contemplative Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA, April 12, 2018.
  • Exploring Resilience for Health Professionals: What We Know and What We Can Do. Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, October 30, 2017.
  • Promoting Effective, Efficient and Compassionate Care While Also Improving Clinicians’ Own Resilience and Well-Being. Compassion Project, St. Boniface Hospital, Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba, February 24, 2017, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Mindful Practice: Building Health Professional Resilience and Teamwork. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals, November 9, 2016, Cleveland, OH.
  • Mindfulness in Medicine: From Patient to Clinician and Back Again-The Heart of Health. The Israeli Center for Science, Mindfulness and Society and Sagol Center for Applied Neuroscience Symposium: Mindfulness in Medicine: Resilience, Empathy and Compassion, Ramat Gan, Israel, November 19, 2014.
  • Mindful Practice: Bringing Mindfulness to Clinical Practice for Our Patients and for Ourselves. Hong Kong Hospital Authority, January 20, 2014.
  • The Hippocratic Tradition and Relationship-Centered Care: The Personal, the Impersonal, Impermanence, and the Nature of Healing. Keynote presentation, Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society, Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, March 31, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Communication: Coming to Our Senses with Our Patients. Department of Family Medicine, University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, February 16, 2010.
  • Mindful Practice for Health Systems. University of Calgary, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 10-12, 2023.
  • Atelier-Retraite Sur La Prevention Communautaire Du Suicide Dans La Ville De GOMA. Supported by a grant from the Mind and Life Institute, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 21-24, 2022.
  • Living with Losses: Transformation and Growth within the COVID 19 Pandemic. Annual Med-Spirit Conference for Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, April 15, 2021.
  • Toward a More Resilient, Flourishing and Accountable Workforce: Mindfulness and Teamwork at Paychex. Paychex Corporation, Rochester, NY, January 30, 2020.
  • Mindful Practice: Bringing Mindfulness to Ourselves and to Our Patients. Pronto Seminars, Montefalco, Umbria, Italy, June 10-16, 2019.
  • Building Health Professional Resilience and Addressing Burnout in the Complex World of Medicine and Reframing Uncertainty in Medicine. The Foundation for Medical Excellence, Portland, Oregon, May 4, 2018.
  • Mindful Practice for Healthcare Professionals: A Contemplative Approach to Engagement and Resilience. Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Lenox, MA, March9-11, 2018.
  • Master Class: Mindfulness in Medical Education. Oxford Mindfulness Center, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, July 5, 2017.
  • Mindful Practice: Optimizing Your Inner Operating System in a Technological World, The Patient, Practitioner and the Computer: Brown University: Holding onto the Core of Our Healing Professions in a Time of Technological Change, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 17, 2017.
  • Insight Dialogue: Dance of Diversity- Teaching Mindfulness in the South African Context. Institute for Mindfulness in South Africa Teachers Sangha Retreat, Bodhi Kaya, August 20, 2016, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  • Mindful Practice and Communication: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring, and Resilience for Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Midwives, and Psychologists. Gothenburg, Sweden, September 29-October 2, 2015.
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Scholar. Included: Keynote at induction ceremony for AOA scholars; Mindful Communication Workshop with Associate Deans of Medical Education; and Medical Grand Rounds, Attention, Awareness, and Reflection: Prescription for Physician Resilience in 21st Century Medicine. May 20-21, 2012. Miami, Florida.