Episode 1 (published 09/28/2023).
Hosted by Mick Krasner, MD
Featuring special guest Ni-Cheng Liang, MD, ATSF
Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang, a cancer survivor and pulmonary physician, discussed her passion for integrative therapies like mindfulness meditation, acupuncture, and yoga, which have played a crucial role in her quality of life after surviving cancer. During the conversation, she emphasized the reciprocal relationship between healers and patients, addressed the challenges of time constraints in medical work, and how mindfulness practices help create space and slow down time. Dr. Liang also stressed the significance of finding joy and meaning in medicine, mentioning that joy, connection, and gratitude serve as healing balms in healthcare. Additionally, she shared insights into her work with the Mindful Healthcare Collective, a project she co-founded to support healthcare professionals’ well-being during the pandemic, emphasizing the importance of self-healing in the healing profession.