Mindfulness & Healthcare Professionals

Learn more about how mindfulness benefits healthcare professionals with these studies, articles and stats.

Source: Improving Communication between Physicians and Their Patients through Mindfulness and Compassion-Based Strategies: A Narrative Review

Research Studies and Articles

Association of an Educational Program in Mindful Communication With Burnout, Empathy, and Attitudes Among Primary Care Physicians

In this study by Michael S. Krasner, Ronald M. Epstein, Howard Beckman, et al, mindful communication with burnout, empathy, and attitudes is examined among primary care physicians.

Cultivating mindfulness in health care professionals: A review of empirical studies of mindfulness-based stress reduction

Julie Anne Irving, Patricia L. Dobkin and Jeeseon Park offer research on mindfulness-based stress reduction and healthcare professionals.

Clinician Mindfulness and Patient Safety

Erica M. S. Sibinga and Albert W. Wu offer insights into clinician mindfulness and patient safety.

Healthcare Leadership & Mindfulness Webinar

Recently MWU hosted a Q&A style webinar with UBC's Dr. Daniel Skarlicki who shared key insights on:

  • Keeping our own ‘gas tanks full’
  • Importance of mindfulness for healthcare practitioners - it's definitely not just for patients anymore
  • Key findings such as self compassion and resilience from a number of research studies on mindfulness within a healthcare context.