POSTED: September 28th, 2017
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Mindfulness in Emergency Medicine
Mindfulness meditation has been shown to be help people manage stress and to help maintain attentional focus. Dr. John Paul Minda and Dr. Ken Milne at the University of Western Ontario, along with Dr. Diane Birnbaumer at Harbor UCLA Medical Center are conducting a research study on the effects of mindfulness meditation and psychological well-being among emergency practitioners. Enrollment in the study will commence in early 2018.
Details of the Study
• Participants will take part in an 8-week, online mindfulness meditation program and will complete several tests before and after the program.
• Participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups: Group 1 will begin the program right away and Group 2 will begin the program when the first group has completed their program.
• Participants can make a meaningful contribution towards research on mindfulness.
Interested in Participating?
If you are interested in participating, let the researchers know by completing the form or by contacting the lead investigator. Completing the form or contacting the investigator does not obligate you to participate and we will not be collecting any personal data beyond your contact information. Full enrollment in the study will commence in early 2018.
• Visit the following website (https://goo.gl/ydWXUk) to indicate interest in the study.
• Or contact Dr. Minda at email@example.com to indicate interest in the study.
For more information
For more information about this study and about research in mindfulness, please contact the lead investigator at
John Paul Minda, PhD
Department of Psychology &
The Brain and Mind Institute
The University of Western Ontario
Posted by a member of the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians interested in decreasing burnout