Western University of Health Sciences Institute for Medical Educators Western University of Health Sciences
Institute for Medical Educators

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Body scan audio track

Dagmar Cofer, MS, MAMS
Assistant Director, LEAD, WU





MBSR and Jon Kabat-Zinn

Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society



Neuroscience and Mindfulness

Psychosomatic Medicine: Alterations in Brain & Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation



On Ellen Langer and Mindfulness and Mindlessness:

Mind Power article


Mindfulness exercise

Mindfulness video 


Higher Education and Medicine and Mindfulness

The Mindful Medical Student book

Mindfulness in Medicine JAMA article





Brief Meditation and Cognition

Brief Meditative Exercise Helps Cognition



Changes in Gray Matter in MBSR participants, affecting memory, concentration, learning, emotional regulation, etc.

Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density





The Development of Executive Attention: Contributions to the Emergency of Self-Regulation

Mindfulness: Training for Executive Function article

Training Attention and Emotional Self-Regulation-interview with Michael Posner



The Science of Meditation

TIME magazine interactive article



University of Virginia-School of Medicine

Physician Wellness