Mindfulness and Wellness at Work and in Society

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Program: 

Time zone (UTC+3)
 
Saturday October 15, 2022
8:45 - 9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
Wael Salame, MD (LAU) 
Charles Baddoura, MD (LAU & President of the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Association)
Jocelyne Azar, MD (LAU)
Daoud Matta, MA (President of the Lebanese Association of Mindfulness)
Session I - What is Mindfulness and Wellbeing?
Moderated by:
Charles Baddoura, MD (LAU & President of the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Association)
9:00 - 9:20 Lecture 1: Psychology and Physiology of Wellbeing
Presented by
Myriam El Khoury Malhame, PhD (LAU)
9:20 - 9:40 Lecture 2: Neuroscience and Biology of Mindfulness 
Presented by
Jocelyne Azar, MD (LAU)
9:40 - 10:00 Lecture 3: Mindfulness, Emotions and Wellbeing
Presented by
Nadine Zakaria, BA (Psychiatric Hospital of the Cross)
10:00 - 10:20 Lecture 4: Mindfulness in Society
Presented by
Daoud Matta, MA (President of the Lebanese Association of Mindfulnes)
10:20 - 10:30 Plenary Dialogue: Q&A
10:30 - 11:00  Break 
Session II - Applications of Mindfulness and Wellbeing
Moderated by:
Daoud Matta, MA (President of the Lebanese Association of Mindfulnes)
11:00 - 11:30  Lecture 5: Mindfulness at Work: It’s Not What You Think!
Presented by
Michael Chaskalson, BA (Hons), MA (CEO of Mindfulness Works Ltd. & Professor of Practice Adjunct at Ashridge Executive Education at Hult International Business School in the UK)
11:30 - 11:50 Lecture 6: Enhanced Stress Resilience Program (ESRT) for Students and Doctors
Presented by
Carter Lebares, MD (Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Surgery at the University of California in San Francisco)
11:50 - 12:10  Lecture 7: Building Resilience in the Medical Environment
Presented by
Umakant Dave, MBE, MD, DNB (Gastro), PGCE, FRCP, FAcadMEd (Consultant Gastroenterologist at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board in the UK)
12:10 - 12:30 Lecture 8: Mindfulness and Play Therapy
Presented by
Waad Chartouni Bsaibes, MA (Psychiatric Hospital of the Cross)
12:30 - 12:45  Plenary Dialogue: Q&A
12:45 - 13:30 Onsite session: Meditation and Group Inquiry
Presented by
Wadad Dallala – Bakhache (MBSR Teacher)
Charbel Nasser (Mindfulness Teacher)
13:30 - 13:45  Closing Remarks
Jocelyne Azar, MD (LAU)
Charles Baddoura, MD (LAU & President of the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Association)
Daoud Matta, MA (President of the Lebanese Association of Mindfulness)

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Lama Naim
Senior Program Officer
Office of Faculty Affairs & Development 
Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Lebanese American University 
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