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Mindfulness practice has emerged as a promising means to address stress in healthcare workers (HCW). Virtually all HCW studies of the standardized, validated Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum have been conducted using homogeneous (HCW only) populations. This work examines the novel approach of comparing the effects of heterogeneous MBSR classes: HCW, oncology patients and family members (HCW-HE) as compared to homogeneous classes HCW and their family members only (HCW-HO)
mindfulness, undergraduate medical education
Herndon P, Moussa M, Heintschel A, Sabbagh S, Lerman R. Investigating the effectiveness of a mindfulness based stress reduction course within healthcare: A Qualitative methods study.Poster presented at: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Embark Capstone Colloquium; 2022 May 2; Rochester Hills, MI.