Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been few opportunities for mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) facilitators to gather in person to share, learn, and connect. The Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing changed that in April with a workshop to convene MBSR trainers in a spirit of renewal.
As the health care landscape undergoes rapid changes, primary care is no exception to the trend. The future of health care is an exciting blend of traditional primary care and health coaching, a dynamic duo poised to make a lasting impact on patient wellbeing.
Hundreds of people across Minnesota and around the world tune into the Bakken Center’s free Mindful Mondays sessions each week.
The Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program is working with community leaders to expand access to drug-free back pain treatments.
Reimagine medicine through integrative health. That’s the powerful — and daunting — mission that the University of California-Irvine (UCI) set for itself a half-decade ago.
The three primary missions most often articulated for American universities are research, teaching, and service. All too often, staff and faculty are engaged in only one aspect of the tripartite mission and operate in silos. As a result, research fails to inform teaching, and both teaching and research are disconnected from service. In many ways, it is the service or community engagement mission of the University that offers the opportunity for true integration of research and teaching and partnership with the community that advances wellbeing for all.