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Emotional Well-Being During the COVID-19 Crisis for Health Care Providers

Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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On the Front Lines: Compassion-Based Strategies

Thupten Jinpa, PhD
Principal English Translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Founder and Chairman, Compassion Institute

Eve Ekman, PhD, MSW
Instructor, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Director of Training, Greater Good Science Center

Sanjay Reddy, MD
Integrative Physician and Medical Acupuncturist, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine


About this series:
We know this is a difficult time for everyone, especially those of you who are serving patients. Please join us for a 10-week webinar series featuring mental health and emotional wellness experts showing how health care providers can reduce personal stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

These webinars are held via Zoom on Thursdays from noon–1:00 p.m. Advance registration is required.

Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance to help our speakers address the full range of health care provider concerns and responses to the crisis. We also invite you to briefly share any personal tips and practices that are helping you during this time. We will share some of these tips publicly and ask that you provide your name if you would like to be identified. Please email your questions and comments to

This webinar series is co-sponsored by the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, UCSF Office of Alumni Relations, Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, Mindsight Institute, and the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation.

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