About the Author
Saki F. Santorelli, Ed.D., is the director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at UMass Memorial Health Care; the director of Clinical and Educational Services in the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society; and an assistant professor in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
He has been active in the emerging fields of mind-body and integrative medicine for twenty years and is engaged in the development of a range of experiential, mindfulness-based professional education and development programs and in pioneering initiatives in medical education. During his career he has trained thousands of people, including patients, physicians, nurses, teachers, clergy, business executives, inmates, and correctional staff. For more than a decade he has taught a program for medical students that explores the role of the contemplative mind in medicine and health care.