Mindful Surgeon

Mindfulness resources for patients, caregivers, and surgeons

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Mission of the project

To apply a mindfulness lens to the entire surgical experience, coming from the perspectives of all involved: patients, caregivers, and surgeons.

To break down in easy to understand terms the evidence surrounding mindfulness and meditation around the time of surgery

For patients

Have you been advised that you would benefit from a surgical procedure and want to apply a mindfulness frame to the journey? Start here

For caregivers

Resources for friends and family of someone undergoing surgery - how to help

The evidence

What does the medical literature say about mindfulness, meditation, and surgical procedures?

For surgeons

Applying a mindfulness framework to your interactions with patients and colleagues with techniques to use in the operating room and other locations