Saki Santorelli

Saki F. Santorelli, Ed.D, MA, is associate professor of medicine, executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, and director of the Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is the author of Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine (Three Rivers Press).

Santorelli will lead "The Healing Power of Mindfulness: Finding the Treasure Within You," one of the breakout sessions at the Creating a Mindful Society conference to be held September 30–October 1, 2011 in New York City.

To read some of Santorelli's contributions to Mindful.org, click on the following links:

Letting Ourselves Heal - Saki Santorelli says that healing begins when we uncover our vulnerable places.

Practice: Befriending Self - Saki Santorelli, director of the stress reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, offers some words of wisdom about practicing mindfulness, or "offering hospitality to ourselves."

Watch video of Santorelli talking about the 2011 "Creating a Mindful Society" conference here.