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Carol Gonsalves
Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Ottawa

 

Carol Gonsalves MD, FRCPC, MMEd is a clinician educator and assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, The Ottawa Hospital (University of Ottawa). She is a clinician investigator with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and has a Master of Medical Education. She is a co-founder of the Academy of Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies at the University of Ottawa. She has held a committee position in Faculty Wellness at the University of Ottawa since 2008, supporting a specific personal and professional interest in the benefits of mindfulness on student and physician health. She is a member of the Mindfulness Curriculum Working Group at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine, which launched a longitudinal curriculum in mindfulness in 2014. She is a co-founder of the Mindfulness in Medicine Journal Club at the University of Ottawa. She has co-facilitated well received workshops in mindfulness to faculty and practicing physicians in Ottawa and at national and international meetings on physician wellness and medical education. She is an investigator in multiple research studies involving mindfulness curricula in medical education.

Presenting Breakout Session: The Mindfulness Curriculum for Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Ottawa

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