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Heartful Healer

Monday, January 01, 0001

Baruch Roter 

Engagement for person- and family-centered care

Heartful Healer - Baruch Roter, MD

Cultivating the development of content, empathetic, mindful and patient-centered clinicians that are highly skilled at building effective partnership with patients is a very powerful strategy for engagement.

Dr. Roter offers in-person experiential trainings and webinar trainings for clinicians and all health care workers to support their own and their patient’s satisfaction and vitality.

  • Tools for Sustainable Empathy & Successful Doctor-Patient Relationships
  • Tools for Professional & Personal Happiness
  • The Heartful Healer: Mindfulness, Compassion & Happiness Skills
  • Empowering Patients: Tools for Effective Partnership & Behavior Change

Dr. Baruch Roter has 30 years of experience working as a family physician and clinical director in community health centers. He has also practiced mindfulness meditation and yoga for 40 years. He knows deeply that the doctor-patient relationship can be profoundly authentic, empathetic and mutually satisfying. Since 1989, he has been teaching resilience and patient-centered care to medical students and medical residents as a clinical associate professor of family medicine with the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has been teaching joyful living and relationship skills to health care workers and the general public internationally since 2007.

Dr. Roter created Heartful Healer in 2013 to focus on supporting health care workers on their challenging and often stressful professional path. He teaches patient care and personal development skills that empower them to have an optimally effective, satisfying and joyful career and life.

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