Hospitals, Medical Centers Offering Meditation and More

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine offers acupuncture and other integrative techniques for cancer patients, as well as The Penn Program for Mindfulness, which uses a mindfulness approach to meditation.


University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

MD Anderson Cancer Center offers more than 75 complementary therapies including art, music and humor sessions; guided imagery and stress management; yoga, tai chi and flexibility classes; aromatherapy; nutrition, diet and healthy cooking demonstrations; counseling and support groups; and journaling.

The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

UTMB offers mind-body therapies for pain management, and it is also the home to an alternative medicine residency program.


The University of Vermont MindBody Medicine Clinic (MBMC) at Fletcher Allen Health Care Hospital, Burlington, Vt.

The MBMC provides cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with chronic pain and traumatic brain injury sufferers.


Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

The Georgetown University School of Medicine has integrated a course in Mind-Body Medicine into its medical school curriculum. In addition, an annual professional training program in Mind-Body Medicine is being offered to the faculty of Georgetown University School of Medicine and Georgetown University Law Center.

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