Ruth Lerman, M.D., is a Beaumont internist specializing in breast health and disease and mind-body medicine. Her studies with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Rachel Remen and Natalie Goldberg form the foundation of the workshop curriculum. Dr. Lerman began practicing yoga and meditation in 1999. She received her yoga teacher’s certificate from Jonny Kest in 2000. Lerman has completed multiple trainings in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction including the Teacher Development Intensive with Jon Kabat-Zinn’s senior teachers.
Dr. Lerman is also a three time breast cancer survivor and triathlete. After receiving excellent medical treatment, the additional benefits she found with mind-body approaches led her to develop the Silver Linings Workshop.
1. Participants will be able to define mindfulness.
2. Participants will be able to locate well-qualified local and online mindfulness resources for physicians and patients.
3. Participants will be able to practice awareness of breath meditation.