ONLINE | 4th Annual Sung Symposium: Whole Health & Wellness

Join us online for the 4th Annual Patrick & Marguerite Sung Symposium: Whole Health & Wellness from 1 pm to 5 pm ET on Friday, April 23, 2021.  This virtual event is free and open to the public. 

The speakers will be health care thought leaders Helene Langevin, MD, Director, NIH's National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health, Tracy Gaudet, MD, Executive Director, Whole Health Institute, and Wayne Jonas, MD, Executive Director, Samueli Integrative Health Programs.  The lectures will be followed by a panel discussion.  

Dr. Langevin served as director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, jointly based at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She has been a Professor-in-Residence of Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2012. She has also served as a visiting professor of neurological sciences at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington.

Dr. Gaudet was the founding executive director of the Veterans Health Administration’s National Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation;  executive director of Duke Integrative Medicine at Duke University Health System; and the founding executive director of the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine, where she headed up the design of the country’s first comprehensive curriculum in this new field and launched the distance learning fellowship.

Dr. Jonas is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Medical Corps of the United States Army. From 2001-2016, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Samueli Institute, a non-profit medical research organization supporting the scientific investigation of healing processes in the areas of stress, pain and resilience.  He was the Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health from 1995-1999, and prior to that served as the Director of the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. 

 

When: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 

Online

Contacts: 

Janette Rodrigues, Administrative Director, Office of Integrative Medicine & Health, jrodrigues@gwu.edu