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Palliative Care – 3/8/2023

March 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP)

CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds


Welcome to CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds

The Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP) co-organize weekly presentations on the care of seriously ill patients and their families, including individuals living with cancer, relevant to interdisciplinary clinicians. Individual topics address pain and symptom management, communication approaches with patients and families, strategies to facilitate coping and support, quality improvement and research in these disciplines.


March 8

Shamini Jain, PhD

Mind, Body and Biofield Science: How Consciousness Catalyzes Healing



Dr. Shamini Jain, is a psychologist, scientist, and social profit leader. She is the Founder and
CEO of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), a nonprofit collaborative accelerator
that connects scientists, health practitioners, educators, and artists to help lead humanity to heal
ourselves. CHI was formed through Dr. Jain’s deep desire to bring key stakeholders together to
create a coherent and effective movement to move us beyond models of “disease thinking” and
“sick care”, into the study and practice of whole person healing, and societal flourishing.
Dr. Jain obtained her B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior from Columbia University, and her
Ph.D. degree from the SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, with
a research focus in psychoneuroimmunology. Her award-winning research and her
presentation of it has been featured in major media including TIME, CNN, and Good Day LA, as
well as with two TEDx talks on healing, and several documentaries. Her award-winning book
with Sounds True, “Healing Ourselves: Biofield Science and the Future of Health ”, is available
at booksellers worldwide.
Dr. Jain is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle, faculty at Esalen, Sivananda Ashram
and Omega Institutes, and serves as a board member and scientific advisor for several
nonprofit and social benefit companies, including Safe Harbor, Modern Spirit, and Mirabai.
When she is not sharing her joy and passion for healing empowerment, she enjoys surfing,
singing and spending time with her wonderful family



We Offer:
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


Please visit the CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds calendar page to view upcoming events.


March 8, 2023
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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