Dr Kerzin



The Columbus Medical Association & Foundation Present:
Dr. Barry Kerzin
Physician, Teacher, Author, Tibetan Buddhist Monk, and personal physician to the Dalai Lama

For over 30 years, Dr. Barry Kerzin has been providing free medical care to the poor up to the highest Lamas, including HH Dalai Lama. His brain was studied at Princeton University and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, as a long-term meditator. He was ordained as a Buddhist monk, synthesizing monk and doctor work through harmonizing mind and body, lecturing around the world in Japan, Hong Kong, Russia, Mongolia, India, Korea, Europe, and North America. Kerzin is a fellow at the Mind and Life Institute and consults for the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig on compassion training. He is the founder and president of the Altruism in Medicine Institute (AIMI) and founder and chairman of the Human Values Institute (HVI) in Japan.

Now, Dr. Barry Kerzin is heading to Columbus to speak to local Central Ohio physicians at the Columbus Medical Association. Learn more about Dr. Kerzin's upcoming series of lectures below and RSVP today!




Open to All Central Ohio Physicians & Medical Students
Monday, August 2 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Compassion in Healthcare in Time of Unrest:

"Compassion is the wish and the action, when we're able, to reduce or even eliminate pain and suffering." -Barry Kerzin, MD

Compassion is always needed to cultivate trust in our relationships. During times of unrest, it is needed even more. While we may oppose certain policies, we always maintain compassion towards the person.

Reception at 6:00 pm | Dr. Kerzin's. talk 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This event will also be live-streamed





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CMA Women in Medicine Community
Sunday, August 1 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Self-Care & Compassion Lunch:


This is an EXCLUSIVE event for the CMA Women in Medicine Community. Dr. Kerzin stresses that compassion is an active endeavor, not passive.

He will discuss emotional hygiene – how do we manage anger, fear, jealousy, and arrogance, and how do we practice forgiveness and gratitude daily? 

Lunch at 1:00 pm | Dr. Kerzin's talk 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm







These events have been generously sponsored by the Columbus Medical Association Foundation.

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