Gratitude with Dr. Tanmeet Sethi & Scott Berman
“Gratitude is a state of being, a good friend, a home to return to [...] Gratitude lets you keep coming back to hard times while seeing the beauty next to the challenge.” —Dr. Tanmeet Sethi
Dr. Tanmeet Sethi, MD, is a fellowship-trained Integrative Family Medicine physician who has devoted her career to caring for the most marginalized patients and to teaching young resident physicians how to care for these vulnerable communities in the most humane, skillful way possible. She has specialized in teaching Integrative Medicine and Anti-Racism in Medicine. An expert on trauma, Dr. Sethi is senior faculty for the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, and she has inspired thousands in her workshops, presentations, and TEDx Talk on how to transform their pain and trauma into hope and healing. With her husband, Dr. Sethi is the mother of three children, one of whom has a degenerative and fatal diagnosis, which inspired her to seek methods for shifting both our thoughts and biochemistry into Joy at the cellular level. She is currently completing a certification program in Psychedelic Medicine and lectures internationally, has been interviewed on NPR, podcasts, and is currently working on her first book.
For more on Dr. Sethi, please visit tanmeetsethimd.com.
Scott Berman is a native of suburban Chicago – son, brother of two older siblings, uncle to two nephews, dog lover, and big Cubs fan! After completing his undergraduate at Tulane in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, he served with AmeriCorps in Jacksonville, FL, at a Federally Qualified Health Center. It is here that he first developed an interest in primary care. He then moved home and worked as a medical scribe for a year before returning to New Orleans for medical school at Tulane. Currently in his 4th year, he is applying for family medicine residency and hopes to stay in NOLA for training.
Gratitude Exercises for Patients (And Clinicians!):
GOAL: 1) Think of one behavior you can do to express your gratitude this week. Examples include: texting, emailing or telling someone about something you are grateful for.
2) Take an Implicit Bias Test.