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AIHM Wellness Webinar ~ Dr. Rashmi Mullur, MD, Saloni Gupta, & Tanya Datta | Integrative Medicine in Medical Education, Culture, and Society
February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please Register HERE
This webinar will highlight a sustainable student-led Peer Support Meditation Pathway for medical school students, the current biases of integrative medicine in medical education and sustainable solutions, and a discussion on the role of cultural heritage in integrative medicine.
Dr. Rashmi Mullur, MD, is a first-generation Indian American who has experienced the healing benefits of yoga and integrative medicine in her personal and professional life. As an endocrinologist, she has pioneered several clinical pathways to incorporate integrative techniques into the care of patients with diabetes and endocrine disease. She has dedicated her career to advancing the clinical practice of integrative medicine and is inspired to increase educational opportunities for students interested in these practices. She now serves as the Education Lead for Integrative Medicine at UCLA.
Saloni Gupta is a first-generation Indian American and second-year medical student on the Global Health Equity Pathway at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Saloni grew up in a family of meditation and yoga practitioners and finds joy in creating unique meditation classes, first for HIV patients as part of the Santa Cruz AIDS Project while in college, and now for her medical school peers. Inspired by her roots, Saloni has dedicated time to volunteering as a prevention educator in medically underserved areas in the U.S. and India, and her long-term goal is to continue this global health work in education and empowerment while promoting integrative practices.
Tanya Datta was born and raised in New York to immigrant parents from India. Tanya found her way to Los Angeles and is now a second-year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She finds refuge in meditative and mind-body practices and is passionate about creating spaces for her peers to feel the same, amidst the busyness of a graduate student life. Prior to medical school, she worked for two years at Massachusetts General Hospital researching the neuroscience of meditation and yoga through fMRI studies and saw first-hand how science and spirituality can co-exist. Inspired by her experiences, she hopes to continue on the path to becoming an Integrative Medicine physician and create these spaces for her future patients.