Meditation and the Brain


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Target Audience

Healthcare professionals.


  • List benefits of meditation for providers and patients.
  • Describe the predictable effects on the brain with regular meditation.
  • Discuss techniques to practice and teach meditation.


Robert Bender, MD
Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Residency: St. John’s Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fellowship: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri (Geriatrics)
  • Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine


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Recording date: November 12, 2021
Date of original release: January 6, 2022
Most recent review/update: January 6, 2022
Termination date: January 5, 2025

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
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Available Credit

  • 0.50 CE Contact Hour(s)


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