Updated: Nov 7, 2020
Today on The Best Ever You Show! Please welcome Dr. Greg Hammer of Stanford University Medical Center! To listen, call us at 646-787-8537 or click for live access or free replays. The show is also available wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. https://www.blogtalkradio.com/besteveryou/2020/10/27/episode-527-dr-greg-hammer--gain-without-pain
Greg Hammer, MD is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, and professor at Stanford University Medical Center. A member of the Stanford WellMD initiative and the Wellness Committee for the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr Hammer is currently the Chair of the Physician Wellness Task Force for the California Society of Anesthesiologists. He has been a visiting professor and lecturer on wellness at institutions worldwide and teaches GAIN to medical students, residents and fellows at Stanford.
Dr. Hammer’s clinical focus is in pediatric cardiac anesthesia and pediatric critical care medicine. His research is in developmental pharmacology and immunology, and he has an active laboratory with multiple ongoing studies in these areas. He has published widely on topics related to pharmacology and perioperative care of children undergoing cardiac and thoracic procedures as well as organ transplantation.
Dr. Hammer is a health enthusiast and meditator, utilizing a non-duality and mindfulness-based approach, including the GAIN method. Dr. Hammer is the author of GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals, which was released May 15, 2020.
New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Seigel, MD, wrote in the foreword, "Filled with fascinating interviews of leading experts and Greg Hammer's insights into how to transform personal and professional challenges into strength and wisdom."
GAIN Without Pain offers a clear path for self-care that incorporates the most recent science with a heart-centered approach. The GAIN approach offers one the ability to reconnect with why they became a healer and more importantly how to be happy while being a healer.” - James Robert Doty MD, New York Times bestselling author.
Burnout is on the rise. This is a problem we cannot afford to ignore. The rising costs of burnout are staggering. Health care professionals sacrifice their health, happiness, and relationships. Fortunately, there is a solution. Dr. Greg Hammer created GAIN Without Pain so that health care professionals can prevent burnout and reclaim happiness.
This proven path toward personal resilience can be implemented by anyone, anywhere, in just a few minutes a day. Increased resilience could save your practice, your patients, your marriage - or even your life. GAIN Without Pain is a four-step process toward happiness. GAIN is an acronym for Gratitude, Acceptance, Intention, and Nonjudgment.
"As physicians, we owe our patients two things…our time and our skill. We do not owe our patients our lives.” - Joseph D. Wassersug, MD, bestselling author
Dr. Hammer frequently speaks around the world to share his expertise and philosophy. www.GregHammerMD.com