NeoChats - Series 6 | Episode 4: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion – Dr. Andrea Frolic
Andrea Frolic, PhD
Director, Program for Ethics and Care Ecologies (PEaCE)
Hamilton Health Sciences, MUMC Site
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
Podcast Description: A reflective, personal conversation with Dr. Frolic about the role of mindfulness and self-compassion to develop resilience to sustain clinical practice in high-stress/high-trauma environments like the NICU.
Biography: Andrea is the Director of the Program for Ethics and Care Ecologies (PEaCE) at Hamilton Health Sciences, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. She has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Rice University in Houston, Texas, including a fellowship in Clinical Ethics at MD Anderson Cancer Center. As an ethicist, Andrea's expertise includes: ethics consultation; end of life care; ethics program design; whole person care, and organizational system design to support clinician resilience in healthcare.
Andrea has led a collaborative venture with the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster to develop and evaluate mindfulness-based, evidence informed curricula for healthcare professionals to enhance resilience in clinical practice and teaching.
This podcast is sponsored by Pampers Professional