Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.is one of the nationally recognized and most beloved pioneers of the mind-body health movement. Over the last twenty years, her articles, poetry, workshops, speaking engagements and television appearances have opened the hearts of hundreds and thousands of people across the nation. Medical Director of Commonweal, her work with people with cancer touched millions in the Bill Moyers PBS special "Healing and the Mind." She runs one of the first training programs for physicians in relationship-centered care and has cared for thousands of people with cancer and their physicians in her private practice of psycho-oncology over the past twenty years.
She is currently a clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and a founding fellow of the Fetzer Institute. Dr. Remen has a forty year personal history of chronic illness and her work represents a unique blend of the wisdom of patient and physician.
Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. resides in Mill Valley, California.
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This biography was last updated on 12/22/2010.
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