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Michael Baime, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Title

Clinical Associate Professor

Administrative Title

Director, Penn Program for Mindfulness

Abramson Cancer Center Title

Director, Mind Body Programs


Department of Medicine

Research Expertise

Dr. Baime is currently engaged in research on:
  • The impact of mindfulness meditation on empathy, burnout and patient care in the hospital setting
  • The use of meditation for the treatment of obesity, ADHD, multiple schlerosis and cancer insomnia
  • The behavioral and neural changes associated with meditation practice
  • A mindfulness-based training interventions and workshops for caregivers at numerous sites across the nation

Other Affiliations
American College of Physicians
Society of Behavioral Medicine

Medicine, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia

Board Certifications
1984 American Board of Internal Medicine Diplomate
1990 Internal Medicine, Canadian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
1994 Geriatric Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications

Honors and Award

2006 Provost Award for Distinguished Teaching


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Contact Information

Michael J. Baime

Penn Program for Stress Management
1845 Walnut Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Office Phone: 215-615-2774
Fax: 215-615-2724