Chair of Mind Body Initiative & Professor
Mayo Clinic College
Dr. Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.P., is the chair of Mayo Mind Body Initiative, a Professor of Medicine with Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and enterprise director of student life and wellness. Dr. Sood is internationally recognized for his work on resilience, wellbeing, burnout, happiness, and mindfulness.
Dr. Sood teaches resilience and mindfulness to patients, fellow physicians, other staff members at Mayo Clinic, corporate executives, students, members of the community, and others. He has held thousands of workshops to teach this programs and has participated in over twenty clinical trials at Mayo Clinic and elsewhere incorporating the principles covered in the Transform course. Dr. Sood is the author of the books, The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living, The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness, Immerse: A 52-week Course in Resilient Living, and Mindfulness Redesigned for the Twenty-First Century.