doctors_skiPatricia A. Bloom, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Geriatrics at the Icahn Medical School of Mount Sinai, a past Vice Chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY, and previously the Director of Integrative Health for the Martha Stewart Center for Living at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Her major interests include integrative health and health promotion, stress reduction, and Mind Body Medicine. She is a certified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a curriculum developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts over 40 years ago and now used in over 750 health centers around the world. She teaches meditation and MBSR for patients and Mindfulness for Caregivers at the Martha Stewart Center for Living at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, conducts stress reduction workshops for professional and workplace groups, is involved in research in integrative health, and lectures widely on integrative medicine and the science of meditation.

 

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She was listed on New York Magazine’s list of “Best Doctors” for 15 years, and in 2012 was awarded the Mount Sinai Physician of the Year Special Recognition Award.  In 2012 she was also honored by the New York City Zen Center for Contemplative Care for her work in advancing integrative medicine in academic settings. In 2013 she was a Sidney Katz Professor of the Columbia University Stroud Center at numerous academic and clinical centers investigating mindfulness in England.

 

 

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Harrison G. Bloom, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Geriatrics in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai in New York City.

He is a Charter Member of the Medical Advisory Board for EHE International, the United States’ oldest and largest preventive health company. He has also worked with and served as a senior advisor to a number of geriatric professional care management organizations.

Dr. Bloom has extensive experience working internationally having served as the founding Director of the International Education and Consultation Service for the International Longevity Center-USA. In that and other capacities he has consulted on projects in Lebanon, Taiwan, South Africa, Singapore, Costa Rica, Mexico, Malta, Russia, Bulgaria, India, China, Malaysia and Turkey.

Past positions include serving as the Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City; Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City; Medical Director of a highly regarded long term care facility; and Medical Director of Medicare for a large well-known managed care company.

Dr. Bloom has given numerous presentations nationally and internationally, has authored and served as editor for a number of books and book chapters, and published many articles in the professional literature.