Jennifer Felder, PhD Presenting the October Consortium Grand Rounds

"Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Promoting Women's Mental Health"
Jennifer Felder, PhD
September 27, 2019

UCSF Osher Center faculty member Jennifer Felder, PhD will present "Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Promoting Women's Mental Health" on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 9 am as part of the 2019-2020 Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health Grand Rounds Series. Register here for the webinar. 

Dr. Felder will present recent and ongoing research focused on mindfulness-based approaches to improving women’s mental health during pregnancy and the postpartum period. She will provide an overview of the theory and evidence of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for the prevention of depression during pregnancy and postpartum. Next, she will describe ongoing research investigating the consequences of and non-pharmacological interventions for disturbed sleep during pregnancy.

Jennifer Felder, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, core research faculty at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. She is dedicated to promoting women’s health during pregnancy and early parenting. Much of her work has focused on targeting novel risk factors for depression. In a newer arm of her research program, she is developing and evaluating interventions to improve sleep. She is committed to increasing access to evidence-based interventions, particularly among populations disproportionately affected by poor health outcomes.

This session will be recorded and will be available for viewing on the Consortium's Members Only section of the website ( However, CME/CE is available only for live presentation participants AND must be submitted within 24 hours of the webinar. If you are faculty or a staff member of a Consortium member institution, you can obtain a login for the Members Only section of the website. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Jointly provided by Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine,
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health and the
Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health (The Consortium)

CME Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Consortium. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Credit

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is approved by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this educational activity for 1.0 CE credits toward the continuing education for psychologists.

No partial credit may be awarded.

Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health


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