Words on Wellness

When East Meets West: The future of a healthy America

On Wednesday, January 30, former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini will discuss “When East Meets West: The Future of a Healthy America”. The presentation takes place at 6 pm at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, as part of the St. John’s Medical Center Words on Wellness speaker series.

America is first in the world for health care spending, yet 37th for outcomes. Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini embraced eastern and western medical techniques to recover from a near-fatal ski accident, and then transformed the Aetna workforce with mindfulness, yoga, and a significant raise for front line employees. Could this approach set the new standard for Americans’ health?

The presentation will be a conversation facilitated by Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of the Mind and Life Institute. Dr. Bauer-Wu is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She previously served on the faculties of Harvard and UMass medical schools, as president of the Society for Integrative Oncology, and as director of a research center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Doors open at 5:15pm
Access to Galleries included
Appetizers and cash bar

The event is free, but ticketed. Reserve your ticket online today.

For information, call 307-739-7399. Read the full event press release.

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Location: National Museum of Wildlife Art

2820 Rungius Road
Jackson, WY