Mindfulness@Mailman Center for Child Development



The Mailman Center for Child Development holds weekly meetings to discuss research related to mindfulness and to practice mindfulness. Regular meetings occur Mondays ("Mindful Mondays") at 12:00pm for 30 minutes, in room 3003, and are open for faculty, staff, and trainees to participate and learn more about the practice.

The series is organized by
Michelle Schladant, and Rochelle Baer. Mindfulness practice is guided by Alan Delamater Director of Clinical Psychology at the Mailman Center, who is a long-time practitioner. Contact Michelle Schladant (mschladant@med.miami.edu) or Rochelle Baer (rbaer@med.miami.edu) for more information.

The Mailman Center, has been conducting ongoing mindfulness programming since as early as 2010, as part of the LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series. The LEND program is co-directed by Jeffrey Brosco, professor of pediatrics.


Ongoing "Mindful Mondays mindfulness sittings led by Dr. Alan Delamater.

A Sampling of Past Workshops Include:

April 11, 2014. Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness, Empathy and Compassion" at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's 2014 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

January 21, 2014. Shelly Baer and Scott Rogers collaborated in bringing mindfulness and leadership together as the part of "The Emerging Transformational Leadership Program" with emerging leaders in their respective disciplines who have a passion to make a difference in the world of disability.

May 23, 2013. Shelly Baer and Scott Rogers collaborated in bringing mindfulness and leadership together in a discussion with professionals identified as emerging leaders in their respective disciplines with have a passion to make a difference in the world of disability. The gathering took place toward the end of the 9 month curriculum "The Emerging Transformational Leadership Program."

April 19, 2013. Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness and Leadership" at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's 2013 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

April 13, 2012. Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness, Leadership and Embracing Uncertainty with Optimism and Courage" at the Mailman Center for Child Development as part of its 2012 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

May 13, 2011.  Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness, Leadership and Compassion" at the Mailman Center for Child Development as part of its 2011 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.