Manpreet Baweja, MD

About The Teacher

Dr. Manpreet Baweja was born in New Delhi, India and immigrated to the United States at the age of fourteen months. She grew up in Northville, Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Her academic focus was on the Evolutionary Biology of Human Behavior, a study that has informed her practice of medicine and life. As an undergraduate, she obtained multiple research grants from the University of Michigan Medical School and the Center for the Education of Women. She completed her medical degree at the Pennsylvania State University College of Human Medicine and pursued senior thesis work in international emergency medicine. Her residential and clinical research was on trauma patients at King George Medical College in Lucknow, India. She completed her residency training in emergency medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is on staff at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. She has been practicing emergency medicine for twenty years. In 2015, she began walking and sitting meditation and took a course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). This led to further study in mind-body medicine and the pursuit of teacher-training in MBSR at The University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. She is also a student of the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program under world-renowned teachers Dr. Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield. The focus of this training is on trauma and self-compassion. She has lived in Avon, CT for ten years and enjoys walking outdoors, cooking, writing and spending time with her two teenaged boys.

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