Dr. Jennifer Twing to discuss yoga for Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Oct. 21

Jennifer Twing, M.D., a fourth-year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program, will present “Yoga Therapy” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, via Zoom and video conferencing. Dr. Zelko Leon, M.D., a clinical professor at UND and psychiatrist at Tribe Wellness in Sedona, Ariz., will serve as Dr. Twing’s discussant.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the foundations, principles and practice of yoga.
  • Introduce the eight fold path and hatha and raja yoga.
  • Identify the benefits and cautions of yoga therapy.
  • Explore the convergence of yoga therapy and polyvagal theory as potential applications for self-regulation and resilience.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or teresa.klein@und.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.