Hedy S. Wald, PhD

Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI
Faculty, Global Pediatrics Leadership Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Dr. Hedy Wald is Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Faculty, Harvard Medical School Global Pediatrics Leadership Program. She was a Fulbright Specialist Scholar in medical education for Ben Gurion University of Health Sciences, Israel and has been a Visiting Professor at over 60 healthcare professions schools world-wide, presenting lectures, conference keynotes, and workshops on promoting resilience, wellbeing, and flourishing, the use of guided reflective writing to enhance reflective practice and support professional identity formation, and the power of narrative in medical education and practice. Dr. Wald publishes and presents on family cancer caregiver survivorship, including for the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Medicine in Washington, DC. Her creative writing, reviews, and poetry have appeared in literary and medical journals such as JAMA, Family Medicine, Academic Medicine, and Chest and her work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Medical Independent (Ireland), and Jerusalem Post. Follow her on Twitter: @hedy_wald “Mind/Body/Spirit of MedEd”