Contributor

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

Physician/writer

Jamie Zimmerman, M.D. is a physician, meditation teacher and author who lectures internationally on "meditation medicine” and living your calling. A meditator since age 16, Jamie has had the privilege of studying with many of today’s leading instructors, teaches in Spanish and English, and offers free guided meditations at <a href="http://www.jamiez.tv" target="_hplink"><strong>www.jamiez.tv</strong></a>. Her voice has been featured on ABC.com, Yahoo News, MindBodyGreen, and The Huffington Post. Passionate about global health, Jamie has lived and worked around the globe – from Belize, Haiti and the Thai/Burma border to Congolese refugee camps and the Amazon rainforest. She believes that healing – on the individual and global level – happens from the inside out. In this vein, she recently organized and hosted a “Unite for Peace” event with bestselling author Marianne Williamson in New York City. As a teenager, Jamie performed on such shows as <strong><em>7th Heaven</em></strong>, <strong><em>Boston Public</em></strong> and <strong><em>The Practice</em></strong>. She is currently a medical journalist at ABC National News. Outside of work, she loves spending time in nature, exploring museums, yoga classes, cafes, and live music with friends.