Date: September 13, 2008
Speaker: Jeremy Geffen, MD, FACP
Speaker Bio: Jeremy Geffen, MD, FACP is a board-certified medical oncologist, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a pioneer in integrative medicine and oncology. He is president of Geffen Visions International and director of integrative oncology for P4 Healthcare and Caring4Cancer.com. He is author of the highly-acclaimed book The Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person (Three Rivers Press, 2006) and integrative medicine program The Seven Levels of Healing®. Described as an “oncologist of the future,” Dr. Geffen founded the Geffen Cancer Center and Research Institute (GCCRI) in Vero Beach, Florida, in 1994, which he directed until 2003. GCCRI was one of the first cancer centers in the United States explicitly designed to provide a working model of truly holistic, comprehensive cancer care for the 21st century. The Center was well-known for its ground-breaking Seven Levels of Healing Program, which integrates state-of-the-art conventional cancer treatments with a wide array of complementary therapies designed to help patients and family members heal and transform at the deepest levels of the body, mind, heart, and spirit. Dr. Geffen’s work is now focused on writing, speaking, offering seminars and retreats, and consulting with individuals and organizations in developing integrative and multidimensional programs for medicine and life.