Dr. Bernie Siegel attended Colgate University and Cornell University Medical College. His surgical training took place at Yale New Haven Hospital, West Haven Veteran’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He retired from practice as an assistant clinical professor of surgery at Yale of general and pediatric surgery in 1989 to speak to patients and their caregivers.
In 1986 his first book, Love. Medicine & Miracles was published. This event redirected his life. In 1989 Peace, Love & Healing and in 1993 How To Live Between Office Visits followed. He is currently working on other books with the goal of humanizing medical education and medical care, as well as empowering patients and teaching survival behavior to enhance immune system competency. He is also the author of Help Me To Heal, 365 Prescriptions For The Soul, Smudge Bunny -- a children’s book about how difficulties can become blessings, 101 Exercises For The Soul and prescriptions for parenting book Love, Magic & Mud Pies. His web site is www.BernieSiegelMD.com.