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Greg Hammer M.D.

Wellness and Mindfulness Lecturer & Author

Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, mindfulness expert, and # 1 best selling author of GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals.

GAIN Without Pain

The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals

AWARD WINNER: IPPY (Health/Medicine)

#1 New Release (Medicine/Psychology)

This proven path toward personal resilience can be implemented by anyone, anywhere, in just a few minutes a day. Increased resilience could save your practice, your patients, your marriage – or even your life. GAIN Without Pain is a four-step process toward happiness. GAIN is an acronym for Gratitude, Acceptance, Intention, and Nonjudgment.

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"GAIN Without Pain offers a clear path for self-care that incorporates the most recent science with a heart-centered approach. The GAIN approach offers one the ability to reconnect with why they became a healer and more importantly how to be happy while being a healer.”
James Robert Doty MD
New York Times bestselling author

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Acceptance

Intention

Non-Judgment


About Dr. Hammer

Greg Hammer, MD is a professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, mindfulness expert, and the author of GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals.

A member of the Stanford WellMD initiative, Dr. Hammer is the former Chair of the Physician Wellness Task Force for the California Society of Anesthesiologists. He has been a visiting professor and lecturer on wellness at institutions worldwide and teaches GAIN to medical students, residents, and fellows at Stanford University. 

His book, GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals focuses on the four pillars of Dr. Hammer’s meditation methodology: Gratitude, Acceptance, Intention, and Non-Judgment to promote overall well-being and harmony between the mind and body. Dr. Hammer has established himself as a guiding light for numerous physicians facing burnout in their respective fields. The GAIN method has been known to strengthen mental strength and resilience regardless of their profession