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Gary Malkin - What the Future of Healthcare Sounds Like

November 14, 2019

Gary Malkin – What the Future of Healthcare Sounds Like

Aired Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST

According to award winning media composer, public speaker, and music and health innovator, Gary Malkin, the very first sense we humans develop, at roughly 16 weeks in utero, is our listening sense. on the other end of life’s spectrum, hearing is the VERY last sense to go before we die. This suggests that vibrations – and our ability to be affected by them- can serve a meaningful role to keep us healthy and vital throughout our lives.

Gary Malkin joins Sandie this week to discuss not what the future of healthcare looks like, but what it sounds like. Topics include:

How research is showing that sound and music interventions can lessen physical pain and emotional and spiritual suffering

Engaging the unified field through the power of music

Why loss assimilation really significant in the context of promoting optimal health, and the role that music can play in this

How music, and the emotionally vibrant genre of film scoring can help reconnect us to who we truly are and what matters most

How music can be utilized to address society’s and the planet’s challenges… and more

GARY MALKIN is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning composer, performer, public speaker and music and health innovator who empowers the world to embrace music and sound strategies as catalysts for health, wellness, and a connection to what matters most. He is dedicated to redefining music’s role in healthcare, with a particular focus on developing listening tools to support patients, care providers and families who are facing life transitions at both the beginnings and endings of life. He’s also dedicated to creating resources that generate inner “heart coherence” with musical tools that catalyst “heart-centered mindfulnessTM. His globally acclaimed palliative classic, Graceful Passages, co-created with award-winning filmmaking team Michael and Doris Stillwater, has touched nearly a million people worldwide, offering psycho-spiritual support for patients and caregivers engaged in all phases of the life-threatening illness and end-of-life processes.

Gary Malkin received a Best Soundtrack Award from the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for the groundbreaking documentary, THRIVE, seen by 90 million people in 40 languages since 2011. He has presented at places such as Stanford Health, UCSF, Houston Methodist, Google, Harvard’s Conference on Spirituality and Health, Scripps Clinic, and Kaiser Permanente – and is frequently asked to speak and perform for integrative health, wellness, and life-affirming communities all throughout the world.

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