Breaking News: Deepak Chopra recognized "visionary" at IHSNY18
February 23, 2018
The Integrative Healthcare Symposium announced the recipient of its 2018 Visionary award, which was presented at the conference earlier today. The Visionary Award recognizes a thought leader who has moved the integrative healthcare community forward through their leadership and vision. That honor was given to Deepak Chopra, MD. Notable past recipients include Daniel G. Amen, MD, Daniel Kraft, MD, Wayne Jonas, MD, and James Gordon, MD. Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is author of more than 85 books, including 25 New York Times bestsellers. In 1999, Time magazine named him one of the Top 100 heroes and icons of the century, calling him “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.” He’s also the founder of The Chopra Foundation, co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, and a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. His most recent work, "The Healing Self," heralds a paradigm shift in medical science toward more personal responsibility for one’s health and well-being, including evidence-based connections between higher consciousness and physical healing. Chopra also delivered the keynote address today, The Future of Wellbeing. "This is a wonderful honor and privilege," said Chopra.