Patricia Bloom

Teaching Schedule


Thursday mornings
9:30 am - 12 pm
March 24th - May 19th 
(skips May 5)

New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care

119 W. 23rd St. #401

Orientation March 17th 9:30 am (required for those intending to take the class)

Saturday Practice Day May 7 10 am - 3 pm
(at Mount Sinai Medical Center)
Tuition: $425, includes materials and Practice Day
To register click here


Mindfulness drop-in sessions at the Asia Society

Wednesdays 12:30 - 1 pm
725 Park Avenue, NYC 10021
Free, open to the general public
Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:00 pm
March 9th - May 25th


On request. Please email

Patricia Bloom is a physician who has been involved in academic internal medicine and geriatric medicine in New York City for the past 35 years. She is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she served as both the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and the Director of Integrative Health Programs for the Martha Stewart Center for Living.

She is a Certified Teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (Center for Mindfulness Practicum 2005, Teacher Development Intensive 2007, Certification 2013), and has been teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and mindfulness workshops to people with a wide range of medical, psychological, and social stress since 2006. She also teaches Mindfulness for Caregivers, an adaptation of MBSR specifically oriented to those caring for a loved one with dementia or serious chronic illness, and Mindfulness-Based Pain Relief for people suffering with chronic pain, with Joan Griffiths Vega. She is trained at the 500-hour level as a yoga teacher in the Kripalu tradition.