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Kerry G. Bennett, MD, MPH, FACS, CPCC, CYT

When I was a child I would say I wanted to be a student forever. I have gotten my wish.kerryhome
Here is what the letters after my name stand for:

  • MD = Medical Doctorate
  • MPH = Masters in Public Health
  • FACS = Fellow in the American College of Surgeons
  • CPCC = Certified Professional Co-Active Coach
  • CYT = Certified Yoga Teacher
  • EKG = my initials growing up, given to me by my thoracic surgeon father and critical care nurse mother

A Brief CV

  • Graduated Longmeadow High School, Longmeadow, MA 1985
  • Graduated Tufts University, 1989, Honors, BS in dual majors (English and Biology); minor in Women’s Studies
  • Teacher, 1990 to present
    • experience with children, adolescents, residents, physicians, nurses, health care providers, caretakers of family members, women and men
  • Hospice and Healthcare Advocate, 1991 to present
  • Graduated Tufts University Medical School, 1993, M.D. (medical doctorate) and M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health) General Surgery Residency at Tufts-affiliated hospitals 1993-1999
  • Pediatric Surgery Trauma Fellowship 1995-1996 Tufts-New England Medical Center
  • Board Certified General Surgeon, 2000; Recertified 2011
  • Practice general, laparoscopic, minimally invasive and breast surgery, 1999 to present
  • High quality breast care specialist, 1999 to present
  • Reiki Master, 2004
  • Integrative, wholistic healing 2004 to present
  • Certified yoga instructor, 2005 through Fitness Resource Associates; trauma-sensitive yoga training, 2013
  • Co-director, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center for Breast Care, 2006-2008
  • Leadership Training through Coaching Training Institute (CTI), 1 year, completed July, 2009
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), October, 2009
  • Medical and surgical volunteer, Olancho, Honduras, 2009 and Guatemala, 2013 & 2014
  • Author and writer:
  • Creator and leader of Radical Self-Care Series, initiated 2012
  • Speaker
    • self-care
    • high quality breast care
    • genetics of cancer
    • leadership
    • integrative health and medicine
    • stress, it’s health effects, tools to cope and create improved lives
  • Coach, Massachusetts Medical Society, Physician Health Services, 2013 to present
  • Internal Family Systems, Level One, Practitioner (www.selfleadership.org)