Amit Sood, MD


Executive Director and CEO at the Global Center for Resiliency and Wellbeing

Dr. Sood is internationally known for his work on stress management, resilience, wellbeing, mindfulness, and burnout. He is a former Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Director of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative, and Carla and Russ Paonessa Enterprise Chair Enterprise Chair for student life and wellness. Dr. Sood’s work has resulted in many resilience and wellbeing programs including Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART), Resilient Option, and Certified Resilience Trainer Course. SMART has been tested in over thirty clinical trials and reaches approximately 250,000 participants each year.