Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP Family Practitioner, Sansum Clinic; Founder and Teacher of Stress Reduction Program, Sansum Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, USC; Former Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Dr. Winner has been a family practitioner at Sansum Clinic (the largest multispecialty clinic in Central California) since 1991. Early in his career, Dr. Winner recognized that many of his patients were suffering from excessive stress and that the stress was exacerbating a wide variety of their medical problems. Therefore, in 1992, he founded Sansum Clinic’s Stress Reduction Program which he continues to run and teach. Dr. Winner has written multiple journal articles and speaks widely on the topics of stress, health and healthcare practitioner well-being. He is the author of the book Relaxation on the Run: Simple Ways to Reduce Stress in Seconds plus Practical Lifestyle Tips for a Happier and Healthier Life.