About the Speaker
Dr. Miko Rose is an Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Associate Professor, and Chief of the Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine She is also an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Joy Initiative Wellness Program at Michigan State University. She is Nationally Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, having completed her training at Michigan State University. She has served as council member for the American Psychiatric Association Committee for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Council on Communications. She serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners as appointed faculty, writing and creating standards for national medical board examinations.
Dr. Rose is founder and Program Director of “the Joy Initiative,” a project she started at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine schools. In 2013, she was awarded the SAMHSA American Psychiatric Association Minority Leadership Fellowship Grant, from which she built the foundation to develop emotional resilience, happiness, and mindfulness trainings tailored to meet the unique needs of medical providers. She now offers one of the first formal classes on happiness and joy in medical schools in the nation–which she has been teaching as a for-credit class in two medical schools for the past seven years. This curriculum has since expanded to provide training for peak performance for team coaches, trainers and student athletes.
Most recently, Dr. Rose received an award as one of the top medical educators in the country, the National American Osteopathic Medical Educator Fellowship Teaching award, which is a five-year fellowship.
Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Rose worked as a Program Officer, fundraiser, and advocate for the underserved with a focus on overcoming domestic violence and trauma. She has over 25 years of experience and formal training in life coaching. Drawing upon her experiences with underserved communities, she now creates and facilitates happiness training programs for medical providers and trainees across the country.