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Prof. Beverley Kane


Beverley Kane, MD, is Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford. She is Program Director for Stanford Medical Tai Chi and for Stanford Equine-imity, which uses a Baduanjin subset—a wuduanjin—with and on horses. She is also Program Director for Stanford Medicine and Horsemanship, which teaches communication, teamwork, leadership, and self-care with qigong to medical students and healthcare professionals. Her private practice is Horsensei Equine-Assisted Learning & THerapy (HEALTH) http://www.horsensei.com. Her recently published book, based on the Stanford class, is Equine-imity— Stress Reduction and Emotional Self-Regulation in the Company of Horses. http://equine-imity.com. Dr. Kane is honored and delighted to speak at this conference in the company of her most respected and beloved teachers, Li Shudong and Alex Feng.

1973-78 University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. MD degree
1973-74 University of California Berkeley. Premedical curriculum
1971-73 North Peralta Community College, Oakland, CA. Premedical curriculum
1968-70 Barnard College, Columbia University. Fine arts major, Chinese language minor

Post-graduate Training and Certification

1978 – 2021 Physician Licensure, State of California
1981 – 1988 Board Certified in Family Practice
1984 – 1985 Fellowship, Sports Medicine, London University Hospital; UK
1981 – 1982 Fellowship, Obstetrics, Children’s Hospital; San Francisco, CA
1978 – 1981 Family Practice Residency, San Francisco General Hospital

Work History
2004 – present Horsensei Equine-Assisted Learning & THerapy (HEALTH), Woodside, CA. Lead Mare
2006 – 2007 Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA, Medical Educator, Epic Electronic Medical Record Rollout
2002 – 2003 University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Ca. Usability lead, electronic medical records
1999 – 2002 Healtheon/WebMD, Santa Clara, CA, Manager, Consumer-to-Professional Web Portals Integration
1990 – 1997 Apple Computer Preventive Medicine Center, physician and ergonomics consultant
1997 – 1999 Philips Medical Systems, Chief Medical Officer, MEDGRID Electronic Medical Record
1987 – 1990 Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Research Physician, Department of Cardiology

Selected Publications and Presentations

Kane B. Equine-imity Somatic Horsemanship—Stress Reduction and Emotional Self-Regulation in the Company of Horses. Dreamspark Press. 27 Mar 2021

Kane B. Spiritual Cowgirl: Equine-imity. Stanford Learning Medicine | Storytelling Project podcast. https://storytelling.stanford.edu/2020/03/24/learning-medicine/

Kane B. Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies. Keynote speech at United Nations University. Tokyo, Japan. 2018

Kane B. Managing Stress with Equine-imity. Stanford BeWell interview. 2017. https://bewell.stanford.edu/managing-stress-with-equine-imity/

Kane B and Cornelia Thompson. Stanford Somatic Horsemanship—A Combined Equine-Assisted Learning and Therapeutic Horsemanship Program. STRIDES. Summer 2014.

Kane B. Am I Being HEHRd?—The Etiquette of Using the Electronic Health Record with Patients in the Exam Room. Stanford Medical School teaching module. 2013

Kane B. The Manual of Medicine & Horsemanship—Transforming the Doctor-Patient Relationship with Equine Experiential Learning. AuthorHouse. v2.0. January 2011

Kane B, Brown D, Millay J (eds). Silver Threads: 25 Years of Parapsychology Research. Westport CT. Praeger | Greenwood Press. 1993 revised and republished as Targ R, Radin D, Millay J (eds). Radiant Minds: Scientists Explore the Dimensions of Consciousness. Millay. 2010

Medicine and Horsemanship. Seminar presentation at the Ninth Annual EAGALA (Equine-Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Conference. Ogden, UT. March 2008

Medicine and Horsemanship. Live demonstrations with horses at the Fourth Annual Equine Guided Education Association Conference. Valley Ford, CA. January 2008

Medicine and Horsemanship. NBC TV Emmy-award winning news segment. 2007. http://www.horsensei.com/#app=nbcnews

Stanford News: Straight From the Horse’s Mouth. Medicine and Horsemanship. https://news.stanford.edu/news/2006/august23/med-horses-082306.html

Medicine and Horsemanship. Medical Grand Rounds. El Camino Hospital Department of Medicine. March 2007

Kane B and Sands DZ. Guidelines for the clinical use of electronic mail with patients. JAMIA. January 1998. (518 citations)