N E W S  &  

E V E N T S

2024

The European Space Agency & Geneva Digital Health Hub launch
Space and Global Health Hack 2024 with a series of innovators 

Geneva May 2024

We are excited to announce that Dr. Miriam Lee joined the 13 challenge leaders from February 2024 to June 2024 to complete an ambitious innovation marathon in the fields of space and global health. Moreover, we are proud to share that our highly qualified team of 13 multidisciplinary members joined the Space and Global Health Hack in person at Campus Biotech on 31. May-1. June 2024
Photo © Geneva Digital Health Hub 2024

2023

U.N. Taskforce for Space and Global Health - Conference Geneva, 2023 (UNOOSA)

Geneva, Nov 2023

Dr. Miriam Lee has joined the UNOOSA Taskforce, and conference at the European UN Headquarters. The workgroup addresses the peaceful uses of outer space, strengthening the legal and regulatory frameworks for space activities, and assisting developing countries in using space science and technology for sustainable socioeconomic development and decolonization. We're delighted to be part of this high-impact body of international space & health stakeholders.
Photo © Space and Global Health Network - UNOOSA

ALPS Foundation - Awareness Lectures in  Psychedelic Sciences. Conference 2023

Geneva Oct 2023

Dr. Lee facilitated the Gong and Sound Immersions at the Psychedelic Sciences Conference ALPS, and presents Sound Immersion on stage. International keynote speakers include Dr. Rick Doblin (MAPS Canada), Prof. Milan Scheidegger (UZH), and many more.
Photo © ALPS Foundation, 2023

Brain Health Panel Day, join us at World Economic Forum Davos 2024 

Geneva Oct 2023

Dr. Lee supports the Mental Health Panel Side Event at WEF Davos 2024 on 16th January 2024 - an ambitious kick off campaign for a redefinition of mental health in companies, organized by Convergence Partners, Kodori Ventures, European Brain Council. 

Protecting the world from future pandemics

May 2023 - Swiss Forum for Foreign Policy, Bern, Geneva, Zurich

4 visions for more equity, capacity and a paradigm shift among global health systems by 2040


  • With the Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy foraus,  Dr. Lee joined >20 authors to draft a project policy brief on future pandemic preparedness. The brief got introduced to a diversity of global health policy stakeholders during the World Health Assembly 2023 in Geneva. 
    It calls for the improvement of health systems’ capacity, more efficient monitoring of infectious agents, more equitable manufacturing and distribution of pandemic-related countermeasures and asks the international community to address the root causes of pandemics. 


#SDGs  #switzerland  #globaleconomy   #healthcarecapacity #publichealth #globalhealth #privatepublic 



Complete Health needs more than medicine

Vienna/January 2023 

  • The Austrian public health magazine Periskop interviews Dr. Burger on Social Prescribing as a systemic solution for tomorrow's healthcare system - and the possibilities of Social Prescribing and sustainability for society. 

2022

Advisory on Brain & Mental Health - 
Convergence Partners 

Zurich/December 2022


Dr. Miriam Lee consults at CP in the areas of acoustics, sound vibration, wellbeing, mental health,  brain health and digital health technologies. Based on her vision of a salutogenic, regenerative model of personalized health, with the goal of building more sustainable healthcare and improving health system capacity, she supports the buildup of a specialized Brain Health fund in 2023. 

Podcast:  Medicine pioneers with Dr. Miriam Lee and Dr. Caroline Buff

Dec 2022

PODCAST   I 

PODCAST  II

A 2 part podcast!  with Dr. Caroline Buff and Dr. Miriam Lee. We follow her story and how she combines music and medicine. New approaches and systemic solutions in medicine, and for every day. We shed a light on Global Health, Mental Health, and Musical Neurogenic Therapies. 

Music, meditation and medicine: innovations by the next generation

VIENNA Dec 2022- Periskop Magazine/ Austria


The Austrian public health interest group PERIGROUP and their magazine Periskop report on innovative, systemic solutions in medicine - and how Dr. Burger coined the term Sound Medicine. She shares insights about systemic solutions, sustainability in the healthcare system, the power of music, and sound therapy for mental health and resilience. 

Further: Global Social Prescribing Alliance, World Health Innovation Summit & its work on global goals, sustainable community healthcare, the power of music, and sound therapy for mindfulness.

#sensoryhealth #transdisciplinarity #SDGs2030 #SDGs  #ImpactInvestment  #WHIS #switzerland  #economy  #healthcarec apacity #publichealth #globalhealth #privatepubliccollaboration





NEW SOUND BATH

YOGA + SOUND MEDITATION WORKSHOP

Zurich
Jan 2022

  • Movement, breathing and sound experience are the focus of this workshop. We will dive into the deeply relaxing sound bath through the body and the asana and pranayama practice. We will create a powerful combination to regenerate and balance the body, mind and spirit and release stress. 
  • A sound bath is a deeply restorative and regenerative relaxation method using gongs, singing bowls, drums and other instruments. It combines the benefits of gentle sounds and reclining meditation to relax the nervous system and restore inner balance.


  • Information: divyayoga.ch, drmiriamburger.com 
  • Registration: Séverine Telley, [email protected]


2021

SOUND MEDITATION

at Kaiserinnen Club (Academy for Integrative Nutrition by Dr. Claudia Nichterl)


  • 20. December 2021 
  • Location:  Hybrid, Vienna, Austria
  • Workshop on sound meditation - virtual sound bath for the club members & students - Academy of Integrative Nutrition by Dr. Claudia Nichterl Vienna. Bringing together health professionals, nutritionists, from all over Europe and Austria.



SOUND MEDITATION 

NOURISH  YOURSELF * Ayurveda Online Event, Dr. Janna Scharfenberg Academy


  • 5.-8. November 2021 
  • Location:  Hybrid,  Zurich, Switzerland
  • Workshop on gong meditation and virtual sound bath for Ayurveda students of the Ayurveda For Life community by Dr. Janna Scharfenberg - where Ayurvedic and Western doctors, and health experts from Switzerland, Germany and Austria develop Ayurveda together!






SOUND BATHS





Sound Meditation

Inner Vision Workshop, TRANSFORM MEDICINE Association

  • April-Mai 2021 

  • Location: ONLINE
  • A sound meditation to reprogram the subconscious mind to support your FUTURE VISION - at the Transform Medicine Association VISIONS Workshop.







Launch of our Sound Healing Basics Course! 

  • 21 February - 30 March 2021
  • SOUND AND HEALTH ACADEMY
  • Location: Online, Hybrid
  • 4 weeks hybrid group course on basics for beginners in Sound Meditation & Sound Healing
  • Exclusive 1:1 coaching offer for course participants





Sound Baths

After Winter break: from February 2021 in Zurich

  • 1:1  or GROUP , dependetn on Covid-19 Regulations
  • Location: Sound And Health Studio, Zurich


  • Private sessions, yoga + sounds, sound meditations.
  • We pay special attention to health and safety. Our services are implemented under cantonally prescribed measures for safety and hygiene in the private studio.


2020

"Arts 4 SDGs" Launch 

20. Oct 2020, United Nations Headquarters, Geneva

  • Launch event of the "Arts For The Sustainable Development Goals" program, cooperation project of WHO - WHIS - UNGSII - Dicastery of Integral Human Development (Vatican). Besides Gareth Presch (UK), Dr. Miriam Burger represents WHIS as Music & Health Expert at the launch of the "Arts 4 SDGs" at the European United Nations Headquarters, Geneva.


Creative Arts & Health for the Sustainable Development Goals 

27. Sept 2020 - Global  WHIS  Expert  Talks

  • Roundtable discussion at WHIS Talks (in English): on the interplay between the arts and health, and how we can bring this to bear on the SDGs:
  • Dr. Beat Stoll, Global Health Institute, UNIGE University of Geneva.
  • Dr. Miriam Burger, Sound & Health, SDG3 Expert World Health Innovation Summit
  • Gareth Presch, CEO World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS).


Coping strategies during COVID19 - Mental Wellbeing

20.Sept 2020 Global  WHIS  Expert  Talks

Roundtable discussion at WHIS Talks (in English): Mental Wellbeing, Arts & Health:

  • Christopher Bailey, WHO
  • Lene Elisabeth Søvold, Clin. Psychologist, Norway
  • Dr. Neela Shabde, Pediatrician, NHS
  • Dr. Manuela Boyle, Integrative Medicine, SDG3/WHIS 
  • Gareth Presch, CEO World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS).
  • Dr. Miriam Burger, Sound & Health, WHIS


United Nations - SDG 25+5 Cities Conference

Sept 2020 , Klagenfurt,  Austria

  • Participated as WHIS advisory board member at the U.N. SDG Cities conference in Klagenfurt. Dr. Burger's focus: Music, sound and health for prevention, wellness and lifestyle.


SAM 2nd International Conference on Mental Health

23.-25. September 2020

  • Opening of the "2nd International Conference on Mental Health" with a Gong Meditation Session, for Swiss Alternative Medicine Geneva. Participation postponed due to COVID-19

GONG Special: FULL MOON Sound Bath

09. March 2020, Zürich (Virgo Supermoon)

  • Full moon gong sound bath in Zurich
  • Please use the contact form for reservations and further information (max. 10 persons)

GONG Sound Sessions with Trauma Releasing Exercises TRE®

Thursdays, March 2020 , Zurich

  • together with Kathrin Fischer lic.phil. - we combine Gong Sound with Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE®) , at Studio Nandala Yoga in Zurich (this is a course for TRE advanced students)

2019

Association Médicale Franco Asiatique (AMFA)

December 2019, Ngapali Thandwe, Myanmar (Burma) 

  • Visits to first aid office, doctor's office, and medical care/infrastructure in Thandwe region.

50th Anniversary Gala, FBM Group 

05. Dez 2019, Theater 11, Zürich, Switzerland

  • Violinist in the Pepe Lienhard Jazz Band - for the 50th Anniversary Gala FBM - the No.1 Musical and Theatre Spectacle Company in Switzerland

Gong Sound Bath Series 

November 2019, Zurich, Switzerland 

  • Conducting a Gong Sound Bath series, together with Gong Master Tsang (Hong Kong). Please use the contact form for reservations (max. 2 persons per session) 

Gong Sound Meditation with Barry Goldstein

October 2019 , Tuscany, Italy

Gong Sound Bath & Meditation - Sessions  

August - December 2019, Thun and Zurich, Switzerland

  • Gong sound bath and meditation, Individual sessions are also available. 
  • Please make reservations using the contact form.  

Locations:  

  • from January 2020 : Zurich 
  • December 2019: closed
  • October/November 2019: Zurich 
  • August/September 2019: Thun  

Live Violinist in Concert for Chiara Dubey, 
La Rotonda, Locarno Film Festival

04. August 2019, Locarno, Switzerland

GONG Puja Night at Red Doors Studio

July 2019, Hong Kong

  • Training and Internship in Gong Meditation 
  • all night (10-hours) Gong Puja night sessions at Studio Red Doors  together with >10 Gong Masters from Hong Kong and Singapore.

Clinical Exchange Day at  Jangdeuk Korean Medicine Hospital and Jangdeuk Brain Health Center, 장덕한방병원 서초본원 대표 신광순 

Seocho Headquarters Shin Kwang-soon
April 2019, Seoul, South Korea

  • Visiting the hospital & specialized departments for brain health - with an introduction to Integrative Korean Medicine, Brain Health at the Integrative intersection of Western and Eastern Treatment Concepts, methodologies and technologies. Private Clinic.

Visiting Week at Burmese Health & Developmental project (Swiss Vereinlife)

December 2018, Mindat, Myanmar (Burma)

  • Visit to the educational and residential projects (orphanage & retirement home, boarding school) of Vereinlife CH

Exclusive invitation at the Disney Theatrical Group, Headquarters, New York City

August 2018, New York City, USA

  • within the exclusive partnership FBM Group (Switzerland) & Disney Theatrical Group (USA), Miriam Lee joined the Broadway office as performing violinist for a musical meeting with the musical team at Disney Theatrical Group, Broadway, New York CIty.