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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Resilience Summit - Columbus, OH

Join the National Veterans Memorial And Museum for their first Resilience Summit, co-hosted with the Central Ohio VA Whole Health Team.


Fri. Jun 23, 2023, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ET


National Veterans Memorial And Museum

300 West Broad Street

Columbus, OH





Whether you’re facing a daily stressor or experiencing adversity in your life, there are powerful resilience skills and tools to help navigate life’s challenges. Explore ways to thrive in tough times and develop more meaningful connections with our first Resilience Summit in partnership with the Columbus Veteran Affairs (VA) Whole Health Team.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. There will also be opportunities for networking.  

The theme for the summit is “Mind, Body and Spirit,” and will feature keynote speakers and special guests including:

  • Dr. Karen Reivich, Director of Resilience and Positive Psychology Training Programs, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Rachel Rubin, Assistant Clinical Professor at Georgetown University
  • Gregory Gadson, Col., U.S. Army (Retired), Motivational Speaker, Actor

Our Panel Discussion on Physical Resilience will include panelists:

Our Panel Discussion on Psychological and Spiritual Resilience includes panelists:

Our Panel Discussion on Veterans Who Found Their Way to Yoga will include:

  • Alli Houseworth, Executive Director, Warriors at Ease
  • Michael Keighley, U.S. Army Veteran
  • Judy Buchanan, U.S. Army Veteran

On-site Resources: VA Central Ohio Health Care System enrollment, VBA, PACT Act Outreach & Toxic Exposure Screenings (12pm-1pm), VA resource tables and self-referrals available to Whole Health, Gerofit, Caregivers, Nutrition, Recreation Therapy, Center for Development & Civic Engagement, and VA Suicide Prevention/Mental Health Services/Integrative Social Work & Case Management. 

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