Center for Mind Body Health joined with Compassionate Houston in hosting Dr. James Doty for The Compassion Imperative Breakfast. The breakfast was held at the Briar Club where Dr. Doty spoke about the importance of compassion, the effects it has on the brain and the neuroscience behind meditation and compassionate action. Around 200 people participated in this lovely event. Following the breakfast Dr. Doty presented at Grand Rounds at MD Anderson. His discussion of compassion in medicine enlightened physicians and created a greater awareness of compassion in the medical field. Dr. Doty is author of the best-selling book, Into The Magic Shop.