Jacquelyn Paykel, M.D., M.B.A.
2023 Senior Innovation Fellow
National Director, Transforming Health and Resiliency through Integration of Values-based Experiences (THRIVE)
Chief, Whole Health Service, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
Project: Transforming Health and Resiliency through Integration of Values-based Experiences (THRIVE)
Jacquelyn Paykel, MD, MBA, has over 25 years of experience in clinical medicine and translational research with special interest in strategy, innovation, implementation and evaluation of holistic clinical services in academic, private and government settings. She is a Navy Veteran, currently serves as the Chief of the Whole Health Service at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida and is an Assistant Professor in the Morsani School of Medicine at the University of South Florida. She is a certified health & well-being coach, is certified in change management and consults with VA Medical Centers across the country on cultural transformation and implementation of the whole health system of care. Dr. Paykel is the National Director for THRIVE (Transforming Health and Resiliency through Integration of Values-based Experiences).
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THRIVE enhances well-being for both Veterans and staff alike by engaging people in a transformational experience.
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THRIVE Shared Medical Appointments: Introductory Video
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