Dr. Jayaram Thimmapuram is an Academic Hospitalist at WellSpan York Hospital where he primarily focuses on educating and mentoring Internal Medicine Residents. He has a special interest in research, and has articles published in reputed medical journals. He is a recepient of " Resident of the Year" and “Outstanding Teacher of the Year" awards. Most recently, Dr. Thimmapuram has completed a research project on Heartfulness Meditation and its effect in lowering stress levels, burnout and its impact on telomere length. The study has been accepted for publication. He actively practices heartfulness meditation and offers meditation training.