Neil E. Farber has a BS degree with honors in Psychology and completed dual Doctorate degrees in Research and Medicine. He did an anesthesiology residency and fellowships in Neuroanesthesiology research and Pediatric Anesthesiology. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, and Pharmacology & Toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
He is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association, their section on Positive Health, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists Wellness Task Force. He conducts research and lectures on conflict management, creating a positive work environment, mindfulness, positive parenting and patient safety. He has authored more than 130 articles and abstracts, 11 book chapters and is an Ad Hoc editor for many journals including JAMA, Wilderness Medicine and Anesthesiology. He has volunteered for many 3rd world medical missions. Dr. Farber is also a certified life coach, personal trainer, and martial arts master instructor. Most importantly, he is the lucky father of three incredible daughters.
Dr. Farber is the author of the books, The Blame Game: the Complete Guide to Blaming. How to Play and How to Quit and the newly released sensation Making Lemonade: 101 Recipes to Convert Negatives into Positives.
Using evidence-based methods, Dr. Farber focuses on how to convert negatives into positives, beginning with moving beyond blame to accountability. His recipes for Making Lemonade are a path to empowerment and living a fulfilling life.