About Dr. Anita Chakravarti

Dr. Anita Chakravarti graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (UofS) College of Medicine and completed her Anesthesiology Fellowship at the University of Alberta (UofA).

She has been a member of the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Department of Anesthesiology, and a professor at the College of Medicine, UofS, for over 30 years.

In addition to providing service in Clinical Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, she was the first Medical Director of the regional Chronic Pain Centre. She was on the National Task Force to have Pain Medicine recognized as a sub specialty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, on the Pain Education Committee of the Canadian Pain Society, and Medical Advisor to the Canadian Pain Coalition.

Dr. Chakravarti continues to be a member of the Centre of Integrative Medicine, UofS, is certified in Medical Acupuncture (UofA) and was the invited keynote speaker at the Second Annual Heggie Lectureship on Integrative Medicine, 2009.

Dr. Chakravarti has recently focused on wellness initiatives for healthcare and human service providers and was on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Expert Working Group on Physician Health.  She has presented many interprofessional and interdisciplinary sessions on individual and organizational wellness both locally and nationally.  She has published two articles on Resident Wellness (Canadian Journal of Anesthesia February 2017) and was invited to University of Manitoba Department of Anesthesiology to help establish their program. She has presented this research at the International Conference on Residency Education (2016) and the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (2018)

Dr. Chakravarti completed her Mindful Practice ® certification in New York and presented numerous mindfulness sessions and her research on the impact of mindfulness on student resilience to local, national and international audiences.                                                                                        

Dr. Chakravarti is CEO of [M]Power Mindful Professional Practice.

Clinical Interests

  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • Mindfulness Meditation