Charles F. Glassman, MD, FACP, graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, from Hobart College in Geneva, NY. He received his MD degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Glassman served an internship in General Surgery at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine affiliated hospitals in The Bronx, New York, and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY. For the past 21 years, Dr. Glassman has practiced general internal medicine in Rockland County, a suburban community 30 miles north of New York City, designing his practice to be patient-centered instead of problem-focused. He has appeared on ABC news, Bloomberg Radio, National Public Radio, Sirius/XM, Hay House Radio with Wayne Dyer, The Wall Street Journal Radio, and numerous other affiliates around the country speaking on his unique approach to health care. Dr. Glassman’s numerous articles and letters on health care have appeared in The New York Times and other publications. Mindful of the limitations of conventional medicine, Dr. Glassman has been able to integrate alternative practices to bring his patients the best potential for health and longevity. In 2005, Dr. Glassman founded the New York Center for Longevity and Wellness. The goal of the Center is to balance mind-body concepts with conventional medicine to deliver a comprehensive approach to health and wellness. Dr. Glassman began distributing a weekly motivational email message to patients and friends in January 2007. By May 2008, his distribution list had grown so much—as people on the list told others about it— and interest in his messages had become so high—Dr. Glassman decided to turn his philosophy and advice into a book. That’s how Brain Drain came about. To date, Brain Drain has won in the Spiritual category at the 2009 Los Angeles Book Festival, won the 2009 Pinnacle Achievement Award for best Self-Help book, category finalist for the 2010 Eric Hoffer Award, and received honorable mention at the 2009 New England Book Festival. Through his book, private practice, public appearances, continued weekly messages, and Coach MD (medical coaching practice), Dr. Glassman has helped thousands realize a healthier, successful, and more abundant life. He lives in Rockland County, NY with his wife Melanie and their four children (and dog, Ginger).