ERIC Number: EJ631189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
"Physician, Heal Thyself": How Teaching Holistic Medicine Differs from Teaching CAM.
Academic Medicine, v76 n6 p662-64 Jun 2001
Describes the fundamental difference between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and holistic medicine, highlighting holistic medicine's emphasis on the promotion of healthy lifestyles for practitioners and patients alike. Asserts that offering physicians-to-be more course work in holistic medicine could lay the groundwork for future physicians' adopting and modeling healthy lifestyles. (EV)
Descriptors: Differences, Health Promotion, Medical Education, Physician Patient Relationship, Wellness
Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20037-1127. Web site: http://www.academicmedicine.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A