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Modern medicine is engaged in a struggle to find its heart, soul, and spirit. This task must begin with physicians themselves. Dr. David Kopacz's Re-Humanizing Medicine is an excellent guide in how this urgent undertaking can unfold.Larry Dossey, MDAuthor of One MindReinventing Medicine and Healing Words; executive editor of Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing

Re-humanizing Medicine is a marvelous book about one person's journey to find meaning and quality of life in the practice of medicine. Dr. David Kopacz presents a very human account of his frustrations within the conventional health care system and inspires us with his search for solutions. His analysis of the underlying philosophies of the kind of care we provide was illuminating for me and helped me understand why conditions only worsen despite our collective (as physicians and patients) complaints. His proposals for how to move forward into a sustainable health care future are solid, well supported by science, and promise to integrate the poetic, mystical, compassionate side of medicine with its science. In a world of no time, this book is well worth the time to read it.Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhDAuthor of Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: The Promise of Narrative Psychiatry and Coyote MedicineCore Faculty, Union Institute & University, Clinical PsychologyExecutive Director, Coyote Institute for Studies of Change and Transformation, Brattleboro, Vermont

Dr. David Kopacz bears exquisite witness to medical dehumanization and puts his heart and soul into a thoughtful, reflective, yet practical guide for countering its contemporary ills. This book can change lives, careers, and systems.
Stevan M. Weine, MDAuthor of When History is a Nightmare and Testimony after TraumaDirector, International Center on Responses to Catastrophes, University of Illinois at Chicago. 

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Re-humanizing Medicine, David Kopacz offers an informed and committed corrective to the loss of soul that has occurred in the practice of Western medicine over the past century. Central to his understanding is the notion that the broader transformation of medicine turns on the personal awakening and transformation of the physician. Until such time as the biomedical curriculum gives as much attention to the cultivation of sensitivity, empathy and holistic consciousness as it does to the transmission of the reductionist principles on which it is based, Re-humanizing Medicine will remain a welcome source of nourishment for all within the profession of medicine who are searching for ways to deepen their connection to the historic mission of medicine, which is to heal not only the ills of the body, but also those of the entire nexus of relationships within which we find ourselves. Vincent Di Stefano, DO, ND, MHScAuthor of Holism and Complementary Medicine: Origins and Principles

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This book brings together my experiences from diverse practice settings in the United States and New Zealand. My hope is that this book will help provide a counter-curriculum to dehumanizing aspects of education and practice and will help fuel the compassion revolution taking place in health care and business which attends to human needs as well as economic and institutional needs.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Ayni Books (November 28, 2014)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 419 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1782790756
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1782790754
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.06 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.53 x 0.93 x 8.6 inches
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David R. Kopacz, MD is a psychiatrist at the Seattle VA primary care clinic. He has a Whole Health Education Champion position with the national VA Office of Patient Centered Care &amp; Cultural Transformation, and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington

David’s first book Re-Humanizing Medicine: A Holistic Framework for Transforming Your Self, Your Practice, and the Culture of Medicine developed the idea of a counter-curriculum of re-humanization and the compassion revolution to support health care workers to develop their own full humanity to meet the full humanity of their clients.

His second book, Walking the Medicine Wheel: Healing Trauma &amp; PTSD, was a collaboration with visionary artist and healer Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow). This book focused on supporting veterans making the transition from war to peace and applies to all of us working on moving from conflict to peace in our lives.

David and Joseph's most recent book is Becoming Medicine: Pathways of Initiation into a Living Spirituality, which explores the concept of initiation and how we can all become the medicine that the world so desperately needs right now.

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