How to get naked with your doctor: a doctor gets naked with us

Doctors in the “assembly-line” medical practices have the highest rate of suicide among professions and many suffer from PTSD, but a cry for help is seen as weakness. Here is one doctor who wants to not just heal patients, but heal the medical profession and has inspired Ideal Medical Care Clinics all over the nation.

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

mdPamela Wible, M.D., is a family physician born into a family of physicians. Her parents warned her not to pursue medicine, but she followed her heart only to discover that to heal her patients she had to first heal her profession. So she decided to lead a series of town hall meetings throughout Lane County, Oregon where she invited her community to design their own ideal clinic. Open since 2005, Dr. Wible’s community clinic has sparked a movement in which citizens are designing ideal clinics nationwide. Her model is taught in medical schools and featured in Harvard School of Public Health’s Renegotiating Health Care, a text examining major trends in American healthcare. Dr. Wible is the co-author of two award-winning anthologies and the author of the bestseller, Pet Goats & Pap Smears: 101 Medical Adventures to Open Your Heart & Mind. She has been interviewed by CNN, ABC…

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“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes ‘Awww!’ ~ Jack Kerouac, On The Road Again
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2 Responses to How to get naked with your doctor: a doctor gets naked with us

  1. Casey says:

    A few quotes from the Ted Talk Video from Dr. Pamela Wible:

    “I think we are all yearning for a deep energetic connection with each other.”

    “Most of us go to the doctor because we fear death, but maybe it’s the fear of life that kills us.”

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