Medicine, massage and meditation October 28, 2007Posted by Dreamhealer in Alternatives.
Justin Laube knew he was interested in integrative medicine, so when the time came to choose a medical school he went with the University of Minnesota. A big part of the reason was the campus’ Center for Spirituality and Healing.
Thanks to resources at the center, the second-year medical student has already had an immersion experience in Chinese medicine, taken a class called “The Healer‘s Art” and conducted research on meditation’s effect on people caring for relatives with Alzheimer’s.
With programs, classes and research ranging from coaching to therapies to botanical medicine, enrollment is growing every year. Interest in complementary therapies continues to increase nationwide — the Association of American Medical Colleges’ latest journal issue is all about complementary medicine, with mentions of the university’s center throughout. read More…. …