Presentation on theme: "Francoise Adan, MD Medical Director, Connor Integrative Medicine Network Integrative Medicine Trinity Cathedral June 17, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Francoise Adan, MD Medical Director, Connor Integrative Medicine Network Integrative Medicine Trinity Cathedral June 17, 2012
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” 1948 WHO 2012 UH Growing a national presence in Integrative Medicine UH Integrative Medicine BUILDING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE Integrating, blending and coordinating medical care Treating the whole person Focusing on prevention and advancement
University Hospitals3 pursuing total well-being – regardless of the presence or absence of disease – Body, Mind and Spirit
University Hospitals4 MISSION Optimal Health: Body, Mind, and Spirit a place of inspirational reform in holistic care respect for, and no separation of, traditional and nontraditional services blending of medical treatments like pharmacology and surgery with and holistic therapies and services healing for both the patients and the medical professionals – within the context of our facilities, departments and disciplines
6 Connor Integrative Medicine Network Offering the way to transcend your state of health today - regardless of your current struggle or vitality – in order to help you transform into your own vision of personal well-being.
University Hospitals7 Cornerstone: Meditation and Guided Imagery the practice of bringing attention to the present moment to achieve better health, inner peace and a higher level of consciousness Connor Integrative Medicine Network
University Hospitals8 Cornerstone: Reiki the art and technique for relaxation and healing using a gentle laying on of hands, where the practitioner serves as a channel of energy or life force Connor Integrative Medicine Network Note: Over 1500 treatments to date given to UH healthcare professionals.
University Hospitals9 Connor Integrative Medicine Network Massage the mobilization and release of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function of those tissues and promote relaxation and well-being
University Hospitals10 Connor Integrative Medicine Network Yoga the practice of breath work, stretching, strengthening and toning postures, meditative and relaxation techniques
University Hospitals11 Music Therapy an expressive, interpersonal process using music and all of its facets—physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual—to improve health and healing. Connor Integrative Medicine Network
University Hospitals12 Acupuncture the practice of inserting needles into the body to balance energy meridians in order to relieve pain and cure disease and dysfunction Connor Integrative Medicine Network
University Hospitals13 Reflexology an art involving the physical act of applying pressure to reflex zones (foot, hands and ears) to stimulate organs, relieve areas of congestion in the body Connor Integrative Medicine Network
University Hospitals14 Integrative Psychiatry a holistic approach honoring interconnected influences i.e. biology, environment, beliefs, family dynamics, constitution… moving beyond medication diagnoses and management and into the healing power within Connor Integrative Medicine Network
University Hospitals15 Connor Integrative Medicine Network Optimal Health Coaching a method that guides and builds the awareness of, the belief in and the behavior aligned with meaning, purpose, well-being, and passion in life and work.
Reiki Massage Therapy Acupuncture Integrative Psychiatry Reflexology Coaching Current Treatment Modalities Connor Integrative Medicine Network Guided Imagery Workshops/ Seminars Yoga & Tai Chi Meditation Music Therapy
University Hospitals17 Guided Imagery Experience