July 18, 2019 | 4 min read
Circle Medicine: A Holistic Approach to Health for Clinicians and Patients
By David Kopacz, MD, University of Washington
It can be helpful to see the circle path of the hero's journey as the healer's journey, the path that we take through our lifelong medical education. For the true healer, this is not a journey we make just once, but periodically we embark on exploring new depths of the suffering of the world, reaching deep into ourselves to find new resources for healing to bring into our work and world.