Announced earlier this month, Alice Walton's new Whole Health Institute is destined to make waves in the medical field, revolutionizing the way we look at healthcare, said Dr. Tracy Gaudet, the Executive Director of the Whole Health Institute.
The School of Medicine in Bentonville will be the first of its kind, making a holistic approach to health care foundational to the medical school's curriculum. "Many medical schools and osteopathic schools have been trying to integrate these concepts, because we know it is the best approach to health and well being," said
Walton's vision for the Institute is for the "re-imagination of American medical education" - incorporating mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health, the elements of Whole Health, to help people live healthier and happier lives.
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The school will be allopathic, meaning graduates will receive a doctor of medicine degree (MD). -Arkansas Business
Read more about WHI and it's potential impact on the community HERE.