YOU are the key to healing

Every patient benefits from compassionate health care by 2030.

Heart Based Medicine values healthcare as it should be - from the heart and filled with compassion. Too often, protocol and paperwork take the human touch out of providing patient care. Heart Based Medicine’s worldwide community of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers work together to create and share methods of human-centered care where the doctor/patient relationship is the keystone to healing.

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Are you following your calling?

Remember when you decided to dedicate your life to helping others heal? In that precious moment, every cell in your body KNEW EXACTLY how you could best serve humanity! You took that message to heart and trained hard to become a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider..

Do you still feel that excitement today?

Are you following your calling to care, be present, and heal? Or have you settled for your role in the healthcare system, going through the motions and following protocol?

Heart Based Medicine is a community of health care professionals who know that the initial spark is still within them, and want to realign their daily work with their true purpose.

If that sounds like you, join us.

Join for free! No strings attached. No adverse side effects.

We have a scholar’s attitude – not knowing is our inspiration to listen deeply

We promote the health of human beings – disease might be on the way

We ARE the key to healing,
more than what we DO

We treat people – not diagnoses

We anticipate vulnerability and act with compassion

We believe the doctor-patient relationship is the most important thing in the exam room

We aren’t afraid to rock the boat to do what’s right

We recognize that current lore is tomorrow’s ridicule

We remember why we went into health care in the first place

We give ourselves permission to love

Together we’re stronger

At Heart Based Medicine, we promise to:

... Strengthen your resolve to bring your true healing gifts to the world
... Provide a platform for medical professionals to meet and share ideas
... Collate field-tested methods of heart-based healing and create new ones
... Establish an online resource with tools and trusted sources to support your work

Read our latest posts

Why We Dream

Jun 13, 2019

Don’t you find it strange that every night you have the equivalent of a psychotic episode while you’re sleeping? In his book ‘Why We Sleep’ Matthew Walker goes so far as to say we are routinely psychotic when we dream, swinging between hallucinations, delusions and emotions and waking with almost instant amnesia. Since we now …

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Life is more intelligent than medicine

May 20, 2019

Fourteen-year-old Tina would teach me more about medicine and the life force than I thought I needed to learn.

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Heart Based Medicine Summit

Heart Based Medicine Summit

May 2, 2019

In San Francisco from September 12 – 14 Healing comes from a caring heart. As healthcare practitioners, students and patients we all instinctively know that, yet it is rarely borne out in anyone’s experience. Dr Jan Bonhoeffer sees a different future for medicine, one that honours the healing relationship and fulfils a deeper calling. He …

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Sophie's Dilemma

Sophie’s Dilemma

Apr 12, 2019

Let me tell you about Sophie. When she came to my private office with her mother for the first time, I went to meet her in the crowded waiting lounge. ‘Sophie Wildwood, please,’ I called out as my eyes scanned the room for a 14 year old girl. A tall, slim girl with short blond…

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If you’ve ever been a patient we’d love to hear your story.

Were you met with warm understanding, clinical efficiency or cool indifference? How did it make you feel, and in what way did it influence your experience?

Tell us your story and join the movement.

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