Aug 9, 2019
Self Care is the term used to describe how patients can take
care of themselves and use techniques to improve their health and
healing. Utilizing self care is a component of integrative health
where traditional medical services are combined with other
strategies to help patients recover from illness or deal with
Dr. Wayne Jonas is a family practice physician with an
extensive career in the military both in the VA and active military
medical system. Because of this practice within the military, it
led him to meet physicians in other countries. As a result, he
could watch how they incorporated other techniques to help their
patients recover from illnesses. This led to a life long search for
alternative ways to treat his patients. He then used them to
aid in the well established treatments already present in the
Aside from self care, Dr. Jonas seeks ways to include
journaling, acupuncture, and other strategies in studies in order
to determine the best way to promote healing for patients. The
Samueli family provided a large donation to the UC Irvine medical
school to better incorporate integrative health into its
curriculum. Also, they also established the Samueli institute to
better study the usefulness of integrative health techniques.
Dr. Wayne Jonas is a family
physician who specializes in the study of integrative health.
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Institute: The Samueli Institute is a committed to strengthen
the ties of traditional medicine to other techniques to promote
healing and better health.
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