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Leadership Team

Who is who?

Prof. Dr. med. Friedrich Edelhäuser

PD Dr. med. Friedrich Edelhäuser, neurologist, head physician of the department for clinic for neurological first stage rehabilitation at the Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke. Cooperative director of the Integrative Curriculum for Anthroposophic Medicine (ICURAM), with many projects initiated and designed by students.His focus lies on the connection between perception and movement, research on introspection (first-person perspective), modern activity- and team-based teaching didactics and questions related to team-building and education.

Dr. med. Christian Scheffer, MME

Attending physician for internal medicine, anthroposophical physician (GAÄD) and Master of Medical Education (Bern). Dr. Scheffer is cooperative director of ICURAM. He developed and leads the Clinical Education Ward for Integrative Medicine for final year students at the Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke as a senior physician. He teaches integrative and anthroposophic medicine, physical examination and internal medicine. His research focus lies on educational research on co-supervision of patients by students and the development of empathy in the medical curriculum.

Diethard Tauschel

Physician; Cooperative director of the Integrative Curriculum for Anthroposophic Medicine (ICURAM) and Integrative Curriculum for Anthroposophic Psychology (IBAP). Scientific Member of the students dean´s office for the clinical education phase. Member of the Institute for Integrative Medicine of the UWH and of the board of “Integrative Medicine and Pluralism of Perspectives” of the German Association for Medical Education (GMA). Member of the core-team of the interprofessional and international, multi-annual continuing-education series “Teach the Teacher in Teaching Anthroposophic Medicine”, as well as of the “International Conference for Leaders of Physicians’ Trainings in Anthroposophic Medicine” at the Medical Section of the Goetheanum, School of Spiritual Science. His work focuses on anthropology, learning to learn, meditation and spiritual development, and medical education with interactive didactics. He loves designing of clinical training with a student- and patient-centered approach. His research focus lies in the areas of learning to learn and clinical training.

Prof. Dr. rer.nat. Dirk Cysarz

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