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The construction of person-centered medicine and the launching of an International College

Juan Mezzich

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The International College of Person-centered Medicine (ICPCM), formerly named International Network of Person-centered Medicine (INPCM), emerged from the processes of the Geneva Conferences on Person-centered Medicine which, as a paradigmatic initiative, had its roots in both the wisdom of ancient civilizations and the vision of certain contemporary developments in clinical care and public health. The ICPCM has represented since its inception the joint efforts of global medical and health institutions and of an international community of scholars, both institutions and scholars committed to re-prioritizing medicine and healthcare around the whole  person in context.


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Geneva Conferences, medicine of the whole person, person-centered medicine, science and humanism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5750%2Fijpcm.v2i1.197

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