There is an educational component to all Gesundheit projects—the books, movies, lectures, clowning, global outreach, the model hospital project. In addition, Gesundheit hosts events focused on education—at the site of the future hospital and elsewhere—in the form of medical student electives, summer institutes, health care system design intensives, and conferences.
This is a project to develop a curriculum in compassion. Participation in the process is welcome! Read more ...
SUMMER SCHOOL FOR DESIGNING A SOCIETY • June 2 - 23, 2013 This three week session draws on insights and practices from experimental composition, epic theater, poetry, dance, clowning, 2- and 3-dimensional art, story-telling, critical theory, systems theory, and cybernetics.
THE LAUGHING BODY: ART OF CARE • August 18 - 25, 2013 A week dedicated to rediscovering the joyful and creative potential of our body and of our inner Nature (our soul) in the woods of the Gesundheit Institute.
HEALTH CARE JUSTICE GATHERING • September 4 - 8, 2013 Come get in a pile of folk who want health care justice---some new to it and some who have given their lives to it. Ideas and play can make revolution fun!
MEDICAL ELECTIVE IN HUMANISM • October 2 - 30, 2013 The four-week elective provides braided learning for the teaching of humanism in medicine, using both presentational and project-based approaches.