This third class, Awareness and Decision-Making, makes a connection between awareness of body sensations practiced in Classes 1 and 2 using body scans and breath awareness to the process of clinical decision-making. To our knowledge, standard medical education rarely explores the role of the clinician’s own moment-to-moment body sensations in both consciously and unconsciously influencing behavior and decision-making. Standard medical education instead tends to focus on what students think about disease processes that are occurring in their patients’ bodies.
Decision-making Formal meditation Informal meditation Medical errors Narrative Mindful movement Interoception
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