Course overview

The Health Clinic of the Future: Dr. Welby Meets Dr. Watson

A re-visioning of patient care delivery based on innovations, attitudes, and emerging models.

David Rakel, MD

Lee Tomlinson, PEM

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2017 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour 15 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Evolving medical innovations, changes in physician and patient attitudes, and emerging models in clinic transformation all lend themselves to a re-visioning of how patient care is delivered.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
    • Explain how technology will change what the clinician needs to be good at for the health clinic of the future
    • Identify technological advances and how they will enhance our delivery of care
    • Review the latest research on how being human with one another (The Compassionate Connection) can improve health outcomes
    • Explain how to use these tools to bring more joy back into health care delivery and empower our patients to find their own health

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

David Rakel, MD

About David
Dr. Rakel started his career near the Teton Mountains in Driggs, Idaho where he was in rural private practice for five years before completing a two-year residential fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. He was the founder and director of the University of Wisconsin Integrative Medicine Program and associate professor in the department on family medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. He is now the Professor and Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, NM.

Dr. Rakel is editor of the text, Integrative Medicine with the 4th edition in progress and he is co-editor of the Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th and 9th editions. He is editor-in-chief of for Primary Care. He has received NIH funding to study the placebo effect and to incorporate healing modalities into medical school curricula. He has been awarded a number of teaching awards including the Baldwin E. Lloyd clinical teacher award, the UW Department of Family Medicine faculty excellence award, the Marc Hansen lecture award, the resident teacher-of-the-year award and the Leonard Tow award for compassionate care. He has also been accepted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Lee Tomlinson, PEM

About LEE
A stage 3+ cancer survivor, patient-centered care advocate, and customer service expert, Lee Tomlinson is a nationally known thought leader and TEDTalk Presenter on compassionate care. Combining his unique constellation of life experiences for the benefit of healthcare organizations, he is a speaker dedicated to bringing more compassionate care to the forefront of modern medicine.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.