Category: W1 Reflection

Biological

I believe that the biological approach is very important because it is the basis of our knowledge about ourselves and other living things in the physical sense. I think it is very important for us to understand how the world…

Experiential

Experiential approach seems to summarize my interest for medicine the most.  I would like to become an OB for many reasons, however, I would like to be able to help women understand their own health, the process of birth, the…

Ethnomedical Approach

Although all six approaches are interrelated and all are useful in studying health among cultures, I think the ethnomedical approach is the most useful for me when studying health. This approach focuses on medical systems among different societies that use…

Ethnomedical approach

I chose the ethnomedical approach as the most fitting for me in studying medicine for a number of reasons.  I desire to work in underserved areas in which there may be a great difference between what I perceive health to…

Biological/Physical

I chose this approach because of my fascination with biology. I believe picking an approach that really interests me would further my research faster and more efficiently. I love biology, it’s my major, and I believe it’s based on how…

Ethnomedical Approach

I chose to write about this approach because I agree that different places utilize medicine in many different ways.  For example, you may find more modern medicine in rural areas of the United States but there are many places that…

The ethnomedical approach.

I feel that the ethnomedical approach will be the most useful to me in studying health as it encompasses my short and long term goals in medicine. Having lived in Pakistan for four years, I became determined to one day…

Ethnomedical Approach?

The ethnomedical approach examine medical systems to understand illness in different societies. The ethnomedical approach will benefit me because the United States is a diverse country; therefore when I become a physician I will be able to relate and understand…

Ethnomedical

Since a lot of what defines health is based on cultural context I think the ethnomedical approach will be useful to me. Each culture has its own idea of what normal health is. Many years ago I read The Island…