Transforming Healthcare to a Whole-Person Approach

A conversation with integrative physician Tracy Gaudet, MD

By Natural Medicine Journal

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Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, was the executive director of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) National Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, which helped the VHA embrace a whole health approach that empowers and equips patients to take charge of their health. Now as executive director of the Whole Health Institute, she is once again a catalyst in helping transform healthcare to a more holistic, integrative approach. Gaudet will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming AANP virtual conference on July 11th. 

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Tracy Gaudet

Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, is the executive director of the Whole Health Institute, which strives to make whole health accessible to all people in all communities. Gaudet was previously the executive director of the Veterans Health Administration’s National Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation until 2019. Gaudet was with Duke University Health System, where she served as executive director of Duke Integrative Medicine until 2010. Gaudet received her BA degree in psychology and sociology and her MD degree from Duke University, and she completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas in San Antonio. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.

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Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.