«Medicine of the Person»
sees the patient as a physical, mental and emotional unity in his family and other social surroundings.

It is the expression of an attitude towards the patient regardless to the specific qualification of the doctor or of the function of a therapist.


01 71rst meeting, 14th to 17th August 2019 in Teplá (CZ)

71rst meeting, 14th to 17th August 2019 in Teplá (CZ)

"Patients without capacity"

For further informations please see the flyer or contact members of the organizing committee.

(For online registration follow the link on the left of this page. Registration form to print and send by postmail to the regional office)

With warmest personal greetings, looking forward to seeing you in August,        

Frédéric von Orelli and the organizing committee.

02 Autumn letter 2018

Autumn letter 2018

Dear friends,

By this letter you may have an idea from the meeting of Paris 2018, on the theme „The Art and Science of Medicine“.

Read it here

The full texts are available under conferences.

03 Paul Tournier Award

Paul Tournier Prize at the 11th International Conference on Person-Centered Medicine in Geneva  11 April 2018

Winner: Prof C. Robert Cloninger

Professor of Psychiatry, Genetics and Psychology
Director, Center for the Science of Wellbeeing
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Opening address by Frédéric von Orelli: „The Woman’s Mission in the Medicine ofthe Person viewed by Paul Tournier“   read

Paul Tournier Prize Lecture by C Robert Cloninger: „The Science of Wellbeeing and Tournier’s Medicine of the Person“   read  pdf of the powerpoint and   read Lecture

and two related papers  (paper 1paper 2)

We wish you an interesting lecture