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One of the greatest things about doing the mile high podcast is getting to connect with great people within the chiropractic profession and I am grateful to help you connect to them as well. This podcast episode is very close to my heart as Bill Decken, the current philosophy chair of Sherman College of Chiropractic, was one of my philosophy instructors when I was a student at Sherman. Join us at Mile High August 17-20, 2017 Reserve your seats here.
He has served Chiropractic for 30 years through Sherman College, as well as the Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers (ACP) and the International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS).
In this episode, we discussed some of the philosophical concepts that both students in the class room as well as doctors in the ACP Program find most challenging to grow through, and comprehend.
We also discussed why philosophy is important relative to the professions future and success in practice. Any time that you can connect with Bill Decken is time well spent. Enjoy this podcast episode. I know you will get a lot out of it. I did while conducting it, and you will even learn why the National League is more congruent to principle than the American League.
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Question of the day: “What philosophical concepts do you think are most important for patients to understand?” Please let me know in the comments.
Scroll below for links and show notes…
Questions I asked:
- How did you find you way into chiropractic and to Sherman College.
- How does chiropractic relates to the 1969 New York Mets?
- How long have you taught philosophy at Sherman?
- In students, is there any particular philosophical point that they struggle with?
- What are some things that will help them understand or reconcile that?
- What is the ACP program?
- Where is the ACP being currently?
- What philosophical concept most chiropractors struggles with?
- In one of your class What are some of the things that can help the public better
- How can we keep the profession on track?
- Learn who you are, Be who you are. Why is that important?
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