Dr David Reilly MD’s talk on how to unlock the potential of human healing is both fascinating and touching. Using the example of one of his patients, and with a moving twist at the end, David interprets 40 years of academic research into a radical way of treating patients by providing an honouring of the old story of suffering and an offering of hope of a new story of wellbeing…..
Dr David Reilly graduated as a doctor in 1978 from The University of Glasgow. He went on to become a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and a Member of The Royal College of General Practitioners. In 2013 he was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of Westminster. He is currently the Director of TheWEL Programmes, and The Healing Shift Enquiry, and the Founder of TheWEL Charity. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Glasgow University, and Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland, and visiting faculty Weill Cornell University, Doha, Qatar. Formerly he was a Consultant Physician in Glasgow Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board’s NHS for Centre for Integrative Care, and Glasgow’s Lead Clinician for people with CFS/ME; visiting faculty member at Harvard Medical School, USA; The Scottish Government’s first National Clinical Lead for Integrative Care.