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Medical Section

The Medical Section is one of 11 specialist sections of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum in Dornach

Rudolf Steiner founded the School of Spiritual Science at the end of 1923. It was initially divided into a General Anthroposophic Section and six specialist Sections. He appointed Dr. med. Ita Wegman as head of the Medical Section. The task of the Medical Section is to study the spiritual side of health and illness and integrate the results into current scientific medicine and practice.

Today, the Medical Section consists of a worldwide, interdisciplinary network that stimulates and develops the various medical professions, taking into account spiritual, economic-social and political aspects.

In particular, it is dedicated to the following tasks: