Defining Health as a ‘State of Complete Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being’

Ka-Kit Hui Envisions Combining Western and Chinese Medicine to Treat Illness at Its Roots

Western medicine needs dramatic change. It needs to become more Eastern.

I’ve devoted my life and career to trying to create an integration of American and traditional Chinese medical approaches, with the goal of making people all over the world healthier.

Coming from my native Hong Kong to the United States has been crucial to my ability to do this work.

The strong presence of immigrants in medicine is inspiring a reevaluation of medicine and the development of new ideas. Immigration, after all, is a risk, and we need to see more risk-taking …