FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

Pioneering Whole Systems Researcher Marja Verhoef, PhD, Retires

One of integrative health and medicine’s most significant, pioneering and visionary researchers, University of Calgary’s Marja Verhoef, PhD, is retiring. By John Weeks

Academy for Integrative Health and Medicine Conference Draws over 700 Attendees

To all accounts, the turnout of over 700 to the October 26-31, founding conference of the emerging Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) was a rousing success. But how did this organization, formed principally of MDs and DOs, succeed in its effort to create a more multidisciplinary gathering? By John Weeks

The Pebble in the Pond: How Integrative Leadership Can Bring About Transformation

[DOWNLOAD 44-PAGE REPORT] Duke Integrative Medicine, which has long been a leader in clinical and research programs in integrative medicine, has just released “The Pebble in the Pond: How Integrative Leadership Can Bring About Transformation.” This high quality paper, in support of Duke’s new Program in Integrative Health Leadership, was funded in part by the Bravewell Collaborative.

Integrative Oncology Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in JNCI Monographs

The Society for Integrative Oncology has published a first-of-its kind breast cancer clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, which coincided with the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology held this week in Houston, Texas.

Create Your Integrative Medicine Future: Overcome Fear, Do the Work

Your timing and opportunity for success has never been better, for the age of integrative health and medicine—and health creation itself—is upon us while its remaining skeptics are steadily dwindling. Don’t let apprehension keep you from flourishing as an integrative health clinician, investigator, administrator or entrepreneur.

[Case Study] Negotiating Your Career in Integrative Health and Medicine

Managing a busy consultancy, I work on wide-ranging projects with a diverse collection of medical providers, administrators and small business owners. I always find working with mid-career physicians seeking to reposition their professional futures an especially rewarding assignment.

Dwindling Skeptics and Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine

With the field’s steady ascent we’ve witnessed a continual decline in its nonbelievers. As a 23-year cancer patient who implemented a successful integrative oncology regimen soon after diagnosis, I have witnessed—up close and personal—the inexorable march and development of integrative medicine.

Cleveland Clinic New Chinese Herb Program Makes Huge Waves in Media

Cleveland Clinic gets significant major media attention for boldly launching new Chinese herbal program.

How Integrative Medicine, Telemedicine and Mobile Medical App Laws are Shaping our Future

Attorney Michael H. Cohen discusses the future of healthcare with LA Talk Radio’s Legal Help Desk cyber-lawyer Salar Atrizade.

The Absurd Economics of Nutrition and Exercise

The “three-legged stool” of nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction is at this point, beyond reproach. So exactly why then are these low cost, low tech, powerful clinical and educational interventions largely missing, or at best, minimally covered within the core medical school curriculum?

 
 
 

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