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Fellowship Opportunity: Integrative Medicine Fellowship in NYC Focused on Care for the Underserved

The Institute of Urban Family Health, in affiliation with Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, offers a one-year fellowship in Academic Integrative Medicine starting in July 2015. Fellows will learn clinical Integrative Medicine in both primary care and consult models. Clinical training will be at a community health care center, as well as the Continuum Center of Health and Healing, an integrative health care setting. An electronic health record is used clinically to deliver care, bringing Integrative Medicine to the underserved community, managing chronic illness, such as diabetes and asthma.

Academic opportunities will include precepting residents, participating in Integrative Medicine research and publications, and involvement in Integrative Medicine Curriculum. The structured learning opportunities include a weekly interdisciplinary case conference, as well as an online Integrative Medicine curriculum. In addition, there is opportunity for the fellow to receive training in further modalities. Further information can be found on the website www.bifp-residency.org, under “Opportunities.”

Qualifications: Applicants should be graduates of a family medicine residency training program or PGY-3 residents in good standing, have an interest in Academic Integrative Medicine, and plan on practicing in a community health care setting that focuses on care for underserved populations. Application is available online from above website.

Contact: Dr. Raymond Teets rteets@institute2000.org
Dr. Ben Kligler bkligler@chpnet.org

Research Fellowship In Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School

The Harvard Medical School Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine invites candidates to apply for our NIH funded training program to begin July 1, 2015 for a three year fellowship. This joint program of Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals is searching for postdoctoral candidates including physicians, anthropologists, health behavioralists, sociologists, psychologists and integrative medicine providers with doctoral degrees who are interested in training in one or more of three general tracks: 1. health behavior research, 2. mind-body therapies (including tai chi and yoga), and 3. placebo studies.

The program is led by researchers in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Research areas of special interest within the Division include chronic disease management, obesity and cardiopulmonary health, musculoskeletal health, patient-provider relationship, and healthy aging.

The program offers candidates the opportunity to obtain an MPH degree at the Harvard School of Public Health. The deadline for applications for the year beginning July 1, 2015 is October 15, 2014.

For information and application forms, please contact: Ms. Rebeca Santana, email to:
rsantana@bidmc.harvard.edu

 

 

Director, Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine

Position:
The School of Medicine, through the Department of Medicine, is recruiting a full-time Director of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. We are seeking a board certified physician with an interest in integrative medicine who has an active and funded research program, administrative and fundraising experience. Candidates will need to qualify for appointment at the associate or professor level at the University of California. Responsibilities will include direction of all aspects of the center, including its research, educational, clinical and fundraising programs. The director will report directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine, who will be the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of California, Irvine. This position will be supported by a partial FTE and the Susan Samueli Chair in Integrative Medicine. Candidates will be eligible to apply for the Larry K. Dodge Chair in Integrative Biology.

Background:
The Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine was created in 2000 by a gift from the Samueli family to develop an academic program in integrative medicine at the University of California, Irvine. The center began with research, educational programs and an analysis unit. In 2003, an integrative medicine clinic was added to provide clinical care. In 2012 the center incorporated an existing Executive Health Program. The research program has included NIH funded laboratory-based research in acupuncture and clinical research programs in integrative medicine, including dietary management, acupuncture, mind-body medicine (Tai Chi and Qigong and meditation) as well as supplements. Educational programs range from lectures and elective courses for medical students, to resident and student rotations in the clinic, laboratory research, lectures to the community and day-long community-oriented programs such the Women’s Wellness Day conference sponsored each May. In addition to medical students, undergraduates and graduate students from the UCI campus and other national and international academic institutions in the US, Canada and China have received instruction in programs ranging in duration from one month to one year. Summer high school students also have completed laboratory rotations in the center.

Recently a three-year integrative medicine tract has been developed in Family Medicine in conjunction with the center. The center regularly sponsors continuing education for physicians, allied care practitioners, nurses and other paramedical personnel. Several international scientific conferences have been sponsored or co-sponsored by the center. The center regularly offers classes in Tai Chi-Qigong and mindfulness based stress reduction. The integrative medicine and executive health clinics recently relocated into a new 6,000 ft2 facility that contains space for classes and clinical practice. Patients in this clinic receive care from integrative family medicine and internal medicine practitioners, acupuncturists, a naturopath and a massage therapist. The integrative clinic also provides consultation for and dispenses supplements. Clinic directors of the Integrative Medicine and Executive Health report to the Center Director. The center is supported by an advisory board, which meets regularly to discuss programs as well as ongoing educational and clinical activities in the center. The advisory board also plays a strong role in philanthropy. For more information about the center, please view the center’s website at www.sscim.uci.edu.

UC Irvine seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UC Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, for person with disabilities and covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Please apply online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02487
Tom Cesario, MD
Chair, Search Committee
c/o Laurie Macaulay
Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine
lmacaula@uci.edu

Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University
Now Accepting Applications
Durham, NC

 

The application for February 2015 enrollment in The Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University is now open. To apply, or for additional information, please visit http://integrativehealthleaders.org/. If you have questions about the program or the application process, please contact Program Manager Damian Gallina at damian.gallina@duke.edu or (919) 684-9924.


Opening for 2015-2016 Integrative Family Medicine Fellowship
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

The University of Michigan Integrative Medicine Fellowship is seeking applicants for the fellowship year beginning in July 2015. This program is designed to produce leaders in the field of integrative medicine who excel in clinical practice and teaching. It is a 12-month fellowship for family medicine physicians interested in pursuing post-residency training in integrative medicine. The U-M Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program is supported by the U-M Department of Family Medicine and was developed with a grant from the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation. At this time we are unable to take physicians outside of Family Medicine.

Features of the program include:
• Hands-on clinical care in integrative primary care and consultation
• Close working relationships with practicing Integrative Family Medicine physicians and community providers
• One-on-one didactics with faculty in Anthroposophic Medicine, Naturopathy, mind-body therapies, nutrition, herbal therapies, and lifestyle medicine
• National training in a self-selected area of interest
• Eligibility to sit for Integrative Medicine Board exam
• Participation in leadership training including Faculty Scholars Program and Faculty Development Institute
• Teaching opportunities with a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and practicing physicians

More information is available at our website: www.med.umich.edu/umim/education. If you or someone you know is interested in this Fellowship opportunity, please contact Fellowship Director, Amy Locke, MD via email alocke@umich.edu or our coordinator Patricia Bernardi at 734 232-6776.



Integrative Family Physician
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks Integrative Medicine Trained Physicians

Opportunities include
• Practice Integrative Medicine in an academic setting
• Teach students, residents and fellows
• Participate in our annual IM CME conference
• Take advantage of robust IM resources at the University and in the community

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks residency-trained, board-certified diverse family physicians for full-time clinician-educator positions. Preference given but not required for faculty who will include obstetrics. Department features special programs in obstetrics, gynecology, women's health, office procedures (ultrasound, vasectomy, colposcopy, dermatology), integrative medicine, sports medicine. Significant teaching responsibilities for medical students/residents. Collaboration available in department research programs.

Inquiries (with curriculum vitae and letter of interest) to: Office of the Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 1150 W. Medical Center Drive, M7300 Med Sci I, SPC 5625, Ann Arbor, Mich., 48109-5625. Email:bbieber@umich.edu. Any questions about the Integrative Medicine Programs may be directed to Amy Locke, MD (alocke@umich.edu)

The University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory, affirmative action employer.

 


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