University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) Integrative and Behavioral Medicine Fellowship is now accepting applications!
We believe that Integrative Medicine and Behavioral Medicine pair synergistically in fostering wellness and delivering a patient-centered integrative approach to care. The overarching goal of our fellowship is to produce physicians who are knowledgeable of the bio-psycho-social dynamics that affect wellness, have skills to elucidate patient's values, desires, and health goals, and are equipped to approach patient care from a holistic and patient-centered perspective. They will learn to utilize integrative and behavioral modalities to serve as healers and advisers to patients and to become leaders in their community and within the medical profession.
The UTMB Health System also includes Jennie Sealy Hospital, opened in April 2016, as well as John Sealy Hospital, John Sealy Annex, Children's Hospital, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital, and the Shriner's Hospital for Children. The University of Texas Medical Branch is a member of the 49-institution Texas Medical Center.
Our program has several faculty with areas of expertise related to Integrative Medicine including, but not limited to, women's health, integrative oncology, bio-behavioral medicine, geriatrics, nutrition, botanicals and acupuncture.
We also have behavioral medicine faculty and clinical staff with specialized skills for applying the principles and practice of Behavioral Medicine in the setting of Primary Care.
Eligible candidates will have:
Applications must include a curriculum vitae and a personal statement describing the applicant's interest in integrative and behavioral medicine, goals, and projected practice type.
Applications for fellows must be submitted by February 1, 2017