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Specialty: Integrative Medicine Specialty Clinics - San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma and Sacramento Counties

Location: San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma Counties (Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation-Physician Foundation Medical Associates.)

Opportunity Information:
Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation (SPMF) has an opportunity for Integrative Medicine Physicians to join the Sutter Health Institute for Health & Healing Specialty Care practice.

Sutter Health's Institute for Health & Healing (IHH) is growing rapidly and is currently recruiting highly skilled Integrative Medicine physicians for its clinics in San Francisco, Greenbrae, Santa Rosa and Sacramento. We seek passionate, experienced physicians who employ a holistic approach to patient care and want to participate in an innovative, transformative model of Integrative Care based on collaborating with a team of like-minded healthcare professionals. All IHH physicians and allied providers use evidence-based integrative modalities to address physical, mental and spiritual health. Our clinics currently bill insurance for many of these services, and are funded to assist low income patients. The successful candidate will participate in the development of this high-tech/high-touch patientcentered care model. The successful candidate will participate in the development of this innovative, high-tech/hightouch patient-centered care model.

The ideal candidate for our Integrative Specialty Care practice is:

  • Strongly aligned with the IHH's vision of healing people and transforming healthcare from within the structure of a leading healthcare system.
  • Current and active California MD or DO license.
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.
  • Knowledgeable, aware and experienced in an area of integrative healthcare including, but not limited to, herbal and natural medicines, acupuncture, functional medicine, osteopathy and/or other manual therapies or mind body techniques.
  • Competent in facilitative leadership, with excellent communication skills.
  • Skilled and experienced with Team-based Care.
  • Self-directed; compassionate, creative, enthusiastic, adaptable, and flexible.
  • Able to engage patients in owning their personal health and healing and supporting behavioral changes.
  • Committed to on-going program development, practice growth and expansion.
  • Experienced in practicing integrative medicine in either a primary care or specialty setting preferred.
  • Dedicated to patient outcomes measurement and data-driven improvement to demonstrate the value and effectiveness of care through tracking health measures, functionality, quality of life, access and affordability.

Full-time and part-time positions available; candidate should be willing to work expanded hours (evenings or early mornings, etc.).

The IHH was founded in 1990 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and opened California's first state-accredited integrative medicine clinic in 1997. The IHH is a nationally-renowned integrative medicine program and operates under the leadership of Regional Director, Judith Tolson, and Co-Medical Directors Jeffrey Draisin, MD and Peter Lovett, MD, IHH is expanding its integrative medicine clinics by adding integrative medicine primary care services and expansion of the program to other affiliates in Sutter Health. Currently the IHH program is offered in San Francisco, Marin, Santa Rosa, and Sacramento.

The Institute for Health & Healing (IHH) is part of Sutter Health, which is the second largest healthcare system in Northern California. Sutter Health is a multi-billion dollar healthcare organization with hospitals, foundations, and affiliated medical groups located in the Central Valley Region, West Bay Region, and extending to the Oregon border.

Join us and enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefit package
  • Continuing medical education (CME) funds and education days
  • Very robust retirement program
  • Shareholder eligibility
  • Positive work/life balance
  • State of the art Electronic Health Record
  • Group leadership opportunities

Community Information:
San Francisco is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco and the adjacent Marin and Sonoma Counties are among the top tourist destinations in the world and are renowned for their temperate weather, steep rolling hills, open spaces, unique architecture, arts and culture, and fine wine and dining. The population is very diverse and there is high demand for integrative specialty care.

It is the policy of Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employment without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, ancestry, medical condition including genetic characteristic, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, physical or mental disability, age or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, political affiliation or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws or ordinance or regulation. This policy applies to all employment-related decisions including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, etc.

Contact Info:
Interested parties should send a CV and letter of interest to For more information about the IHH, please visit our website at

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