MISSION

Advance integrative medicine and health through academic institutions and health systems.

VISION

A transformed healthcare system promoting integrative medicine and health for all.

GOALS

  • Support and mentor academic leaders, faculty, and students to advance integrative healthcare education, research, and clinical care.
  • Disseminate information on rigorous scientific research, educational curricula in integrative health and sustainable models of clinical care.
  • Inform health care policy.

CORE VALUES

Every individual has the right to healthcare that:

  • Evidence Informed
  • Leadership
  • Transformation
  • Integrity
  • Interprofessional
  • Community

DEFINITION OF INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND HEALTH

Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.