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On behalf of your institution

On behalf of your patients

On behalf of your professional development

On behalf of a growing professional and public interest

Getting involved helps you stay connected with colleagues regardless of their location in the world and contributes to the forward momentum of this developing field, transforming healthcare and promoting overall health and well-being available to everyone – making a difference!



If you would like to be considered for a committee or task force position, please read the charter to understand the goals and anticipated commitment and complete the short application.  Estimated time commitment:  Two to four hours each month. (Please note: before submitting an application, any member interested in applying to serve on a committee should first inquire to understand which groups have open spots available.  Email with inquiries.)

Full list of committees listed below.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

SIGs are open to all members. You can join through Consortium Connect , our online community and library of resources.

Consortium Connect

If you are not already active in Consortium Connect, email for help activating your account.

We are a community of change-makers

- nurturing each other with unique strengths, whether it is listening skills, research skills, whatever it might be. You are a part of this beautiful tapestry of integrative medicine. Tap into the unifying experience of the Academic Consortium.  Take from it all that it offers you and your future in this exciting field.

Education Committee
The Education Committee works to understand and meet the educational needs of Academic Consortium members.

Education Committee Charter

Education Committee Application

Finance and Investments Committee

The Finance and Investments Committee oversees the organization's financial strategies and performance, ensures the assets are protected, and resources are used to fulfill its mission.

Finance and Investments Committee Charter

Committee Application

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee works to increase membership and enhance the value and engagement of current members.

Membership Committee Charter

Committee Application

Policy Committee

The Policy Committee serves to inform and influence the development of local, state, and national policy initiatives relevant to integrative medicine and to keep Academic Consortium members apprised of important developments through community efforts.

Policy Committee Charter

Policy Committee Application

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee advances best practices in the organization’s bylaws, policies, and procedures by reviewing the organization’s governing documents on a regular basis making appropriate recommendations to the Board and membership.

Committee Charter

Committee Application

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide opportunities for education, sharing, and collaboration on special projects. All groups are open to all members. Joining is easy and connects you with outstanding colleagues. To begin, log in to your Consortium Connect account, browse the groups to see your many options. If you haven’t signed up for Consortium Connect, join in four easy steps.

Click here to join a SIG in Consortium Connect (Note: you must already have a login to Consortium Connect)

Quick Guide to Join Consortium Connect

Current SIG Topics

  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic / Manual Medicine
  • Expressive Therapies
  • Integrative Health Administrators
  • Integrative Health Coaching
  • Integrative Medicine & Health Fellows
  • Integrative Nursing
  • Integrative Mental Health
  • Mindfulness-based Interventions
  • Nature and Health
  • Nutrition & Culinary Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacists in Integrative Medicine
  • Practice-Based Research
  • Therapeutic Massage, Bodywork, and Somatic Awareness Approaches
  • Yoga Therapy

Don’t see your interest here?

To help create a SIG not listed, click here for a SIG application

To view the SIG leadership position descriptions, click here

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force shall explore and recommend strategies and policies to increase the diversity within the Academic Consortium and member institutions, eradicate social inequities within healthcare, and foster great inclusion within the organization and academic medicine.

Task Force Charter

Melinda Ring with Title

Many of us come to this organization and find ourselves welcomed into a team of like-minded of people devoted to the same just and worthy cause on behalf of integrative medicine and health. Our efforts together matter in this process of change.

I encourage you to find a way to engage in a deeper way with the Academic Consortium. You will find the gift of new relationships with outstanding people, the type of people who inspire you to be the best version of yourself and to see what you can do better in your work