CONTACT: Samantha Simmons, CEO
Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) has been welcomed by more than 75 of the world’s most recognized academic medical centers and health systems as a 2022 member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. All are dedicated to whole health research, education and clinical practice available to all.
“As the Academic Consortium and its institutional members attract membership in the U.S. and throughout the world toward our shared vision for a transformed healthcare system, we will see new, more efficient approaches to patient care and health research that promotes evidence-based integrative care available to everyone,” said Academic Consortium Chair Francoise Adan, MD.
IUSM, is aligned with Indiana University Health, a $6 billion/year clinical enterprise with two adult hospitals and Riley Hospital at the academic health center and 13 other hospitals in the Indianapolis suburban area and across the State of Indiana. It is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana and the largest medical school in the U.S.
IUSM, Indiana University School of Health and Human Sciences and Indiana University Health represent a strong interdisciplinary, collaborative, innovative program comprised of professionals passionate about integrative medicine, providing outstanding clinical care and educating the next generation of leaders in the field, while carrying out cutting edge research to advance the field.
What is Integrative Medicine and Health: Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the important 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.
Who we are: The Academic Consortium is the organizational home for more than 75 of the world’s most prestigious academic health centers and health systems that have programs in integrative medicine and health. The Academic Consortium was founded in 1999 by eight academic health centers (Duke University, Harvard University, Stanford University, University of California, San Francisco, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Massachusetts, and the University of Minnesota). The Academic Consortium represents thousands of scientists, educators, clinicians, and other health professionals who share an interest in the field of integrative medicine and health. Member Listing
Our Vision: A transformed healthcare system promoting integrative medicine and health for all.