Albert Einstein

Integrative Medicine Elective for Medical Students

This is a one-month elective taught in conjunction with a required rotation for second year Beth Israel Family Medicine residents. The course is offered annually in April. Goals of the course are to provide basic skills in nutritional assessment and therapeutics, use of herbals and dietary supplements, and applications of mind-body medicine. The course is taught by an interdisciplinary faculty including physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists, osteopaths, and nutritionists. For more information contact Course Director Ben Kligler (bkligler@chpnet.org).

Integrative Medicine Elective for Resident Physicians

This is a one-month elective taught in conjunction with a required rotation for second year Beth Israel Family Medicine residents. The course is offered annually in April. Goals of the course are to provide basic skills in nutritional assessment and therapeutics, use of herbals and dietary supplements, and applications of mind-body medicine. The course is taught by an interdisciplinary faculty including physicians, chiropractors, acupuncturists, osteopaths, and nutritionists. For more information contact Course Director Ben Kligler, M.D. at bkligler@chpnet.org.

Integrative Medicine Fellowship (Post-Residency Physician Training Program)

We are one of six sites for the Integrative Family Medicine program led by University of Arizona; to qualify for this program applicants must be enrolled in the Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Practice. We are also a site for the Bravewell Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. In addition we have a year-long, one half-day per week CME-type fellowship for physicians and other health professionals. For details on any of these contact Ben Kligler (bkligler@chpnet.org) or Roberta Lee (rlee@chpnet.org).

Integrative Medicine Training for Allied Health Practitioners (e.g. nursing, psychology, physical therapy)

We offer a one half-day per week, one year long training program in integrative medicine for allied health professionals and physicians. For details contact Ben Kligler (bkligler@chpnet.org).

Integrative Medicine Distance Education Modules or Courses

We offer a professional education module on Integrative Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome available with CME credit through our website at www.healthandhealingny.org. Similar modules for other disease conditions are planned for the future.