University of California, Irvine

Integrative Medicine Elective for Medical Students

Offered as a 4-week fourth year elective with community practitioners, who are MDs practicing integrative medicine and who are CAM providers (chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists etc). It is very popular and often oversubscribed.

IIntegrative Medicine Elective for Resident Physicians

Residents are able to do clinical rotations with MDs who practice IM and with CAM practitioners in the community and to discuss and write up the experiences.

Integrative Medicine Annual or Bi-Annual Continuing Education Conferences

1. Acupuncture/herbal medicine conference every other year (national audience). 2. Nutrition conference every other year (national audience). 3. Ongoing monthly colloquia in integrative medicine topics offered to local and regional audiences.