Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine is a type of medical care that combines standard medical treatment with evidence based non-pharmacy therapies that have been shown to be safe and to work. These therapies treat the mind, body, and spirit. It's often referred to as "Whole Person Health."

There is increased evidence that supports integrative medicine and effective ways to combine these therapies with traditional medicine to both prevent and manage disease. Faculty from Indiana University School of Medicine, in collaboration with other IU schools and community partners, advance the scientific exploration of integrative therapies through research, education, and implementation into clinical care.

About the Indiana Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health

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Integrative medicine research at Indiana University is widespread across the School of Medicine, other schools, departments and research centers.

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Indiana University offers unique training in several integrative medicine fields and professions.

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Clinical Care

Integrative medicine is woven in to patient care, led by IU School of Medicine faculty at our clinical partners. 

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IU School of Medicine accepted as a member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health

The Academic Consortium advances the principles and practices of integrative healthcare within academic institutions. The Consortium provides its institutional membership with a community of support for its academic missions and a collective voice for influencing change. 

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IU health sciences faculty and students have participated in Consortium sponsored professional meetings since 2012. 

View current IU faculty and students who have presented at Consortium meetings.

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Upcoming Integrative Medicine Events

30 Mar

Mar 30 11:00am - 12:30pm

Integrative Medicine at IU: Journal Club - Acupuncture
The March meeting will focus on research by IU faculty.

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Meeting ID: 861 9892 4696