• integrative medicine
  • To coincide with the announcement of Healthy City Week 2016 , Bristol Green Capital Partnership CIC was delighted to work in partnership with a range of collaborators last month to host a talk from Andy Weil on integrative medicine and wholeness in the 21st Century. (bristolgreencapital.org)
  • The Arizona Centre for Integrative Medicine specialist visited Bristol on a pit-stop tour of the UK, and talked about the state of healthcare in the modern world and how integrative medicine could offer a sustainable alternative. (bristolgreencapital.org)
  • Organised and hosted by Penny Brohn UK , University of Bristol , British Holistic Medical Association , Bristol Green Capital Partnership CIC and the Portland Centre for Integrative Medicine , the free lecture had over 350 attendees - testament to the rising interest in integrative medicine and sustainable approaches to health and wellbeing. (bristolgreencapital.org)
  • A new report released by The Bravewell Collaborative finds that integrative medicine interventions produce significant improvements in patient activation and patient-reported outcomes in the treatment of chronic pain, depression, and stress. (painweek.org)
  • The findings are based on data collected by the Patients Receiving Integrative Medicine Interventions Effectiveness Registry (PRIMIER), the first-ever patient registry on integrative medicine. (painweek.org)
  • The study found that the use of integrative medicine yielded an increase in the Patient Activation Measure (PAM), which assesses the degree to which patients believe they have the knowledge, skill, and confidence to take action to improve their health, and whether they are likely to maintain positive self-care actions over time. (painweek.org)
  • The Collaborative established the first practice-based research network in integrative medicine and worked with the Institute of Medicine at the National Academies of Science to produce a National Summit on Integrative Medicine. (painweek.org)
  • Integrative medicine approaches, including meditation, yoga, tai chi, massage, and other practices are widely used by Americans in the hope of obtaining health benefits. (ucsf.edu)
  • The goal of the fellowship, "Training for Research in Integrative Medicine" (TRIM), is to train post-doctoral behavioral and social scientists, physicians, and other qualified health professionals to design and conduct rigorous clinical and translational research in CAM and integrative medicine. (ucsf.edu)
  • In addition, a major strength of the training program is the clinical advisory faculty who are available to provide technical assistance and consultation on specific integrative medicine approaches that trainees might want to study. (ucsf.edu)
  • The TRIM program will equip a new generation of researchers to expand our knowledge-base about how and whether integrative medicine approaches work for specific health conditions. (ucsf.edu)
  • osteopathic manipula
  • Osteopathic physicians and M.D. physicians are very similar, but D.O. physicians receive additional training in the musculoskeletal system, and learn osteopathic manipulative medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • school
  • The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is a private, non-profit osteopathic medical school located on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia (VCOM-Virginia), with two branch campuses located in Spartanburg, South Carolina (VCOM-Carolinas) and Auburn, Alabama (VCOM-Auburn). (wikipedia.org)
  • The school was founded in 2001, when Virginia Tech and the Harvey W. Peters Research Foundation worked together to start up a new private school of osteopathic medicine called the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM). (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission of the school is to alleviate the critical shortage of physicians in Appalachia by training medical students to become patient-centered physicians who focus on evidence based medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) is the medical school of Ohio University and the only osteopathic college in the U.S. state of Ohio. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • VCOM is one of a growing number of osteopathic medical schools in the United States, which grant the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (DO), and one of four located in the Appalachian region. (wikipedia.org)
  • college
  • The college was originally named the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, which was later shortened to its present name. (wikipedia.org)
  • While graduates of VCOM are fully prepared to specialize in any division of medicine, the primary focus of the college is the training of primary care physicians to serve a rural population. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 150 years later, the college was established in 1975 to award the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree, and its first class was made up of 21 graduates. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2011, the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine gained renown for receiving $105 million from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations, the largest private gift ever given to Ohio University. (wikipedia.org)