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Assistant/Associate Professor of Integrative Medicine
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, is recruiting for the position of Assistant Professor for The Integrative Medicine Program in the Section of Integrative Medicine, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine. The Integrative Medicine Center (IMC), the clinical delivery center for integrative medicine, is a growing integrative medicine outpatient and inpatient practice overseen by medical oncologists with service lines in acupuncture, massage, music therapy, and dietary, exercise, and behavioral counseling as well as a number of other healing arts. The IMC makes use of a variety of complementary therapies within the controlled context of a major comprehensive cancer center, under the supervision of board certified medical professionals.

The ideal candidate will be a medical oncologist who has a clinical and research focus in Integrative Medicine. The position supports the Integrative Medicine Program, which is led by Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. The mission of the Integrative Medicine Program is to engage patients and their families to become active participants in improving their physical, psycho-spiritual and social health. The ultimate goals are to optimize health, quality of life and clinical outcomes through personalized evidence-based clinical care, exceptional research and education.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been named the #1 Cancer Center in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, and is located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Candidates must have an M.D. degree and be board certified/eligible. Salary is competitive and the benefits package is outstanding. Interested individuals should submit CV and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to:

Eduardo Bruera, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030

UCLA Integrative East-West Medicine Fellowship
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, CA

Housed under the Department of Medicine at UCLA, the Center for East-West Medicine is a busy, outpatient consultative practice that sees nearly 13,000 patient visits annually, with referrals from the entire UCLA primary care and subspecialty network including pain management, rheumatology, neurology, gastroenterology, women’s health, cardiology, allergy/immunology, sports medicine, orthopedics, head and neck surgery and thoracic surgery. Opportunities are also available for inpatient consultative experiences.

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine (CEWM) offers a fellowship program with two tracks: East-West Primary Care Fellowship and East-West Specialty Fellowship.

East-West Primary Care Fellowship Program is a vital part of the planned expansion for a full-service integrative health center. Fellows will be given the opportunity to build a thriving outpatient general internal medicine practice on-site and with mentorship. Those who successfully complete the two-year training will receive priority consideration for a faculty appointment at CEWM and within the UCLA Health System. Upon completion, fellows are qualified to take the Integrative Medicine Board Certification exam

Education components include:

  • Intensive didactics in the basic theory and practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and other CAM disciplines
  • Extensive clinical training through the use of evidence-based therapies
  • Regular academic conferences on interesting clinical cases
  • Attending research meetings in collaboration with the UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research
  • Lectures featuring experts found locally, nationally, and internationally

More information available on the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine website:

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine- Northwestern University (OCIM-NU)
Integrative Primary Care Medicine, Chicago, IL

Join one of the new Osher Centers for Integrative Medicine in the amazing city of Chicago! We are seeking a special person to offer integrative primary care services, collaborate with the OCIM team, and support OCIM efforts to provide innovative healthcare education, clinical care and research programs. Each member of our team is critical to furthering our internal culture of compassion-oriented care for each other, our patients and ourselves.

Job Qualifications:
* Medical Degree (MD or DO); Residency in Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred
* Current Board Certification
* Personally exemplify healthy lifestyle practices
* Strong interpersonal communication, mass communication, and leadership skills
* Advanced training in Integrative, Functional, or Nutritional Medicine

Job Essentials:
Clinical Practice
* Conduct an integrative primary care practice (FT 36 patient care hours)
* Provide integrative consults if appropriate training established
* Communicate in a professional manner with referring physicians
* Refer when appropriate to OCIM complementary medicine providers

Outreach and Education
* Conduct community lectures on health optimization, prevention, and wellness related topics
* Participate in teaching for students, residents and fellows.
* Enhance clinical team performance by participating in staff training through in-services, clinical skill
development and clinical program presentations
* Participate in social media communications
* Support clinical research initiatives and implement appropriate research findings into clinical practice
* Help create and communicate internally and externally a compelling vision for health optimization,
prevention, and a holistic medical approach
* Promote integrative medicine in the context of existing and planned clinical and corporate programs

For additional details please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Attn: Matthew Hess
Physician Recruiter
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
541 North Fairbanks Court, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611

Chief Operating Officer
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

THE OPPORTUNITY: Winthrop University Hospital is a well established academic medical center with an outstanding reputation for clinical quality. It is academically affiliated with Stony Brook University School of Medicine and offers an array of very robust teaching programs. Work is just wrapping up on the construction of a $100M clinical research facility.

• Winthrop provides medical, surgical, pediatric and obstetrical services and has a licensed capacity of 591 beds
• Employs 6,000 dedicated and caring individuals, including nearly 1,500 nurses and 1,525 full-time and voluntary attending medical staff
• Clinical campus of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine
• U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospital in 11 specialties

• Reports to President and CEO
• Responsible for 7 direct reports and approximately 5,000 FTEs
• This executive will need to establish strong and effective working relationships with key constituencies across the Winthrop enterprise, including Board members and hospital leadership, as well as key stakeholders in the communities served by Winthrop providers

• Ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Medicine or a related discipline
• Must possess 15+ years healthcare senior leadership experience in complex healthcare delivery settings
• Leadership experience in an academic medical center or complex medical center with mature teaching programs
• Previous COO experience, either at the hospital or system level, is strongly preferred
• The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record and working understanding of clinical needs and issues

INQUIRIES: This opportunity is being presented by Jane Groves, Executive Vice President, and Roger Samuel, Vice President, MSA Executive Search. For additional information, or those wishing to share referrals,
contact Patricia Neds at


UCSF Osher Center Research Fellowship

The UCSF Osher Center’s Training in Research in Integrative Medicine (TRIM), is a research fellowship program funded by a T-32 Training Grant from NIH/NCCAM. We are requesting new applications for pre-doctoral fellowships positions to begin July 1, 2015.

This one-year, pre-doctoral fellowship has been developed to support medical students who are taking a research year, or PhD students in relevant fields in biological or social sciences, to pursue an intensive period of research activities and research training at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. We typically expect pre-doctoral fellows to work closely with a research mentor at the Osher Center, in most cases developing work that is based in an existing research program. We encourage potential applicants to contact research faculty they are interested in working with to develop a research project to be conducted during the fellowship period.

Applicants must be in a qualifying PhD or MD/DO program, and be able to devote most of their time to fellowship-related work.

Those interested in applying must submit a letter of intent (350 word max) along with a CV and a short application form by October 3, 2014. Full application (by invitation only) is due November 14, 2014.

The TRIM application instructions and general information including other NIH requirements, is available on the Osher Center web page at:

If you have any questions, please contact Yvette Coulter, TRIM Program Coordinator at:


Seeks an Associate Director for Clinical Services

Our new Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at the Ohio State University provides over 25,000 patient-visits per year. The 9,500 square foot clinic offers acupuncture, ayurveda, chiropractic, massage, nutrition, and stress management services, and classes in yoga, tai chi, and mindfulness. We seek an Associate Director for Clinical Services to help us expand our integrative clinical services from our busy clinic to new locations in the inpatient setting, the outpatient breast cancer center, the cancer survivorship clinic, the heart hospital, the New Albany Community, and underserved communities in our region and state. This leader will also build on our outstanding, evidence-based, personalized, integrative health care that improves human lives through innovation. Columbus is the 15th largest city in the US with one of the lowest costs of living and rich in the arts, nature, and sporting attractions.

Responsibilities include being a role model, clinical affairs administration, quality assurance, health information technology, and innovation in clinical affairs. The Associate Director for Clinical Services functions in a collegial relationship to all other Associate Directors in the Center as well as collaboration within departments throughout the entire medical center.

Qualifications: Board certification in family medicine, internal medicine or physiatry is required.

Additional training or experience ideally at the Master’s level in healthcare administration (not required).

Physician must demonstrate expertise in integrative medicine and have a record of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Position requires (or ability to obtain) a State of Ohio licensure and an active DEA certificate. Salary, schedule, and call-duty are subject to medical specialty.

Please forward current CV with Cover Letter to:

Trevor Bethel, DASPR
Physician & Faculty Recruitment
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Seeks an Integrative Physician For its established Clinic for Integrative Medicine

The Integrative Medicine Clinic, which is part of the new Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at the Ohio State University, provides over 25,000 patient-visits per year. The 9,500 square foot clinic offers acupuncture, ayurveda, chiropractic, massage, nutrition, and stress management services, and classes in yoga, tai chi, and mindfulness. We seek an additional physician to build on our outstanding, evidence- based, personalized, integrative health care that improves human lives through innovation. Columbus is the 15th largest city in the US with one of the lowest costs of living and rich in the arts, nature, and sporting attractions. Board certification in family medicine, internal medicine or physiatry is required.

Demonstrated expertise in integrative medicine, State of Ohio licensure (or ability to obtain), and active DEA certificate are also required.

Please forward current CV with Cover Letter to:

Trevor Bethel, DASPR
Physician & Faculty Recruitment
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Fellowship Opportunity: Integrative Medicine Fellowship in NYC Focused on Care for the Underserved

The Institute of Urban Family Health, in affiliation with Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, offers a one-year fellowship in Academic Integrative Medicine starting in July 2015. Fellows will learn clinical Integrative Medicine in both primary care and consult models. Clinical training will be at a community health care center, as well as the Continuum Center of Health and Healing, an integrative health care setting. An electronic health record is used clinically to deliver care, bringing Integrative Medicine to the underserved community, managing chronic illness, such as diabetes and asthma.

Academic opportunities will include precepting residents, participating in Integrative Medicine research and publications, and involvement in Integrative Medicine Curriculum. The structured learning opportunities include a weekly interdisciplinary case conference, as well as an online Integrative Medicine curriculum. In addition, there is opportunity for the fellow to receive training in further modalities. Further information can be found on the website, under “Opportunities.”

Qualifications: Applicants should be graduates of a family medicine residency training program or PGY-3 residents in good standing, have an interest in Academic Integrative Medicine, and plan on practicing in a community health care setting that focuses on care for underserved populations. Application is available online from above website.

Contact: Dr. Raymond Teets
Dr. Ben Kligler

Research Fellowship In Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School

The Harvard Medical School Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine invites candidates to apply for our NIH funded training program to begin July 1, 2015 for a three year fellowship. This joint program of Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals is searching for postdoctoral candidates including physicians, anthropologists, health behavioralists, sociologists, psychologists and integrative medicine providers with doctoral degrees who are interested in training in one or more of three general tracks: 1. health behavior research, 2. mind-body therapies (including tai chi and yoga), and 3. placebo studies.

The program is led by researchers in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Research areas of special interest within the Division include chronic disease management, obesity and cardiopulmonary health, musculoskeletal health, patient-provider relationship, and healthy aging.

The program offers candidates the opportunity to obtain an MPH degree at the Harvard School of Public Health. The deadline for applications for the year beginning July 1, 2015 is October 15, 2014.

For information and application forms, please contact: Ms. Rebeca Santana, email to:



Director, Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine

The School of Medicine, through the Department of Medicine, is recruiting a full-time Director of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. We are seeking a board certified physician with an interest in integrative medicine who has an active and funded research program, administrative and fundraising experience. Candidates will need to qualify for appointment at the associate or professor level at the University of California. Responsibilities will include direction of all aspects of the center, including its research, educational, clinical and fundraising programs. The director will report directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine, who will be the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of California, Irvine. This position will be supported by a partial FTE and the Susan Samueli Chair in Integrative Medicine. Candidates will be eligible to apply for the Larry K. Dodge Chair in Integrative Biology.

The Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine was created in 2000 by a gift from the Samueli family to develop an academic program in integrative medicine at the University of California, Irvine. The center began with research, educational programs and an analysis unit. In 2003, an integrative medicine clinic was added to provide clinical care. In 2012 the center incorporated an existing Executive Health Program. The research program has included NIH funded laboratory-based research in acupuncture and clinical research programs in integrative medicine, including dietary management, acupuncture, mind-body medicine (Tai Chi and Qigong and meditation) as well as supplements. Educational programs range from lectures and elective courses for medical students, to resident and student rotations in the clinic, laboratory research, lectures to the community and day-long community-oriented programs such the Women’s Wellness Day conference sponsored each May. In addition to medical students, undergraduates and graduate students from the UCI campus and other national and international academic institutions in the US, Canada and China have received instruction in programs ranging in duration from one month to one year. Summer high school students also have completed laboratory rotations in the center.

Recently a three-year integrative medicine tract has been developed in Family Medicine in conjunction with the center. The center regularly sponsors continuing education for physicians, allied care practitioners, nurses and other paramedical personnel. Several international scientific conferences have been sponsored or co-sponsored by the center. The center regularly offers classes in Tai Chi-Qigong and mindfulness based stress reduction. The integrative medicine and executive health clinics recently relocated into a new 6,000 ft2 facility that contains space for classes and clinical practice. Patients in this clinic receive care from integrative family medicine and internal medicine practitioners, acupuncturists, a naturopath and a massage therapist. The integrative clinic also provides consultation for and dispenses supplements. Clinic directors of the Integrative Medicine and Executive Health report to the Center Director. The center is supported by an advisory board, which meets regularly to discuss programs as well as ongoing educational and clinical activities in the center. The advisory board also plays a strong role in philanthropy. For more information about the center, please view the center’s website at

UC Irvine seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UC Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, for person with disabilities and covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Please apply online at:
Tom Cesario, MD
Chair, Search Committee
c/o Laurie Macaulay
Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine

Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University
Now Accepting Applications
Durham, NC


The application for February 2015 enrollment in The Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University is now open. To apply, or for additional information, please visit If you have questions about the program or the application process, please contact Program Manager Damian Gallina at or (919) 684-9924.

Opening for 2015-2016 Integrative Family Medicine Fellowship
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

The University of Michigan Integrative Medicine Fellowship is seeking applicants for the fellowship year beginning in July 2015. This program is designed to produce leaders in the field of integrative medicine who excel in clinical practice and teaching. It is a 12-month fellowship for family medicine physicians interested in pursuing post-residency training in integrative medicine. The U-M Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program is supported by the U-M Department of Family Medicine and was developed with a grant from the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation. At this time we are unable to take physicians outside of Family Medicine.

Features of the program include:
• Hands-on clinical care in integrative primary care and consultation
• Close working relationships with practicing Integrative Family Medicine physicians and community providers
• One-on-one didactics with faculty in Anthroposophic Medicine, Naturopathy, mind-body therapies, nutrition, herbal therapies, and lifestyle medicine
• National training in a self-selected area of interest
• Eligibility to sit for Integrative Medicine Board exam
• Participation in leadership training including Faculty Scholars Program and Faculty Development Institute
• Teaching opportunities with a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and practicing physicians

More information is available at our website: If you or someone you know is interested in this Fellowship opportunity, please contact Fellowship Director, Amy Locke, MD via email or our coordinator Patricia Bernardi at 734 232-6776.

Integrative Family Physician
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks Integrative Medicine Trained Physicians

Opportunities include
• Practice Integrative Medicine in an academic setting
• Teach students, residents and fellows
• Participate in our annual IM CME conference
• Take advantage of robust IM resources at the University and in the community

The University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine seeks residency-trained, board-certified diverse family physicians for full-time clinician-educator positions. Preference given but not required for faculty who will include obstetrics. Department features special programs in obstetrics, gynecology, women's health, office procedures (ultrasound, vasectomy, colposcopy, dermatology), integrative medicine, sports medicine. Significant teaching responsibilities for medical students/residents. Collaboration available in department research programs.

Inquiries (with curriculum vitae and letter of interest) to: Office of the Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 1150 W. Medical Center Drive, M7300 Med Sci I, SPC 5625, Ann Arbor, Mich., 48109-5625. Any questions about the Integrative Medicine Programs may be directed to Amy Locke, MD (

The University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory, affirmative action employer.


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