2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

The Congress where you can expect to be engaged, intrigued, enlightened and revitalized.
An amazing experience for multiple disciplines to come together and share a common vision for healthcare.

About the Congress:

The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health convenes an international congress biennially to highlight the advances of Integrative Medicine in research, education, clinical care and policy. The mission is to foster the development of new collaborations and to strengthen existing partnerships within the field of integrative medicine and health. The Congress showcases original scientific research through pre-Congress workshops, plenary sessions, concurrent workshops, oral abstract presentations, poster presentations and experiential sessions.

Who Should Attend:

The 5th biennial International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health will bring together over 1200 researchers, healthcare practitioners, educators and policy advocates, representing over 150 academic institutions and organizations from 28 countries. Though the audience is geographically and professionally diverse in many aspects, all attendees share the unifying passion to improve health and healthcare around the world by bridging research, clinical care, education and policy in integrative medicine and integrative health.

About the Consortium:

The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health is an organization made up of over 70 Academic Institutions and health systems working together to advance integrative medicine. The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health recognizes the opportunity to affect the direction, assumptions and outcomes of healthcare. The involvement of strong academic institutions and their representatives allows us to provide a forum for those committed to the values of integrative medicine. The Consortium provides the cohesion necessary to maximize individual institutional efforts, and also move the field forward in a way that no one institution is able.

The Mission of the Consortium is to Advance integrative medicine and health through academic institutions and health systems. The Vision is A transformed healthcare system promoting integrative medicine and health for all.

Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

As an organization we are committed to sharing information and ideas, meeting challenges together in a process grounded by the values of integrative medicine, supporting member institutions, and providing a national voice for the advancement of integrative principles.