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IOM convenes Feb. 25-27 Summit on Integrative Medicine
Date:2/17/2009

The Institute of Medicine is convening the Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public to advance the science, understanding, and progress of integrative medicine and explore how this approach to medicine can contribute to solving the nation's health care crisis.

Integrative medicine is described as orienting the health care process to engage patients and caregivers in the full range of physical, psychological, social, preventive, and therapeutic factors known to be effective and necessary for the achievement of optimal health. Topics to be examined during the summit include: patient-centered care, the scientific basis of integrative medicine, continuity of care, health care financing reform and value-driven care, team-based care processes, and mind-body relationships and health.

SUMMIT DETAILS: The summit will be held Feb. 25-27 in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building at 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Panel presentations will begin at 9 a.m. on the first two days and at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 27. A complete agenda and registration information are available at www.iom.edu/integrativemedicine.

Seating is limited; reporters who wish to attend must register in advance through the Web page or contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu. Reporters who cannot attend may listen to a live webcast of key portions using a link on www.nationalacademies.org.

Presenters include:

  • Donald Berwick, M.D., president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston
  • Carol Black, M.D., F.R.C.P., chair, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, London
  • Harvey Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., president, Institute of Medicine
  • Erminia Guarneri, M.D., founder and medical director, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, Calif.
  • George Halvorson, CEO, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif.
  • Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.
  • Michael Johns, M.D., chancellor, Emory University, Atlanta
  • Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair, department of genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.
  • William Novelli, CEO, AARP, Washington, D.C.
  • Dean Ornish, M.D., founder and president, Preventive Medicine Research Institute, San Francisco
  • Mehmet Oz, M.D., vice chair and professor of surgery, Columbia University, New York City
  • Ralph Snyderman, M.D., chancellor emeritus, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
  • Ellen Stovall, president and CEO, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Washington, D.C.

MEDIA BRIEFING: A telephone briefing for media will be held immediately following the opening panel discussion on Feb. 25. The briefing will feature Fineberg, Guarneri, Halvorson, Novelli, Oz, Snyderman, and Stovall. RSVP to Sharon Reis, tel. 202-745-5103 or e-mail sreis@gymr.com, to receive the telephone number and passcode.


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Contact: Christine Stencel
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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