Stamford Health is proud to offer a two-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program. This program offers a unique clinical experience in evidence-based complementary therapies in pain management, nutrition/supplement consultation, stress management with guided imagery and mindfulness meditation, and preventive cardiology. Our consultation practice is a wonderful opportunity for learning this important perspective of medical care. Fellows will be funded to complete the 1,000-hour University of Arizona distance learning and residential curriculum as well as a 300-hour acupuncture program for physicians. The salary and benefits of the two-year fellowship is PGY-4 and PGY-5, respectively for each year.
Year 1 fellows will spend 50 percent of their time in the hospital's primary care family medicine clinic for under-insured patients, and 50 percent of their time at the Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness. Year 2 fellows will spend 100 percent of their time at the Center.
The clinical stories and patient care outcomes at CIMW offer a rich resource for teaching Integrative Medicine Fellows at CIMW as well as for learning activities for medical students and medical residents. The Visiting Scholar Program is designed for clinician leaders who are implementing integrative medicine care services.
The Center’s clinical model is a high-volume, out-patient, insurance-based, sub-specialty medical clinic that provides the following integrative medicine services:
1) Pain management
2) Nutrition and supplement consultation
3) Mind-body stress reduction
4) Lifestyle medicine
Working with our Center’s physicians provides the Visiting Scholar with exposure to the following:
- Evidence-based, condition specific dietary approaches
- Stress reduction with mind-body therapies including an innovative hypnosis – acupuncture therapy
- Evidence-based integrative pain management therapies
- Integrative Medicine special programs in Women’s Health, Sports Medicine including post-concussion, and performing arts medicine
- Documentation, coding, billing, and reimbursement
- Staffing and team function
- Quality monitoring
Visiting Scholars will obtain an immersion experience in a thriving integrative medicine practice. Participants will benefit from an opportunity for ongoing mentorship with the Center’s physicians and networking.
Applicants are asked to send a CV, preferred date, and any specific needs/goals to Melisha Curry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- By Day: $1,000
- By Week: $2,500
The Stamford Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stamford Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in
FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:
Stamford Hospital asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Stamford Hospital has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
FACULTY DISCLOSURE INFORMATION:
PHYSICIAN/SPEAKER: Marc Brodsky, MD, Joseph Feuerstein, MD, and Katherine Takayasu, MD have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this CME activity.
COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Marc Brodsky, MD, Joseph Feuerstein, MD, and Katherine Takayasu, MD have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this CME activity.