We are pleased to work together with the following organizations in 2013.
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the national professional society representing licensed or licensable naturopathic physicians who are graduates of four-year, residential graduates programs. AANP's membership consists of more than 2000 student, physicians, supporting and corporate members who collectively strive to expand access to naturopathic medicine nationwide.
American Botanical Council
Established in 1988, the American Botanical Council (ABC) is the leading independent, nonprofit, international member-based organization providing education using science-based and traditional information to promote the responsible use of herbal medicine. ABC served the public, researchers, eucators, healthcare professionals, industry and media, and has been a highly respected source and an innovative force for many years.
American College for Advancement in Medicine
The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the safe and effective application of integrative medicine. ACAM's healthcare model focuses on prevention of illness and a strive for total wellness. ACAM is the voice of integrative medicine; our goals are to improve physician skills, knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to integrative medicine; to support integrative medicine research; and to provide education on current standard of care as well as additional approaches to patient care.
American Holistic Health Association
American Holistic Health Association is the free and impartial information resource for wellness and healing. AHHA's sole purpose is to offer you holistic health resources — both alternative and traditional — in an impartial manner and help you become more active and confident in your health decisions.
American Holistic Medical Association
The AHMA was founded in 1978 to unite licensed physicians who practice holistic medicine. Today the organization's membership includes everyone who shares its mission of helping transform healthcare to a more holistic model.
American Holistic Nurses Association
The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is a non-profit membership association for nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals. Founded in 1981, AHNA is the definitive voice for holistic nursing, and promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing, serving as a bridge between conventional medicine and complementary and alternative healing practices. Holistic nursing is recognized by the American Nurses Association as an official nursing specialty with defined scope and standards of practice. AHNA's mission is to advance holistic nursing through community building, advocacy, research and education.
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine is a non-profit, 501(c) (3), educational organization dedicated to reviving the spirit and transforming the practice of medicine. The Center is working to create a more effective, comprehensive and compassionate model of healthcare and health education.
Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine
DIFM...The Integrative RDs
Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) is an ADA specialty practice group of food and nutrition practitioners promoting the integration of conventional nutrition practices with evidence-based alternatives through education, research and practice. DIFM dietitians have interests and skills in functional and integrative medicine, nutritional genomics, whole foods and dietary supplements and utilize a broad range of holistic and therapeutic modalities.
Earth Rose Institute
Earthrose Institute, a collaborative of national and international health care providers, researchers and educators has been established to meet the challenge of maintaining health in today's world. ERI's mission is to plan and implement health education programs and research, and influence healthcare practice and policy.
HealthWorld Online is your 24-hour health resource center--a virtual health village where you can access information, products, and services to help create your wellness-based lifestyle. HealthWorld Online offers vast expert resources in nutrition, fitness, self-care and mind/body approaches to maintaining high-level health and wellbeing.
The Wellness Inventory is a holistic assessment and life-balance program designed to help you gain personal insight into your state of physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness. The program offers guidance and tools to transform this new awareness into sustainable lifestyle change, and a renewed sense of health and wellbeing.
Holistic Primary Care
Holisticprimarycare.net provides health-conscious readers and health care professionals with a credible source of scientifically-sound information on natural medicine and holistic health care. The site is an online extension of Holistic Primary Care-News for Health & Healing, a print publication that reaches approximately 100,000 physicians nationwide.
Innovision Health Media
InnoVision Health Media, located in St. Paul, MN, specializes in print publications for the expanding market of health care practitioners and consumers interested in integrated health care, otherwise known as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). We offer three professional trade journals: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine (ATHM), Integrative Therapies: A Clinician's Journal (IMCJ) and Advances in Mind-Body Medicine. We offer two consumer magazines: Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health and Balanced Living and Alternative Medicine.
The Institute for Functional Medicine
The mission of The Institute for Functional Medicine is to serve the highest expression of individual health through widespread adoption of functional medicine as the standard of care.
The main objective of The Institute for Functional Medicine is to reverse today's epidemic of chronic disease through education, research, and collaboration. Functional medicine provides a powerful new operating system and systems-based clinical model to replace the outdated and ineffective acute-care models carried forward from the 20th century. It enables physicians and other health professionals to practice proactive, predictive, personalized medicine and empowers patients to take an active role in their own health.
International Nurse Coach Association (INCA)
INCA offers the Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP) in Health and Wellness Coaching.
This program is for all nurses seeking to expand their integrative and holistic knowledge to learn effecting coaching skills and tools to implement into diverse healthcare settings. The INCCP combines coaching principles and practical application and draws from the models of Integral Nursing, Holistic Nursing, Psychosynthesis including mind/body skills, and Functional Medicine's health model that includes environmental and nutritional influences on health. This multidimensional, comprehensive program offers nurses a unique and expanded coaching model. For more info on program, please visit us at: www.integrativenursecoach.com and at our new website: www.iNurseCoach.com.
Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Alternative and Complementary Therapies provides the latest information on evaluating alternative therapies and integrating them into your clinical practice. Topics include: botanical medicine, vitamins and supplements, nutrition and diet, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, ayurveda, indigenous medicine systems, homeopath, naturopathy, yoga & meditation, manual therapies, energy medicine, and spirituality and health. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative medical and biomedical peer-reviewed journals. A complete list of the firm's 70 journals, newsmagazines, and books is available at www.liebertpub.com
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine is the Official Journal of the Society for Acupuncture Research and an Official Journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research. The Journal includes observational and analytical reports on treatments outside the realm of allopathic medicine which are gaining interest and warranting research to assess their therapeutic value. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative medical and biomedical peer-reviewed journals. A complete list of the firm's 70 journals, newsmagazines, and books is available at www.liebertpub.com
Medical Acupuncture, the Official Journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, is the only journal providing the evidence-based research and clinical tools you need to offer this popular and effective therapeutic option to patients in your hospital, clinic, or private practice. The Journal publishes clinical and review articles, translational research, and case studies, as well as ancient forms of acupuncture. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative medical and biomedical peer-reviewed journals. A complete list of the firm's 70 journals, newsmagazines, and books is available at www.liebertpub.com.
National Association of Nutrition Professionals
The National Association of Nutrition Professionals is a non-profit business league of nutrition professionals originally founded in 1985 as the Society of Certified Nutritionists. Our mission is to enhance the integrity of the holistic nutrition profession through self-governance, educational standards, a rigorous code of ethics, and professional registration of holistic nutritionists.
National Center for Homeopathy
The National Center for Homeopathy is an open-membership organization whose mission is to promote health through homeopathy. By providing general education to the public about homeopathy, and specific education to homeopaths, NCH helps to make homeopathy available throughout the United States.
New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians
The New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NYANP) is the professional association for Naturopathic Doctors in New York State. The NYANP is a not for profit organization that aims to be a strong voice in NY healthcare and to ensure the betterment of New York State through the active promotion of the art and science of naturopathic medicine and the advancement of its practice.
New York Chiropractic College
New York Chiropractic College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence, quality patient care, and professional leadership. For over 85 years, we have provided our students with the training and skills needed to help alleviate pain, maintain wellness, and establish successful and fulfilling careers.
Society for Integrative Oncology
The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary organization of professionals dedicated to studying and facilitating cancer treatment and the recovery process through the use of integrated complementary therapeutic options. Such options include natural and botanical products, nutrition, acupuncture, massage, mind-body therapies, and other complementary modalities. Our mission is to educate oncology professionals, patients, caregivers, and relevant others about the scientific validity, clinical benefits, toxicities, and limitations of state-of-the-art integrative therapies. SIO provides a forum for presentation, discussion, and peer review of evidence-based research in the discipline. We advocate for responsible public policy and the highest standards of practice in integrative medicine through appropriate training and the certification of health care professionals.
Tai Sophia Institute
Tai Sophia Institute is a graduate school for the healing arts and sciences characterized by our values-driven learning community and our commitment to shape the future of healthcare through personal and public service. Tai Sophia's transformative and relationship-centered programs and services integrate the timeless wisdom of nature and ancient healing traditions with contemporary knowledge to develop practitioners and leaders capable of creating and sustaining individual and community wellness.
Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation
The Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation is a not-for-profit, organization based in New York City. The mission of the Foundation is to advance understanding and implementation of authentic traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation offers educational programs, promotes research, provides information resources and creates outreach initiatives on authentic TCM, natural healing and the classical Chinese internal martial arts. As a leading advocate for integrative healing, Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation is focused on broadening the potential for healing and improved quality of life for the individual and society. In fulfilling its mission, the Foundation seeks to build bridges of understanding between East and West, contributing to and complementing the practice of contemporary medicine. www.tcmworld.org, www.breastcancer.com, www.tcmconference.org
The University of Bridgeport
The University of Bridgeport's professionally accredited health sciences programs are housed in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene, the College of Chiropractic, the College of Naturopathic Medicine, the Acupuncture Institute, and the Nutrition Institute. Each offers clinics and resources to the public. The degree programs, which range from associate and baccalaureate programs in Dental Hygiene to doctoral programs in Chiropractic (D.C.) and Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.), offer state-of-the-art curricula and significant clinical experiences. The members of the faculty include skilled instructors with backgrounds in the biomedical and clinical sciences. The graduates of these programs go on to serve by providing health care, becoming educators, and participating in medical research.
The University of Minnesota, Center for Spirituality & Healing
The University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality & Healing enriches health and well-being by providing high-quality interdisciplinary education, conducting rigorous research, and delivering innovative programs that advance integrative health and healing.