Presentations from A Call to Action on Integrative Health and Medicine Policy: Advancing the Legacy of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin

 Read the full symposium report here!

Read the full symposium report here!

These presentations are from a symposium held on September 29, 2014 at Georgetown University to honor U.S. Senator Tom Harkin. The title was: "A Call to Action: Advancing the Legacy of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin". The first five are from a morning panel entitled "From the 2010 Stakeholder Report Forward: Integrative Health and the ACA -- Where Have We Come From? Where Do We Go Next?" The last three from an afternoon panel entitled "Emerging Trends and Opportunities in Integrative Health & Medicine".

Panel 1: From the 2010 Stakeholder Report Forward: Integrative Health and the ACA -- Where Have We Come From? Where Do We Go Next?

Non-Discrimination in Health Care
Michael Traub, ND (Non-Discrimination Co-Chair, Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium)

National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council 
Janet Kahn, PhD, LMT (Member, Advisory Group on Prevention, Public and Integrative Health)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute* 
Christine Goertz DC, PhD (Member, Board of Governors, and Chair, Science Oversight Committee, PCORI) *Approved for sharing by PCORI

Integration in Practice: Accountable Care and Patient Centered Medical Homes
Courtney Baechler, MD (Vice-President, Penny George Institute of the Allina Health System)

Healthcare Workforce-Interprofessional Practice and Education
John Weeks (Executive Director, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care)

Panel 2: Emerging Trends and Opportunities in Integrative Health & Medicine

Building the Capacity for Real World Effectiveness Research for Integrative Health
Josephine Briggs, MD (Director, NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

"Mission Thrive" and Nature as Health
Christopher D'Adamo, PhD (Director of Research, University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine)

Intersecting Futures for Public Health, Primary Care and Integrative Health and Medicine
Clement Bezold, PhD (Founder and Chair, Institute for Alternative Futures)