Working Group Presentations

ACIH Joint Working Group Presentations

Pillsbury House Integrative Clinic (September 2017)
Joint ACIH Education and Clinical Working Group presentation and discussion Jodell Skaufel, DC, Nancy Erickson, BCTMB, CNMT, and Ellie Tansey, LAc, joined us for a conversation about Pillsbury House Integrative Clinic and Northwestern Health Sciences University's involvement.  Dale Healey, DC, PhD facilitated. (Approximately 40 minutes)

Integrative Clinic Panel  (April 2017)
ACIH Clinical Working Group presentation and discussion Kelly Morrow, MS, RDN, Chair, Dietitians In Integrative and Functional Medicine, Associate Professor, Nutrition Clinic Coordinator, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science and Jennifer Johnson, ND, associate dean for clinical education and a clinical associate professor in the School of Naturopathic Medicine (and ACIH EWG member!) spoke about their work at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, followed by Q&A and discussion. (48 minutes) 

Integrative Clinic Panel  (February 2017)
Clinical & Education Working Group presentation and discussion. Panelists Melissa Kimura, DC, LAc, VP Southern California University (SCU) Health System / Chief Clinical Officer and Sean Guinan, LAc, Adult & Pediatric Acupuncturist at Kingston Crossing Wellness Clinic gave presentations about their work in integrative clinics, followed by Q&A and discussion. Slides: Integrative Clinics Panel discussionValue Agenda, Practitioner Collaboration and Patient Education in Private Practice

Hospital Based Massage Therapy (HBMT) Competencies Discussion (September 2016) 
HBMT Task Force members invited interested parties, including respondents to a prior HBMT TF survey, to participate in a conference call discuss the draft HBMT specific competencies.  Dale Healey, DC, PhD,  Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT, MK Brennan, RN, LMT, and Beth Rosenthal, PhD, MBA, MPH, ACIH Assistant Director, presented and facilitated discussion among participants.  

Hospital Based Massage Therapy (HBMT) (September 2016)
ACIH Clinical & Education Working Group presentation and discussion Dale Healey, DC, PhD and MK Brennan, RN, LMT presented on work and accomplishments to date. HBMT task force member Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT was not able to be on the call. The 7-slide presentation is available here.

ACIH Clinical Working Group Presentations

Integrative Clinic Panel  (November 2016)
David Fogel, MD, Co-Founder & CEO of Casey Health Institute Gaithersburg, MD and Nancy Conway, Director of Integrative Medicine Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI provided a great deal of insight into their Integrative Clinic/Program. Presentation slides may be viewed here.

LifeLong Ashby Health Center (June 2016)
ACIH Clinical Working Group presentation and discussion Bonney Lynch, LAc, CMT gave a brief presentation about integrating acupuncture and related services and primary care at LAHC and stimulated an active discussion about how to gather patient outcome data via EHR and other issues involved in integrative clinics. 

PIHTA and Integrative Clinics Presentations (June 2016) 
ACIH Clinical Working Group presentation and discussion Jennifer Olejownik, PhD, MS, BA, Project Manager for the Project for Integrative Health and the Triple Aim at the Center for Optimal Integration spoke about a possible Integrative Clinic Webinar series held within the Working Groups and asked members what areas they might be interested in exploring.

 Preliminary Findings on Naturopathic-led Patient-Centered Medical homes (PCMH) (March 2016) 
Jennifer Olejownik, PhD, MS, Project Manager, Project for Integrative Health and the Triple Aim (PIHTA) - Center for Optimal Integration presented highlights from this NABNE-funded project on integrative Patient-Centered Medical Homes. 

Introduction of Chiropractic Care into Missouri FQHCs: The Dawn of a New Era? (November 2015) 
Barry Wiese, DC, MHA from Logan University spoke with CWG members about his experiences introducing Chiropractic Care in FQHCs. The 17 slide presentation is viewable here

Interprofessional collaboration among integrative health and medicine providers in private practice and community health settings (update October 2015) 
In this brief presentation, Beth Rosenthal gives an update on this funded CWG research project investigating IPC in a sample of IHM providers from the five licensed disciplines.

Identifying off-site clinics of CCAOM Members (September 2015) 
New CWG member Martin Kidwell spoke about a CCAOM project he is involved in, having to do with collecting information about off-site clinics of CCAOM members.

Preparing Students to be Practice Ready - Part II (Sept 2015) 
CWG members Ron Boesch, DC, DACNB, Dean of Clinics/Professor, Palmer College of Chiropractic and Michael Sackett, DC Dean, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic present Part II of the presentation given in June 2015 and answer questions about Preparing Students to be Practice Ready.

CAM in Military Community (June 2015) 
Viola Crowder-Moger, Director, Licensed Massage Therapy Program at Central Texas College joined us to tell us about her experiences providing CAM in the military community of Fort Hood, followed by a rich question and answer session with suggestions about how to incorporate CAM in a community.

Preparing Students to be Practice Ready (June 2015) 
CWG members Ron Boesch, DC, DACNB, Dean of Clinics/Professor, Palmer College of Chiropractic and Michael Sackett, DC Dean, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic gave a presentation and answered questions about Preparing Students to be Practice Ready. 

Mary Lauttamus, MSW, ACC, e-RYT on Preparing Students to be Practice Ready (May 2015)
Mary Lauttamus MSW, ACC, e-RYT, Interim Academic Director, Health Philosophy and Promotion and Director, Yoga Therapy Program at Maryland University of lntegrative Health gave a presentation and answered questions about Preparing Students to be Practice Ready. 

Organizing, Convening, and Stimulating Engagement in Evidence Informed Practice (EIP) (November 2014) 
Deb Hill, MS, project manager for The Project to Enhance Research literacy (PERL) organized a panel discussion with CWG members for a project with the working title Organizing, Convening, and Stimulating Engagement in Evidence Informed Practice (EIP). The 14 slide presentation can be accessed here.

Southern California University of Health Sciences experience at the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (October 2014)
Mike Sackett, DC, MS, member of the ACIH Clinical Working Group (CWG), and Gena Kadar, DC, CNS, presented in the October CWG meeting about SCU's experiences attending IPEC meetings. The 15 slide presentation can be accessed here.

ACIH Education Working Group Presentations

The concept of an "Academic Plan" in integrative health education (June 2017)
Chris Arick, DC, MS, ACIH EWG member gave a presentation in a EWG meeting with a very full agenda.  Approximately 14 minute recording; the poster is here.

Learnings from the ACIH Competencies for Optimal Practice in Integrated Environments (April 2016) ACIH Education Working Group (April 2016)
Stacy Gomes, EdD, MAEd, presented on the work that will be part of the ICIMH presentation in Las Vegas, and received good feedback from the group

The Role of MT in Primary Care Panel (February 2016) 
Dale Healey facilitated, with panelists: Stan Dawson, EWG member; Martha Menard, RWG member, former ACIH co-ED; Ruth Werner, Immediate Past President, Massage Therapy Foundation. 

IOM Global Forum Update (September 2015) 
Former ACIH Executive Director John Weeks gave a very informative presentation and facilitated discussion about IOM Global Forum activities in this approximately 30 minute recording

Project to Enhance Research Literacy (PERL) Educator’s Package for Evidence Informed Practice (October 2015) 
Deb Hill facilitated a discussion about PERL resources for educators, gathering significant input from many WG members. The 17 slides are viewable here

Interprofessional Student Education: Exchange Program Between Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PCOM (June 2015) 
EWG and ACIH Board member Stacy Gomes, EdD Vice President for Academic Affairs, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, and RWG member Beau Anderson, PhD, LAc Academic Dean and Research Director, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York; Assistant Clinical Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, gave a presentation and facilitated discussion about an exchange program between Albert Einstein students and PCOM students. Click here to view 13-slide presentation.

Clinical Integration (April 2015) 
Jennifer Johnson, EWG member and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Bastyr University, gave a very well organized presentation and facilitated discussion about clinical integration activities at Bastyr.  Click here to view 13-slide presentation. 

National Center for Interprofessional Education and IPE at Northwestern Health Sciences University (September 2014)
Dale Healey, DC, PhD and Mike Wiles, DC, MEd, co-chairs of the ACIH Education Working Group presentations about their experiences attending an open house at the NCIPE, and about Interprofessional Education at NWHSU. The 22 slide presentation can be accessed here.

Interprofessional Education at National Health Sciences University (February 2014)
Ezra Cohen presents to the ACIH Education Working Group.

ACIH Research Working Group Presentations

Experience as an NCCAM F31 trainee (September 2017) 
ACIH Research Working Group presentation and discussion Steffany Moonaz, PhD, ACIH RWG and Board member spoke about her experience as an NCCAM F31 trainee. 

Systematic review for low back pain (June 2017)
Lisa Taylor-Swanson, MAcOM, PHD, ACIH RWG member, spoke about a systematic review project in which she was involved, for low back pain, followed by Q&A and discussion. The abstract "Systematic Review of Acupuncture for Low Back Pain: Efficacy and Clinically-Meaningful Change" is available here.

Case Reporting Guidelines (September 2016) 
David Riley, MD and RWG member Martha Menard, PhD, LMT presented about case reports and facilitated discussion. The 11-slide presentation is available here.

History, Context, Politics of Opioid Guidelines: Arya Nielsen (June 2016) 
Arya Nielsen, PhD, Director, Acupuncture Fellowship for Inpatient Care, Mount Sinai Beth Israel gave a terrific presentation stimulated by the lack of reference to integrative disciplines in the CDC Opioid Guidelines. References: References for talk on opioids and national policy re. evidence informed nonpharm therapies for pain,  Clarification of the Pain Management
Standard
 and MMWR: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

RWG member James M. Whedon, DC, MS, Instructor, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Health Care Research Analyst, ACO Support, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center gave a presentation and facilitated discussion about Quality Measures and Integrative Health and Medicine. The 12 slide presentation can be accessed here

A Tour of the Case Report Research Repository - CaseRe3 (September 2014) 
Martha Menard, PhD, LMT, co-chair of the ACIH Research Working Group presentation about a digital open access repository (CaseRe3-www.casere3.org) for case reports in integrative healthcare.

Samueli Institute's "Rapid Evidence Assessment of the Literature (REAL)" Method (January 7, 2014)
Samueli CEO Wayne Jonas, MD, former NIH Office of Alternative Medicine director and ACIH Council of Advisers member, and Cindy Crawford, Samueli's research manager. (Audio only)

Joseph Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (November 5, 2012)
Dialogue between ACIH Research Working Group members and Dr. Joe Selby of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Instititute (PCORI), an agency established under the Affordable Care Act. Transcript here. (Audio only)