Professional experience & accomplishments
Dr. Raymond Teets is faculty and director of integrative medicine at the Mount Sinai Downtown Residency in Urban Family Medicine, and Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is a Bravewell Fellow and Associate Fellow of the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Teets is director of the pilot program of the Integrative Medicine in Residency, and is working on a project to teach integrative medicine to 3rd and 4th year medical students rotating through the family medicine clerkship. He has an integrative medicine practice at the Institute for Family Health at 17th Street, where he uses the electronic health record to aid in providing integrative medicine within an underserved location. He has a strong interest in nutrition, herbs and supplements, and mind-body medicine. With a background in philosophy, Dr. Teets also is interested in how the medical paradigm can be rethought to improve mind-body medicine, e.g. in situations where patients present with unexplained symptoms. In 2019, Dr. Teets was elected secretary to the Board of Directors of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.