Integrative Family Medicine Fellowship
The Institute for Family Health is pleased to offer the Institute for Family Health Integrative Family Medicine Fellowship. This one-year fellowship provides family physicians Integrative Family Medicine skills in an underserved setting, while also developing skills in academic medicine. It is accredited by the American Board of Physician Specialties, allowing our graduates to sit for the American Board of Integrative Medicine exam.
Curriculum and Setting
The fellowship is based out of the Mount Sinai Downtown Residency in Urban Family Medicine and the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine.
The Integrative Family Medicine experience occurs both in the primary care and consultative contexts. Academic opportunities include mentorship in precepting residents, teaching medical students, and collaboration in residency curriculum initiatives. Involvement in research projects is also available. Didactics and case conferences occur weekly offering an opportunity to collaborate in a collegial, inter-professional setting. There are also 200 hours of online curriculum available, designed in conjunction with the University of Arizona’s Program in Integrative Medicine. The fellow also has the opportunity to learn a specific skill set, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or hypnosis.
Modalities covered include:
- Principles of Healing-Oriented Medicine
- Botanical Medicine
- Narrative Medicine
- Nutritional Supplements
- Mind-Body Medicine
- Chinese Medicine
- Manual Medicine
How to Apply
We have accepted a candidate for academic year 2020-2021. We will begin accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year starting Oct 15, 2020. The deadline to submit an application is December 31st. Send completed application form to our Integrative Medicine coordinator, IMcoordinator@institute.org. Questions can be directed to the fellowship director, Dr. Raymond Teets at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should be graduates of a family medicine residency training program or PGY-3 residents in good standing, have an interest in academic integrative medicine, and plan on practicing in a community healthcare setting with a focus on caring for underserved populations.
Integrative Medicine Fellowship Summary Description
Integrative Medicine Fellowship Curriculum