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Integrative Medicine Network Forum, 2016
Connect with other Harvard IM practitioners on Nov.18, 2016.

Register for the IM Network Forum here.

$500 prize for best poster


Interactive IM Research Network Map
Connect with other Harvard research professionals using this virtual tool.

Test drive the interactive map here.


IM Grand Rounds Series (monthly)
Learn about the clinical application of integrative therapies.

See Schedule and Video Archives here



IM Research Seminar Series (monthly)
Learn from integrative medicine researchers through our free monthly series.

Watch 2015 and 2016 Video Archives here


News and Events

Dr. Peter Wayne – Research Seminar Oct 6th, 2016

“Effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary integrative medicine team in the treatment of chronic low back pain”
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Peter Wayne, PhD
Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

See upcoming list of Research Seminars and archives here.

Deadline for Poster Abstract Submissions : September 30th


The September 30th deadline for submitting abstracts for poster presentation at the Integrative Medicine Network Forum in November is fast approaching. Read our guidelines for submitting either research or clinical abstracts here.

Submissions must be emailed to anusrat1@partners.org by midnight on September 30th.

Best Poster awards of $500 and $250 will be presented to authors at the Integrative Medicine Network Forum, November, 18th, 2016.


BHI’s De-Stress Boston kicks off HubWeek (Sunday 25th October, 2016)

hubweek-boston-2016-imageJoin the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine’s Director, Dr. Greg Fricchione and Director Emeritus, Dr. Herbert Benson on Sunday, September 25th for De-Stress Boston, the free stress reduction/relaxation session that kicks off Boston’s HubWeek.  This free, two-hour program of mind-body, meditation, stress reduction techniques and music will be hosted by the BHI at Massachusetts General Hospital.  It is a wonderful way to start your week.
The theme for De-Stress Boston this year is the intersection of mindfulness, happiness and music.  Dr. Herbert Benson will lead the crowd in a relaxation response exercise and Folie A Quatre, a quartet of MGH’s psychologists and researchers, will not only perform, but explain how music can positively impact mental health.

Laura Malloy, BHI’s Director of Yoga Programs, will lead the crowd in laughter yoga, and our keynote speaker is Dr. Robert Waldinger, who directs the Harvard Study on Adult Development.  Dr. Waldinger’s TedTalk on happiness has reached hundreds of thousands of viewers and is often cited in the news.

De-Stress Boston will be held Sunday, September 25th at 10 a.m. in the Yawkey Building lobby at MGH, and it is free and open to the public.  We simply ask that those who wish to attend sign up in advance at https://hubweek.org/events/destress-boston/.