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We are dedicated to fostering collaboration within the field of Integrative Medicine (IM)

 

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

 
Register for the IM Network Forum here.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Opens Aug. 5)

   

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

CALL FOR RESEARCH ABSTRACTS: IM NETWORK FORUM 2016

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CALL FOR RESEARCH ABSTRACTS

Half-Day symposium: 8:00am – 2:00pm

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

 

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital invites the submission of abstracts related to research on Integrative Medicine (IM). Accepted abstracts will be presented at the Integrative Medicine Network Forum at Harvard Medical School on Friday, November 18th, 2016.

The IM Network Forum will convene Boston area researchers, educators and clinicians with interests in Integrative Medicine to meet, share ideas and explore future collaborations.

Up to 40 research abstracts will be chosen for poster presentation. Additionally, 10 selected poster presenters will be invited to give a 1-minute “elevator pitch” oral synopsis of their work in the plenary session.

Abstract submission deadline is Friday, September 30, 2016. Accepted abstracts will be announced on Monday, October 17th, 2016.

Read the guidelines on how to submit your abstract below.
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CALL FOR CLINICAL ABSTRACTS: IM FORUM 2016

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CALL FOR CLINICAL ABSTRACTS

Half-Day symposium: 8:00am – 2:00pm

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital invites the submission of abstracts characterizing Boston-area academic affiliated clinical programs and services related to Integrative Medicine (IM). Accepted abstracts will be presented at the Integrative Medicine Network Forum at Harvard Medical School on Friday, November 18th, 2016.

The IM Network Forum will convene Boston area researchers, educators and clinicians with interests in Integrative Medicine to meet, share ideas and explore future collaborations. The clinical posters are aimed at providing information on Integrative Medicine services within academic institutions in the Boston area, and to facilitate dialogue with other clinicians, researchers and educators. Poster presenters will be provided a 4’ x 4’ posterboard which can be used to either display a traditional 4’ x 4’ poster, or to pin printed materials such as brochures.

Up to 20 clinical abstracts will be chosen for poster presentation. Abstract submission deadline is Friday, September 30, 2016. Accepted abstracts will be announced on Monday, October 17th, 2016.

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity – Sleep Medicine

The Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology in the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH) is seeking candidates for post-doctoral research fellowship positions.
 
Sleep Disparities/Yoga ResearchThe post-doctoral fellow will conduct research aimed at adapting yoga and behavioral sleep interventions for use in low income communities and designing studies to test intervention effectiveness. Additional research may involve assessment of mHealth devices, studies of the social and physical neighborhood environment, and complementary experimental neuroimaging studies to map mechanistic responses.   Candidates should have knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research, a good publication record, and (preferably) experience with behavioral, clinical or epidemiological studies.  A background in sleep, health disparities or epidemiology is desirable.
 
BWH is a 777-bed academic medical center and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology is comprised of a diverse, multidisciplinary team of experts in sleep medicine/epidemiology, informatics, biomedical engineering, social epidemiology, genetic statistics and biostatistics.  Researchers have access to state-of-the art clinical research facilities at the Center for Clinical Investigation, part of the Harvard Catalyst [Clinical and Translational Research Center].
 
There is strong Institutional and Departmental commitment to research training, with many opportunities for career development and continuing education. Post-doctoral fellows are expected to take part in our institutional training program in “Sleep, Circadian and Respiratory Neurobiology” (http://sleep.med.harvard.edu).
 
The fellowship opportunity is open immediately, and is due to finish in 2018. Candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references, in electronic format to Susan Redline, MD, MPH, sredline@partners.org.

Helene Langevin at Wyss Institute’s 7th Annual Symposium

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Dr. Helene Langevin, Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine will be presenting at the Wyss Institute’s 7th Annual Symposium this fall at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. The free one-day conference is being organized by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members, Dave Mooney and Don Ingber.

Dr. Langevin’s presentation, entitled “Connective Tissue, Stretching, Wound Healing and Cancer” will be held at 11:00am. Visit the Wyss Institute to Register.

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