IM Grand Rounds

Time and Venue

Monthly: First Tuesday @ 8:00-9:00 am
Streamed virtually on Zoom

  • Audience Q&A
  • Patient present for clinical cases (when possible).
  • CMEs available.


The Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds Series is open to everyone. It is tailored to conventional and integrative medicine researchers, clinicians and educators from across Boston, MA and New England. The series aims to support inter-disciplinary learning and discuss the application of integrative medicine research and therapies.

Schedule (2022)

01/04/22: Whole Health in the VA: Moving from “What’s the Matter with You?” to “What Matters to You?”
Presenter: Ben Kligler, MD, MPD, Veteran’s Administration
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02/01/22: “Quieting the Mind: Harnessing Integrative Medicine in Primary Care”
Presenter: Michael Spertus, PhD,
Marino Center for Integrative Health
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03/01/22: “Neurospirituality: Science, Circuit, Soul”
Presenter: Michael Ferguson, PhD, Neurospirituality Research Director, Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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04/05/22: “The Psychedelic Renaissance in Psychiatry”
Presenter: Franklin King, MD, Director of Training and Education, Mass General Center for the Neuroscience of Psychedelics
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05/03/22: “An Anatomical Basis for Electroacupuncture to Drive Anti-Inflammatory Neural Pathways”
Presenter: QiuFu Ma, PhD,
Professor of Neurobiology, Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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06/07/22: “Integrative Medicine for Chronic Pain: Beyond the Toolbox”
Presenters: Donald Levy, MD, Medical Director, Osher Clinical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Matthew Kowalski DC, Chiropractor, Osher Clinical Center, BWH
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07/12/22: “Nature Nurtures: Exploring the Health and Healing Benefits of Being Connected to Mother Earth”
Presenter, David Victorson, PhD,
Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
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08/02/22: Innovations in Integrative Medicine
Presenter: Scarlett Soriano, MD, Executive Director, Duke Health and Well-Being
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09/06/22: “Stretching Breath for Health: The Science and Application of Slow Breathing for Yoga”
Presenter: Gurjeet Birdee, MD, Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Vanderbilt University
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10/04/22: “The Doctor Will Meditate with You Now: Implementation of Mind-Body Practices into Clinical Care”
Presenter: Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH, Director of Primary Care Implementation Research, Center for Mindfulness Compassion, Cambridge Health Alliance
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11/01/22: Whole Body Hyperthermia and Depression
Presenter: Maren Nyer, PhD, Director, Research Coordinator Program at the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP), Massachusetts General Hospital
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12/06/22: Remembering Our Why: Salutogenic Synergy for Optimal Cognitive Function
Presenter: David Rakel, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin
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January 2023

01/03/23: “Dietary supplements, integrative medicine and health:  What has research taught us?” Presenter: Howard Sesso, ScD, MPH, Director of Nutrition and Supplement Research, Osher Center, for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.





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