Description: For our September Grand Rounds, Dr. Jun Mao, Chief of Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will define integrative oncology and highlight key therapeutic approaches. He will discuss the use of rigorous research that has informed the evidence base for integrative oncology. Additionally, Dr. Mao will detail the application of integration oncology practices in patient-centered care.
- Present the definition of integrative oncology and key therapeutic approaches;
- To discuss the use of rigorous research to increase the evidence base for integrative oncology;
- To discuss the application of integration oncology practices in patient-centered care
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 14th | 8:00am – 9:00am US EDT *
Cost: Free. CME credit available.
Flier: Download event flier
If you want to request CME credit for virtual participation, to be eligible, send an email between 8:00-8:30am on Tuesday, September 14th with your full name, degree and organization to [email protected].
*Please note this Grand Rounds installment will take place on the Second Tuesday of September (instead of the first Tuesday of the month, following Labor Day Weekend observed in the US).
Presenter Biography: Jun J. Mao MD, MSCE
As chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Mao works with a team of extremely talented and dedicated integrative medicine physicians and integrative health experts, including massage therapists, acupuncturists, mind-body specialists, and music and dance therapists.
A Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Mao’s research centers on investigating the mechanisms, effects, and integration of complementary and integrative health therapies such as acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, massage, and herbs for symptom management among cancer patients and survivors. He has received funding from the National Cancer Institute, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, the American Cancer Society, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the Department of Defense.
As President of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Dr. Mao works with 458 members from 19 countries to advance evidence-based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.