Fellowship in Integrative Medicine Offers $15K Scholarship to UA College of Medicine Faculty

UA med students who graduated in Integrative Medicine Distinction TrackGraduates from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson celebrate completing the Center’s Integrative Medicine Distinction Track.

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty qualify for a $15,000 scholarship for the fellowship program at the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.

The Fellowship in Integrative Medicine is a 1,000-hour, two-year, online program. Created in 2000, the fellowship has achieved international recognition as the leading integrative medical education program in the world. Physician graduates are eligible to take the exam for board certification in integrative medicine.

As valued members of the UA family, faculty physicians at the Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix who are accepted to the fellowship can get a scholarship—worth $15,000—toward the cost of completing the fellowship.

Newly redesigned AzCIM websiteAt right, the UA Center for Integrative Medicine's recently redesigned look for its website. To view, click here.

There are more than a dozen Fellowship in Integrative Medicine alumni and two currently enrolled fellows working at the UA Colleges of Medicine with specialties including family medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry and pediatrics. The center also provides UA medical students with the Integrative Medicine Distinction Track and partners with the residencies in family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and psychiatry for its Integrative Medicine in Residency program.

Dr. Andrew WeilThe UA Division of Integrative Medicine in the UA Department of Medicine operates largely through the UA Center for Integrative Medicine, which was founded in 1994 by Andrew Weil, MD, a UA professor of medicine and public health, center director and the Lovell-Jones Endowed Chair in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.

For more information on the fellowship, click here or contact Moira Andre, mandre@email.arizona.edu


In other UA integrative medicine news: Drs. Victoria Maizes and Hilary McClafferty

  • “Too Many Drugs” – Center founder and director Andrew Weil, MD, interviewed in the New York Times on the overuse of prescription medications. . . and what to do about it.
  • “Kudos, Dr. Maizes!” – Victoria Maizes, MD (on left at right), the Center's executive director, was honored at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium with a Leadership in Integrative Medicine award.
  • “A Short Course in Integrative Primary Care” – The Center-led grant to establish the National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare has developed popular and effective courses — one available freely until end of August.
  • “Integrative Pediatrics” – Fellowship co-director Hilary McClafferty, MD, FAAP (above right), has a new book that's a comprehensive overview of integrative pediatrics.

“UA Center for Integrative Medicine Receives Another $1M Gift To Transform Health Care” | Posted Feb. 21, 2017
“Dr. Esther Sternberg to Give Keynote at UA Arthritis Center’s 15th Annual Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference” | Posted Jan. 11, 2017
“$1 Million Gift to Support Integrative Medicine at UA Health Sciences” | Posted Sept. 28, 2016
“Dr. Victoria Maizes to Give James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture on ‘Wellness in Action’” | Posted April 20, 2016
“University of Arizona’s Integrative Health Coaching among Nation’s Elite” | Posted Nov. 18, 2015
“Leading Integrative Medicine Fellowship Expands Faculty” | Posted Aug. 20, 2015

Release Date: 
06/28/2017 - 5:15pm