Recent Events Supporting Integrative Health and Medicine

More than 125 integrative health and medicine leaders from across the country came together at Georgetown University this fall for a symposium to honor retiring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.

For more than two decades, Sen. Harkin has supported the advancement of integrative medicine. His accomplishments include:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Invites Comments on Proposed Name Change

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) invites public comments on its proposed name change to the National Center for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health. Comments will be accepted through June 6, 2014.

NCCAM director Josephine Briggs, MD, states in a video message: "The goal of this change is to better align the Center's name with the evolution in health care and our research focus, and thus best address our Congressional mandate."

Adam Silberman Represents Bastyr University at Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Convention

Bastyr University California student Adam Silberman will represent Bastyr as a finalist for the Student Scholarship Series at the Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Convention (NWNPC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, April 25-27. The annual scholarship program is open to naturopathic medicine students at all three West Coast naturopathic medical schools.