Resources for students

The George Washington University Hospital

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Integrative Medicine and Health

Philosophies of Care:

General Allopathic Medicine Resources:


American Academy of Family Physicians

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Obstetricians and Gynecologists Medical News

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Medical Association

U.S. National Library of Medicine

New England Journal of Medicine

General Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources:

Alternative Health News Online

Alternative Medicine Foundation

NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Foundation for Alternative Medicine


The Center for Women’s Health (Darien, CN)

The Continuum Center for Health and Healing (New York, NY)

Mind-Body Wellness Center (Meadville, PA)

Center for Mind-Body Medicine (Washington, DC)

University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine (Baltimore. MD)

Duke Integrative Medicine Center (Durham, NC)

General Integrative Medicine and Holistic Healing Resources

Andrew Weil, MD

World Research Foundation

Recommended readings:

1. “Integrative Medicine”, 3rd Edition, 2012, Rakel, D 3rd Edition, (2012)

2. “Overdosed America” Abramson, J., 3rd Edition (2003)

3. “Krause’s Food, Nutrition and Diet Therapy” Mahan, L.K., et al., Elsevier 11th Edition (2004)

4. Natural Standard (

5. Natural Medicine Comprehensive Database, Gregory, P., et al. (1995)

Programs and Specialty Areas:

Back and Spine Care Resources:

Cancer Resources:

American Institute for Cancer Research

NIH’s National Cancer Institute – Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Steve Dunn’s Cancer Guide

The Moss Reports

Smith Farm Center for Healing Arts (Washington, DC)

MD Anderson Center for Cancer – CIMER (University of Texas)

OncoLink (University of Pennsylvania)

Mesothelioma Cancer Guide


Fertility & Conception Resources:

Infertility Resources for Consumers

Fertile Heart

The National Infertility Association

Fertility Research Foundation

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

The InterNational Council for Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc.

Healthy Heart Resources:

American Heart Association

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Minneapolis Heart Institute

Menopause Resources:

The North American Menopause Society

Multiple Sclerosis Resources:

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Prepare for Surgery Resources:

Prepare For Surgery, Heal Faster

Body & Soul

Weight Management Resources:

American Council on Exercise

Shape Up America!

Weight-Control Information Network


Women’s Health Resources:

Empowering Women’s Wisdom (Christiane Northrup, M.D.)

American Medical Women’s Association

National Women’s Health Network



Acupuncture Resources:

National certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Acupuncture Today


Chiropractic Resources:

American Chiropractic Association

International Chiropractors Association

Dr. Anthony Noya

Hypnotherapy Resources:

National Guild of Hypnotists

American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists

Massage Therapy Resources:

American Message Therapy Association

Meditation Resources:

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

Mindfulness meditation Course

Mind-Body Medicine Resources:

Dr. John Sarno

The Center for Mind Body Medicine

Nutrition Resources:

International Food Information Council Foundation

Food and Drug Administration

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Dr. Andrew Weil Food Pyramid

Reiki Resources:

Reiki Partners for Health and Healing

Reiki in Medicine

International Center for Reiki Training

International Association of Reiki Professionals

Western Herbal Medicine Resources:

American Botanical Council

Herb Research Foundation

American Herbal Products Association

NIH’s Office of Dietary Supplements

Yoga Resources:

Yoga Journal

Alexander Technique:

Alexander Technique Center of Washington, DC

The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique International

(Please note that while we recommend these resources, we are not responsible for their content. Please use your best judgment and feel free to contact us if you have questions.)

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