Monday, 18 June 2018

8th Annual Integrative Medicine for the Underserved Conference, June 21-23, 2018

You are invited to the 8th Annual Integrative Medicine for the Underserved Conference, June 21-23, 2018 at George Washington University in Washington D.C. The conference theme this year is "Justice & Equity in Policy and Practice" and the focus will be on addressing all factors – clinical, social, and structural – that will help attain health equity. Engaging, practical presentations and workshops will look at improving access and care in underserved populations, as well as an emphasis on policy and advocacy both on a community and legislative level. Highlights include: Skill-building workshops on Chronic Pain and Opioids; Race, Racism, and Health Equity; Group Medical Visits; Interprofessional Leadership; Self-care; Herbalism; and Homeopathy A policy and advocacy workshop including a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill covering "Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Pain in Underserved Populations." A focus on racial justice as a means to advancing health equity Presentations on trauma and various approaches to resilience A health equity panel focused on grassroots organizations making change in their own communities Panel discussions on integrative approaches to pain from both policy and clinical perspectives Research presentations and poster sessions The ability to connect with a diverse array of clinicians and healers committed to health equity and justice. The full schedule and registration can be found on the Conference Website. For questions or more information, please email This event will sell out so you are encouraged to register today! Come join us for what will surely be an amazing event!