Course overview

Patricia Lebensohn, MD

The National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare - Enhancing Interprofessional Integrative Health Education

In this course, faculty will review strategies to introduce integrative curriculum to meet emerging competencies necessary to deliver high quality integrative healthcare across a variety of populations.

Liza Goldblatt, PhD, MPA, HA

Audrey Brooks, PhD

Patricia Lebensohn, MD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2016 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • The HRSA‐funded National Center for Integrative Primary Care, created an evidence‐based curriculum, Foundations in Integrative Health, to prepare interprofessional primary healthcare providers to meet emerging competencies necessary to deliver high quality integrative healthcare across a variety of populations and communities. 75 sites piloted the course. A course overview, demonstration and pilot study results will be presented. Strategies to introduce integrative curriculum are reviewed.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss the interactive, online exemplar modules from the Foundations in Integrative Health course.
    • Analyze evaluation outcomes in medical knowledge, attitudes, skills and behavior in pilot study participants.
    • Describe strategies that can be used to introduce an online Integrative Health curriculum in primary care educational training programs.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Liza Goldblatt, PhD, MPA/HA

About Liza
Elizabeth (Liza) Goldblatt, PhD, MHA/PA has been involved in the Interprofessional Education/Collaborative Practice (IPE/PC) movement for over 25 years, including working with mainstream/conventional medical providers and the complementary and integrated health (CIH) care providers in collaborative research, educational and clinical settings. She served as the Acting Executive Director of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH; formerly ACCAHC) from July 2015-April 2018.

Dr. Goldblatt is one of the founding members of ACIH. She was the first ACIH Vice-Chair. She then served as Chair of the ACIH board from 2007-2015. On behalf of ACIH, she serves on the National Academy of Medicine’s Global Forum for Global Innovations in Health Professional Education. She was on the leadership team of the University of Arizona’s HRSA funded project, the National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare. She teaches integrative health and medicine systems at several colleges. She is on the doctoral faculty at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM).

Audrey Brooks, PhD

About FirstName

Audrey Brooks, PhD, has 25 years' experience in program evaluation, research methodology, and applied statistics. She is the Project Director on the HRSA-funded National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare. She is the evaluator/statistician on the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine education projects, designing evaluation strategies, analyzing and presenting evaluation findings, and working with leadership to utilize evaluation findings for program development.

Patricia Lebensohn, MD

About FirstName
Dr. Lebensohn is a board certified family physician that has additional training in psychiatry, family therapy and integrative medicine.  She joined the Family and Community Medicine department in 1993 and has functioned in different roles, co-director of the Behavioral Health Program for the residency, Residency Program Director from 1999-2007 and Associate Head for Clinical Affairs 2003-2007. As the Residency Program Director, she helped develop the Sports Medicine and the Integrative Family Medicine fellowships, which she continues to direct. Since 2007 she has served as a mentor in the College of Medicine Societies program and has developed an online curriculum in Integrative Medicine this is implemented in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine in addition to continuing as faculty in the residency. Dr. Lebensohn continues to attend residents in the outpatient setting and MCH service. She has a special interest in maternal-child health, women’s health, behavioral health, integrative medicine and cross-cultural aspects of medicine. She is bilingual, Spanish and English. Outside of Medicine, Dr. Lebensohn enjoys spending time and traveling with her family and competing in triathlons and practicing yoga.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.