Course overview

Panel on Interprofessional Developments 

In this course, a panel of researchers and clinicians in integrative health and medicine discuss the importance of interprofessional education and practice to improve health outcomes and to inspire change in health care systems.

Liza Goldblatt, PhD, MPA, HA

Audrey Brooks, PhD

Patricia Lebensohn, MD

Myles Spar, MD

Seroya Crouch, ND

Bill Meeker, DC, MPH

 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

  • In this course, a panel of researchers and clinicians in integrative health and medicine discuss the importance of interprofessional education and practice to improve health outcomes and to inspire change in health care systems.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss obstacles that inhibit the adoption of integrative medicine in health care.
    • Recognize the reasons individuals seek integrative medicine.
    • Discuss the strengths of working on an interprofessional team.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 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 Audrey
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 Patricia
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.

Myles Spar, MD

About Myles
Myles Spar, MD is a leading authority in Integrative Men’s Health as an author, teacher, researcher, TED talk speaker, contributor to Men’s Journal and the L.A. Times, expert on Dr. Oz and The Doctors TV shows and a faculty member of University of Arizona.

Dr. Spar is board-certified in Internal Medicine, having graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed fellowships in Health Services Research at UCLA (where he earned a masters in public health) and in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Spar’s focus has always been about empowering men to achieve their goals through greater health. The men’s performance company where Dr. Spar oversees all clinical programs as Chief Medical Officer is called Vault Health. Vault brings men’s health to you, incorporating techniques to help men win at what matters to them.

Seroya Crouch, ND

About Seroya
An experienced naturopathic physician, educator, and energy medicine practitioner, Dr. Crouch has held senior academic positions in naturopathic institutions in the United States and Australia.
She has overseen program development and accreditation in Naturopathic medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine, Nutritional medicine, Herbal medicine, Musculoskeletal Therapy 
and Homeopathy. Additionally Dr. Crouch has developed programs and taught internationally 
in the field of energy medicine, and volunteered
in global health programs and on the Boards of Natural Doctors International in the US and One Health Organisation in Australia.

Bill Meeker, DC, MPH

About Bill
Dr. Meeker is president of the West Campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA. Prior to that he was Vice-President for Research for Palmer College of Chiropractic, Director of the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, and an NIH supported principal investigator. He is a former member of the National Advisory Council of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at NIH, and a former member of the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association.

Currently, he is on the boards of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health, and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress; and the Field Advisory Board of the Cochrane Collaboration for Complementary Medicine at the University of Maryland. Additionally, he serves on the editorial boards of The Spine Journal, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and others. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, books and book chapters, and has lectured extensively around the world regarding chiropractic, musculoskeletal disorders and integrative health. 

*CME/CEU Credits

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

Enroll Now!

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.