Integrative Approaches to Common Diseases
This course is split into four (4) presentations designed to prepare you for the ABOIM exam by reviewing underlying causes and complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for common diseases and conditions.
Erika Cappelluti, MD, ABOIM
Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM
Sanford Levy, MD, ABIHM
Board Review Series
AIHM Board Review Course
Time to Complete
What you will learn
This four (4) part course is designed to prepare you for the ABOIM exam by reviewing underlying causes and complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for common conditions, including: allergies, asthma, Cancers, nephrology, musculoskeletal, metabolic/endocrine, autoimmune, urology, affective disorders, chronic fatigue, neurology, infectious disease, CVD, GI, and dermatology . You will review dietary supplements and therapeutic strategies used to treat these conditions and discuss the evidence-base driving their use.By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Review evidence-based use of dietary supplements and complementary modalities of treatment for allergies (food), asthma, and Cancers.
- Describe evidence-based use of dietary supplements and complementary modalities of treatment for a variety of common conditions, such as adrenal fatigue, MTHFR, macular degeneration, autoimmune diseases, and urological conditions.
- Review evidence-based use of dietary supplements and complementary modalities of treatment for depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, Alzheimer's, MS, and infectious diseases.
- Review evidence-based use of dietary supplements and complementary modalities of treatment for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and dermatologic diseases and conditions.
Certificate of Completion
Included in this course
Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM, ABIHM
Dr. Cappelluti is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care, and integrative medicine (IM). She began her career as a research scientist, obtaining a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the Medical College of Virginia where she later completed her medical training. She was a resident, chief resident, and fellow at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, MA, then joined Connecticut Multispecialty Group (CMG, now called Starling Physicians) in 2004. She became a diplomate of the ABIHM in 2008 and of the ABOIM in 2015 and obtained a Master of Arts degree in IM in 2009. She founded and was the Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Health and Healing, the integrative medicine division of CMG, which later became the Center for Healing Arts after merging with the Hartford Hospital IM program. She has authored many scientific articles and abstracts and has written many articles about IM. Dr. Cappelluti is the current Director of the AIHM Fellowship program.
Dr. Warner is the founder and director of Medicine In Balance, a collaborative holistic medical practice in suburban Philadelphia. She is a past president of the ABIHM, a former member of the board of directors of AIHM, and a nationally recognized speaker and educator in integrative holistic medicine. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, holistic medicine, certified in Functional Medicine, and an herbalist, she has expanded her practice to include men and teens. Her passion is empowering her patients through education. She is also the co-author of Boosting Your Immunity for Dummies. She currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Gaia Herbs.
Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM
Sanford Levy, MD, FACP, ABIHM
Dr. Sanford Levy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo.
The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content.
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.