Course overview

Running a Successful Integrative Clinic or Program

This panel session covers how to be a change agent in your organization, creating a culture of continual self-improvement, and key leverage points for building and growing your clinic or department.

Ruth Blodgett, MBA

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2017 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

45 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Building, maintaining and growing an integrative medicine clinic, hospital program or health system department is challenging in today’s healthcare evolving environment. This panel session brings together leadership experts with integrative healthcare executives to talk about how to survive the challenges, build your clinical business and ultimately thrive as you transform your working environment.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Explain how to be a change agent in your organization.
    • Demonstrate how to create a culture of continual self-improvement.
    • Identify the key leverage points for helping to build and grow and integrative medicine clinic or department.

Course includes:

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

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Ruth Blodgett, MBA

About Ruth
Blodgett is the senior vice president of planning and development, and interim vice president of physician services at Berkshire Health Systems. She is responsible for long-range planning, marketing strategies, development and grant management as well as community health and partnership development on behalf of BHS. She is also currently running BHS’s employed physician business, which is comprised of over 130 providers meeting patient needs in the community in more than 20 practices.

Blodgett previously served as Berkshire Medical Center's chief operating officer from 1995-2001, responsible for the operations of the hospital and affiliates including home care and physician companies. Prior to becoming chief operating officer, she was vice president for Ambulatory Care and other hospital services from 1987-1995. She began her career in health care planning and market analysis.

She earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and has a bachelor's degree from Smith College. She recently completed the Leadership Program in Integrative Health at Duke University.

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

About Adam
Dr. Adam Perlman is Director of Integrative Health and Wellbeing for Mayo Clinic Florida. He is board certified on Internal Medicine and specializes in both Integrative and Functional Medicine.

He is also the Chief Medical Officer for meQuilibrium. The leading provider of workplace resiliency solutions, meQuilibrium is a clinically-validated resilience platform that leverages behavioral psychology, neuroscience, and analytics to deliver transformative insights that change lives and businesses.

From 2011 to 2017 was the Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness for the Duke University Health System, Executive Director for Duke Integrative Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine.

*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.