Global Leadership Panel & Roundtable Discussion 1
2021 Annual Conference
Time to Complete
What you will learn
- Discuss strategies and solutions for building an equity movement in integrative health.
- Explore critical issues affecting fields in integrative health.
- Explore opportunities for developing a joint strategic project to transform integrative health.
This course includes:
Certificate of Completion
Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABOIM
- Simon and Shuster
- Vivos Therapeutics
- Hay House
All disclosures were mitigated prior to the activity.
Tido von Schoen-Angerer, MD, MPH
Tido von Schoen-Angerer, MD, MPH is a pediatrician with an integrative pediatric practice in Geneva. He is vice-president of the International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations (IVAA), is affiliated with the Cantonal Hospital and University of Fribourg Hospital, Switzerland, and is a researcher at the ARCIM Institute of the Filderklinik in Germany. Tido is a former Executive Director of the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Access Campaign. From field doctor to MSF operational director, Tido led humanitarian projects in Armenia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Chad, Thailand, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Tido went to medical school in Mainz, Germany and Uppsala, Sweden and trained in pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. He holds a Master of Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Benjamin Kligler MD, MPH
Benjamin E. Kligler, MD, MPH was appointed on May 24, 2020 as the Executive Director of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA), Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation. As Executive Director, Dr. Kligler oversees the work of VHA’s Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation (OPCC&CT) in advancing the Whole Health model throughout the VA system, shifting the agency’s position as a health care system traditionally focused on the treatment of injury and disease to a modern system that also empowers Veterans to discover what matters most. VA’s Whole Health system goes further, both treating and equipping Veterans with Whole Health Clinical Care and well-being programs that support Veterans to take charge of their health and live life to the fullest. Dr. Kligler is a board-certified family physician who has been working as a clinician, educator, researcher and administrative leader in the field of complementary and integrative medicine for the past 25 years.
Jon Adams, PhD
John H. Adams, PhD joined the University of South Florida College of Public Health Infectious Diseases Research program in June 2007 and previously was at the University of Notre Dame for 16 years. He was trained in basic parasitology (BA 1978, Hendrix College; PhD 1985, University of Illinois; 1986-87, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Queensland) and in molecular approaches to malaria at National Institutes of Health, 1987-1991. His research program studies malaria parasite biology with the expectation that a better understanding of Plasmodium biology will enable developing better ways to control malaria through vaccines, drugs and other prevention strategies.
Ka-Kit P. Hui, MD, FACP
Ka-Kit Hui, M.D., F.A.C.P. is the Wallis Annenberg Professor in Integrative East-West Medicine and Professor and Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine at the Department of Medicine of the David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Hui, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, is an internationally acclaimed educator and researcher and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, with an expertise in Geriatrics. He is a recognized authority on Chinese Medicine and integrative medicine, and is bilingual in Chinese and English. Since 1990s, Dr. Hui has served as an advisor to the World Health Organization in different areas, including Standard Terminology in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Appropriate Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) into Health Systems and Health Care Services, and Quality of Academic Education in Traditional Medicine.
Natalia Sofia Aldana-Martinez, MD, MSc
Editor-in-chief of the Virtual Health Library on Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine of the Americas, physician practicing Acupuncture and Homeopathy. She is a physician who practices acupuncture and homeopathy. She works as a teacher of TCIM in different universities in Bogotá, Colombia. She has been working in projects of public health with TCIM, and she has also been working with indigenous communities, and traditional health knowledges. She is a consultant for the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO)/WHO´s Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME), and the Editor-in-chief of the VHL TCIM Americas (Virtual Health Library on Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine of the Americas). She is also member of the TCIM Americas Network.
Ricardo Ghelman, MD
Dr. Ricardo Ghelman, MD, Ph.D., is the founding Chair of the Brazilian Academic Consortium for Integrative Health (CABSIN), which serves as the Brazilian chapter of the International Society of Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine Research (ISCMR). He is a member of WHO's Expert Advisory Panel TCIM, Executive Advisor of the Virtual Health Library of TCIM (VHL TCIM Americas/PAHO/WHO), Ambassador of Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO) for Brazil. He graduated as a physician from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a pediatrician from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, and a pediatric oncologist from Campinas University. He obtained his Master's degree in Embryology and Comparative Anatomy from the University of São Paulo, trained on Goethean Phenomenology at the Life Science Seminar, Scotland. He obtained a Ph.D. in reproductive toxicology on phytotherapy at the Obstetrics Department of the Federal University of São Paulo. He did a Postdoctoral fellowship on Pain and Anthroposophy at the Neuroscience Program, Department of Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Federal University of São Paulo (EPM/UNIFESP). He is the pioneer coordinator of Integrative Pediatrics at the Pediatric Oncology Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (ITACI/HC FMUSP), Chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine for Children and Adolescents of the São Paulo Pediatric Society, coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Integrative Pediatrics at IBCMED, Professor of the Postgraduate Course on Phytotherapy in the field of Anthroposophy of the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo. He is the Medical Director of the Ghelman Integrative Medicine Institute.
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Dr. Mehta received his BA in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MD from University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Illinois-Chicago Hospital. He completed a clinical research fellowship in complementary and integrative medicine at the Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center (now based at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of General Medicine), during which he received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is the Medical Director of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH, Director for the Office for Well-Being with the Center for Faculty Development at MGH. He is also the Education Director for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His educational and research interests include curricular development in complementary and integrative medical therapies, mind/body educational interventions in health professions training, and promotion of professionalism in medical trainees. He directs medical student and resident rotational experiences in integrative medicine for BHI-MGH and the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Mehta sees patients in a consultative role for use of complementary and integrative medical therapies, as well as mind/body interventions for stress management and stress reduction. Dr. Mehta is Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also active in the Massachusetts Medical Society and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Mehta is a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Medicine and has completed professional training in mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Accreditation and CME
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website.
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on December 31, 2023. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.