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Intergrative Family Medicine Program
Intergrative Medicine Rotations

Time Management presentation during re-orientation

Community and Integrative Medicine month includes the following sessions (in progress)

  • Video and discussion of Debate between supporter and opponent of integrative medicine.
  • Each resident receives a treatment during the month (approx 1 hr).  We schedule homeopathy, manipulation (chiropractic, osteopathy), acupuncture, massage, energy healing, etc. One-hour at a lunch meeting at the end of the month to share experiences with each other and discuss how to incorporate these ideas into personal wellness and patient interviewing/care.
  • Stories and discussion with community physicians panel/traditional healers panel
  • Scavenger hunt among community grocers, bodegas, health food stores for remedies and traditional medicines followed by discussion
  • Field-trip to community herbalist and botanical gardens
  • Fit for residency
  • Nutrition for the family physician
  • Osteopathic manual medicine skills workshop

 

3rd Year – Template of Integrative Medicine 2 week Rotation

Week One

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

AM

Rotation overview with Craig Schneider

Family Practice Teaching Conferences

Acupuncture

Osteopathic Medicine

Mind/Body Medicine

PM

FM Patient Care

Wellness/Self-Care

FM Patient Care

Reading

FM Patient Care

 

Week Two

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

AM

Family Practice Center -
patient care

Family Practice Teaching Conferences

FM Patient Care

Botanical Medicine

Homeopathy

PM

 

Massage Therapy

Traditional Oriental Medicine

Chiropractic

FM Patient Care

Wellness

 

Maine Medical Center | 22 Bramhall Street | Portland, Maine 04102-3175 | (207) 662-0111