SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tieraona Low Dog, MD, has been named Fellowship Director of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM). Dr. Low Dog is an internationally renowned educator, physician and thought leader in integrative medicine. She is developing of the first graduate-level, two-year training program of its kind for interprofessional advanced health clinicians.
Prior to joining AIHM, for nine years through 2014, Dr. Low Dog led the curriculum development and fellowship program at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona for more than 600 integrative clinicians.
Mimi Guarneri, MD, AIHM President, said, “Education is at the core of the AIHM. Dr. Low Dog will be instrumental in realizing the Academy’s vision through the Fellowship program. We will be part of the solution to a central issue — a siloed versus team approach to patient care — that is currently disrupting health care delivery. Dr. Low Dog’s medical and scientific acumen, combined with her background in herbal medicine, midwifery, massage therapy and martial arts gives her the breadth of experience to connect meaningfully across disciplines.”
Dr. Low Dog said, “The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine is providing a powerful platform for true integrative care. In my past work, we have brought integrative medicine to physicians, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants. We are taking the next step by creating a new collaborative fellowship model that will train clinicians of the future to deliver exemplary, coordinated care. The Academy’s demonstrated commitment to interprofessional education makes it the natural home for this inspiring level of training.”
About the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)
The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) is an international, interprofessional, member-centric organization that educates and trains clinicians in integrative health and medicine to assure exemplary health care. The AIHM’s training incorporates evidence-informed research, emphasizes person-centered care and embraces global healing traditions. By combining science and compassion, the AIHM is transforming health care. Go to www.AIHM.org.