BIOL 6681: Integrative Medicine in Practice

Faculty Adviser: 
Robert Heffron, MD

This course will be an introduction to the field of integrative medicine. We'll have two introductory sessions surveying the many disciplines (acupuncture, mind-body therapies, yoga, etc) and exploring the meaning of 'holism' and the integrative philosophical approach to healing.  Time permitting, we will have presentations given by physicians identifying as 'integrative', as well as by other local practitioners in the field. Students will each select a discipline or modality, research it during the semester, and present a small creative project to the class.