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Mary P. Guerrera, M.D.

Professor, Family Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Family Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-7140
Phone: 860-679-2928
Fax: 860-679-1350

Dr. Mary P. Guerrera is a professor and director of integrative medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She received her A.B. cum laude from Mount Holyoke College and her M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Guerrera completed residency training in family medicine at the Maine Medical Center/Mercy Hospital Family Medicine Training Program in Portland, Maine. She has been actively involved in teaching medical students and residents since that time. Dr. Guerrera is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and an active member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. In addition, she is board certified in medical acupuncture and is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. She has also completed advanced training in mind-body medicine. Her academic activities include serving on the steering committee of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine and as co-chair of their education working group. Dr. Guerrera is a member of the School of Medicine’s Education Council and Committee for Undergraduate Medical Education. She is the course director for the medical school electives: ‘The Healer’s Art’ and ‘Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine.’ She served as Principle Investigator of the Educational Development for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Project Grant awarded to the School of Medicine by the American Medical Student Association Foundation (2003-2007), and is currently embarking upon a 5 year national, multi-site Integrative Medicine in Residency Project with the University of Arizona’s Program in Integrative Medicine. She is frequently invited to present regionally and nationally, and has published scholarly work in her field. Recognized via an award from students and peers, she was inducted into the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society in 2004. Dr. Guerrera maintains an active clinical practice within the Department of Family Medicine’s Residency Program.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
A.B.Mount Holyoke CollegeBiological Sciences
M.D.University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
Professional TrainingInstitute for the Study of Health and IllnessThe Healer’s Art Faculty Development Workshop, Scholarship Awarded Developed and Directed by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., to Plan and Implement The Healer’s Art Course
Professional TrainingCenter for Mind-Body MedicineIntroductory and Advanced Professional Training Program, Director, James S. Gordon, M.D.
Professional TrainingUCLA School of MedicineMedical Acupuncture for Physicians Continuing Medical Education
Professional TrainingAssociation of American Medical CollegesProfessional Development, Seminar for Junior Women Faculty
Professional TrainingAmerican Medical Association Institute of Ethics InitiativeThe EPEC Project: Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care, The Connecticut Health Care
Professional TrainingConnecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life CareFinding Hope and Inspiration in Death: Facing Death and Finding Hope: A Guide to the Emotional and Spiritual Care of the Dying
ResidencyMaine Medical Center/Mercy HospitalFamily Practice Residency Program
Professional TrainingUniversity of Massachusetts Medical SchoolTeaching of Tomorrow, Faculty Development for Medical Teachers in Community Settings, Parts I-III.
Professional TrainingSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine‘Invitation to Excellence’ Part I-IV: Career Development for Clinician Educators
FellowshipUniversity of ArizonaIntegrative Medicine Fellowship, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Professional TrainingMindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Clinical Medicine Course Teaching Award University of Connecticut School of Medicine
International Society Recognizing Individuals Exhibiting Outstanding Humanism in Medicine and Integrity as Physician Faculty MembersGold Humanism Honor Society
Award for Excellence in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Connecticut Holistic Health Association
Community Service Award Based on Outstanding Service and Commitment for Work with the South Park Inn Medical Clinic Homeless Shelter The Hartford County Medical Association
Foundation Faculty Enhancement Award Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Faculty Enhancement Award Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation
Humanism in Medicine AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
The Dr. John Kennedy Volunteer Physician AwardGraduating Class University of Connecticut School of Medicine
National Conference of Women, Minority and New Physicians “The Changing Face of Medicine” Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians New Physician Representative, Kansas City, MOAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Copper Beech InstituteAdvisory CommitteeBoard MemberExternalRegional2015
New England Society of Medical Acupuncture Professional/Scientific OrganizationFounding MemberExternalRegional2011
West Hartford Yoga Advisory Board, Newington, CT Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal2010
Ad-Hoc Committee to Develop Criteria for League of Distinguished Educators Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2009
Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine Chair Nominations Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20092010
Gold Humanism Honor SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember & AdvisorUConn HealthNational2009
Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine Education CommitteeCo- ChairExternalNational20072008
American Holistic Medical Association Nominations Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of TrusteesExternalNational2007
Education Council Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20062013
Palliative Medicine/Schwartz Rounds Committee, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford, CT Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal2006
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine: Group on Integrative Medicine Advisory CommitteeCo-ChairExternalState20052007
American Academy of Medical AcupunctureProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational2005
American Holistic Medical AssociationAdvisory CommitteeBoard of TrusteesExternalNational20042007
UCHC 2020 Vision: Strategic Planning for Implementation Health Knowledge and Awareness Working Group Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042005
Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSteering CommitteeExternalUniversity2004
American Holistic Medical Association Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of TrusteesExternalNational20042007
Educational Development for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (EDCAM) Education CommitteeChairpersonUConn HealthUniversity20032007
Professionalism Task Force Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20022006
LCME Self-Study Subcommittee Medical Student Life Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20022003
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Collaborative Research Group Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20022003
Nutrition Curriculum Committee Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2001
Enhancing Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Education in Undergraduate Medical Education Member, Medical School Geriatrics Initiative Planning Committee Education CommitteeMemberOtherUniversity19992002
American Academy of Family PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational1999
Connecticut Holistic Health AssociationAdvisory CommitteeBoard of DirectorsExternalState19982002
Committee on Undergraduate Medical Education (CUME) Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity1998
Connecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life Care Member, Professional Education Task Force Goal of developing a state-wide integrated palliative care services delivery system. Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalState19982002
Executive Committee Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Experience (MAX) Advisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19982002
MAX Project Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19982002
Complementary Medicine Advisory Committee St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Hartford, CT Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal19982008
Greater Hartford Holistic Health Association Hartford, CT Advisory CommitteeBoard MemberExternalLocal19982002
Task Force, Clinical Medicine Course Curriculum Development and Renewal Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity1997
Home Week Curriculum Committee Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity1996
MAX Retreat Committee Development and Implementation Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19961998
Clinical Medicine Course Committee Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19952002

Dr. Guerrera enjoys teaching and learning with students and residents who are interested in educational/curricular research projects related to integrative, complementary and alternative medicine. In addition, she is interested in exploring and developing concepts of optimal learning environments.

Journal Articles

  • Increasing resident recruitment into family medicine: effect of a unique curriculum in integrative medicine.
    Lebensohn, Patricia; Dodds, Sally; Brooks, Audrey J; Cook, Paula; Guerrera, Mary; Sierpina, Victor; Teets, Raymond; Woytowicz, John; Maizes, Victoria Explore (New York, N.Y.) 2014 May;10(3):187-92
  • Recommended integrative medicine competencies for family medicine residents.
    Locke, Amy B; Gordon, Andrea; Guerrera, Mary P; Gardiner, Paula; Lebensohn, Patricia Explore (New York, N.Y.) 2013 Sep;9(5):308-13
  • Integrative Medicine in Residency Education: Developing Competency through Online Curriculum Training. Accepted for publication
    Lebensohn P, Kligler B, Dodds S, Schneider C, Sroka S, Benn R, Cook P, Guerrera M, Low Dog T, Sierpina V, Teets R, Waxman D, Woytowicz J, Weil A, Maizes, V. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2012 Jan;4(1):76-82
  • The Efficiencies of Meandering.
    Guerrera MP. Fam Pract Manag 2011 Jan;18(1):32
  • Perspectives.
    Guerrera, MP. Academic Med. 2010 Jan;85(12):1839
  • Integrative medicine in residency: assessing curricular needs in eight programs.
    Benn, Rita; Maizes, Victoria; Guerrera, Mary; Sierpina, Victor; Cook, Paula; Lebensohn, Patricia Family medicine 2009 Jan;41(10):708-14
  • Therapeutic Uses of Magnesium.
    Guerrera MP, Volpe SL, Mao JJ. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Jan; 80(2):157-162
  • CAM education: promoting a salutogenic focus in health care.
    Rakel, David P; Guerrera, Mary P; Bayles, Brian P; Desai, Gautam J; Ferrara, Emily Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) 2008 Jan;14(1):87-93
  • Healing with the needles.
    Guerrera MP. Ann Fam Med. 2008 Jan;6(2):173-174
  • Physician as photographer. Cover
    Guerrera MP. Connecticut Med 2008 Jan;72(2):99
  • Incorporating acupuncture into the medical school curriculum: An innovative, successful model.
    Guerrera MP, Goetz J. Medical Acupuncture. 2007 Jan;19(4):175-179
  • Natural and traditional medicine in Cuba: Lessons for medical education in the U.S.
    Appelbaum D, Kligler B, Barrett B, Frenkel M, Guerrera MP, Kondwani KA, Bennett LB, Tattelman, E. Academic Med. 2006 Jan;81(12):1098-1103
  • For the office-based teacher of family medicine: Breathing Lessons.
    Guerrera, MP. Fam Med 2004 Jan;36(10):693-4
  • The AAMC-Hartford Geriatrics Curriculum Program: Reports from 40 Schools. University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
    Sullivan, GM and Guerrera, MP. Academic Med. 2004 Jan;79(7 Suppl):S30-S36
  • What’s in a name? Provider, lawyer, Indian chief. Reprint
    Guerrera, MP. Connecticut Family Physician 2004 Jan;4(6):1
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Who, What, Why, Where, and When of an Evolving New Area of Health Care Invited Author.
    Guerrera, MP. Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2003 Jan;18(1):3-7
  • EDCAM Grant Awarded to UConn
    Guerrera, MP. Connecticut Holistic Health Association Newsletter 2003 Jan;6(4):
  • CHHA & CAM at UConn Health Center
    Guerrera, MP. Connecticut Holistic Health Association Newsletter 2002 Jan;5(3):
  • To Be or Not To Be - Is That The Real Question?
    Guerrera, MP. Connecticut Med 2001 Jan;65549
  • Integrating Medical Student Education
    Guerrera, MP. The Door Opener 1999 Jan;14(1):13
  • Integrative medicine: an old concept with new meaning.
    Guerrera, M P; Ryan, A H Connecticut medicine 1999 Jan;63(1):50-1
  • Alcoholism and Smoking
    DiFranza, JR and Guerrera, MP. Journal on Alcohol 1990 Jan;51130-135
  • Hard-core smokers.
    DiFranza, JR and Guerrera, MP. JAMA. 1989 Jan;261(18):263-5

Book Chapters

  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
    Wayne B. Jonas, MD & Mary P. Guerrera, MD Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Family Medicine 2015 Mar;529-539
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Integration into Primary Care
    Mary P. Guerrera, MD Textbook of Family Medicine 2015 Mar;126-140
  • The Encyclopedia of Family Health.
    Guerrera MP. Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2011 Jan;
  • The Textbook of Family Medicine
    Guerrera, MP. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Integration into Primary Care 2011 Jan;
  • The Textbook of Family Medicine
    Guerrera, MP. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A New Dimension of Integrative Care 2007 Jan;

Abstracts

  • Examining a Multi-Modal Curriculum: Exposing Medical Students to Complementary & Alternative Medicine
    Mary Guerrera, Laurie Caines, Helen Wu, Christine Farag The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2016 Jun;Volume: 22(Issue 6):A1-A142
  • Examining the Impact of a Week-Long National Training Program to Enhance Well-Being in Medical Students: Leadership and Education in Integrative Medicine Program (LEAPS)
    Guerrera, Mary; Benn, Rita; King, Kristina; Maciasz, Racheal; Roca, Henri. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2014 May;20(5):A104-A105
  • Leadership and Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine: LEAPS into IM
    Guerrera M, Kohatsu W, Roca H, Polli J, Kaveh N, Berman-Brady B. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 Jun;12((Suppl 1)):P309
  • Acupuncture, An Ancient System of Healing: Is It Safe and Effective?
    Guerrera, MP. Elements. 2004 Jan;2(2):13

Letters

  • Integrative patient-centered care.
    Guerrera, Mary P; Glick, Ronald M; Benn, Rita; Kemper, Kathi; Kligler, Benjamin; Maizes, Victoria Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) 2008 Jun;14(5):454
  • Healing the healer: a tool to encourage student reflection towards health.
    Rakel, David P; Hedgecock, Joan Medical teacher 2008 Jan;30(6):633-5
  • Integrative medicine increasing in family medicine residency programs.
    Guerrera, Mary P; Glick, Ronald M; Sierpina, Victor S; Benn, Rita Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM 2008 Jan;21(2):170-1
  • Integrative medicine increasing in family medicine residency programs.
    Guerrera MP, Glick RM, Sierpina VS, Benn R. J Am Board Fam Med. 2008 Jan;21(2):170-171
  • Integrative patient-centered care. Letter to editor, reply to: Response to a proposal for an integrative medicine curriculum.
    Guerrera MP, Glick RM, Benn R, Kemper K, Kligler B, Maizes V. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Jan;14(5):454
  • A Case for Teaching Integrative Medicine in Medical Schools posted 2/5/2008 in reply to: Donnell R, Genes N, Poses R. article ‘Should Medical Schools Teach Integrative Medicine,’
    Glick R, Benn R, Guerrera M, Rakel D, Sierpina V. Medscape 2007 Jan;
  • Pediatric guidelines
    Kemper K.J., Butler L.D., Culbert T., Eisenberg D., Gardiner P., Gaylord S., Glick R., Gold J.I., Guerrera M.P., Harrigan R., Kreitzer M.J., Lee R., Mclean T.W., Olness K., Pan J., Pettignano R., Rickhi B., Rosen L., Sahler O.J., Sierpina V., Tsao J.C.I., Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing 2006 Jan;2(5):386-387
  • Pediatric Guidelines.
    Kemper KJ, Butler LD, Culbert T, Eisenberg D, Gardiner P, Gaylord S, Glick R, Gold JI, Guerrera MP, Harrigan R, Kreitzer MJ, Lee R, McLean TW, Olness K, Pan J, Pettignano R, Rickhi B, Rosen L, et. al. Explore. 2006 Jan;2(5):386-387
  • Letter to the Editor. What’s in a name? Provider, lawyer, Indian chief.
    Guerrera, MP. Patient Care 2004 Jan;16
  • Letter to the Editor. Overcoming Pain.
    Guerrera. MP. Alternative Medicine 2004 Jan;12
  • Tempus Fugit.
    Murphy, MJ The oncologist 1996 Jan;1(5):VI

Monographs

  • Letter to the Editor. St. John’s Wort: Has the Flower Lost Its Power?
    Guerrera, MP. Alternative Medicine 2003 Jan;11

Reviews

  • Therapeutic uses of magnesium.
    Guerrera, Mary P; Volpe, Stella Lucia; Mao, Jun James American family physician 2009 Jul;80(2):157-62
  • Natural and traditional medicine in Cuba: lessons for U.S. medical education.
    Appelbaum, Diane; Kligler, Benjamin; Barrett, Bruce; Frenkel, Moshe; Guerrera, Mary P; Kondwani, Kofi A; Lee, Bennett B; Tattelman, Ellen Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2006 Dec;81(12):1098-103
  • Invited Textbook Review. Integrative Medicine – Principles for Practice ed. B. Kligler and R. Lee.
    Guerrera, MP. Explore – The Journal of Science and Healing. 2006 Jan;2(2):181
  • International Society for Ayurveda and Health: First International Retreat and Conference. Invited reviewer.
    Guerrera, MP. Light on Ayurveda—Journal of Health 2004 Jan;3(1):36

Short Surveys

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Examining a Multi-Modal Curriculum: Exposing Medical Students to Complementary and Alternative MedicinePosterInternational Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH)2016Las Vegas, NV
Mindfulness Across the ContinuumLectureMedical Education Grand Rounds2016University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farming for WellnessPosterInternational Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH)2016Las Vegas, NV
Integrating the UConn IM CommunityPosterInternational Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH)2016Las Vegas, NV
Crying after the sun goes down: Caring for Karen families using culturally-formed integrated medical, behavioral, and complementary and alternative medicine in primary care.TalkCollaborative Family Healthcare Association Conference2016Charlotte, NC
Community Farming: A Prescription for Student Stress Relief?PosterConf to Promote Resilience, Empathy & Well-Being in the Health Professions2015Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
MindfulnessTalkPrimary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2015The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT
Exploring Complementary & Integrative Medicine - New Horizons of Health & HealingTalkThe Greens at Cannondale2015Wilton, CT
Examining a Multi-Modal Curriculum: Exposing Medical Students to Complementary and Alternative MedicinePosterAAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA)2015University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Whole Person Care: Exploring the Healing Art of Integrative Family MedicineTalkUConn Health High School Clinical Career Day Program2015University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Exploring Complementary & Integrative Medicine: New Frontiers for HealingLectureQuinnipiac University - Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine2015Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
Integrative/Complementary & Alternative Medicine WorkshopOtherAmerican Medical Association Medical Student Regional Conference2014Univeristy of Connecticut Health Center
Examining the Impact of a Week-Long National Training Program to Enhance -Being in Medical Students: Leadership and Education in Integrative Medicine Program (LEAPS)Poster2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health2014Miami, FL
Brooks, A, Dodds, S, Guerrera, M, Cook, P, Benn, R, & Lebensohn, P. (2012). Well-being and Wellness Behaviors Among Family Medicine Residents: An Exploratory Descriptive Study.Poster2012 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health2012Portland, OR
Lebensohn, P, Dodds, S, Sroka, S, Schneider, C, Guerrera, M, Waxman, D. Searching for the Antidote for Burnout and Depression: Creating a Culture of Wellness in Residency Training. Lecture45th Annual Conference of the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine2012Seattle, WA
Leadership and Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine: LEAPS into IM. Poster2012 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health2012Portland, OR
Integrative Medicine in Primary Care & Mentoring TalkNational Studnet Confernece on Integratvie Medicine2011Los Ageles, CA
Leadership & Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine: LEAPS into Successful, Innovative Educational CollaborationsTalk44nd STFM Annual Spring Conference2011New Orleans, LA
Resident Wellness and Well-being: Toward a Culture of Balance in Residency Training Talk44nd STFM Annual Spring Conference2011New Orleans, LA
Compassion Fatigue: Healing the Healers TalkInternal Medicine Residency Program2011Danbury, CT
Integrative Medicine in Residency: Implementation Progress. PosterSaint Francis Hospital & Medical Center Research Day 2011Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center
Celebrating in 2011, Envisioning 2021: Creating the Future of Healing Panel DiscussionSamueli Institute 2011Alexandria, VA
Integrative Medicine in Residency: Implementation Progress. PosterConsortium of Academic Health Centers in Integrative Medicine2010Albuquerque, NM
Integrative Medicine in Residency: Implementation Progress PosterAnnual Arizona Health Sciences Center Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Forum2010Tucson, AZ
AMSA National Wellness & Integrative Medicine Webinar, 'Mind, Body & Spirit' OtherAmerican Medical Student Association, Wellness & Student Life Cmt2010World Wide Web
Complementary & Alternative Medicine CREC Summer Institute for Math and Science: Health and Medical SciencesTalk2009Saint Joseph College, West Harford, CT
The Graduate Institute for their class: Master of Arts in Experiential Health & HealingTalk2009Hartford, CT
The Graduate Institute for their class: Master of Arts in Experiential Health & Healing Talk2009Hartford, CT
Integrative Medicine in Residency: Success and challenges in developing and implementing a comprehensive research driven curriculum in residency education. TalkNorth American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative2009Minneapolis, Minnesota
Developing National Guidelines on Integrative Medicine for Family Residency Programs Talk42nd STFM Annual Spring Conference 2009Denver, Colorado
Integrative Medicine in Residency Curriculum: First Year Implementation and Evaluation Talk42nd STFM Annual Spring Conference 2009Denver, Colorado
Discussion and Focus Group Optimal Healing & Learning Environments HEART: Humanistic Elective in Alternative Medicine, Activism & Reflective Transformation TalkAmerican Medical Student Association 2009Ben Lomond,
The Integrative Medicine in Residency Project: Developing a Learning Community and Assessing Curricular Needs Talk2nd Innovations in Education Symposium 2009UCHC, Farmington, CT
Living Life with Lymphoma – Integrative Medicine as a Path to Optimal Healing Talk2008UCHC, Farmington, CT
Perspectives on Integrative Medicine Poster2008Hartford, CT
Exploring Integrative Medicine TalkGrand Rounds, Department Internal Medicine2008UCHC, Farmington, CT
Helping medical schools prioritize CAM training and support: Lessons from the evaluation of a national initiative for curricula-change. Other136th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting &2008San Diego, CA
The Challenge of Patients in Pain: Expanding the Options with Non-pharmaceuticalTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 41th Annual Conference Workshop2008
Developing a Learning Community Among Residencies: The Integrative Medicine in Residency Project. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 41th Annual Conference2008Baltimore, MD
Individual Empowerment through Community Development TalkAmerican Medical Student Association (AMSA) Annual 2008Reston, VA
East Meets West - Exploring Complementary & Alternative TalkThe Carole & Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Ctr2007UCHC, Farmington, CT
Welcome & Overview of Integrative Medicine TalkCT Chapter American College of Physicians Annual Associates Educational2007Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Introduction to Acupuncture with Hands-On Experiential TalkAMA Medical Student Region VII Conf2007UCHC, Farmington, CT
Optimizing Health & Healing: Mind Body Medicine & the Family PhysicianTalkGrand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine2007St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Facilitating an Environment that Supports Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Curricula in Medical School: Early Lessons from a Multi-Site CAM Initiative. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 40th Annual Conference2007Chicago, IL
Hands-on Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment & Acupuncture in a Case of Low Back Pain. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 40th Annual Conference Workshop2007Chicago, IL
Incorporating Acupuncture Into the Medical School Curriculum: An Innovative, Successful Model. PosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 40th Annual Conference 2007Chicago, IL
A Model of Collaboration in a Low Back Pain Patient in a Family Medicine Clinic. TalkSTFM 40th Annual Spring Conference 2007Chicago, IL
CAM & Mind-Body MedicineTalkMini-Medical School 2006UCHC, Farmington, CT
Introduction to Integrative MedicineTalkOrthopaedic Resident Research Course2006UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Integral Theory in Medical Education - Mind-Body Medicine & Curricular Innovation. TalkAyurveda in the 21st Century2006UCHC, Farmington, CT
Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Medical Education: Integral Theory, Mind-Body Medicine & the Essential Curriculum, TalkEducation Grand Rounds2006UCHC, Farmington, CT
Fad or Future: Complementary & Alternative Medicine and the Changing Landscape of Health Care TalkHistory of Medicine and Medical Humanities Lecture Series2006UCHC, Farmington, CT
Introduction to Mind-Body Medicine TalkDepartment of Dermatology Grand Rounds2006UCHC, Farmington, CT
Introduction to Integrative MedicineTalkDepartment of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds2006Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Exploring Mind, Body & Medicine: Optimizing Health & Healing for Yourself & Your PatientsTalk4th Annual Cultural Competence Conference for Students 2006Lexington, KY
Restoring the Healing Heart of Holistic Physician-in-Training.PosterAmerican Holistic Medical Association Conference 2006St. Paul, MN
A Hands-On Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment & Acupuncture in a Case of Tension Headache. Talk39th STFM Annual Spring Conference2006San Francisco, CA
Evaluation of Complementary & Alternative Medicine Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes in Medical Students. Talk39th STFM Annual Spring Conference2006San Francisco, CA
Incorporating Acupuncture into the Medical School Curriculum: An Innovative, Successful Model. PosterAmerican Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) 18th Annual Symposium2006Washington, D.C.
Human Side of Medicine ~Being Sick Well & Selected ReadingsTalkChronic Illness and CAM2006University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Introduction to Complementary & Alternative Medicine TalkMini-Medical School 2006University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Mind Body Skills TrainingTalkUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Retreat in Complementary and Alternative Medicine2006Warren Conference Center & Inn, Ashland, MA
Introduction to MeditationTalkUConn Health Center Celebrate Women Program2005Waters Edge Resort and Spa, Westbrook, CT
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese MedicineTalkBoston University School of Medicine2005Boston, MA
Heal Thy Self” ~ Medical Student & Resident Retreat TalkAmerican Medical Student Association (AMSA)2005The Abode of the Message, New Lebanon, NY
Heal Thy SelfTalkAmerican Medical Student Association (AMSA) Humanism in Medicine (HuMed) and the American Holistic M2005The Abode of the Message, New Lebanon, NY
Understanding Mind Body Medicine in Medical Student EducationTalkPrinciples of Clinical Medicine Faculty Development2005UCHC, Farmington, CT
Curricula and Support for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Medical Schools: An Assessment of Student Perceptions and Recommendations. TalkAmerican Public Health Association 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition2005
Creating Resiliency: An Experiential Workshop to Facilitate Health in Ourselves and those We Teach. TalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 38th Annual Spring Conference2005New Orleans, LA
Integrative Medicine: A Path to Optimal Health & Healing TalkSaint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 2005Hartford, CT
Overview of Integrative/Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the Primary Care Physician. TalkFaculty Development CME Program2005UCHC, Farmington, CT
Acupuncture—An Ancient System of Healing: Is It Safe and Effective? TalkInternational Society for Ayurveda and Health First International Retreat and Conference2004Interlaken Inn Lakeville, CT
Acupuncture—An Ancient System of Healing: Is It Safe and Effective? TalkInternational Society for Ayurveda and Health First International Retreat and Conference2004Interlaken Inn Lakeville, CT
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Meets Pain: New Tools for the Rehab Realm TalkBrain Injury Association of Connecticut2004Gaylord Hospital Wallingford, CT
Preparing Our Learners for New Times: Integrative Medicine PrimerTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference2004Toronto, Canada
Strategies for Developing Integrative/Complementary and alternative Medicine Curricula Poster accepted 2003 but conf cancelled b/o SARS threat PosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring 2004Toronto, Canada
Strategies for Developing Integrative/Complementary and alternative Medicine Curricula Poster accepted 2003 but conf cancelled b/o SARS threat PosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring 2004Toronto, Canada
June 20-25 Program for 20 nationally selected medical students. Sponsor: American Medical Student Assoc. Foundation, EDCAM Project GrantTalkInvited Faculty Complementary & Alternative Medicine Leadership Training2004Rhinebeck, NY
Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care, Goals of CareTalkGrand Rounds, Department of Medicine2004John Dempsy Hospital, Farmington, CT
Creating Health Partnership in 2003 and BeyondTalkQuinnipiac University and the Connecticut Holistic Health Association2003UConn Health Center, Hamden, CT
Exploring Integrative Medicine: Medical AcupunctureTalkGrand Rounds & Workshop , Dept of Family Med.2003St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT.
Energy Medicine: Practice, Integration and Benefits. TalkConnecticut Hospital Association 4th Annual Complementary and Alternative Medicine Conference2002Wallingford, CT
Strategies for Developing Integrative/Complementary & Alternative Medicine Curricula. PosterConnecticut Hospital Association 4th Annual Complementary and Alternative Medicine Conference2002Wallingford, CT
Holistic Health: Integrating Mind, Body, Spirit & EmotionTalkUniversity of Connecticut Women’s Advance Conference2002Avery Point Campus, Groton, CT
Incorporation of Complementary & Alternative Medicine as a Modality for Chronic Pain Treatment into the third year Family Medicine CurriculumPosterAmerican Holistic Medical Association 25th Annual Scientific Conference2002Toronto, Canada
Strategies for Developing Integrative/Complementary & Alternative Medicine Curriculum at an Academic Health CenterPosterAmerican Holistic Medical Association 25th Annual Scientific Conference2002Toronto, Canada
Herbal Medicine Fact Sheets Poster2002Toronto, Canada
An Introduction to Complementary & Alternative MedicineTalkSeminars in Women’s Health2002UConn Department of Anthropology, Storrs, CT
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): What is it, and How May it Help?TalkGrand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine2002St Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Assessing Alternative & Complementary MedicineTalkUniversity of Hartford2002Bloomfield, CT
From Myth to Mainstream: Alternative becomes Integrative Medicine –Educating Family Physicians of the FutureTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 20th Annual Northeast Region Meeting 2001Mystic, CT
Introduction to Integrative/Complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICAMTalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 20th Annual Northeast Region Meeting2001Mystic, CT
What do Family Physicians Do? PosterThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 20th Annual Northeast Region Meeting2001Mystic, CT
Strategies for Developing Integrative/Complementary & Alternative Medicine CurriculaPosterThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 20th Annual Northeast Regional Meeting2001Mystic, CT
Herbal Medicine Fact SheetsPosterConnecticut Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Symposium2001Plantsville, CT
Complementary and Alternative MedicineTalkDevelopment & Health (HDH) Lecture & Conference2001UCHC, Farmington, CT
Discussing Holistic Health with Your PhysicianTalkHuman Resources Series CIGNA Corporation 2001Bloomfield, CT
Probiotics: What are they and what can they do? TalkFamily Medicine Grand Rounds 2001St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Group on Alternative Integrative Medicine: Organized and lead this special interest session TalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 27th Annual Predoctoral Education2001Long Beach, CA
Spirituality & Health, for Principles of Clinical Medicine Course FacultyTalkFaculty Development Session2001UCHC, Farmington, CT
Pain Management, Physician Assisted Suicide, Sudden Illness & Common Physical Symptoms. TalkEducation for Physicians on End-of-Life Care (EPEC)2001Connecticut Hospital Association, Wallingford, CT
The Standardized Family at Four Medical Schools: A Model for Curriculum Collaboration TalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 26th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference 2000San Antonio, TX
I’m Dying, Now What? Introductory End of Life Care during the Family Medicine Rotation. TalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 26th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2000San Antonio, TX
Hospice/Palliative Care Education for Physicians in End-of-Life Care: Goals of Care TalkGrand Rounds 2000New Milford Hospital, New Milford, CT
Modalities of Complementary and Alternative Medicine – An OverviewTalkUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine2000UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Spirituality and Healing in MedicineTalkGrand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine2000St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
What’s Integrative Medicine? A Collaborative, Hands-on Approach for Medical Students. TalkThe Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 25th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference1999Savannah, GA
Introduction to Complementary & Alternative Medicine Principles of Clinical Medicine I Team LectureTalkFirst Year Medical School Class1999University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Integrating Complementary Health Care & Western MedicineTalkPublishers Holistic Health Expo1999Waterbury, CT
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Overview TalkGrand Rounds, Department of Medicine, 1999UCHC, Farmington, CT
Integrating Complementary Health Care and Western Medicine TalkWomenWise ’99 Conference1999Mystic, CT
Integrative Medicine - Practicing with Personal and Professional Balance Talk1999UCHC, Farmington, CT
Complementary and Alternative Medicine OverviewTalkConnecticut Association of Philippine Physicians Annual Seminar1999Ledyard, CT
East Meets West: Integrating Complementary Health Care with Western MedicineTalkHealthWorks Seminar Saint Francis Care1999Avon, CT
Creating Health Partnerships for the Next MillenniumTalkAnnual Meeting of the Greater Hartford Holistic Health Association1999Elizabeth Park Hartford, CT
East Meets West: Integrating Complementary Health Care with Western Medicine TalkEastern AHEC, Inc.1999Windham Hospital, Willimantic, CT
Holistic Medicine for the Primary Care Physician: Advising and Understanding Your Patients TalkAmerican Women’s Medical Association, Medical Student Chapter1999UCHC, Farmington, CT
The Best of Both Worlds: Blending Western and Complementary MedicineTalkSt. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Grand Opening of Avon Medical Office1999Avon, CT
Overview, Complementary & Alternative Medicine TalkFaculty Development1998UCHC, Farmington, CT
Overview, Complementary & Alternative Medicine TalkFaculty Development1998UCHC, Farmington, CT
Working with Students Not Interested in Family PracticeTalkConnecticut Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Symposium1997Waterbury, CT
Women’s Health & Complementary / Alternative MedicineTalkWomen’s Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs1997Women’s Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Skills for Outpatient Learning OrientationTalkThird year medical students1997UCHC, Farmington, CT
Issues at the End of Life Hospice CareTalkCME Series1997St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Invited Speaker Immunization Update for OB-Gyn Residents Talk1997St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
ABC’s of Dermatology with Hands-on Skills, Cryosurgery, Punch BiopsyTalkFamily Medicine Rotation Workshop1996UConn School of Medicine, Hartford, CT
Issues Surrounding Grief Bereavement Support Group Talk1996St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Hospice Care Staff Development Session TalkSeabury Retirement Community1996Seabury Retirement Community, Simsbury, CT
Palliative / Hospice Care TalkFamily Medicine Grand Rounds 1995St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Women in Medicine Small group sessionTalkFirst Year Medical Students1994UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Office Lab ProceduresTalkFamily Medicine Interest Group1994Asylum Hill Family Practice Center Hartford, CT