Some of  the 80 professionals gathering at the ACCAHC Biennial Meeting, June 2013, at the University of Western States, Portland, Oregon.Some of the 80 professionals gathering at the ACCAHC Biennial Meeting, June 2013, at the University of Western States, Portland, Oregon.


ACCAHC Overview

The Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) is a vehicle for shifting medicine toward a system which focuses on health. We envision:

"… a health care system that is multidisciplinary and enhances competence, mutual respect, and collaboration across all healthcare disciplines. This system will deliver effective care that is patient centered, focused on health creation and healing, and readily accessible to all populations."

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Activities

To advance our mission:

  • We ADVOCATE for a health system that creates health by preparing individuals to be leaders in fostering the values, practices and disciplines associated with integrative health and medicine.
  • We CONVENE forums for exploring common issues and facilitate the sharing of 'found wisdom'.
  • We EDUCATE by exposing stakeholders to current thought leaders in the field, and by aggregating and disseminating practical information on how to 'do' integration in health care.
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