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Training / Education

​​The Center supports training and education in the form of co-hosting journal clubs and lecture series, as well as workshops and conferences.

Journal Club

The Center co-sponsors with the Center for Integrative Medicine an Integrative Medicine Journal Club in the Medical Education - Telemedicine (MET) building. Attendees review articles on integrative medicine topics published in peer reviewed scientific journals.  Peer reviewed journal articles on topics in integrative health are presented and discussed by UC San Diego medical students, naturopathic medical students, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and faculty, as well as nurses, acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and nutritionists. The goal of the Journal Club is to connect individuals from allopathic medical backgrounds, integrative practitioners and researchers to discuss the latest integrative medicine research.

For information on either of these ongoing events, contact Jordan Kohn, PhD at or Shamini Jain, PhD at

Lunchtime Integrative Health Seminar Series

The Center also co-hosts with CIM and the UCSD Medical Student HI-Med interest group a monthly lunchtime integrative health seminar series in the Medical Education - Telemedicine (MET) building on topics that correspond with medical school courses, including oncology, cardiology and mind brain behavior.

Lectures are held on the UCSD School of Medicine campus, with specific locations announced with each lecture.

Upcoming Seminars

If you would like to be notified of seminars please contact Dr. Laura Redwine at

Grand Rounds

The Center co-hosts with CIM a Grand Rounds series offering CME credits. Lectures are held on the UCSD School of Medicine campus, with specific locations announced with each lecture.

Conferences / Workshops

Over the past year the Center co-hosted a Workshop on Practice Based Research and a Military and Veteran Resiliency Medicine Summit. Working with the UCSD Center for Mindfulness, the Center is currently in the planning stages of a day long Mindfulness & Compassion Research Retreat for UCSD and surrounding community members conducting research on mindfulness. More information to follow.​

T32 Training Program Grant

​ The Center is in the early stages of writing a grant to submit to t​he National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health for a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32), to advance pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in integrative health.