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1/18/21 – Just posted! Presentations from Institute staff and fellows at the December 2020 inVIVO Project Earthrise 9th annual conference. The theme of the event, Project Earthrise, challenged us to imagine a better world, and to pose fundamental questions about how we live on our planet, how we see ourselves, and how we treat others. 


11/20/20 – Cochrane Complementary Medicine newsletter includes details on a bursary award and reviews on topics including cannabis use in older adults and the quality of online CAM-related health information.

10/2/2020—Dr. Chris D'Adamo, Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Institute, joins the nutritionists at the Giant Food Nutrition Made Easy Podcast to discuss lifestyle activities and foods that can help support a healthy immune system.


10/2/2020—In this week's "Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey," 41 percent of clinicians say the health of those with chronic conditions is noticeably worse and 86 percent report a pandemic-specific decline to mental health. The primary care workforce is stretched thin as 74 percent of clinicians say they are working between six and 20 hours unpaid per week, and 53 percent of clinicians report their mental/emotional exhaustion is at an all-time high. For more information on this survey or past results, click here.

09/30/2020—Institute Scholar Sara Warber, MD, co-authors paper titled "Methods for Integrating Transdisciplinary Teams in Support of Reciprocal Healing: A Case Study".

9/25/2020— Chris D'Adamo, PhD, was featured on FOX45 Baltimore to discuss the upcoming publication discussing the addition of spices and herbs to vegetables in the National School Lunch Program at a local predominantly African-American high school.

9/18/2020—Chris D'Adamo, PhD, Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and program director at the Institute for Integrative Health, was interviewed by WTOP News about the publication Spice My Plate program at Baltimore's Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.



Reflections From Our Founder

Some people are talking about re-imagining healthcare and others are focusing on the way that the virus has been shining a bright light on the gross inequities in our country. I don’t think that re-imagining is enough. I don’t even think that healthcare is the subject. And I don’t think that the conversation starts with trying to answer the question, “How do we fix a broken system?” It is time for a paradigm shift. For radical change. Read More


What is the State of Primary Care During COVID-19?

The Institute’s Visiting Visionary, Dr. Rebecca Etz, of the Larry A. Green Center, is conducting a weekly nationwide clinician survey to better understand the response and capacity of US primary care practices to COVID-19.


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Project Earthrise

Inspired by the transcendent moment in modern history when we first saw the Earth from across the void of space, our Scholar-initiated Project Earthrise asks “What kind of world do we want to live in?”  The diverse conversations and perspectives that emerge through Project Earthrise will seek to place a higher value on creativity, imagination, and self-development in solving challenges at all scales, for all citizens of the world.
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Bold Ideas & Inspiring Stories

The Institute's commitment to helping people live healthier lives begins with bold thinking from some of the best and the brightest minds in integrative health and continues into action. Now more than ever, it is also important to highlight bright spots from around the world that showcase our collective resilience and ability to think of creative solutions. Learn More


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