Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine

Faculty Development Webinar Series

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Session Six: Integrative Medicine for the Underserved

11:00 am - 12:00 pm (ET)

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 Boston Medical Center

Webinar Overview

The purpose of this webinar is to introduce participants to models for providing integrative health care to underserved populations. Discussion will focus on the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities at Boston Medical Center/Boston University. Our newest initiative, Integrative Medicine Group Visits, will be described in detail.



Webinar Speakers


  Robert Saper, MD, MPH 

Director, Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities
Boston Medical Center and Boston University
Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Saper is Director of the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities at Boston Medical Center and Boston University and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University’s School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Saper graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed Harvard’s three-year Clinical Research Fellowship in CAM Research and Faculty Development. In 2004, Dr. Saper received a five-year Academic Career Development Award from the NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and an NCCAM grant in 2010 to conduct comparative effectiveness research on hatha yoga, physical therapy and education for chronic low back pain in low income minority populations. In addition to conducting research in other areas, including the safety and efficacy of traditional Indian herbal medicines, Dr. Saper has authored numerous publications in journals such as JAMA, American Family Physician, and Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, is incoming Vice Chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, and currently serves as Co-Chair of the 2014 International Research Congress for Integrative Medicine and Health.                   


 Danielle Dresner, MPH

Integrative Medicine Clinical Services Coordinator, Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities  
Project Manager, Integrative Medicine Group Visits Study
Boston Medical Center

Ms. Dresner is a graduate of Boston University School of Public Health and currently coordinates Integrative Medicine Clinical Services for Boston Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities Program. Ms. Dresner also manages a PCORI funded study at Boston Medical Center focusing on integrative medicine group visits for patients with chronic pain and depression and coordinates the Integrative Medicine rotation for Boston Medical Center’s Preventive Medicine Residency program.  



Jennifer Trask, ND, PharmD
IMPriME Center Director
American College of Preventive Medicine

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the history and mission of the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities at Boston Medical Center/Boston University.     
  • Explain various delivery models for providing integrative medicine services to underserved populations.
  • Describe the Integrative Medicine Group Visits program, including patient demographics, curriculum, and results to date.

Accreditation Statement

The American College of Preventive Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the ACCME.


Term of Approval

November 14, 2013 through September 30, 2016. Original release date: November 14, 2013

CME Information

ACPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits toward the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's Recognition Award (PRA)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


CME/MOC Credit Requests

To request CME & MOC credit for the webinar, please complete the following FOUR steps.


  1. View/Listen to the webinar.
  2. If requesting MOC credit, complete the quiz by clicking here. If requesting only CME credit, skip to step three.
  3. Complete CME/MOC request form by clicking here.
  4. Remit the appropriate payment amount to ACPM:
    • ACPM Member: Complimentary
    • Non-ACPM Member: $10/credit 


If paying for CME credits, the same number of MOC credits will be provided gratis.


Members please note, in order to receive complimentary CME/MOC credit you will need to log-in to the ACPM membership database prior to making payment. If you can’t remember your log-in information, please click here.

Once you have completed all of the steps, your CME certificate will be e-mailed to you. Please allow one to two weeks for processing. Your MOC credits will be reported directly to the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Please allow 4-6 weeks for these to appear on the ABPM website.


Principal Faculty and Disclosure Policy

In the interest of providing an educational experience free of commercial bias, and as the accredited provider of CME for this activity, the American College of Preventive Medicine was responsible for decisions regarding educational content and allocation of funds. All individuals involved in the planning, development, and delivery of educational activities are required to sign a conflict of interest statement in which they disclose any financial interests or other affiliations with industry or other associations which may have direct and substantial interest in the subject matter of the CME activity. Such disclosure allows program participants to better evaluate the objectivity of the information presented in the program. All commercial relationships that could create a conflict with control of content must be resolved before the development of the activity.



  • Dr. Saper and Ms. Dresner have disclosed no financial relationships.



  • IMPriME Center Director Jennifer Trask has disclosed no financial relationships.


System Requirements

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Privacy Policy

The American College of Preventive Medicine collects personal information from participants in this online activity for purposes of assigning CME credit only. We will not share or sell your contact information and your answers to maintenance of certification questions and feedback forms will be kept confidential.


Copyright Information

This material is copyright of the American College of Preventive Medicine.


Acknowledgement of Support

The American College of Preventive Medicine acknowledges the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its generous support of the Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine Education Project. For more information about the project please see

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Contact Information


  • For information on CME or MOC, contact Haydee Barno, ACPM Director of Meetings & Education, at


  • For questions about the webinars, contact Jennifer Trask, IMPriME Center Director, at


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