SpeakHealth Highlights

8/4/2020— Institute Scholar, Steven Woolf, MD, MPH, co-authors new paper in The Milbank Quarterly, looking at policies, politics, and life expectancy in the USA.


7/31/2020—In this week's "Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey," four out of five clinicians who were surveyed report that the strain on their practice is worse today than in the first month of the pandemic. While telehealth has been a useful tool during the pandemic, many of them feel like the process lacks sufficient support and has resulted in a downtime of use and a choke point for patient access. For more information on this survey or past results, click here

7/15/2020— Institute Fellow, Brita Roy, MD, MPH, MHS, co-authors paper comparing the health and social care between countries.

7/14/2020— The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians announced Institute Fellow Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, as the 2020 Family Physician of the Year.

7/7/2020—Visiting Visionary Rebecca Etz, PhD, featured in a new article discussing how primary care practices are still furloughing and laying off staff to improve financial stability during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey of clinicians.

6/28/2020—Scholar Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, co-authors paper in the Journal of Child and Family Studies detailing project for empathetic art.

6/10/2020—Institute Visiting Visionary, Rebecca Etz, PhD, co-authors a reflection paper What 1966 Can Teach Us About the Future of Primary Care: The Case for Communities of Solution. The reflection takes a detailed look at the 1966 report by the National Commission on Community Health Services titled Health Is a Community Affair.  For more information or to read the full report, click here.

5/1/2020—Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field publishes its first quarterly newsletter, which includes a review of integrative medicine approaches to COVID-19. To read more, click here.



Reflections From Our Founder

At the Institute for Integrative Health, we have always been dedicated to envisioning a world that values wellness, that treats people with dignity and listens, that recognizes healthcare is not just about medicine, but also the interconnected web of everything in our lives, our communities, our planet. Now, at this moment where evolution meets revolution, our work is adjusting and growing. . . we choose to lean in. 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.



Strategies for Healthy Living

In these challenging times of a global pandemic, many of us are concerned about our health and what we can do to help maintain or improve our overall health and resilience. As part of our mission to empower individuals and promote health, our Institute team offers suggestions for tools and strategies that can be incorporated into everyday living. Learn More

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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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