SpeakHealth Highlights

5/18/2020—This week, Institute partner, NatureWorx, will be hosting another "Connecting With Nature Together" Zoom cast. This Zoom session will connect you with like-minded individuals and let you experience the healing power of nature right from the comfort of your own home. 


5/15/2020—A new survey of primary care clinicians, conducted from May 8-11 by the Larry A. Green Center with Institute Visiting Visionary, Rebecca Etz, Ph.D., shows that clinicians have been pushed to the breaking point in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with 84% of clinicians reporting that they are experiencing severe or close to severe stress and 28% saying burnout is at an all-time high. For more information on this survey, 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.

4/23/2020—For some time, the government has been talking about "flattening the curve” of the pandemic. But in this featured editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D, Ph.D. discusses how we should be working toward crushing the curve instead of just flattening it.

4/5/2020—Institute Scholar Claudia Witt, MD, MBA Co-Authors Overview of CAM for the Treatment of COVID-19.

4/1/2020—Institute Scholar Steven Woolf, MD, MPH provides a more nuanced perspective on the public debate—public health on one hand and a return to business-as-usual on the other. The article was published in the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) March 2020 Population News Roundup.



Reflections From Our Founder

I am deeply grateful. Around the world, first responders, doctors, nurses, and family members are putting their lives on the line every day. Researchers are working around the clock to find new ways to treat the sick and find a vaccine. For many, life has been put on hold. . . . 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.



Short Documentary Film Tells the Story of the Green Road at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center

VIDEO- The Institute for Integrative Health and the TKF Foundation are proud to announce the release of the short film, A Road to Wellness, featuring the Green Road healing gardenIn an effort to bring awareness to the Green Road and other natural healing gardens, we invite you to view this short film. Watch the Video

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Study Offers Insight into Patients’ Healing Journeys

A study by three Institute Scholars and their collaborators sheds light on how people experience the journey from illness to healing. Published in BMJ Open, It’s one of very few studies to examine healing from the patient perspective. Learn more


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