In 2000, under a Congressional mandate requiring the Veteran’s Administration to open its doors to chiropractors, a committee of principally VA medical staff and chiropractors was convened to guide the introduction. “What happened,” recalled Reed Phillips, DC, MSCM, PhD, “was that over time when we all saw that we each had the patients’ interests in mind, horns retracted on all sides.”
Two of the most significant organizations motoring the integrative health and medicine movement. Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (“the Consortium”) and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), recently announced leadership changes. Two veterans – Rick Hecht, MD and Tabatha Parker, ND – will take on key positions at the Consortium and AIHM, respectively.