About

Directed by a multidisciplinary group of UCLA Center and Program leaders, CCIM reaches across the disciplines of medicine, public health, psychology, psychiatry, the arts and business. This group of forward thinking clinicians and scholars are dedicated to a vision of building a 21st century model of medicine and health promotion that integrates state-of-the-art science with traditional healing principles of compassion, community interaction, and self-regulation.   This exceptional and diverse group of CCIM member programs, each individually world renowned, are working together to promote UCLA as a pre-eminent leader in integrative medicine.

Definition of Integrative Medicine
Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

Developed and Adopted by The Consortium, May 2004.
Edited May 2009