The Research and Education Committee is responsible for planning and soliciting the development and presentation of educational materials for:
This will include multimedia patient education materials, including multilingual and low-literacy patient education materials, durable material on the website for provider clinical training and administrative training, and the scheduling of learning opportunities, to include the annual conference and possible webinars or regional trainings. This committee will also facilitate mentoring and one-on-one training through a Speakers’ Bureau and the sponsoring of forums on the website.
The Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Committee, formerly the Multi-disciplinary Committee (MDC), includes practitioners, advocates, researchers, and students who are part of IM4US. Our focus is creating a healed society where all people have access to the support and care that they need. This goal motivates us to address racism and oppression as an essential part of our organization’s work. EDI members participate on the IM4US board and all other committees to bring this perspective to our organization. We collaborate with individuals, community-based organizations, and health care institutions who are working towards health equity with attention to the role of integrative health care. We bring together the IM4US aim of accessible integrative health care for all with broader efforts for justice, through supporting our annual conference, educational materials, and advocacy efforts.
The objectives of the IM4US Policy: