Improving Inpatient Care: An Integrative Approach

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Dr. Nathan Handley is an Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, as well as a fellow in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his medical degree at the University of Minnesota, where he was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society and Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, followed by fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at The University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned his MBA in Healthcare Management.

Dr. Mitchell is a fellow of Integrative Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her residency in Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and medical school at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. As a clinician, she is interested in a whole-person approach to primary care and preventative health, with special interest in the use of food as medicine, lifestyle medicine, botanical medicine and women's health.


Overall Goals and Objectives: Following this activity, a participant should be able to:

  1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.
  2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.
  3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.