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Welcome to the Program on Integrative Medicine


Integrative Medicine combines conventional medicine with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including mind-body-spirit approaches to health and healing, so patients receive a more comprehensive and holistic approach to their health care.

UNC Program on Integrative Medicine (PIM) is the UNC epicenter for research and education in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and integrative healthcare (CIH).  It is housed at the School of Medicine’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department. PIM’s mission is to implement evidence-based education and research activities in complementary and alternative therapeutic modalities and integrative health care, as well as to stimulate and inform the integration of effective therapies into clinical practice.  The Program on Integrative Medicine/PM&R is nationally recognized for research, education, and research-training related to complementary and integrative medicine. PIM faculty, staff and affiliates are experienced in NIH-supported research and well as DoD-supported research, including clinical trials. PIM has access to excellent research facilities and research-support services.  PIM is funded through the state of North Carolina as well as federal and private foundation grants.


CAM Research Fellowship Program

This program aims to recruit talented postdoctoral health professionals and allied scientists for training in research designed to examine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, mechanisms of action, and cost-benefits of complementary and alternative medical therapies (CAM), and integrative medicine. Click here for more information.

Become a PIM Partner

Integrative Health Care brings together complementary, alternative, and mainstream medical research, knowledge, and practice to provide the safest, most effective options for patients and consumers. Your gift will help us to achieve our mission of raising the standard of integrative medicine education, research, and clinical care throughout North Carolina. Help support Integrative Medicine at UNC by donating to the Program on Integrative Medicine.



If you are interested in UNC Integrative Medicine Patient Consult, please fax referral to UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care.

1807 Fordham Blvd.
Chapel Hill NC 27514
Phone: 984-974-9747
Fax: 984-974-9786


Mindfulness courses and Yoga Teacher Training

Mindfulness-Based Stress & Pain Management Courses