In a past teleconference, Hyla Cass, MD discussed her latest book about nutrient deficiency.

ACP Eveidence-Based Guide to Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Learn how to apply research findings to help your patients with Bradly Jacobs MD MPH, the leading author of the newly released textbook   “The American College of Physicians Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine” 

Join us for a surprising and lively discussion with Bradly Jacobs MD MPH who is the leading author of the newly released book, “The American College of Physicians Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine”.  He is a member of our Integrative Practitioner Advisory Board, was founding medical director of the University of California-San Francisco Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, and senior medical director for Revolution Health. 

Dr. Jacobs will provide us with sobering and humorous stories on the underlying motives of some researchers in the field of CAM, as well as teach us how to apply research findings we hear about in the news to help our patients in our everyday practice.  

Teleconference with Bradly Jacobs, MD, March 5, 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST)
Alternative Medicine and Evidence-Based Medicine- Do they have a future together?

March 5, 2009 | 12:00-1:00 pm (EST)

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About Brad Jacobs, MD
Brad JacobsAs an experienced integrative medicine practitioner and senior health and wellness industry executive, Brad Jacobs MD MPH has broad-based experience in healthcare services and technology in academic, consulting, start-up and corporate settings. He has a long and deep commitment to caring for patients using a patient-centered, individualized, and whole person approach. Dr. Jacobs is focused on developing innovative clinical models by incorporating Health 2.0 and health information technology, integrative medicine, and personalized medicine in both direct to consumer and employer health environments. 

Most recently, Dr Jacobs was Senior Medical Director for Revolution Health Networks (RHN), a company dedicated to empowering consumers to live healthier lives. In 2008, RHN ranked among the top 3 health destinations on the internet with over 12 million monthly unique visitors.   Dr. Jacobs was the founding Medical Director of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Osher Center for Integrative Medicine where he held the Osher Foundation Endowed Chair and was full-time faculty from 1997-2006.   Dr. Jacobs leads workshops nationally, has published book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and is currently senior editor of “The ACP Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine”.

Bradly is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, and completed his residency and clinical research fellowship at UCSF.  He holds a Master’s degree of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UC-Berkeley.  Dr. Jacobs is trained in Internal Medicine and has studied acupuncture, nutrition, herbal medicine, stress management, yoga and martial arts.