Fellowship in Integrative Medicine

Join a vibrant community
Transform healthcare
Become board certified

The Fellowship in Integrative Medicine is a 1,000-hour, two-year distance learning program with 3 week-long, hands-on training sessions in Tucson.

Physician graduates that meet the ABPS requirements will be eligible to take the exam for board certification in IM.

Created by Andrew Weil, MD in 2000, the Fellowship has achieved international recognition as the leading integrative medical education program in the world.


  • Physicians (MD, DO)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (NP, CNM, CNS, CRNS)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Pharmacists (PharmD)
  • Dentists (DDS/DMD)
  • Naturopathic Doctors/Physicians (ND)

Upcoming Classes

Fall 2022-2024 (beginning August 1, 2022)

Spring 2023-2025 (beginning January 30, 2023)

Institutional Offerings

AWCIM is eager to collaborate to offer our educational programs and expertise at your sites and working with your leadership.

Email: AWCIM Business Development

Fireside Chats

Join monthly Fellowship Fireside chats with Fellowship Directors, Alumni, and Staff. This is an opportunity to ask questions about our Fellowship program and have them answered by program leadership, as well as hear firsthand about how your transformational journey with us will look and feel.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

When: Jul 12, 2022 04:00 PM Pacific
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When: Jul 12, 2022 06:00 PM Pacific
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When: Aug 16, 2022 04:00 PM Pacific
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When: Aug 16, 2022 06:00 PM Arizona 
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Why the Fellowship is right for you

Re-energize, restructure and reframe your perspective. Learn a new way of caring for patients, with emphasis on the individual, not just the disease - and on prevention, not just treatment.

Our Fellows work in multiple care models, including primary care, consultative practice... They have applied integrative techniques to more than 35 medical specialties.

Residential weeks

Create and maintain a sense of community with your Fellowship class by meeting in Tucson, Az for three 1-week sessions over two years.

Connect with like-minded colleagues, establish relationships with faculty, and receive hands-on training.

What you will learn

The Fellowship provides a structured and highly interactive educational experience in prevention-focused, proactive, patient-centered care. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to effectively practice integrative medicine.

Alumni network

Join a strong international community of nearly 1800 alumni. Share experiences, draw support, and participate in continuing educational opportunities.

Our alumni hail from all over the world--throughout the U.S. and 26 different countries and territories. They create integrative practices and lead IM programs at prestigious institutions, such as Beth Israel, Chapel Hill and University of California, San Francisco.


Our multimedia curriculum consists of:

  • Web-based modules with case studies
  • Online dialogues with faculty and colleagues
  • Podcasts and streaming video
  • Peer-reviewed content
  • Experiential exercises

The Fellowship curriculum is divided into 10 Units, typically 9-10 weeks long, created by nationally recognized experts and faculty from a variety of disciplines, modalities and philosophies.

You will learn:

Nutritional health
The latest nutritional approaches and dietary recommendations for general health, as well as specific conditions such as cancer and diabetes
Botanicals and dietary supplements
Research-based uses, how to identify a quality product, supplement-drug interactions, and use in specific patient populations
Mind-body medicine
Ways in which emotional, mental, social and behavioral factors affect health and how to teach patients meditation and other mind-body techniques
Complementary and alternative practices
Uses, benefits and recommendations for Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, manual medicine and homeopathy
Integrative approaches
To women's health, pediatrics, mental health, gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular disease, cancer and much more.

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