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Irene Estores

Advancing supportive oncology care via collaboration between psycho-oncology and integrative medicine

As survival after cancer diagnosis increases, patients are increasingly turning toward integrative therapies (e.g., yoga, acupuncture, massage) to manage acute and chronic concerns related to cancer treatment and survivorship. As such, integrative medicine programs devoted to combining conventional Western cancer care with complementary treatments such as yoga, acupuncture, botanicals, and…

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice is now available! This publication is a great resource for educators and students entering the practice of clinical medicine. Contributors include Zareen Zaidi, associate professor of medicine and associate chief of faculty development in the division of general internal medicine, Eric…

UF Health accepted as member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health

Congratulations to Dr. Estores and the Integrative Medicine team for the recent confirmation of membership to the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. The Consortium represents 72 leading institutions who share an interest in the field of Integrative Medicine and Health. This memberships allows for enhanced collaboration with leading integrative medicine centers…

Medication Cost Savings in Inpatient Oncology Using an Integrative Medicine Model

Case Report Summary: A growing body of research exists on the impact of integrative therapies such as massage, yoga, and meditation/relaxation on symptom management, costs, and patient satisfaction in both ambulatory and hospital-based settings. A patient and relationship-centered approach that is fundamental to the practice of integrative medicine, engenders connection,…

Congratulations Dr. Estores

Congratulations Dr. Estores on your appointment to the American Board of Integrative Medicine! Board certification enables successful candidates to present themselves to the public as qualified medical specialists in the practice of Integrative Medicine. The ABOIM defines integrative medicines as the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship…