Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Integrative Medicine & Nutritional Sciences

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Welcome to the Department of Integrative Medicine & Nutritional Sciences

SKMC Department of Integrative Medicine & Nutritional Sciences

This new department elevates the field of Integrative Medicine as an equal peer to the other clinical departments in the medical school at Jefferson — a monumental achievement that exists no place else in the country.

With the support of the Marcus Foundation, the Department will become the gold standard for the new medical specialty of Integrative Medicine.

Jefferson Launches Nation’s First Academic Department of Integrative Medicine

Featuring a novel curriculum, Jefferson’s Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences will focus on the clinical applications of integrative medicine with an emphasis on functional biochemistry, nutrient-based therapies, mind-body neuroscience, novel mechanisms of healing and emerging therapies.

Jefferson Establishes the Marcu Institute of Ingrative Health

The Marcus Institute sets out to expand the research, education and clinical care profile of the integrative medicine program. The institute designation reflects Jefferson’s role as a national leader in the field and the organization’s strides in developing novel clinical therapies, wellness programs and cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research.

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