Continuing Education

The Center’s continuing education programs include seminars, Grand Rounds, Certificate programs, continuing medical education, as well as live events and online Webcasts. 

Integrative Health Grand Rounds

Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6 -7 p.m. (PT).

These one-hour virtual grand rounds will consist of a 45-minute presentation and a 15-minute question and answer session.

The Integrative Health Grand Rounds series is intended for physicians (including residents), nurses, allied health professionals, nutritionists/dietitians, researchers, naturopaths, massage therapists, and other integrative medicine professionals.

The objectives of this series are to:

1. Highlight the latest integrative medicine and health research;

2. Encourage interdisciplinary learning and discussion;

2. Provide clinicians with new strategies that support whole person-oriented care; and

3. Bring together thought leaders and researchers to build connections and collaborations.



July 20 | 6 - 7 p.m. (PT) via Zoom | Shamini Jain, PhD | The Energy that Heals: Exploring the Evidence for Biofield Therapies on Patient Outcomes 

Aug. 17 | 6 - 7 p.m. (PT) via Zoom | Sanjay Agarwal, MD | Endometriosis: A worthy adversary

Sept. 21 | 6 - 7 p.m. (PT) via Zoom | Alejandra Reyes, DACM, LAc | Use of Integrative Therapies and Programs for Improved Outcomes in Inpatient Settings

Oct. 19 | 6 - 7 p.m. (PT) via Zoom | Alice Chen, DO | Osteopathic Approaches to Post Traumatic Headaches

Nov. 16 | 6 - 7 p.m. (PT) via Zoom | Ariel Portera, DO | Diet and Visceral Manipulation for Gastrointestinal Disorders 

Past Presentations

Feb. 16 | Melanie Fiorella, MD | Women's Health and Menopause (recorded)

March 16 | Cassandra Vieten, PhD | Forward-Looking Approaches to Integrative Mental Health (recorded)

April 20 | Monica Guma, MD | Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (recorded)

May 18 | Deepa Sannidhi, MD | Lifestyle Medicine and Integrative Approaches to Weight Management (recorded)

June 15 | Alice Chen, DO & Vanessa Meryn-Cohen, DO | Osteopathic Manual Therapy for Patients Hospitalized with Severe COVID Illness

CME Credit

A QR code will be displayed before and after the Grand Rounds to register for CME credit. You must attend the live session to receive CME credit.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: UC San Diego Centers for Mindfulness is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16351.

Certificate Programs

Our Certificate in Integrative Nutrition meets continuing education requirements for Certified Nutrition Specialists and Nurses. 

Many of our mindfulness courses qualify as credit-earning continuing education for healthcare professionals.