Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University


Welcome to the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) Resource List

These resources are curated for health professionals to gain an understanding of complementary and integrative medicine disciplines, in order to promote inclusion of evidence-based strategies in patient-centered clinical practice and inform research studies. 

Please note that while we recommend these resources, we are not responsible for their content. Please use your best judgment and feel free to contact us if you have questions or suggestions.

Online Integrative Medicine Education Resources

OCIM-sponsored learning opportunities to develop increased proficiency for faculty, health professionals, trainees and students are listed on our Education Site. These online sites provide webinars and education modules to help deepen understanding about varied aspects of integrative medicine.

Integrative Medicine Associations

Dietary Supplements - Government sponsored sites

These sites include summaries to quickly educate the reader on specific dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals. Additional resources include sponsored research and grant opportunities for those interested in conducting dietary supplement research.

Dietary Supplements - Commercial and Independent Non-Profit Sites

Dietary Supplements: Regulation, Safety and Adverse Events Reporting

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for regulating dietary supplement label declarations, while the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) oversees the advertising of dietary supplements.



Naturopathic Medicine

Functional Medicine

Environmental Medicine

Mind-Body Medicine

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Chiropractic Medicine


Energy Medicine