North Shore University Health System Foundation

Project Title
Pediatric Services in Integrative Medicine; Integrative Medicine Fellowship
Alternative Medicine
Evanston, IL

Second of a two-year grant ($15,000 in 2015; $35,000 in 2016) to provide access to integrative medicine services for children of medically underserved and low income families with difficult to treat conditions including neuromuscular disease, chronic respiratory illness, gastrointestinal dysfunction, behavioral disorders, and cancer. The objective of the program is to provide relief from pain and anxiety for children of families without insurance or adequate financial resources. In addition the grant will fund tuition for one Integrative Medicine fellow who would complete a fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.