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Bridging the Gap in Pediatric Integrative Medicine

Discover the Academy Scholars Program

The Academy Scholars Program, offered by APIM, is a comprehensive 10-month certificate program designed for physicians and APRNs worldwide. This program is a vital resource addressing the substantial gap in pediatric integrative medicine education. Its primary aim is to equip you and your healthcare team with the knowledge and skills needed for successful practice, program development, and credentialing, in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

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The Curriculum

The curriculum is a culmination of rigorous, evidence-based foundational courses and covers a wide range of subjects, including complementary therapies in pediatrics, clinical applications, clinician well-being, and an array of pediatric specialty electives. Taught by esteemed national pediatric experts, the program employs a diverse range of teaching methods, including online courses, webinars, master classes, small group discussions, clinical roundtables, and case studies. Clinical teams are also encouraged and welcomed to apply, as a way of fostering collaboration and shared learning.

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2025 CoHort

Join Our Waiting List

Join our waiting list to receive an email when applications open for the 2025 Academy Scholars cohort. This program is unique in its focus on pediatric integrative medicine and offers a complete certificate program, setting it apart from other national programs that typically provide adult-focused integrative medicine education. Join us in shaping the future of pediatric care through the Academy Scholars Program!

FAQ's

Have Questions about APIM?

Yes! We have welcomed successful Scholars from a diverse array of countries. Your interest and application are highly encouraged.

Certainly! We accept post-graduate APRNs selectively, and we have had graduates who have gone on to make significant contributions in both private and academic practice.

Absolutely, we embrace team applications and even offer a tuition adjustment for each member of your team.

Indeed, we provide over 200 hours of Category 1 AMA CME credits, or CE credits, tailored to your degree and professional needs.

To graduate, you will need to complete all coursework and assignments, pass the final exam with a minimum score of 80%, finish a Capstone project, and actively participate in Small Group and Clinical Roundtable case discussions.

The program is designed with the working healthcare professional in mind. Typically, you’ll need to dedicate 6-8 hours per week. All courses and live-class meetings are recorded for those who cannot attend in person. We also observe a Spring break and Summer break in line with typical school schedules.

Tuition for the 2024 Academy Scholars program is $14,899, which includes lifetime access to courses, Master Classes with national pediatric experts, small group discussions, clinical roundtables, a listing in our graduate directory, mentorship, additional resources, and much more! Installment plans are available.

Yes, we offer an installment payment option, and if you choose to pay in full, we provide a 10% tuition adjustment.

Courses are led by a distinguished team of educators, including Dr. Hilary McClafferty, APIM Founder/CEO, Dr. Ann Ming Yeh, Associate Academy Scholar Program Director and a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized pediatric expert faculty.

No, the Academy Scholars program is offered once annually, with classes commencing in January and concluding in October.

No, the program is entirely delivered online, eliminating the need for travel. While we may consider in-person conferences in the future, these would be separate from the core coursework. Your learning experience will encompass online courses, Zoom-based Small Group sessions, live virtual Master Classes with expert faculty, Clinical Roundtable discussions, assignments, and treatment plans.

Testimonials

Through this program, I learned from highly educated integrative physicians and specialists from around the US (and world). Such a fantastic experience! I’ve been able to apply new knowledge and together with my patient’s families, create integrative plans that improve lives. I would highly recommend this program to any pediatric colleague!

E.G.

M.D.

I am so happy I participated in APIM. So much practical and applicable information to use on a daily basis, not only with patients and their families, but myself as well. I highly recommend it.

A.S.

M.D.

This course was an amazing opportunity to dive into pediatric integrative medicine under the tutelage of the most renowned experts in the country!

T.F.

M.D.