September 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2023

Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine

Venue: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Benjamin Kligler, MD, MPH

Benjamin Kligler

Executive Director, Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation
Veterans Health Administration
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Dr. Kligler is the Executive Director of the Offi ce of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation for the Veterans Health Administration. He is Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and past Chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine.

Dr. Kligler was the founding medical director of the Center for Health and Healing, an integrative medicine practice which opened in May 2000. In addition, Dr. Kligler was codirector of the Beth Israel Fellowship Program in Integrative Medicine, which accepted its fi rst fellows for training in January 2002. He also teaches in the Beth Israel Residency Program in Urban Family Practice. Dr. Kligler is author of Curriculum in Complementary Therapies: A Guide for the Medical Educator and co-editor of Integrative Medicine: Principles for Practice, a textbook published by McGraw-Hill in 2004. He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing.

Dr. Kligler completed a fi ve-year Academic Career Development Award from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at NIH in 2015 and was co-Principal Investigator of a recent PCORI-funded trial comparing individual and group acupuncture for chronic pain.