The Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICAM) is a university-wide initiative, housed in the School of Health Professions (SHP). It serves as a focal point for complementary and alternative (integrative) medicine within the Rutgers of New Jersey (Rutgers).
ICAM's Mission is Threefold:
EDUCATION: To be an educational resource for the University on complementary and alternative medicine, and to develop evidence-based integrative curricula and educational programs.
RESEARCH: To facilitate, conduct and obtain support for high quality basic and clinical research in complementary and alternative medicine.
CLINICAL: To support the integration of evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies and medicine into clinical settings.