Integrative Medicine Education & Training Programs

An integral component of MSK’s mission to conquer cancer is our commitment to providing licensed and/or certified healthcare professionals from around the world with easy access to high-quality learning opportunities in integrative medicine. We partner with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), and other organizations to provide online training in:

Email integmedtraining@mskcc.org for more information about accessing or registering for one of our courses.

  • acupuncture
  • herbs and dietary supplements
  • integrative oncology
  • massage therapy
  • music therapy
  • yoga

Currently open for registration:

Acupuncture for the Cancer Patient
An introduction to licensed acupuncturists on applying acupuncture therapy to address physical and emotional side effects of cancer treatments.
CEU: 18 NCCAOM PDA points. 18 CE hours, California Acupuncture Board

Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements in Cancer Care
For TCM practitioners and other therapists, this course addresses important issues regarding herbal medicines and cancer treatment.
CEU: 6 NCCAOM PDA points

Integrative Oncology for Physicians
Designed for general family practice physicians, hospitalists, and MDs, this program provides an overview of how common and rare cancers are detected and treated, the side effects of these treatments, and how integrative modalities can support treatment and recovery for their patients.

Music Therapy for the Cancer Patient
Music therapy is an evidence-based modality for reducing pain and anxiety and providing emotional support for adult and pediatric patients. This course teaches music therapists to deliver safe and effective therapy to cancer patients and their families.
CEU: 16 CBMT hours

Yoga for the Cancer Patient
This program teaches certified yoga instructors with evidenced-based medical training to safely and effectively provide yoga therapy to cancer patients in both one-on-one sessions and group classes.
CEU: 15.5 NCCAOM PDA points