Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) announces a two year knowledge partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private nonprofit institution, offers graduate and professional education in integrated behavioral health care through a virtual online campus.
As one of three universities worldwide granting the distinguished Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree, and the only university that exclusively focuses on the growing field of integrated healthcare, CGI has sought international support and alliance from thought leaders and innovators within the integrated care arena to advance the the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care policy and practice. It is with much enthusiasm that Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) announces a knowledge partnership with the renowned change agent, the Integrated Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)
The International Foundation for Integrated Care seeks to advance the the science, knowledge, and adoption of integrated care policy and practice through the development and exchange of ideas among academics, researchers, managers, clinicians, policy makers, and users and carers of services throughout the World.
Dr. Nick Goodwin, CEO, IFIC and Melissa McGurgan, Director of Student Services and Development, CGI met in May 2017 at the International Conference for Integrated Care in Dublin, Ireland and mutually expressed interest in discussed education and training services provided by each organization. After several transatlantic conversations it was evident that both organizations shared a collective vision and passion for the impact and adoption of integrated care worldwide, and the knowledge partnership was born.
Dr. Cara English, CEO, CGI states “CGI has long been looking for an international leader in research, application of knowledge, and advocacy for the benefits of integrated care. We are thrilled to be partnering with the IFIC and look forward to the promise of improvements in organizational reach and understanding of global challenges in healthcare.”
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