The ACAM Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. The Foundation was chartered on September 21, 2005, with the purpose of advancing integrative medicine through education and advocacy. Support for the organization comes by means of charitable donations from individuals, corporations, as well as volunteer efforts. The income from these endowments is used to support the creation and dissemination of educational resources, professional development for physicians and licensed health care providers, public awareness, and other programs that enhance integrative medicine education. ThisCorporationisanonprofitpublicbenefitcorporationandisnotorganizedfortheprivategainofanyperson.ItisorganizedundertheNonprofitPublicBenefitCorporationLawforpublicandcharitablepurposes.TheCorporationshallbeoperatedexclusivelyasanonprofitcorporationforcharitable,educational,orscientificpurposeswithinthemeaningofSection 501(c)(3)oftheInternalRevenueCodeof1986,asamended(the"IRC").Specifically,the Corporation'spurposesaretocarryout,onanon-profitbasis,thecharitable,scientific,andeducationalpurposesoftheAmericanCollegeforAdvancementinMedicine("ACAM"),a Californiamutualbenefitcorporationexemptfromfederalincometaxationunder501(c)(6)of theIRC,oranysuccessororganizationofACAM,bysupportingtheeducationalprogramsand charitableactivitiesofACAM.
The ACAM Educational Foundation’s goal is to increase the awareness and practice of integrative medicine by supporting the American College for Advancement in Medicine’s educational programs. Integrative physicians and researchers are shaping the future of conventional medicine by implementing cutting edge research and technologies into their practices. We celebrate and support the triumphs of modern man, our members, and their patients and invite everyone to do the same.
The ACAMEF’s Vision is:
To ensure the continued development of safe and effective integrative medicine education as a means to reduce or eliminate poor health outcomes among the patient population
To empower patients to seek the highest quality of care for their desired health outcomes
To improve the lives and quality of health care of future generations
To advocate for an integrative heath care model which champions patient health above all other influences
The ACAM Educational Foundation relies on the generous support of individuals, corporations, and charitable trusts to support its vision. The ACAM Educational Foundation is a not-for-profit organization 501(c)(3) and contributions are tax deductible.
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Thank you for your support of the ACAM Educational Foundation. We welcome your tax-deductible contribution that will support the mission of ACAMef.