Local Doctor Graduated from Leading Integrative Medicine FellowshipRick Lee

TUCSON, Ariz., October 10, 2017 – Rick Lee MD, a local clinician at Blue Ridge Chronic Pain Center has graduated from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Center for Integrative Medicine, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine—Tucson.

Dr. Lee, a board-certified anesthesiologist in Forest specializes in Integrative Pain Management, and has spent 17 years serving the local community.

Dr. Lee joins an elite group of practitioners to have initiated studies with this internationally-recognized integrative medicine program. Launched in 1997 by integrative medicine pioneer Andrew Weil, MD, the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine is a 1,000-hour, two-year distance-learning program for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

“We’re excited to have Dr. Rick Lee as a graduate of this competitive and intensive program of study,” said Hilary McClafferty, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, co-director of the Fellowship, and director of the Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency program for the UA Center for Integrative Medicine. “He showed a deep commitment to medicine and patient care in his personal statement and application and I’m fully confident that this two-years of additional training will give Dr. Lee the tools to excel in integrative medicine and become a leader in the field.”

For more information about the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, visit www.azcim.org/Fellowship.