UCSFOsher Center for Integrative Medicine
A university-based clinic and research center, whose mission is to transform the way medicine is practiced by conducting research on integrative approaches to health, educating students, health professionals, and the community, and treating patients with compassionate care — addressing the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the patient.
Hospice Education Institute
An independent, not-for-profit organization, serving members of the public and health care professionals with information and education about the facets of caring for the dying and the bereaved.
Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
An organization of 42 highly esteemed academic medical centers across the US. The mission is to help transform medicine and healthcare through rigorous scientific studies, new models of clinical care, and innovative educational programs that integrate biomedicine, the complexity of human beings, the intrinsic nature of healing and the rich diversity of therapeutic systems. Many of the Consortium’s academic medical centers offer clinical services.
There With Care
A non-profit organization providing a range of services for children and families facing critical illness in order to ease the burden of day-to-day obligations during a medical crisis. Their services are limited to Colorado only.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
A directory of patient-assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Many authoritative links on treatments, coping, nutrition, and the organizations and more.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Organization for Rare Disorders (Provides current information on rare diseases, including numerous forms of pediatric cancer and a comprehensive listing of links that offer information and assistance.)
An on-line organization that provides information on patient-assistance programs designed to help with the cost of medicine and health care.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
A national nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of enhancing quality of life for people dying and their loved ones.
National Council on the Aging — BenefitsCheckUp
The National Council on the Aging developed BenefitsCheckUp — a comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. Benefits include health care, energy/utility assistance, tax relief, prescription drug benefits, food, housing, transportation, and more.