About Us

Introduction and History

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) was launched with a mission to identify breakthrough complementary and alternative therapies and to research and report on their effectiveness.

FAIM's mission also places importance upon the affordability of treatments in the belief that the world needs cost-effective solutions to bring health...

Goals

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) is committed to retrospective and prospective clinical research to obtain the most valuable data.

Mission and Approach

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) provides a service to the field by assisting researchers and practitioners in collecting clinical outcomes data.

Progress in the field of complementary and alternative medicine is frustratingly slow. This is due, in part, to practitioners who are untrained in clinical research methods,...

Systematic Process

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) identifies effective alternative therapies using a four-pronged systematic approach including site visits, conferences, retrospective studies and clinical trials, and networking to integrate new therapeis into practice.

Meet the Founder

Businessman and retired Congressman Berkley Bedell founded the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine in 1998. It was formerly known as the National Foundation for Alternative Medicine and changed its name in 2009.

At age fifteen Mr. Bedell devised a superior fishing fly and started Berkley & Company with money...

Staff and Consultants

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) has staff and consultants throughout the world.

Thank you!

The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) thanks everyone who has sent a contribution in the mail or contributed online.

We welcome others to do the same if you find we have helped you in your search. It is your support that allows us to continue our work and...