Overview: The BraveNet Practice-Based Research Network

BraveNet is a practice-based research network composed of nineteen integrative medicine clinical sites around the United States that have joined together to help advance integrative medicine by providing clinical outcomes and cost benefit data that has previously not been available to the medical and scientific communities. For more information on Integrative Medicine, please visit the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health


To conduct and disseminate high quality practice-based or collaborative research that evaluates the effectiveness, safety, cost, and impact on patient experience of integrative health and medicine approaches.


We will generate compelling evidence on integrative medicine outcomes that will inform and advance healthcare practice and policy and improve the public health.

About Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine and Health is defined by the Academic Consortium of Integrative Medicine and Health as an approach which “reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing." 

Current Projects

PRIMIER: Patients Receiving Integrative Medicine Interventions Effectiveness Registry

Measuring the Context of Healing: Using PROMIS in Chronic Pain Treatment

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