Dr. Guarneri is available for professional consultation to individuals and organizations seeking to transform healthcare to a more cost-effective, holistic, integrative and preventive patient-centered model. Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. at Pacific Pearl La Jolla, in California, offers unique programs, including, “A Guide to Practice Transformation: From Conventional to Holistic, Integrative and Functional Medicine”.
Her background in Integrative Medicine is unparalleled. She is a Founder and President of the Academy of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) placing her in the forefront of a robust network across the globe that is working together to establish a new paradigm of health care. She is currently serving on the Founding Board of the American Board of Physician Specialties in Integrative Medicine (ABOIM).
Dr. Guarneri has led the development of Integrative Health and Medicine centers across the U.S. Her transformational work includes serving as Senior Advisor to the Atlantic Health System for the Chambers Center for Well Being, co-founding and serving as Medical Director for the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and serving as a consultant to the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, among others.
She founded and continues to advise national conferences such as the Scripps Annual Natural Supplements Conference in San Diego, which completed its 14th year in 2017, the AIHM Annual Conference since its inception and the Integrative and Holistic Nursing Conference in San Diego since it began in 2009.
For Healthcare Professionals
A Guide to Practice Transformation: From Conventional to Holistic, Integrative and Functional Medicine
Core Responsibility: Dr. Mimi Guarneri
Practice Transformation was developed by Dr. Mimi Guarneri to jumpstart your career transition from Conventional to Holistic, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Dr. Guarneri has been a leader in the Integrative Medicine movement since mid-1990’s when she co-created the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine with Rauni Prittinen King, RN. At that time Dr. Guarneri was an interventional cardiologist at Scripps Clinic and became a PI and a Medical Director for the Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease, multicenter Lifestyle Change Program. Years later they created a Health and Healing Center called Pacific Pearl La Jolla which is home of the Guarneri Integrative Health Inc. an Interprofessional Holistic and Integrative Practice. Dr. Guarneri went on to create an Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), where she is serves as the founding president. Dr. Guarneri served as a senior advisor for the Chambers Center for Wellbeing in Morristown New Jersey and currently serves on the founding board for specialty certification in Integrative Medicine by ABPS. For the last twenty years Dr. Guarneri has been devoted to educating physicians and other health care providers. Practice Transformation has grown out of the request by clinicians to change and expand their conventional medicine practice to one that is focused on Holistic, Integrative and Functional Medicine. In 2015 she was named #6 on the list of the Best Integrative Medicine doctors in USA, being # 1 female on the list. Her book, Total Engagement: Healthcare Practitioner's Guide to Heal Yourself, Your Patients & Your Practice, offers physicians and health practitioners inspiration to change the way that they practice medicine.
Due to numerous requests for clinical rotations with her and Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. colleagues at Pacific Pearl la Jolla, she has developed the following programs:
Practice Transformation Components:
- One-week clinical observation with Dr. Guarneri at her clinical staff at the Pacific Pearl La Jolla
- Meet with the Administrative and other team members for business development strategies during your in-house week
- Sample new practice sample start up documents
- Access to the annual Bringing Integrative Medicine to Your Practice and Healthcare system workshop on-line.
- Annual quarterly access to Dr. Guarneri for questions and answers via Skype.
Integrative Medicine Training
Holistic Integrative Health and Medicine Training Center at Pacific Pearl La Jolla
The Pacific Pearl La Jolla Integrative Health and Medicine training center was established by Dr. Guarneri out of a growing request from providers to experience hands on clinical Integrative Health and Medicine training. Practitioners join Dr. Guarneri in her clinical practice and work with her and her team of providers to evaluate patients and develop personalized treatment protocols. Practitioners have the opportunity to learn how to fully integrate nutrition, nutraceuticals and mind-body medicine into their practice. Practitioners will also have the opportunity to spend time with Naturopathic Doctors learning Naturopathic approaches to health. Practitioners are encouraged to participate in classes at Pacific Pearl to enhance their own health and well-being.
Training Center Components
- One-week to one month rotation options.
- One to one clinical experience with Dr. Guarneri.
- Access to Pacific Pearl classes for personal growth such as Kundalini yoga.
- Development of Integrative Holistic treatment protocols for common diseases such as dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension - just to name a few.
Lifestyle Change Program
Lifestyle Change Program and Educational Materials
Core Responsibility: Executive Director: Rauni Prittinen King MIH, RN, HNB-BC, CHTPI
Dr. Guarneri and Rauni Prittinen King RN are experts in Lifestyle Change Medicine. Together they pioneered the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and developed Integrative programs throughout the country including the Greater Los Angeles VA healthcare system. Together they have created a turnkey lifestyle change program for centers interested in patient education to enhance and reverse most common health challenges. This 12-week program includes weekly patient education material, health assessment intake forms, power point presentations and 24 30-minute DVDs by Dr. Guarneri on disease prevention and health maintenance. Fee includes all educational materials and 10 hours of consultation to assist with program implementation