Prof. Ka-Kit HuiUniversity of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ka-Kit Hui, M.D., F.A.C.P. is the Wallis Annenberg Professor in Integrative East-West Medicine and Professor and Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine at the Department of Medicine of the David Geffen School of Medicine. He is also the Chair of the Collaborative Centers of Integrative Medicine at UCLA. He is a recognized authority on Chinese Medicine and integrative medicine, and is bilingual in Chinese and English. Dr. Hui founded the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine in 1993, which is one of the first integrative medicine centers in the United States.
He has developed a model system of comprehensive care that is a patient-centered, problem-solving approach emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, and is safe, effective, affordable and accessible to all. The Center’s clinical program receives referrals from more than 500 physicians within UCLA for refractory problems and continues to expand to meet the demand for a holistic patient care model within UCLA. Dr. Hui understands the importance of disseminating the Center’s innovative healthcare model so that more people can benefit from it. The Center’s extensive education programs offer fellowships, rotations, classes, workshops, conferences and events to physicians, medical residents, health professionals, students, and community members. UCLA Center for East-West Medicine Website: www.cewm.med.ucla.edu