Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
Creating a Space for Wellness: Integrative Health in Primary Care
March 19, 2015 – March 20, 2015
On March 19-20, 2015, the University of Michigan Integrative Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) will host "Creating a Space for Wellness: Integrative Health in Primary Care" in Ann Arbor, MI. The conference will include sessions on health promotion (health coaching, nutrition, mindfulness in adolescents), managing complex diseases such as Parkinson's, diabetes, cancer symptom management, and chronic pain (including headaches, low back and hip pain, pelvic pain).
UCLA Health Seminar on Nutrition and Health Featuring Dr. Lawrence Taw
November 22, 2014
On Saturday, November 22, 2014, UCLA Health will host a Nutrition and Health Seminar featuring a talk on inflammation and the role of Chinese nutrition by Dr. Lawrence Taw from the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine at the Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center.
3rd Annual Student Conference for Integrative Medicine (ASCIM) at UCLA, 2015
February 28, 2015
On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM, formerly NCAM) at UCLA will be hosting the 3rd Annual Student Conference for Integrative Medicine (ASCIM 2015) in partnership with the David Geffen Integrative Medicine Student Interest Group (IMSIG) and the support of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine (CEWM) at Tamkin Auditorium, UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center. This year's theme will be "Exploring Integrative Medicine from a Clinical to Global Scale."
A Brief Mindfulness-based Preventive Intervention Improves Self-Control and Neuroplasticity: Brain Mechanisms and Applications to Mental Disorders
October 11, 2014 – October 12, 2014
On October 20, 2014, Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang, Professor of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University will present an Integrative Medicine Research Lecture for the NCCAM titled "A Brief Mindfulness-based Preventive Intervention Improves Self-Control and Neuroplasticity: Brain Mechanisms and Applications to Mental Disorders" at the NIH Clinical Research Center.
12th Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update
January 15, 2015 – January 18, 2015
The Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSD will present “12th Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update” on January 15-18, 2014, at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, CA.
12th Annual Dr. Roizen’s Personalized, Preventive, and Integrative Medicine Conference
December 5, 2014 – December 7, 2014
On December 5-7, 2014, The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education will host the 12th Annual Dr. Roizen's Preventive and Integrative Medicine Conference at Encore Hotel at Wynn Las Vegas. The theme of this year's conference is "The Future of Healthcare: Focus on Women's Health."
Much More Than An Apple A Day: Integrative Therapies for Optimizing Health in Children
November 14, 2014
On Friday, November 14, 2014, the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Integrative Medicine will host a symposium titled, "Much More Than An Apple A Day: Integrative Therapies for Optimizing Health in Children," in Kansas City, Kansas.
WFAS Houston 2014 Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Conference
October 31, 2014 – November 2, 2014
On October 31st to November 2, 2014, the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine will host the WFAS 2014 World Conference on Acupuncture in Houston, TX, offering a platform for a unique intellectual exchange. The conference theme is "East Meets West - Shaping the Future of Healthcare - Advancing Global Health and Wellness through Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine."
Science and Connection: A New Era of Integrative Health & Medicine
October 26, 2014 – October 30, 2014
The American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine will host a 5-day conference titled "Science and Connection: A New Era of Integrative Health & Medicine" at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA, on October 26-30, 2014.
Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment (SIMPLE)
October 13, 2014 – October 15, 2014
On October 13-15, 2014, the UNM School of Medicine, the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology will host the Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment (SIMPLE) in Crowne Plaza, Albuquerque, featuring guest speaker Dr. Andrew Weil.