Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
CAMASC Geriatric Care Seminar
June 14, 2015
On June 14, 2015, the Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California with present an educational seminar titled "Geriatric Seminar" that covers CME requirements, updated information in training in geriatric care, and existing practice gaps to improve patient outcomes.
Heather Palleiko on “Stress Management and Integrative Self Care” at UCLA Caregiver U
May 2, 2015
Heather Palleiko, CMT, NCTMB, Clinical Specialist at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will be presenting a workshop on Stress Management and Integrative Self-Care at "CAREGIVER U — A Morning About Taking Care of U" at the UCLA Health and WISE & Healthy Aging event on May 2, 2015, from 9:00am - 12:30pm.
AMSA HEART-IM Elective for Medical Students
March 30, 2015 – April 24, 2015
The Humanistic Elective in Activism, Reflective Transformation, and Integrative Medicine (HEART-IM) is offering a one month elective course for twenty-five fourth-year medical students with a strong interest in the path of healing within the modern world and medical system.
Dr. Justin Laube on “Integrative & Holistic Primary Care”
March 4, 2015
Dr. Justin Laube, Primary Care Fellow at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will be presenting on "Integrative & Holistic Primary Care" at the Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center on March 4, 2015, from 7:00-8:30 PM.
UCLA Kidney Health Fair
March 8, 2015
On Sunday, March 8, 2015, UCLA Health will host the UCLA Kidney Health Fair designated for patients and anyone living with kidney disease, along with educational and entertainment activities for attendees and an optional 2K walk or 5K run at the Santa Monica Beach Park #1 in Santa Monica, CA. The UCLA Center for East-West Medicine staff will demonstrate the use of acupressure for health and wellness as well as introduce the Center’s mission and services.
Enroll now: MED180 Intro to Integrative East-West Medicine, Summer 2015
June 23, 2015 – July 30, 2015
In Summer of 2015, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine will be offering MED180: Introduction to Integrative East-West Medicine for Health and Wellness from June - July 2015 (6 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays).
Mindful Practice Advanced Workshop: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring, and Resilience
April 27, 2015 – May 1, 2015
The University of Rochester Medical Center will be hosting “Mindful Practice Advanced Workshop: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring, and Resilience" at Chapin Mill Retreat Center in Batavia, NY from April 27 to May 1, 2015.
Introduction to Yoga Therapy for Medical Professionals
March 27, 2015 – March 30, 2015
Life in Yoga, jointly sponsored by the Howard University College of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education will offer two sessions of "Introduction to Yoga Therapy for Medical Professionals" on March 27-30, 2015, and May 29-June 1, 2015, in Linthicum Heights, MD.
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.