Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
AIHM Annual Conference: People, Planet, Purpose: Global Practitioners United in Health & Healing
October 25, 2015 – October 30, 2015
The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) will be hosting "People, Planet, Purpose: Global Practitioners United in Health & Healing" on October 25 - 30, 2015. The AIHM Annual Conference will provide a unique combination of educational experience and sacred space, blending the art and science of integrative health & medicine with the most pressing global issues for the health of the planet.
4th Annual Student Conference for Integrative Medicine (ASCIM) at UCLA, 2016
On Saturday, February 27, 2016, Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM) at UCLA will be hosting the 4th Annual Student Conference for Integrative Medicine (ASCIM 2016) 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 "Practical Approaches to Wellness Through Integrative Medicine: Benefits for a Lifetime"
Dr. Felicia Yu on “East-West Primary Care”
September 2, 2015
Felicia Yu, MD, Primary Care Fellow at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will be presenting on "East-West Primary Care" at the Santa Monica Synagogue on September 2, 2015, from 7:00-8:30 PM.
IM4US 5th Annual Conference: IM for the Underserved
August 6, 2015 – August 8, 2015
On August 6-8, 2015, IM4US will host its 5th Annual Conference, "Extending Our Reach: Integrative Healthcare for All" at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will share affordable integrative approaches to common health conditions and evidence-based best integrative practices.
UCLArts and Healing: Managing Stress Through Music, Sound, and Yoga
August 29, 2015
UCLA Arts and Healing will be hosting "Manging StressTthrough Music, Sound, and Yoga" on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Learn how brain responses to stress can be altered by music, sound, and yoga. Discover the power of music to shift emotions and lift the spirit, and how active music-making and engaging the voice enhances both. Experience how movement and vocalizing sustained tones in the yogic healing tradition can bring peace. Learn how all of these techniques can keep us in the present moment, clear the mind, and soothe the soul. Take home simple techniques for daily use.
Yoga In Medicine
July 31, 2015 – August 2, 2015
UC San Diego Center for Integration Medicine will be hosting "Yoga In Medicine," from Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2, 2015. In this experiential Workshop, participants will learn how Yoga can be a powerful tool for healing and transformation.
The University of Texas – IM for Breast Cancer Management Lecture
June 16, 2015
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center IM Lecture Series hosts expert speakers from around the world to present state-of-the-art research and clinical programs in the area of integrative medicine. Topics deal with evidence-based research on complementary cancer treatments and therapies.
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.