Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
17th Conference on the Health Care of the Chinese in North America
October 11, 2014 – October 12, 2014
On October 11-12, 2014, the Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California will host the 17th Conference on the Health Care of the Chinese in North America themed "Preventive Care: Opportunities & Challenges" at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. The conference will feature a lecture by Dr. Ka-Kit Hui of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine titled, "Blending Chinese and Western Medicine for Better Preventive Health."
Pediatric Integrative Medicine Master Class: Advanced Pain and Symptom Management
September 21, 2014 – September 26, 2014
On September 21-26, 2014, the Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine at the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will host the "Pediatric Integrative Medicine Master Class: Advanced Pain and Symptom Management" at the Marquette Hotel in Minneapolis, MN.
Integrative Healthcare Symposium: Focus on Brain Health
September 19, 2014 – September 20, 2014
On September 19-20, 2014, Beth Israel Medical Center’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing will host the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, "Focus on Brain Health," in Hollywood, Florida.
IM4US 4th Annual Conference: IM for the Underserved
September 4, 2014 – September 6, 2014
On September 4-6, 2014, Santa Clara University will be hosting the IM4US 4th Annual Conference for Integrative Medicine titled "Integrative Healthcare for All: Extending Our Reach" at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
UCSD Yoga as Medicine Training Program
August 15, 2014 – August 17, 2014
UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine introduces a new training program titled "Yoga as Medicine," a three-day weekend retreat that explores the integration of yoga into the practice of medicine. The event will be held August 15-17, 2014 at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa in San Diego, CA
AMSA Leadership & Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine (LEAPS)
June 15, 2014 – June 20, 2014
On June 15-20, 2014, the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) will host the Leadership & Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine (LEAPS) at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. All interested medical students are encouraged to apply before the deadline, March 31, 2014.
Call to Action: Vote for Integrative East-West Medicine Mobile Application
June 6, 2014
The UCLA Center for East-West Medicine has proposed the creation of a mobile application titled "Integrative East-West Medicine at Your Fingertips" for the UCLA Institute for Innovation in Health Patient Experience Contest. Help make this a reality by voting before June 11, 2014!
Food as Medicine: A Feast of Science & Wisdom
June 5, 2014 – June 8, 2014
Registration now open for Food As Medicine, a universally acclaimed professional training program which will be hosted by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine on June 5-8, 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Caregiver U: A Day About Taking Care of You!
May 31, 2014
On Saturday, May 31st, 2014, from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, UCLA Health, WISE & Healthy Aging, and the City of Santa Monica will be hosting "Caregiver U," a community event providing professionals, resources, and information specifically to caregivers.
“Demystifying Chinese Herbal Medicine” with Dr. Lawrence Lau of Yo San University
May 22, 2014
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM) at UCLA will be hosting Dr. Lawrence Lau of Yo San University to present "Demystifying Chinese Herbal Medicine" at Ackerman 2408 (Ackerman Union) on the UCLA campus from 7-8 PM.