Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
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.
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."