Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
AlterMed Colorado Integrative Medicine Conference 2013
July 12, 2013 – July 14, 2013
On July 12-14, 2013, the AlterMed Research Foundation will host the Colorado Integrative Medicine Conference (cIMc 2013) on mind-body medicine at the YMCA of the Rockies at Estes Park, CO.
UCLA Health Seminar on Rheumatology Featuring Dr. Lawrence Taw
June 22, 2013
On June 22, 2013, four of today's leading physician researchers will share their combined wisdom in the field of integrative rheumatology. A Question & Answer session will immediately follow each presentation.
IOM Webinar/Workshop on Transdisciplinary Professionalism
May 14, 2013 – May 15, 2013
On May 14-15, 2013, UMichigan's Mary Jo Kreitzer and ACCAHC's Liza Goldblatt will be presenting at the IOM Workshop, Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Health Care in Washington, DC.
Train the Trainer Institute for Inter-professional Faculty Development
October 11, 2013 – October 13, 2013
The University of Michigan will be hosting the Train the Trainer Institute for Inter-professional Faculty Development for Category 1 CME credit on two alternate dates: October 8-11, 2013, and November 12-15, 2013.
Canada: 2013 National Health Leadership Conference
June 10, 2013 – June 11, 2013
The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Canadian Healthcare Association will be co-hosting the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) in Niagara Falls, Ontario, from June 10-11, 2013. The conference is themed, "From rhetoric to action: Achieving person and family-centered health systems."
International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health 2014
May 13, 2014 – May 16, 2014
On May 13-16, 2014, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) and the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR) will host the fourth International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida, USA.
The Science of Placebo
June 19, 2013 – June 20, 2013
On June 19-20, 2013, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will host "The Science of Placebo" at the Sherman Auditorium. Featured speakers include Fabrizio Benedetti, Tor Wager, Predgrag Petrov, and Ted Kaptchuk.
AMSA Leadership & Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine (LEAPS)
June 16, 2013 – June 21, 2013
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Foundation is seeking medical students with a strong interest in integrative medicine (IM) combined with the desire for leadership roles in IM to participate in the Leadership and Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine (LEAPS into IM). The program will focus on Integrative Medicine education, leadership skills, and developing IM projects to implement at their own home schools. Once accepted into the program, students are eligible to apply for a $250 grant to fund their projects. Applications are now open.
Holistic Health & Healing Summer Institute
June 10, 2013 – June 14, 2013
The University of Minnesota will be offering a summer program on holistic health and healing from June 10-14, 2013. The event features on-site learning and experts from UMN's Center for Spirituality & Healing and School of Nursing.