Announcements of upcoming conferences and events, as well as reports of past conferences.
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.
Third Annual Integrative Nursing: The Art of Healing
April 30, 2013
On April 30, 2013, the Boston University School of Medicine will offer CME credit for the one-day holistic nursing conference, "Third Annual Integrative Nursing: The Art of Healing." The conference will take place at the Hiebert Lounge at Boston University SOM.
Ayurvedic Clinical Assessment Program 2013
April 21, 2013 – April 22, 2013
University of Connecticut School of Medicine will offer CME credit for the Ayurvedic Clinical Assessment Program 2013, which will take place from Thursday, April 21 to Friday, April 22, 2013 at the UConn Health Center.
The International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine 2013
October 29, 2013 – October 31, 2013
On October 29-31, 2013, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine will host the inaugural International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Omni Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.
The 10th World Congress of Chinese Medicine
September 21, 2013 – September 22, 2013
The National Federation of Chinese TCM Organizations and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies will host this Congress to discuss how to better health services in the US through the cooperation between Eastern and Western Medicine.
Nutrition & Health: State of the Science and Clinical Applications
May 13, 2013 – May 15, 2013
The University of Arizona and Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will host this event from May 13-15, 2013 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. The conference provides an overview and practical summary of the latest information on nutrition and health presented by leaders in scientific research, clinicians skilled in nutritional medicine, experts on food and agricultural policy, and innovative chefs.
University of Maryland 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Conference 2013
May 4, 2013
The University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine will be hosting its 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Conference: Explore, Experience, Engage, at Baltimore, MD on May 4, 2013.