People, Planet, PurposeGlobal PractitionersUnited in Health & HealingHeal, Transform, UniteOctober 25–29, 2015 Paradise Point Resort & Spa San Diego, CA
Join UsPeople. Planet. Purpose.COURSE OVERVIEWJoin Us!The AIHM Annual Conference provides a uniquecombination of educational experience and sacred space,blending the art and science of integrative health & medicinewith the most pressing global issues. The Academy programis designed to give you clinically relevant information foryour practice and tools to address the growing health issueshumanity is facing.2015 Conference Highlights Comprehensive educational course Evidence-based integrative medicine withleading experts from many disciplines Interactive educational formats includingcase studies and experiential demonstrations Integrative Medicine Board Review CourseInterdisciplinary expert speakers will take us on a journeythrough evidence-informed, comprehensive, affordable,sustainable person-centered care. Faculty will explore cuttingedge research in integrative medicine and key global issuesfor the health of our planet. The event includes numerousopportunities for personal renewal and deep communityconnection. Pre-Conference workshops Oct. 24This educational course is for healthcare professionalsseeking to expand their clinical competencies and advancetheir mind-body-spirit approach to healing. Credits willbe available for many healthcare professionals: physicians(MD, DO, ND, DC, DOM), nurses, dieticians, acupuncturists,midwives, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitionersand more. AIHM Gala Celebration and Award Ceremony Networking with like-minded professionals AIHM membership opportunities andcomplimentary special events includingHolistic Happy Hour, Membership Breakfast,Crone/Sage School, Self-Care Night, ResearchPoster Reception & AwardsEarly Bird RatesEarly bird rates effective until July 1, 2015. Standardrates: July 1 to Oct. 18. Onsite rates begin Oct. 18until the day of the event. MD/DO:Early Bird Rates 1,175; Members: 1,058 All Other Health Professionals:Early Bird Rates 925, Members 833 Students/Residents/Community:Early Bird Rates 650; Members 585People, Planet, PurposeGlobal PractitionersUnited in Health & HealingNot an AIHM member?Join at www.aihm.org and receive a special 10%discount to the conference! Additional benefits includediscounted online learning, a member forum, journalclub, free journal subscriptions and the ability to applyto be a speaker in 2016.
Heal. Transform. Unite.About the AIHMThe Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine unitesthe many voices in integrative health to build bridgesbetween professions and offer credible educational andcertification programs for licensed healthcare providers.There’s place for you, no matter your professionto experience true interdisciplinary, equitable,collaboration. The Academy advocates for affordabilityand accessibility on behalf of patients and practitionersand builds leadership capacity in the next generation ofcaregivers.AIHM Inaugural IntegrativeHealth & Medicine AwardsCeremony and GalaOn the final evening (Thursday, Oct. 29), we aregathering in celebration and fellowship to honor thework of those transforming medicine. Reception, dinner(fish, veggie or vegan and gluten-free options), awardscelebration, and dance party are all included. The AIHMGala is expected to sell out early, so secure your ticket ata special rate and plan your travel accordingly!Price: 99; (July 1– 125; Oct. 18– 150)Focused Track: IntegrativeMedicine Board ReviewThis intensive board review course is offered during days 2,3 and 4 (Mon. Oct. 26–Wed. Oct. 28) of the AIHM AnnualConference. This gives attendees the benefits of both theoutstanding first and last day plenary sessions, days 2, 3and 4 keynotes AND a specially designed study course toprepare those MDs/DOs sitting for the American Board ofIntegrative Medicine (ABOIM) board exam, administered bythe American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).Designed and executed by a team of experts, the courseoffers a comprehensive overview of all key test domainsections. Pricing includes a guaranteed seat in the reviewcourse, a digital copy of the ABIHM’s Curriculum StudyGuide containing over 700 pages of material, and a packetof nearly 250 sample study questions specifically developedto help prepare you for the board exam. *For courseofferings, see the “Integrative Medicine Review Courses”breakouts in attached schedule.Price: 250; Members 225 (In addition toconference registration)
Pre-Conference WorkshopsThree stellar pre-conference workshops arebeing held Saturday, Oct. 24. Pre-conference feesinclude course tuition, materials, CME credits, breakfastand lunch.For more information and registration for pre-cons, : 350; Members 300 (July 1: 450,Oct. 18: 475)Option 1: Integrative Oncology inPractice and PreventionSpeakers: Lise Alschuler, ND;Mitchell Gaynor, MDIn this full-day workshop, practitioners will learn thelatest natural therapies and conventional cancertreatments to improve the health outcomes of patients.Discover natural therapies that reduce cancer risks tobring health, healing and vitality to patients diagnosedwith cancer.Option 2: Integrative Medicine & YourPractice–Business & Leadership Toolsfor Creating SuccessSpeakers: Mimi Guarneri, MD; F. NicholasJacobs, FACHE; Rauni Prittenen King, RN;James Maskell; Ellen W. Steifler, Esq.;Russell Faust, MD, PhD and othersThis innovative course is designed for both healthcareproviders looking to introduce integrative holisticmedicine to their practices and seasoned clinicians (MDs,DOs, Nurses, NDs, DCs, LAc’s, etc.) seeking meaningfulinformation on improving their business outcomes.Healthcare professionals from all backgrounds will find thisimportant seminar a valuable resource!Option 3: Healer Within–MovingThrough Change: Self-Care,Self-Compassion & ResiliencySpeakers: Daniel Friedland, MD; Nita Gage,DSPS, MA; Molly Roberts, MD, MS;Bruce Roberts, MDLet us accompany you on a personal journey to transformburnout into resiliency. This phenomenal line-up will provideexperiences and theoretical perspectives from a variety ofmodels of change including Daniel Friedland’s neurosciencebased model of change, 5Rhythms movement therapy, andshamanic indigenous native teachings.Sunday, October 25, 2015 - DAY 1Plenaries–Opening Our Collective Hearts6:30 amMorning Renewal7:00 amYoga/Tai Chi/Breakfast8:00 amRegistration8:15 amWelcome & Opening Ceremony–Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM8:30 amBig Picture–Dean Ornish, MD9:30 amScience of Connection–Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM10:15 am Break10:45 am Connective Tissue: A Winner’s History for Integrative Health and Medicine–John Weeks11:30 am Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases–Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FAAN(C)12:15 pm Lunch2:15 pm Community Health and Environmental Justice–Cecil D. Corbin-Mark3:00 pm Transformation & Reconciliation in America–Gail Christopher, DN3:45 pm Cancer and the Environment–Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO4:30 pm Break5:00 pmLife is the Best Medicine–Tieraona Low Dog, MD6:00 pmAIHM–Welcome Reception–Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHMHolistic Happy Hour Reception (Special Academy Membership Event for All Attendees)
Monday, October 26, 2015–DAY 2PEOPLE–Practice Pearls for Our PatientsBreakout 1–GI Health & Body BurdenBreakout 2–Mental & Emotional Health& the Whole Person* Breakout 3–Integrative MedicineReview Course–Day 16:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amBreakfast6:30 amBreakfast6:30 amBreakfast7:45 amOpening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention8:00 amGut RestorationPatrick Hanaway, MD8:00 am8:00 amFoundations of Integrative MedicineHal Blatman, MD, ABIHM9:00 amMicrobiomePatrick Hanaway, MDPanel–Clinical Jazz: Mental HealthScott Shannon, MD, ABIHMJennifer Blair, LAc, MaOMMoira Fitzpatrick, PhD, ND, CHTDan Asimus, MD, MSEd, ABIHM9:00 amMind Body 1Ruth Quillian Wolever, PhD10:00 amBreak10:30 amACES, Bullying & the State of America—What We Can Do as Health Providers–Michael PritchardLunch11:30 am1:00 pmAdverse Childhood Events& Mid-Life IllnessTBA1:00 pmLeaky GutBill Reddy, LAc, Dipl Ac2:00 pmAssessing Body BurdenJoseph Pizzorno, ND2:00 pm3:00 pmDetoxificationJoseph Pizzorno, NDMental Health PearlsLynn Keegan, PhD, RN3:00 pmWhy Isn’t My Brain WorkingDatis Kharrazian, DHSc, DC, FACN, CNS4:00 pmBreak4:30 pmThe Gut Brain Connection–Jeffrey Bland, PhD1:00 pmMind Body 2Ruth Quillian Wolever, PhD2:00 pmBotanical Medicine 1 & 2Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHMSelf-Care ExtravaganzaTuesday, October 27, 2015–DAY 3PLANET–Global Traditions & Health Issues Impacting Our PlanetBreakout 4–Advanced Clinical Topicsin Global Healing TraditionsBreakout 5–Specific Topics in HealthImpacting the Planet & Community* Breakout 6–Integrative Medicine ReviewCourse–Day 2–Global Traditions6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amBreakfast6:30 amBreakfast6:30 amBreakfast7:45 amOpening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention8:00 amAyurvedic MedicineKulreet Chaudhary, MD8:00 amFood Systems & Health (IOM)Robert Lawrence, MD8:00 am8:45 amBiological Dentistry & IM–Systemic Impact of Oral HealthFelix Liao, DDS9:15 amDietary Guidelines & Sustainability (IOM)Miriam Nelson, PhDPanel–Subtle Energy SystemsDavid Riley, MDRauni King, MIH, RN, HNB-BC, CHTPINita Gage, DSPS, MALucia Thornton, RN9:30 amClinical Applications of HomeopathyAmy Rothenberg, ND10:30 amBreak9:30 am11:00 am10:30 amBreakReproductive Environmental Health10:30 amTracy Woodruff, PhD, MPHDietary SupplementsRobert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP11:00 amPanel–Clinical Jazz: IntentionalHealing/Energy MedicineSeroya Crouch, NDDavid Gruder, PhD, DCEPLucia Thornton, RNWendy Goldman, LAc, Dipl Ac11:45 amSoda, Food & AddictionsHarold Goldstein, DrPH12:30 pmLunch2:30 pm Chinese Medicine Pediatrics:Know Your Child, Know YourselfEfrem Korngold, OMD, RH (AHG),Dipl Ac (NCCAOM), LAcHarriet Beinfield, LAc5:00 pm11:00 amBreakLifestyle & Prevention Part 1 & 2Molly Roberts, MD, MA, ABIHM12:30 pm Lunch12:30 pm Lunch2:30 pm Panel–Community & PlanetaryHealth ConsiderationsJamie Harvie, PELarry YeeStacy MalkanRoberto Vargas, MPH2:30 pm Panel–Clinical Jazz: Healing TraditionsCase StudiesModerator: David Riley, MDKulreet Chaudhary, MDJennifer Blair, LAc, MaOMAmy Rothenberg, NDEcological Health & Environmental Health Policy–Charlotte Brody, RNMovement Experiential / Crone/Sage School
Wednesday, October 28, 2015–DAY 4PURPOSE–Working Together to Transform MedicineBreakout 7–Integrative PainEvidence, Practice & PolicyBreakout 8–Policy & ResearchTranforming the Landscape* Breakout 9–Integrative MedicineReview Course–Day 36:30 am Morning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 amMorning Renewal6:30 am Yoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 amYoga/Tai Chi6:30 am Breakfast6:30 amBreakfast6:30 amBreakfast7:45 am Opening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention7:45 amOpening & Intention8:00 am Placebo & ConsciousnessShamini Jain, PhD8:00 amPanel–Strategies for IntegrativeResearch to Rapidly TransformPayment & DeliveryJohn WeeksRyan Bradley, ND, MPHChristine Goertz, DC, PhDJeffrey Dusek, PhD8:00 amProfessional PracticeJulie McKee, MD, ABIHM8:45 amIntegrative Approaches Part 1Hal Blatman, MD, ABIHM9:45 amIntegrative Approaches Part 2Sandy Levy, MD, FACP, ABIHM9:00 am Clinical Trials for CommonCAM Interventions for PainDan Cherkin, PhD10:00 am Transforming Pain Care:The Role of the Provider,Patient and GuidelinesRobert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP10:00 am Advocacy in IntegrativeHealth & MedicineErica Oberg, ND, MPHBREAK11:15 amTransforming Medicine from the Inside Out–Tracy Gaudet, MD12:15 pmLUNCH2:15 pm Naturopathic Medicine & PainMichael Cronin, ND2:15 pm Addressing Racial/EthnicDisparities in HealthKim Tippens, ND, MSAOM, MPH3:00 pm Panel–Clinical Jazz: Pain Research &Clinical ApplicationsBill Meeker, DC, MPHBill Reddy, LAc, Dipl AcMichael Kurisu, DO, ABIHMMichael Cronin, ND3:00 pm Biological DentistryBill Wolfe, DDS, NMD3:45 pm Chinese Medicine and Global PolicyJason Jishun Hao, DOM4:30 pm2:15 pm Nutrition Part 1Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, CCN, CFM, LDN3:00 pm Nutrition Part 2Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, CCN, CFM, LDN3:45 pm Nutrition Part 3Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, CCN, CFM, LDNBREAKPCORI and the Future of Integrative Medicine–Christine Goertz, DC, PhD5:00 pmPOSTER RECEPTION and AWARDS CEREMONYThursday, October 29, 2015–DAY 5Plenaries–Opening Our Collective Hearts6:30 am Morning Renewal/Yoga/Tai Chi6:45 am Membership Breakfast & Raffle8:30 am Earth & Spirituality–Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff9:30 am Break10:00 am Healthcare Providers as Drivers of Social Transformation & Global Equality–Jimi Wollumbin, AD10:45 am Global Integrative Health & Medicine–Tabatha Parker, ND11:30 am Movement Building & Our Future–Jamie Harvie, PE12:15 pm Lunch2:00 pm Spirituality & the Soul–Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-bc, FAAN2:45 pm Keynote Speaker–Deepak Chopra, MD4:15 pm The Power of We–Raising Consciousness–Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM4:30 pm Book Signing with Deepak Chopra, MDAIHM GALA1st Annual Integrative Health & Medicine Awards Ceremony, Dinner & CelebrationThe Integrative Health Event of the Year! Don’t Miss It!
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