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Conferences/Events

FACULTY TRAINING PROGRAM IN MIND-BODY MEDICINE
APRIL 23-26, 2015
MARYLAND'S EASTERN SHORE

Adi Haramati and Nancy Harazduk wish to inform those interested in the Faculty Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine that the next training led by Nancy and Adi entitled, Educating for Enhanced Self-Awareness and Self-Care: An Experiential Faculty Training in Mind-Body Medicine, will take place April 23-26, 2015 at the Aspen Wye River Institute, which is a beautiful Marriott Conference Center, located 1 hour from BWI airport on Maryland's Eastern Shore. This program is aimed at training faculty who wish to implement the mind-body program at their health professions school. There are currently only 4 slots left, so if you are planning on participating please submit your application as soon as possible. Adi would appreciate an email letting him know that you are interested in attending.

Information and application materials can be downloaded from http://tiih.org/events-classes/professionals/faculty-training-mind-body-medicine/

For questions contact Adi (haramati@georgetown.edu) or Nancy (nph4@georgetown.edu).


MIND BODY MEDICINE AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
MAY 1, 2015
NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL
NEWTON, MA

Expand Your Knowledge and Skills in Mind-Body Interventions

Presented by the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, this one-day conference includes more than a dozen faculty experts leading scientific lectures and hands-on skills sessions that provide an introductory framework to expand your knowledge and competence in mind-body interventions.

Mind-body approaches have been proven to significantly improve health and quality of life for those with illnesses that are caused or made worse by stress, including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, pain and fatigue syndromes, mood disorders and many others. Attend this conference to get expert guidance on:

  • Self-care techniques and lifestyle interventions you can use in your treatment of patients
  • Scientific rationale for these interventions and evidence of efficacy
  • Skill development exercises for meditation, yoga, tai chi, and other mind-body techniques designed to elicit the relaxation response

Register today to reserve your seat and begin to integrate mind-body interventions into your personal well-being and clinical practice.

To register, please click http://mghcme.org/courses/course-detail/mind_body_medicine_and_cardiovascular_health

For more information, please contact Jill Buchanan at jbuchanan4@partners.org


CONSORTIUM ANNUAL MEETING
May 3-5, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA

Plan on attending this conference now! The group hotel rate is good through April 2nd.

For more information, please go to the website at www.imconsortium.org/meeting.


UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
HEALTH & WELLNESS CONFERENCE
MAY 9, 2015
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

You are invited to join the Center for Integrative Medicine for the Heath & Wellness Conference on Saturday, May 9, 2015 as they bring together experts in the fields of health and wellness to:

EXPLORE new thoughts, scientific theories, holistic techniques and tried-and-true methods to integrate wellness philosophies into life and/or clinical practice.

EXPERIENCE wellness practices that can be put into use today or taught to a patient later, like sustainable eating, therapeutic art, sound healing, mindful meditation, self massage, raw cooking and more.

ENGAGE in thought-provoking conversations with healthcare professionals, researchers, practitioners, and other like-minded participants.

For more information click here: http://www.umwellnessconference.com/


INTRODUCTION TO YOGA THERAPY
FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS
March 27-30 and May 29-June 1 2015
Linthicum Heights, MD

Life in Yoga Institute has been offering CME programs every year since 2010 and we just finished the seventh offering of our Intro to Yoga Therapy for Medical Professionals.

Click here for details of our upcoming course in March and May or here for the brochure http://lifeinyoga.org/App_Downloads/CMEReg2015.pdf

The Life in Yoga Institute in December became the first 100% Yoga Institution to receive ACCME accreditation. http://lifeinyoga.org/App_Downloads/Accreditation_Certificate.pdf


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE INTER-PROFESSIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE
SEEDING TRANSFORMATION: Enhancing Capacity for Integrative Healthcare in University Settings

This 3 day Institute, June 10-13, 2015 offers academic faculty the opportunity to gain the content, tools, materials and strategic thinking to build faculty development and educational programming in integrative healthcare tailored to their institutions. The Institute will involve an intimate small group format with no more than 15 participants. Participants will engage in reflective leadership exercises, creative problem solving and experiential practice to catalyze planning for implementation of faculty development and educational programming in integrative healthcare at their home institution. Participants will gain expertise from didactic presentations and individualized consultations with University of Michigan Integrative Medicine faculty who have developed successful clinical services and curriculums in integrative health at various learner levels and in various professional schools and departments. Participants will have opportunity to observe a live session from the year-long inter-disciplinary Faculty Scholars Program (FSP) in Integrative Healthcare that is now in its 13th year of implementation.

For more information, visit http://www.med.umich.edu/umim/index.html, or contact Rita Benn, PhD (ritabenn@umich.edu).


INTEGRATIVE PSYCHIATRY MASTERCLASS
October 2-4, 2015
Denver, CO

Interest in integrative psychiatry has exploded in the last few years. Sadly, little formal training exists by psychiatrists to prepare mental health professionals for day to day practice. This fall a group of experienced integrative psychiatrists led by Scott Shannon, MD will present a practical 3 day program that will be supplemented by pre-conference webinars and post-conference mentoring. 29 hours of CME has been granted by the University of Colorado for this program.www.psychiatrymasterclass.com


2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE & HEALTH
May 18-20, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada

Save the date to attend this conference, May 18-20, 2016 in Las Vegas Nevada at the beautiful Green Valley Ranch Resort. More information soon - book mark the conference website - http://www.icimh.org/ for all the latest information.

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