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International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT) 2019

  • 27 Apr 2019
  • 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • 04 May 2019
  • 8:00 AM (EDT)
  • Chestnut Ridge, NY


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For current 2019 PAAM and SPAN Members.
  • This category is only available to designated faculty of the 2019 IPMT.
  • Work-study is entailed and proof of current residency is required.
  • Two scholarships open to all physicians (MD, DO) currently enrolled in an integrative medicine fellowship.
    Applicants should send a copy of their CV, plus a cover letter describing their interests in integrative and/or anthroposophic medicine to us via email.
  • Work-study is entailed and proof of current student status is required.


An intensive study week led by international experts in the field.
Special guest faculty: Carmen Eppel, MD, Albert Schmidli, PharmD, and Andrea Rentea, MD.

Year two of the five-year IPMT cycle takes place in beautiful Chestnut Ridge, NY (30 minutes outside of NY), April 27- May 4, 2019.

The IPMT is for physicians and all licensed prescribers, as well as medical students and residents. Activities include plant observation, text study, case discussion, integrative medical thinking, and spiritual and moral exploration.

If you are new to anthroposophic medicine and are not yet ready to commit to an entire training week, please consider attending the IPMT Introductory Workshop on Saturday, April 27th, at the IPMT.

The clinical workshops being offered during the 2019 IPMT week will include: anthroposophic pharmacy, women's health and individuating treatment in chronic disease. For full course descriptions, please see our IPMT page.

The Advanced Practice Workshop (for physicians with at least two years of prior IPMT experience) will include: 
    Rhythym and Transition with Carmen Eppel MD
    Finding Systemic Patterns in Illness with Andrea Rentea MD
If you are a newcomer, Adam Blanning's "Individuating Treatment in Chronic Disease" workshop is recommended for Early Workshop selection, and Albert Schmidli's "Goal of Formation or Dissolution" is recommended for Later Workshop selection. If you have questions, please write to us

CME credit has been applied for.  

All participants planning to travel by air are strongly encouraged to fly into Newark Liberty International Airport. Information regarding ground transportation can be found here under "Getting Here"

A limited number of dorm rooms may be available in Holder House on the Threefold Educational Center campus. Reservations cannot be made until after January 1st, 2019. To reserve a dorm room, after January 1st, please click here.

Offering home stays to visitors is a long-standing tradition in the neighborhood of Threefold: Local residents rent their guest rooms to short-term visitors who come to attend courses, workshops and events on the Threefold campus.

To help visitors and householders find each other, Threefold maintains a list of rooms available for rent. Please note: The Home Stay list is provided as a courtesy. Householders are responsible for the information contained in the list; the information has not been verified by Threefold. Householders and guests are responsible for all home stay arrangements. Please click here for Home Stay information.

A limited number of additional $200 work study discounts are available, and are prioritized for full-time students/residents of MD, DO, NP and PA programs, and for 3rd- and 4th-year ND students. Some additional $200.00 work-study discounts may be available to newly-practicing physicians or for other special circumstances. Please apply early by writing to describing your current training status and interest in anthroposophic medicine. Noon arrival is required on April 27th and commitment to assigned work-study responsibilities is expected.

Early registration rates end Friday, February 22, 2019.

ATHENA will be offering a Pre-IPMT Workshop, 9:00am to 4:30pm, in Chestnut Ridge. Click here for more details. Registration deadline is April 20, 2019.

Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine (PAAM)
PO Box 4039
Grand Junction, CO 81502
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