Upcoming events

    • 05 Oct 2017
    • 01 Mar 2018
    • Online Webinar

    A peer-teaching webinar series

    Join us as we explore the qualities, history and therapeutic uses of twelve healing plants over six hour-long webinar sessions. We will work out of Markus Sommer's book Healing Plants: Herbal Remedies from Traditional to Anthroposophic Medicine. This year will feature: Plantain, Horsetail, St. John's Wort, Elder, Lime (Linden), Thistle, Coneflower (Echinacea), Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Rose, Gentian and Arnica and Calendula as a pair.

    This course meets the first Thursday of every month, October 2017 to March 2018, 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST. 

    This is a great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents, tuition discounts available.

    • 19 Oct 2017
    • 22 Oct 2017
    • Hartland, WI

    Kolisko Institute Annual Workshop

    Two main threads will be pursued: certainly a practical one revolving around the seven planetary types, but more importantly working towards gaining a restored connection with Rudolf Steiner's impulse toward a renewed ritual and cultic activity in esoteric anthroposophy.

    Main contributing faculty:  Ross Rentea MD, Mark Kamsler MD, Andrea Rentea MD and Glenda Monasch, Therapeutic Eurythmist.

    More information available this summer at

    • 22 Oct 2017
    • 25 Oct 2017
    • San Diego, California

    Gunver Kienle MD, Adam Blanning MD and Steven Johnson DO will introduce Anthroposophic Medicine, its ideas, research and tools for meeting the health challenges of our time.

    AIHM Conference 2017 

    Sunday, Oct 22
    10:15am - 11:15am
    Anthroposophic Medicine - A Comprehensive Model for Integrative, Patient-Centered Health Care
    Gunver Kienle MD, Senior Scientist, Institute for Applied Epistemology and Medical Methodology at the University of Witten/Herdecke

    12:30pm - 1:15pm
    Warmth as a Catalyst: The Role of Fever in Childhood Development
    Adam Blanning MD, Director, PAAM Training Programs, Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine

    1:15pm - 2:15pm
    Integrative and Anthroposophic Medicine (AM): Re-Defining Public Health and Improving Sustainability and Quality of Life
    Steven Johnson DO, President, Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine

    2:15pm - 2:45pm
    Discussion Panel on AM

    • 03 Nov 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • 05 Nov 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Denver, CO

    Join us as we work with the first lecture of the "Course for Young Doctors", exploring Steiner's descriptions of the "fluid man", the finely differentiated "warmth organism", how anthroposophic medicine works (using the example of Horsetail), and bees as a picture of spiritual activity. A multi-disciplinary gathering, with lots of conversations and hands-on experience. 

    Registration begins in September at

    Great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents; tuition discounts available.

    • 20 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (PST)
    • San Francisco, CA

    A NEW Offering: Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine
    Introductory One-Day Workshop

    A special day-long experience offered for medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians who are new to the practice of anthroposophic medicine. The workshop will happen Saturday, January 20th, 2018, and will include lectures, nature observation exercises, case study and conversation.

    This is a great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents; tuition discounts available. To request scholarship consideration, please write to us at, detailing your current training status and circumstances.

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY

    A NEW IPMT Offering: Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine
    Introductory Weekend Workshop

    A special day-long experience offered for medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians who are new to the practice of anthroposophic medicine. The workshop will happen Saturday, April 21st, and will be a day of lecture, case study and conversation. 

    Participants are invited to stay for the opening evening of the IPMT on April 21st, and to join the morning eurythmy session, the morning small groups and the afternoon workshops on Sunday, April 22nd, to get a taste of the intensive teaching and personal growth that mark each IPMT week. Participants who choose to stay Sunday will be automatically assigned by the IPMT to the most suitable groups and workshops. 

    Breakfast and lunch are provided to participants who opt to stay for Sunday's sessions. An additional $25.00 meal charge will be assessed upon registration.

    Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing. For additional information, please visit Guest Housing at

    Scholarships may be available to current students. Please write to us at, detailing your student status and your circumstances.

    This is a great introductory activity for pre-med, medical students and residents.

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY

    An intensive study week led by international experts in the field. Special guest faculty: Georg Soldner MD, co-head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, and Marion Debus MD, oncologist at Klinik Arlesheim, Switzerland.

    A new five-year cycle begins in 2018, in beautiful Chestnut Ridge, NY (30 minutes outside of NY), 
    April 21-28, 2018.

    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 One-Day Introductory Workshop.

    The clinical workshops being offered during the 2018 IPMT week will include: anthroposophic pharmacy, natural treatments for acute illnesses, and end-of-life care. For full course descriptions, please see our IPMT page.

    The new Advanced Practice Workshop (for physicians with at least two years of prior IPMT experience) will include: mistletoe therapy, integrative oncology and therapeutic eurythmy movement for cancer.

    CME credit will be available. For complete CME information, see our IPMT page. Please be aware the amount of CME credit available varies depending on workshop selection. CME credit is not offered for the "Advanced Topics in Anthroposophic Medicine" workshop.

    If you are a newcomer, Georg Soldner's "Earth, Water, Air, Fire - Exploring the Relationship Between Ancient Medical Models and Modern Integrative Therapies" workshop is recommended for Early Workshop selection, and Adam Blanning's "Integrative Approaches for Common Acute Illnesses" is recommended for Later Workshop selection. If you have questions, please
    write to us

    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, 2018. 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.

    We encourage all participants desiring hotel accommodations to reserve a room at the Marriott Courtyard in Montvale, NJ. It is the nearest hotel and offers a shuttle to Threefold. Contact information for the Marriott Courtyard can be found here under "Local Hotels", along with contact information for other hotels in the area.

    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. Please apply early by writing to describing your current training status and interest in anthroposophic medicine. Noon arrival is required on April 21st and commitment to assigned work-study responsibilities is expected.

    Early registration rates end Friday, February 23rd, 2018.


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