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Upcoming events

    • 14 Sep 2017
    • 17 Sep 2017
    • Dornach, Switzerland

    An invitation for the Medical Section at the Goetheanum-

    Dear Friends of Anthroposophic Medicine,

    We warmly invite you to this year’s annual conference!

    We begin a new conference cycle with the subject of warmth. The cosmos developed out of warmth. Our innermost, creative individuality lives and works in the warmth of our body. The human warmth organisation develops during life and its day-night rhythm reflects the presence of the I in the body. Its activity is raised during a fever while on the other hand patients with cancer display an abnormal warmth organisation. Careful attention to warmth is of great therapeutic importance at the threshold of birth as well as the threshold of death.

    Today the community of all human beings has become responsible for the warmth of the earth. Anthroposophy gives us many suggestions as to how we can develop an inner connection with the earth’s atmosphere and the relationship of the earth to the sun. Equally it can provide us with guidance for the therapeutic approach to the warmth of the patient, for example in how we deal with fever. From external treatments to Wärme wirkt 3 mistletoe therapy, which this year celebrates its 100th birthday, Anthroposophic Medicine offers us a wealth of treatment possibilities for disorders of the warmth organisation.

    From the interprofessional aspect of warmth, the five care subject areas of the Medical Section, as the great therapeutic challenges of the present time, will provide the focus of the lectures. The World Space offers space for short presentations of work and initiatives – we look forward to registration until 15 July at worldspace@ifaam.org. We aim to work on our conference subject together, deepen our understanding and extend our therapeutic skills in more than 50 interdisciplinary and specialist workshops. On the Saturday we will conclude the evening after the eurythmy performance with a festival on the terrace of the Goetheanum.

    We look forward to seeing you!
    Matthias Girke and Georg Soldner

    On behalf of the collegium of the International Coordination of Anthroposophic Medicine/IKAM:
    Andreas Arendt, Roland Bersdorf, Laura Borghi, Dagmar Brauer, Marion Debus René de Winter, Jan Feldmann, Oliver Friedländer, Tanja Geib, Jan Göschel, Aglaja Graf, Rolf Heine, Hartmut Horn, Andreas Jäschke, Kirstin Kaiser, Ellen Keller, Helmut Kiene, Gunver Kienle, Manfred Kohlhase, Petra Kühne, Stefan Langhammer, David Martin, Elma Pressel, Julia Renkl, Sabine Ringer, Alexander Schadow, Stefan Schmidt-Troschke, Heike Sommer and Anna Sophia Werthmann
     
    For more information please visit https://www.goetheanum.org/index.php?id=8568&L=1

    • 27 Sep 2017
    • Online Webinar

    Year two will be the continuation of a twenty-session webinar course that works with foundational anthroposophic insights into child growth and development as they are brought through Steiner's descriptions of the constitutional polarities. Participation is limited to those who have completed the first year of the course.

    A new two-year cycle of Working Constitutionally with Children will begin in Fall 2019.  

    • 05 Oct 2017
    • 01 Mar 2018
    • Online Webinar

    A peer-teaching webinar series

    Join us as we explore twelve different healing gestures 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 next year we will explore 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.

    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 15 Oct 2017
    • Kelowna, BC, Canada

     A seminar and workshop with Fiona Hughes, MD.
    Using Rudolf Steiner's physiological concept of the seven life processes- breathing, warming, nourishing, secreting, maintaining, growing, and generating- as a starting point, we will explore how, with conscious effort, we can work with these processes to become healthier in our work and home life. This conference experience will allow you to explore another layer of healing to bring into your home and work. For registration and information, please go to www.anthroposophicalhealing.ca.

    • 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 www.koliskoinstitute.org.

    • 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 August 1st, 2017 at  www.denvertherapies.com.

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

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 22 Apr 2018
    • 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, a day of lecture, case study and conversation. Participants are then invited to stay for the opening evening of the IPMT and to join both the morning small groups and afternoon workshops on Sunday, April 22nd, to get a taste of the intensive teaching and personal growth that mark each IPMT week.

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

    Online registration will open early autumn 2017.

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 28 Apr 2018
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY

    The IPMT will be moving to the East Coast to start a new five-year cycle!

    Special guest faculty: Georg Soldner MD, co-head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum.

    More details coming soon. Online registration opens early autumn 2017. 

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 28 Apr 2018
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY

    NEW IPMT OFFERING: Advanced Practice Track
    Mistletoe Use in Cancer Therapy - Research Update and Case Discussions

    April 21-28, 2018

    This marks the integration of an "advance practice" track within the IPMT teaching program, which, this year, will focus on anthroposophic treatments in cancer therapy. This track is designed for participants who have completed at least three years of the IPMT, as well as more seasoned practitioners who have a foundation of clinical experience in mistletoe therapy. Afternoon workshops lead by Marion Debus MD, oncologist, Klinik Arlesheim, Switzerland.

    Online registration will open early autumn 2017. 

 

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