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    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY

    Women's Health - Experiencing the Approach and Potential of Eurythmy Therapy
    A pre-IPMT workshop hosted by the Association for Therapeutic Eurythmy in North America (ATHENA)

    This is ATHENA’s fifth annual Pre-IPMT workshop. Rudolf Steiner gave the fundamentals of Eurythmy Therapy (the Curative Eurythmy Course) to a group of young doctors during a medical course in April of 1921 with the hope and expectation that they would take up these indications and develop them further as part of their medical practice. These workshops are held in this spirit and are intended as a forum for collaborative research and sharing between medical professionals and eurythmy therapists. The hope is to both broaden the exposure and deepen the understanding of TE and how it can be applied with patients.

    As a spiritual-corporeal process Therapeutic Eurythmy (TE) can access the formative forces which issue out of the cosmos and work in our body and soul, to bring health and renewal. With the practice of TE the patient is asked to consciously participate in the healing process. What sound gestures and movement activities are helpful in working with women’s health issues? Why or how is this so? How do we bring these to the patient? And are there preventative measures or exercises offered through eurythmy therapy?

    This year we look forward to coming together to share our understanding of women’s health issues and to practice the applicable eurythmy gestures and exercises gained through our training and through the many years of experience carried by some of our colleagues. Our time together will be devoted to learning and experiencing the TE gestures and exercises - and the forces at work in and through them - in relation to the theme of women’s health.

    Click here for schedule and downloadable registration form. Registration deadline is April 20, 2019. 

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY
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    Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine - Introductory Workshop
    A special day-long experience offered for medical students, residents, fellows, physicians, nurses and caregivers who are new to the practice of anthroposophic medicine. The workshop will happen Saturday, April 27th, and will be a day of lecture, observation, case study and conversation. Click here for schedule.

    Participants are invited to stay for dinner and lecture the opening evening of the IPMT on April 27th.

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

    Scholarships are available to current students. Please write to us at paamdrscourse@anthroposophy.org, detailing your student status and your circumstances.

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

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • 04 May 2019
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Chestnut Ridge, NY
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    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.
      
    If you are a newcomer, or if you are in the introductory stages of working with Anthroposophic Medicine, the recommended workshop selections are:
        "Individuating Treatment in Chronic Disease" with Adam Blanning, or
        "Rhythm and Transition" with Carmen Eppel, and
        "Goal of Formation and Dissolution" with Albert Schmidli*

    *Schmidli's "Goal of Formation and Dissolution" is highly recommended for all participants. If you have never seen his pharmacy presentations before, they are not to be missed!


    If you are more experienced in Anthroposophic Medicine, the more Advanced Practice Workshop selections are:
        "Advanced Topics in Anthroposophic Medicine" with Philip Incao, and
        "Finding Systemic Patterns in Illness" with Andrea Rentea**, or
        "Eurythmy Movement Therapy" with Glenda Monasch

    **Rentea's "Finding Systemic Patterns in Illness" is open only to licensed prescribers: MD, DO, NP, PA, and ND graduates 
      
    If you have questions about workshop selection, please
    write to us

    Please see new information about the CME process for this year's IPMT here. The CME process does require preparatory reading so if you intend to apply for CME, you must do so when you register for the IPMT. You will receive related materials via email within ten days of completing your IPMT registration.

    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"
      
    Dorm accommodations at Threefold Educational Center campus are currently full. Email the Student Housing Office, holderhouse@threefold.org to be placed on the waiting list. As it is quite unlikely that dorm accommodations will become available, participants are encouraged to explore home stay and/or hotel arrangements.
      
    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 block of rooms have been set aside for participants at Candlewood Suites, Nanuet, New York. A limited number of the rooms within the block are suites that have 1 bed and 1 sofa sleeper, for those interested in room sharing. You must inquire about availability by calling 845.371.4445. Please refer to the block code: IPMT2019. If you will need shuttle service, please inform the hotel front desk upon making your reservation. Reservations must be made prior to April 10 in order to receive the "IPMT2019" room rate discount.

    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 paamdrscourse@anthroposophy.org 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.

    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.

    • 15 May 2019
    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Moderated Online Discussion via Zoom
    • 15
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    A PAAM Training Group Mentoring Program Offering
    This is an opportunity for new learners of anthroposophic medicine to practice a three-fold approach to illness through case discussions.  The meetings will explore how clinical insights and more individualized treatment plans can be developed for conditions such as headache, hypertension, sleep disorders, constipation/IBS, and other common illnesses. Suggestions for follow-up reading or other clinical resources will also be shared.

    These discussions are intended for practitioners who have completed one or two IPMT training weeks, but they are also open to those who are brand new to anthroposophic medicine and are willing to do some preparatory reading ahead of the first meeting.

    Each of the five 90-minute sessions will be a live webinar format, with time for questions and discussion.  Each session will be recorded and made available to participants for later review, or as a back-up if you are unable to participate in one of the sessions.

    The course is limited to practitioners with a license to prescribe medicines (MD, DO, ND, NP, PA), and enrollment will be capped at twenty participants.

    Course moderator: Alicia Landman-Reiner, MD
    Dr. Landman-Reiner practiced Anthroposophic Medicine (AM) as a board-certified family doctor, and founded and directed PAAM’s training programs through 2015. She is a beloved teacher and especially enjoys working with newcomers to AM.

    Dates: Wednesdays, May 15th, June 5th, June 26th, July 17th, August 7th.  The group will meet at either 3pm EST/noon PST or 8pm EST/5pm PST, based on the preference of the majority of the group.

    Course fee: $175*

    Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded 25 mentoring hours (which apply towards the 250-hour mentoring requirement for certification in anthroposophic medicine).

    *Cancellations will be accepted until May 1st, with tuition refunded, minus a $35 administrative fee. No refunds granted after May 1st.

    • 21 Jun 2019
    • 7:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jun 2019
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Baltimore, Maryland
    • 5
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    This course will review “best practices”, along with the insights gained from mistletoe research and clinical application in clinics from around the world. Some of the most experienced and knowledgeable allopathic and naturopathic clinicians in the field will introduce participants to decades of experience gained in the best European clinics, and will combine it with an overview of current integrative and naturopathic practices that are synergistic with mistletoe. This practical and comprehensive course covers all aspects of research and application.

    An optional online group mentoring component will take place after the live course in June and will consist of three faculty-led 90-minute sessions held via Zoom over the course of nine months (dates and times to be determined). Registration for the optional group mentoring component is an additional $175.00 and should be selected within the online registration form for the live course.

    This course is available to licensed MD’s, DO’s, ND’s, NP’s and PA’s.

    The Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors (MAND) has approved CEUs for this activity for naturopathic doctors. This applies to people who have an ND license in Maine, or for people practicing in states with reciprocity.

    * Mistletoe is not approved by the FDA for any specific medical diagnosis or treatment

    Course tuition includes: course and related materials; three meals and two snacks on Friday, breakfast, dinner and two snacks on Saturday, and Sunday breakfast.  

    Participants are responsible for their own housing, travel and transportation. The Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys is an approximate 35-minute drive from Baltimore Washington International Airport. A limited number of rooms have been set aside at a discounted rate for participants wishing to stay at the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys. To reserve a room, participants must call the reservation desk at 410.532.6900 or 1.800.532.5397 and request the "PAAM 2019" block rate. Reservations must be made before May 21, 2019 to receive the discounted rate.

    Update: The Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys is in the process of rebranding and is not taking online reservations for dates beyond May31, 2019. However, there are rooms available, you will just need to call the reservation desk (number above).

    Limited financial assistance may be available to those in need. Please write to us at paam@anthroposophy.org, detailing the circumstances of your request.

Past events

18 Jan 2019 Texas Regional Anthroposophic Medical Meeting
06 Sep 2018 AM Distance Learning Programs: finding Medicine with Meaning
05 Sep 2018 Working Constitutionally with Children Group Mentoring
02 Aug 2018 AAMTA Bienniel Conference
21 Apr 2018 International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT) 2018
21 Apr 2018 ATHENA Pre-IPMT Conference - Cancer: The Approach and Practice of Therapeutic Eurythmy
21 Apr 2018 IPMT 2018 Introductory Weekend Workshop - Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine
06 Apr 2018 The Sacred Gateway
09 Mar 2018 International Anthroposophic Medicine Research Conference
23 Feb 2018 Meeting the Challenges of Child Development in Education and the Healing Arts
17 Feb 2018 Hawai'i International Kolisko Conference
20 Jan 2018 Introductory One-Day Workshop in Foundations of Anthroposophic Medicine
03 Nov 2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference
22 Oct 2017 Anthroposophic Medicine at the annual conference of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
19 Oct 2017 The Rhythms of the Foundation Stone Meditation and the Seven Planets
13 Oct 2017 An Introduction to the Nature of Healing
05 Oct 2017 Learning the Language of Healing Plants - Year Two
27 Sep 2017 Working Constitutionally with Children - Year Two
14 Sep 2017 Annual Conference of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum
16 Jun 2017 Youth Conference: Learn, Work, Share at Rudolf Steiner Health Center
22 Apr 2017 Nursing Course IPMT 2017
22 Apr 2017 IPMT 2017
06 Oct 2016 Learning the Language of Healing Plants
19 Sep 2016 Integrative Medicine Meeting 2016
03 Aug 2016 AAMTA Conference 2016
23 Apr 2016 IPMT 2016
07 Apr 2016 Anthroposophic Pediatrics: Practical approaches to common acute and chronic illnesses and general wellbeing
17 Mar 2016 Syncope, sympathy and sympathetics
28 Jan 2016 Mistletoe Use in Cancer Therapy
08 Oct 2015 Human Organs Study Group

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