The University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine Health and Wellness Conference: Explore, Experience, Engage is a one day symposium for healthcare professionals and the lay public. The goal of the conference is to provide attendees with an understanding of integrative medicine and how different evidence based modalities, many practiced in different cultures and medical systems, promote health and well-being and can be incorporated into conventional health care.
We have received board approval to issue 6 Continuing Education Credit Hours for the following disciplines: Nursing, Dentistry, Acupuncture(NCCAOM), Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Therapists and Counselors, Pharmacy (click here to see pre-approved track and instructions), Personal Training (NCSF), Registered Dietitian (Commission on Dietetic Registration), Certified Wellness Practitioner (National Wellness Institute).
Food as Medicine
The traditional, ancient concept of “food as medicine” has become transformed into “food as information” in the 21st century. Breakthrough scientific research is helping us discover the role food components play in cellular communication and the potential clinical application of tailoring food intake in order to reduce symptoms of disease and promote optimal wellness.
In Google We Trust?
Knowledge is power, and effective medical self-advocacy requires an educated healthcare consumer. The Internet offers a mountain of medical information – some helpful and some inaccurate or even dangerous. Learn to effectively search scientific databases, identify medically accurate websites, critically evaluate a research study and avoid misleading information.
Reinvigorate Your Body and Mind- Medical Qigong
A healing tradition rooted in centuries old traditional Chinese medicine, qigong can help reduce stress and pain and reinvigorate your energy and spirit. Qigong integrates body movements, breathing and the mind.
High Touch Healing in a High Tech Health World
Healthcare delivery is changing. Today, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland integrates Reiki, music therapy, acupuncture, and other complementary therapies with its state-of-the-art technologies to promote healing of trauma patients.
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401 West Pratt Street
Dr. Andrew Weil’s new book, Spontaneous Happiness, redefines the notion of happiness and demonstrates the limitations of the biochemical model of mental health. He presents a vast, scientifically proven array of integrative treatment strategies for low mood and depression… Read More
Conference faculty will include Dr. Jeffrey Bland, Dr. Brian Berman and Dr. Thomas Scalea and many others. Click here to see the full list.
7:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
The Center for Integrative Medicine is committed to evaluating the scientific foundation of integrative medicine, educating health professionals and the public, and integrating evidenced-based complementary therapies into clinical care. Founded in 1991, the Center was the first of its kind at a US academic health center. As a National Institutes of Health Center of Excellence for over 15 years and the coordinating center for the international Cochrane Collaboration Complementary Medicine Field, we are a leader in producing scientific evidence in integrative medicine.
Our goal is to help people achieve and maintain optimal health and wellness by emphasizing an approach to healing that values mind, body, and spirit. We honor a person’s innate capacity to heal, providing our patients with choices and empowering their their self-care.
Conference Calendar Release
Best Selling Author Andrew Weil, M.D., to Share Strategies on Happiness and Health at the University of Maryland Wellness Conference... Read More