Schedule

Pre-Symposium

Symposium Day One

08:00 am to 09:15 am
Segal Conference Room
Keynote
1.00 CEU/PDA
Key Note - Fertility - the Seed of Destiny
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
09:45 am to 11:15 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Cysts Happen - Anovulation and Menstrual Irregularities
Sadhna Singh MD, L.Ac, FABORM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Scoop on Sperm: Optimizing Sperm Quality
Tracy Malone ND
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Current Update and Management of Uterine Myomas with Traditional Chinese Medicine
11:45 am to 01:15 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Reproductive Epigenetics and the Mighty Mitochondria
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Fertile Fizz - Treating Endocrine Function with Acupuncture
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Virtue Healing in the Creation of Happy Families: From the Yellow Emperor and Sun Simiao to Wang Fengyi
02:45 pm to 04:15 pm
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Impact of Acupuncture on IVF Success Rates and Live Birth Rates: A Randomized Control Trial, the Homerton Hospital, London, UK
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Treating Fibroids with Chinese Herbal Medicine Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Adolescent Women’s Reproductive and Bone Maturation—Avoid Combined Hormonal Contraception
Jerilynn Prior BA, MD, FRCPC, ABIM, ABEM
04:45 pm to 06:15 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Stress and Reproduction: How it Negatively Impacts and What You Can Do
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Treating Fibroids with Chinese Herbal Medicine Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Egg Quality and Peak Fertility Potential
Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA, Dr.TCM, FABORM

Symposium Day Two

08:00 am to 09:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
PCOS: New Research and Treatment Updates I
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
The Role of Trauma in Women's Reproductive Health: A Five Spirits Approach I
Lorie Eve Dechar L.Ac
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Pregnancy Concerns: Raven Lang's Top 3 'Heavy Hitters' and How to Treat Them I
Raven Lang, LAc and OMD
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
PCOS: New Research and Treatment Updates II
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
The Role of Trauma in Women's Reproductive Health: A Five Spirits Approach II
Lorie Eve Dechar L.Ac
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Pregnancy Concerns: Raven Lang's Top 3 'Heavy Hitters' and How to Treat Them II
Raven Lang, LAc and OMD
11:30 am to 01:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
2.00 CEU/PDA
Lunch & Learn Telomeres and Infertility: Turn back the Reproductive Clock
Katherine Anderson MBA, L.Ac., FABORM
01:45 pm to 03:15 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Endometriosis: Treating the Most Common TCM Patterns for Symptom Relief
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Testing Reproductive Hormones in Fertility Patients
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Qi, Blood and Trophoblasts: An integrative overview of acupuncture during pregnancy
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
03:45 pm to 05:15 pm
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
It Starts with the Egg: Optimizing Oocyte Quality
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Reading the Cards: What the Semen Analysis Really Means
Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM

Symposium Day Three

08:00 am to 09:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Epigenetic Regulation and Chinese Longevity Practices I
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Environmental Toxins as a Common Cause of Male Infertility and Poor Female Egg Quality I
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
OHSS - Integrative Clinical Management
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Epigenetic Regulation and Chinese Longevity Practices II
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
3.00 CEU/PDA
Environmental Toxins as a Common Cause of Male Infertility and Poor Female Egg Quality II
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Cesarean Section Recovery: Four Critical Treatment Strategies
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Segal Conference Room
Panel Discussion
2.00 CEU/PDA
Panel - How does 'Acupuncture Induction' Work and When to Use It?
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD, Raven Lang, LAc and OMD
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
2.00 CEU/PDA
Curious Points and Advanced Acupuncture Techniques for Enhancing Fertility in Male and Female Patients
12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
2.00 CEU/PDA
In Vitro fertilization (IVF) Update
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Labatt Hall
Breakout Session
1.00 CEU/PDA
The role of the vaginal and uterine MICROBIOME in Infertility
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 5th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be held again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared toward Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.  The 2019 ABORM exam is in conjuction with the 2019 IFS.  The ABORM exam wil be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 25th, 2019

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Symposium Location

Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826