Schedule

Pre-Symposium

08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Pre-Symposium
6.00 CEU/PDA
Pre-Symposium: Yuan Shen - The Primordial Spirit Trinity of the Incarnating Soul
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Pre-Symposium
6.00 CEU/PDA
Pre-Symposium - Make Magic Happen: Acupuncture Balance Method for Fertility
Eileen Yue-Ling Han, PhD, LAc.
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Dinner Break ABORM Welcome Reception

Symposium Day One

08:00 am to 09:15 am
Segal Conference Room
Keynote
1.00 CEU/PDA
Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing
Jill Blakeway, DACM. L.Ac
09:45 am to 11:15 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Autoimmune Infertility & Recurring Pregnancy Loss Part I
Jaclyn Chasse ND
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Fu Qing-Zhu’s Thoughts on Fertility - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Exploring the Development of Personality: The Journey from Embryo to Adult from the Chinese Medicine Perspective Part I
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
11:45 am to 01:15 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Autoimmune Infertility & Recurring Pregnancy Loss Part II
Jaclyn Chasse ND
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Fu Qing-Zhu’s Thoughts on Fertility - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Exploring the Development of Personality: The Journey from Embryo to Adult from the Chinese Medicine Perspective Part II
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
03:00 pm to 04:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part I
Jill Blakeway, DACM. L.Ac
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Genetic Markers of the Infertility Patient - Perspective gained on Reproductive Health
Tracy Malone ND
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Fourth Trimester: The Final Frontier of the Fertility Cycle
Zena Kocher L.Ac
05:00 pm to 06:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part II
Jill Blakeway, DACM. L.Ac
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Mindful Way Through Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum
Stephanie Curran, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Birth Matters:  A Naturopathic Approach to Supporting Obstetric Patients During Pregnancy, Labour, and the Post-Partum Period
Rachel Schwartzman, ND

Symposium Day Two

08:00 am to 09:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
From Distress to Delight - Acupuncture for stress management in pregnancy and childbirth Part I
Karine Kedar, Dipl. Ac. & C.H.
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Ren, Du, and Chong:  Deepening Our Appreciation through the Lenses of  Evolutionary Biology and Integrative Physiology Part I
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Through Thick and Thin - Naturopathic Approach to Creating An Optimal Endometrial Environment
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
From Distress to Delight - Acupuncture for stress management in pregnancy and childbirth Part II
Karine Kedar, Dipl. Ac. & C.H.
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Ren, Du, and Chong:  Deepening Our Appreciation through the Lenses of  Evolutionary Biology and Integrative Physiology Part II
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Genomics of Sex Hormone Metabolism in Clinical Practice
Mansoor Mohammed, PhD, BSc., Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS
11:30 am to 01:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Panel Discussion
2.00 CEU/PDA
Panel - Integrating with IVF Clinics
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G., Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA, Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt, Jennifer Fitzgerald ND, Tracy Malone ND, Peter Harvey L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM, MBA
02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Fertility Over 40
Jaclyn Chasse ND
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Reversing the Perils of Perimenopause with Balance Method Acupuncture
Eileen Yue-Ling Han, PhD, LAc.
04:00 pm to 05:30 pm
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Integrative Approach to Unexplained Infertility
Katherine Anderson MBA, L.Ac., FABORM
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
What’s Happening to Our Testosterone? Managing the Young Hypogonadal Male
Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM

Symposium Day Three

08:00 am to 09:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part I
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
West Meets East: Transgenerational Epigenetics as a model for Integrative fertility care
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Differential Diagnosis in Labour Preparation
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Segal Conference Room
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part II
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
Cyclic Progesterone and Spironolactone Therapy for Ovulatory Fertility in PCOS (Anovulatory Androgen Excess)
Jerilynn Prior BA, MD, FRCPC, ABIM, ABEM
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
1.50 CEU/PDA
How to be an Acupuncture Doula - Bringing Our Medicine to Birth
Zena Kocher L.Ac
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Segal Conference Room
Panel Discussion
2.00 CEU/PDA
Panel - Caring for your Patients Before, During and After Birth
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H, Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD, Zena Kocher L.Ac, Stefanie Beniek, L.Ac. Dipl. OM
Fletcher Challenge Theatre
Breakout Session
2.00 CEU/PDA
The Essential Comprehensive Fertility Intake for Repeat Pregnancy Loss
Leslie Oldershaw L.Ac
Terasen Theatre
Breakout Session
2.00 CEU/PDA
IVF Thin Lining Solutions & IVF Update
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

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826