Symposium Timetable

Pre - Symposium Thursday, April 25th 2019

Time Fletcher Challenge Theatre Segal Conference Room
8:30am - 12:30pm
9:00am Start Time
Pre-symposium Lecture
Pre-Symposium - Make Magic Happen: Acupuncture Balance Method for Fertility
Eileen Yue-Ling Han, PhD, LAc.
(6 CEU)
Pre-symposium Lecture
Pre-Symposium: Yuan Shen - The Primordial Spirit Trinity of the Incarnating Soul
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(6 CEU)
12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch Break
1:45pm - 5:00pm Pre-symposium Lecture Cont.
Pre-symposium Lecture Cont.
4:30 pm End Time
7:00pm - 9:00pm Welcome Reception
Sponsored by ABORM

Symposium Day One Friday, April 26th 2019

Time Segal Conference Room Fletcher Challenge Theatre Terasen Theatre
7:30am - 8:00am Registration
8:00am - 8:15am Opening Remarks    
8:15am - 9:15am Keynote Address
Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing
Jill Blakeway
DACM. L.Ac
(1.0 CEU)
   
9:15am - 9:45am Exhibitor Break
9:45am - 11:15am Autoimmune Infertility & Recurring Pregnancy Loss Part I
Jaclyn Chasse ND
(1.5 CEU)
Fu Qing-Zhu’s Thoughts on Fertility - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
Exploring the Development of Personality: The Journey from Embryo to Adult from the Chinese Medicine Perspective Part I
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
11:15am - 11:45am Exhibitor Break
11:45am - 1:15pm Autoimmune Infertility & Recurring Pregnancy Loss Part II
Jaclyn Chasse ND
(1.5 CEU)
Fu Qing-Zhu’s Thoughts on Fertility - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
Exploring the Development of Personality: The Journey from Embryo to Adult from the Chinese Medicine Perspective Part II
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
1:15pm - 3:00pm Lunch & Exhibitor Break
(Lunch Not Provided for Friday)
3:00pm - 4:30pm You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part I
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)
Genetic Markers of the Infertility Patient - Perspective gained on Reproductive Health
Tracy Malone ND
(1.5 CEU)
The Fourth Trimester: The Final Frontier of the Fertility Cycle
Zena Kocher L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)
4:30pm - 5:00pm Exhibitor Break
5:00pm - 6:30pm You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part II
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)
The Mindful Way Through Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum
Stephanie Curran, R.TCM.P, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
Birth Matters:  A Naturopathic Approach to Supporting Obstetric Patients During Pregnancy, Labour, and the Post-Partum Period
Rachel Schwartzman, ND
(1.5 CEU)
7:00pm - 10:00pm Microbiome Labs Special Presentation at Steamworks Pub
Pre-registration required (at exhibitor's booth)

Symposium Day Two Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Time Segal Conference Room Fletcher Challenge Theatre Terasen Theatre
8:00am - 9:30am From Distress to Delight - Acupuncture for stress management in pregnancy and childbirth Part I
Karine Kedar, Dipl. Ac. & C.H.
(1.5 CEU)
Ren, Du, and Chong:  Deepening Our Appreciation through the Lenses of  Evolutionary Biology and Integrative Physiology Part I
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
Through Thick and Thin - Naturopathic Approach to Creating An Optimal Endometrial Environment
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND
(1.5 CEU)
9:30am - 10:00am Exhibitor Break
10:00am - 11:30am From Distress to Delight - Acupuncture for stress management in pregnancy and childbirth Part II
Karine Kedar, Dipl. Ac. & C.H.
(1.5 CEU)
Ren, Du, and Chong:  Deepening Our Appreciation through the Lenses of  Evolutionary Biology and Integrative Physiology Part II
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
The Genomics of Sex Hormone Metabolism in Clinical Practice
Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS,
Mansoor Mohammed, PhD, BSc.
(1.5 CEU)
11:30am - 1:30pm Panel - Integrating with IVF Clinics
Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA, Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt,
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.,
Tracy Malone ND,
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND,
Peter Harvey L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM, MBA.
Location: Segal Room
1:30pm - 2:00pm Exhibitor Break
2:00pm - 3:30pm Fertility Over 40
Jaclyn Chasse ND
(1.5 CEU)
Reversing the Perils of Perimenopause with Balance Method Acupuncture
Eileen Yue-Ling Han, PhD, LAc.
(1.5 CEU)
The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm Explaining the Unexplained: Why TCM Needs to be a Treatment Option
Katherine Anderson L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
What’s Happening to Our Testosterone? Managing the Young Hypogonadal Male
Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM
(1.5 CEU)
The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
5:30pm - 6:30pm Post Lecture Mix and Mingle
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Exhibitor Area, Exhibitor Passport Draw

Symposium Day Three Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Time Segal Conference Room Fletcher Challenge Theatre Terasen Theatre
8:00am - 9:30am The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part I
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
West Meets East: Transgenerational Epigenetics as a model for Integrative fertility care
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.
(1.5 CEU)
Differential Diagnosis in Labour Preparation
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
(1.5 CEU))
9:30am - 10:00am Exhibitor Break
10:00am - 11:30am The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part II
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
Cyclic Progesterone and Spironolactone Therapy for Ovulatory Fertility in PCOS (Anovulatory Androgen Excess)
Jerilynn Prior MD
(1.5 CEU)
How to be an Acupuncture Doula - Bringing Our Medicine to Birth
Zena Kocher L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
11:30 - 12:00pm Exhibitor Break
12:00pm - 2:00pm Panel - Caring for your Patients Before, During and After Birth
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD,
Karine Kedar, Dipl. Ac. & C.H.,
Rachel Schwartzman, ND,
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H,
Zena Kocher L.Ac
(2 CEU)
The Essential Comprehensive Fertility Intake for Repeat Pregnancy Loss
Leslie Oldershaw L.Ac.
(2 CEU)
IVF Thin Lining Solutions & IVF Update
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
(2 CEU)
2:00pm - 2:30pm Integrative Fertility Symposium Concludes

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