Symposium Timetable

Pre - Symposium Thursday, April 25th 2019

Time Fletcher Challenge Theatre Terasen Theatre
8:30am - 12:30pm
9:00am Start Time
Pre-symposium Lecture
Pre-Symposium: Yuan Shen - The Primordial Spirit Trinity of the Incarnating Soul
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(6 CEU)
Pre-symposium Lecture
Pre-Symposium - Make Magic Happen: Acupuncture Balance Method for Fertility
Eileen Yue-Ling Han, PhD, LAc.
(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 - 10:00pm Welcome Reception
Sponsored by ABORM

Symposium Day One Friday, April 26th 2019

Time Segal Conference Room Fletcher Challenge Theatre Terasen Theatre
7:00am - 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 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)
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)
11:15am - 11:45am Exhibitor Break
11:45am - 1:15pm 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)
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)
1:15pm - 3:00pm Lunch & Exhibitor Break
(Lunch Not Provided for Friday)
3:00pm - 4:30pm The Fourth Trimester: The Final Frontier of the Fertility Cycle
Zena Kocher L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)
Genetic Markers of the Infertility Patient - Perspective gained on Reproductive Health
Tracy Malone ND
(1.5 CEU)
You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part I
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)
5:00pm - 6:30pm 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)
You, The Healer: Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment - Part II
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac
(1.5 CEU)

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)
Through Thick and Thin - Naturopathic Approach to Creating An Optimal Endometrial Environment
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND
(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)
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)
The Genomics of Sex Hormone Metabolism in Clinical Practice
Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS,
Mansoor Mohammed, PhD, BSc.
(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)
11:30am - 1:45pm Panel - Integrating with IVF Clinics
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC,
Jennifer Fitzgerald ND,
Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA, Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt,
Paul Magarelli, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Location: Segal Room
1:45pm - 2:00pm Exhibitor Break
2:00pm - 3:30pm The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part I
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
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)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm The Chinese Medical Treatment of Pre-eclampsia - Part II
Sharon Weizenbaum, Dipl. Ac., Dipl C.H
(1.5 CEU)
What’s Happening to Our Testosterone? Managing the Young Hypogonadal Male
Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM
(1.5 CEU)
Explaining the Unexplained: Why TCM Needs to be a Treatment Option
Katherine Anderson L.Ac, FABORM
(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 Differential Diagnosis in Labour Preparation
Claudia Citkovitz, MS, L.Ac., PhD
(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)
The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part I
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
9:30am - 10:00am Exhibitor Break
10:00am - 11:30am How to be an Acupuncture Doula - Bringing Our Medicine to Birth
Zena Kocher L.Ac.
(1.5 CEU)
Cyclic Progesterone and Spironolactone Therapy for Ovulatory Fertility in PCOS (Anovulatory Androgen Excess)
Jerilynn Prior MD
(1.5 CEU)
The Absolute Power of Absolute Surrender: Why Intending a Child Doesn’t Work Part II
Randine Lewis PhD, L.Ac, FABORM
(1.5 CEU)
11:30 - 12:00pm Exhibitor Break
12:00pm - 2:00pm Panel - Pregnancy (TBA)
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)
IVF Thin Lining Solutions & IVF Update
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
(2 CEU)
Comprehensive Fertility Intake for Repeat Pregnancy Loss
Leslie Oldershaw L.Ac.
(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

Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826