Exploring the Development of Personality: The Journey from Embryo to Adult from the Chinese Medicine Perspective Part II

Date & Time: 
Friday, 26 April 2019 11:45 to 13:15
Speaker: 
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 1
Room: 
Terasen Theatre
Credits: 
1.50

Description

From pre-conception to conception to gestation to post-gestation, Chinese medicine has guidance for us in helping to nurture our children.  While most practitioners are familiar with the five phase view of the personality types, there is much more to the human personality construct and development from the Chinese medical viewpoint.  The Eight Extraordinary Vessels play a foundational role in who we are as individuals, community members, and sexual beings, and there are also valuable lessons to be learned from the Taoist viewpoints surrounding the 3 Hun and 7 Po.  This talk will give an overview of these concepts, expanding the practitioner's look at who we are as people and the challenges we face during critical times of growth and development.  By understanding our journey more completely, we can understand our patients and ourselves with greater depth.  

 

Learning Objectives: 

The practitioner will learn to:

  1. Identify the components of personality and self-construct governed by the Eight Extraordinary Vessels
  2. Understand the somatotopic mapping of the personality as described by the three Hun
  3. Appreciate the challenges the Hun faces from the Po in our efforts to become productive members of society
  4. Recognize the evolutionary argument for multiple components of this mode
David Miller, M.D., L.Ac.

Dr. David W. Miller, MD, LAc is one of the only MD physicians in the U.S. dually board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  Dr. Miller received his Bachelor’s degree in Theoretical Mathematics from Vassar College, his M.D. from the Brown University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Chicago.  He then completed his Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine with the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago.

Dr. Miller is currently in private practice with East-West Integrated Medicine, but is also an instructor at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago where he designed the school’s Integrative Pediatrics curriculum. At Pacific College, he has also designed and taught curriculum for the study of Integrative Endocrinology, Nephrology, Public Health, and Medical Communications.  Dr. Miller sees all ages in his practices, but specializes in Pediatrics seeing patients from newborn to adulthood.

Dr. Miller is also involved with organized medicine and medical legislation, and is the chair of the American Society of Acupuncturists, president of the Illinois Acupuncture Federation, Legislative Director for the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and sits on the Illinois Board of Acupuncture with Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  He is a subject matter expert and chair of the Biomedical Examination Committee for the NCCAOM, and is a peer reviewer for Meridians:  The Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  He is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the National Physicians Alliance, the American Medical Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the Chicago Medical Society as well, and sits on the ISMS Council on Education and Health Workforce.   Dr. Miller also participates in the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. 

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Symposium Location

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

778-861-3826