Keynote - Making Babies: Running a Fertility Practice

Speaker: 
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac
Lecture Type: 
Keynote
Lecture Day: 
Day 1
Room: 
Segal Conference Room
Credits: 
1.00

This lecture will discuss:

  • communicating with fertility patients
  • having measurable clinical outcomes
  • managing a case over a long period of time
  • communicating with healthcare professionals
  • expanding your practice while maintaining clinical standards, branding, marketing and PR
Jill Blakeway, DACM, L.Ac

Dr. Jill Blakeway is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, a licensed and board-certified acupuncturist, and clinical herbalist. Jill founded the Yinova Center in 1999 and currently acts as Clinic Director alongside her husband, Noah Rubinstein. As a practitioner, she is known for her intuitive approach to Chinese medicine and particularly for her skills as an acupuncturist and energy healer.

Jill has always been passionate about helping women achieve a healthy pregnancy - so much so that the New York Times described her as a “fertility goddess” and named her as one of Manhattan’s top acupuncturists. She credits much of her success to combining the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine with modern, conventional biomedicine. To this end, she joined forces with a reproductive endocrinologist to co-author the bestselling book, Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility (Little Brown, 2009) about how to conceive naturally. She also authored a second book about women’s sexual health called Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido (Workman Publishing, 2013). Jill’s third book, Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing will be published by Harper Collins in Spring 2019.

Jill founded the acupuncture program at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she acted as Head of Inpatient Acupuncture Services for many years. She currently teaches gynecology and obstetrics as a visiting professor in the doctoral program at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and in Chicago. She speaks at Chinese medicine conferences and her research has been published in the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine. Jill was the first acupuncturist to ever give a TEDTalk, at TEDGlobal in 2012.

As a popular authority on alternative medicine and women’s health, Jill often makes media appearances, on-air and in print. Formally the host of a CBS Radio weekly podcast called Grow Cook Heal, Jill has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, the Early ShowGood Morning AmericaNBC newsABC NewsFox Newsthe Real Housewives of New York, and The Talk. She has also been quoted in New York Magazine, New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Elle, W and Town & Country to name a few titles.

You can follow Jill on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 6th 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.  IFS 2020 date, April 16 to April 19, 2020

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Symposium Location

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

778-861-3826