Alumni

Celebrating 25 Years of TCM Education



If you have any questions, please email
Dr. Bin Xu, CEU Coordinator
ceu@nyctcm.edu
Upcoming Seminars
NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-9: TCM Strategy for Eye Disorders in the Digital Age
Speaker: Dr. Weidong Yu
Date & Time: September 26, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 NCCAOM PDA/CA CEU Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)



All seminar attendees must complete the registration form and payment (if applicable) in order to receive the Zoom invite.


The Covid-19 pandemic have reshaped our economy and sped up the shift of digital lifestyle. Our life, work and study are all online. This has put an unprecedented stress on our visual system. This shift led to an increase in the prevalence of vision health challenges and eye disorders such as dry eye disease, digital eye strain , severe myopia, presopia, neck pain, insomnia, emotional stress, macular degeneration, glaucoma, sudden vision loss, etc.

What can TCM do in this historical moment? World renowned TCM eye specialist Dr. Weidong Yu will give his TCM insights on vision health and eye disorders. He will share his clinical cases on dry eye disease, myopia, presopia, amblyopia, glaucoma, macular degeneration, etc. Dr.Yu believes that TCM will be in more demand as we move into digital economy.

About the Speaker: Dr. Weidong Yu of Wellspring Clinic in Vancouver, Canada has treated retinitis Pigmentosa and many difficult eye conditions in the past 22 years. He graduated from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1983, worked as research assistant at China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He received his Master of Public Health from Free University of Brussels, Belgium in 1991. Dr.Yu is a licensed acupuncturist in California, US and a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine in British Columbia, Canada. He served in many provincial and international TCM associations and is currently a board member of Regulatory College of TCM and Acupuncture Practitioners of BC, Canada. He was an expert consultant to world acupuncture guidelines, WHO. Dr.Yu lectures internationally on Traditional Chinese Medicine and eye diseases and has published in many professional journals.

TCM Strategy for Eye Disorders in the Digital Age
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NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-10: Pave a Healing Pathway to Lead a Cure (Series)
Speaker: Dr. Ruan-Jin Zhao
Date & Time: October 31, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 NCCAOM PDA/CA CEU Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)



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Pave a Healing Pathway to Lead a Cure (Series): Regulating Qi & Blood and Urgent Critical Case Management
This lecture is designed to reinforce the fundamental theory of TCM, which eventually guide clinical practice in more precisely and efficiently. It is impossible to be a great healer without profound theoretic background. Healing or cure is the final goal of clinical practice. There is improper trend to overemphasize instant healing. A true healing or cure requires precise diagnosis, proper treatment and time. Especially, the time, by which the healing pathway could be built up. Qi is the unique terminology in TCM, which is the foundation of life. All the diseases come from Qi’s malfunction. Blood is the carrier For Qi. Qi and blood are corelated and depended on each other. It is always the necessary and critical step in healing a disease through regulating Qi and Blood.

Chapter I. To regulate Qi
1. Qi’s names and resource
2. Qi’s Volume: Qi Deficiency, Qi Excessive
3. Qi’s Status/quality: Qi-heat, Qi -cold, Qi-dryness, Qi dampness, Qi-wind
4. Qi’s Movement and distribution: Qi Stagnation; Qi blocked and congealed; Qi Reversing; Qi Sinking; Qi flies away; Qi Jue; Qi Tuo (collapsing)
5. The Pathophysiology of Qi: Qi ascending and descending, in & out; Qi Hua (Transformation)
6. The acupuncture techniques and herbal formulas to regulate Qi

Chapter II. To Regulate Blood
1. Origin of Blood
2. Blood Quantity and Quality: Blood deficiency; Blood Dryness; Blood heat; Blood cold.
3. Blood Circulation Status: Slow flowing and Blood Stasis
4. Bleeding (acute and chronic): Skin bleeding (purpura), blood urine, dysmenorrhea, gastro-intestine bleeding (vomiting blood, blood in stool). Qi is not strong enough to control the blood in vessels; Overflowing due to Blood hot; Blood vessels clogged, blood was forced out of circulation system.
5. The Acuports selection and herbal formulas for Blood disorders.

Chapter III. Urgent Critical Cases Management in TCM Clinic
1. How to earn patient’s trust and doctor’s liability
2. Treatment for acute abdominal pain
3. Severe headache
4. Faint with Needling
5. Seizure attack
6. Acute Mastitis
7. Kidney Stone
8. Alerting with patients with Heart diseases
9. The basic equipment installed in clinic

Pave a Healing Pathway to Lead a Cure (Series)
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NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-11: How to Safely Use Chinese Herbal Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Ruan-Jin Zhao
Date & Time: October 31, 2021 [6PM - 8PM] (2 Safety NCCAOM PDA/CA CEU Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)



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How to Safely Use Chinese Herbal Medicine
Past Seminars
NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-8: Scalp Acupuncture for Brain and Neurological Disorders: Autism & ADHD
Speaker: Dr. Linda Hao
Date & Time: August 22, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 NCCAOM PDA/CA CEU Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
Scalp-Acupuncture, founded by Dr. Shunfa Jiao, is a contemporary acupuncture technique with 50 years of history. It integrates traditional Chinese needling methods with Western medical knowledge of the brain. Scalp-acupuncture has been proven to be the most effective technique for treating acute and chronic central nervous system disorders in adults and children, including Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Traumatic brain injury, difficult and complicated disorders. It often produces remarkable results with just a few needles. This course introduces the use of scalp-acupuncture treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Trisomy18, and Cerebral Palsy. Scalp-acupuncture usually brings about immediate improvements, sometimes taking only several minutes.

About the Speaker: Dr. Linda Hao, aka Lingzhi Shi, received her Doctorate Degree in Medicine from Heilongjiang TCM University, China, with specialty in neuro-acupuncture. She is the founder and president of the Academy of International Scalp Acupuncture. Co-founder and full professor at the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute USA. Vice-President to Scalp-Acupuncture Specialty Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, and the Honorary Adviser and Expert at European Association of Scalp Acupuncture. She is a pioneer in the neuro-acupuncture treatment of children with neurological disorders, specializing in the treatment of autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, stroke, TBI, MS, and paralysis, etc. People seeking treatment come worldwide. Her work garnered national and international recognitions, featured in Fox News, ABC Action 7 News and newspapers. Documentary films bring worldwide acceptance of neuro-acupuncture.

Dr. Linda Hao lectures extensively domestically and internationally. Published works include medical textbooks and professional articles in English and Chinese incorporating both Chinese and Western Medicine. Her awards include one of Top Ten Honorees, Hundred Professionals Award by the Academy of Science in Chinese Medicine 2016, Outstanding Woman of the Year in Medicine, New Mexico, USA 1998, and Outstanding Achievement in Acupuncture, NM, 1997. Honored by proclamation Drs. Jason and Linda Hao’ s Day in Santa Fe, NM, 2018.


NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-7: Chinese Herbs & Acupuncture for Digestive Disorders: GERD, H. Pylori Infection & Fatty Liver

Speaker: Dr. Haihe Tian
Date & Time: July 25, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
GI diseases are very common in clinic, TCM can provide good remedies. This course will be divided into three sessions.Session I: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease GERD) , Session II: H.Pylori infection and Session III: Fatty Liver. The ten treating strategies to deal with GERD will be introduced basing on the analysis of the etiology and pathology for session I. How to deal and kill the H. Pylori and rebuild the strength of GI gut will be addressed for HP infection for session II. The causes and TCM treatment of fatty liver will be introduced for session III. This class will include signal herbs, herbal formulas and acupuncture applications. The dietary recommendations are additional to the treatment for better prevention and recovery, it is very important for GI issues, so it will be covered in the class, too.
 


About the Speaker: Dr.Haihe Tian, Acupuncture physician (FL), Ph.D., M.D.(China), Professor, President of American TCM Association(ATCMA), President of TCM American Alumni Association(TCMAAA), President of the American Alumni Association of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Distinguished Clinical Expert of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Guiding Expert of American Chinese Medicine Center, Site Visitor of ACAOM, chief examiner of CCAOM Clean Needle Technical Committee, proposition expert for NCCAOM exams, executive director of AAAOM and vice president of the World Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine Physicians , Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies(WFCMS), Vice President of Internal Medicine Professional Committee, Psychosomatic Medicine Professional Committee of WFCMS. An English reviewer of the "Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine", the chief translator of the core textbook "Internal Medicine" of WFCMS, and a doctoral tutor for several American TCM schools.

In 1982, he studied at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.After that, he studied for a master's degree and a Ph.D. under the tutelage of Professor Dong Jianhua, a well-known Chinese medicine leader. He majored in spleen and stomach (GI) diseases. After graduation, he stayed at school to engage in medical education and research. He came to the United States in early 1997. He has given more than 300 special lectures at large academic conferences around the world, published more than 60 papers, and co-published more than 20 books. He currently practices in Florida.



NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-6: Strategies & Skills for Acu-Reflex Point Acupuncture (ARPA) to Maximize Effectiveness
Speaker: Dr. Guan-Yuan Jin, M.D.(China), L.Ac.
Date & Time: June 27, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
This seminar will discuss several pressing issues that acupuncturists will face which must be widely recognized and paid attention to. If these concepts are not clear, they will hinder the further development of the acupuncture and moxibustion specialty. The following is a sample of some of those issues.

1. Demystify the Ancient Wisdom of Acupuncture: such as the essence of meridian, acupoint and deqi, as well as reinforcing/reducing methods of acupuncture.
2. Analyze current challenges of acupuncture from technological and theoretical aspects, such as the randomness of point selection & association; the lack of gold standard for operation;the uncertainty of effectiveness; the polarization of classic & modern cognition on the meridian;the primitiveness of the classical meridian system; as well as medical logic loophole.
3. Introduce the theory of Acu-Reflex Point Acupuncture, in which the concept of “reflex zones” is used to conclude the essence of the meridians and acu-reflex points are used to represent acupoints and other stimulation sites. By analyzing, systemizing and sorting the functions of acupoints and other stimulation sites, three types of the whole body reflex zones: visceral, somatic, and central zones that correspond to the 14 meridians are introduced.
4. Teach the principles of systems self-consistence during acupuncture, including gathering the pathological information from the body surface, selecting acupuncture intervention based on the patients’ conditions, and considering various influencing factors of the effectiveness.
5. Present acupuncture strategies for tough cases including the general methods to raise effectiveness of acupuncture, and palatially for pain or visceral disorders, as well as for neurological rehabilitation.
This practical and advanced training is suitable for any acupuncturists and other medical professionals interested in raising the needling efficacy for their patients.


NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-5: Pressing Issues in Acupuncture Field (Five-Body & Channel-Collateral Theories)
Speaker: Dr. Biao Lu, Ph.D., M.D., L.Ac.
Date & Time: May 23, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
This seminar will discuss several pressing issues that acupuncturists will face which must be widely recognized and paid attention to. If these concepts are not clear, they will hinder the further development of the acupuncture and moxibustion specialty. The following is a sample of some of those issues.

1. Five tissues binding vs. meridian binding
2. Complementary and reducing methods
3. Holographic theory and meridian theory
4. Theory of Wei Qi Ying xue in acupuncture therapy
5. Indications of specific acupoints

NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-4: Advanced Needle Protocol
Speaker: Dr. Xiaoming Cheng
Date & Time: April 25, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
In this class, Dr. Cheng will teach practical advanced Traditional Chinese needle protocols in both lecture and live demonstration. This course will focus on developing the student’s ability to understand about needle protocols as well as the essence of the Qi movement based on Traditional Chinese Medicine.


NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-3: TCM Gynecology - Abdominal Masses (Ovarian Cysts, PCOS, Fibroids & Endometriosis)
Speaker: Ming Jin (Ph.D.[China], M.D.[China], L.Ac.)
Date & Time: March 21, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
Ovarian cyst, polycystic ovary syndrome, uterine fibroid and endometriosis are common gynecological diseases. The pathogenesis is mostly related to the unbalanced health condition of female hormones. Clinically, they are characterized by the non-neoplastic abnormal growth of ovarian and uterine cells which TCM referred it as "Zheng Jia". This course will teach the anatomy, physiology and pathology of those "GYN Mass", guide the students to understand the related Western medicine treatment and learn the etiology and pathogenesis of TCM, clinical syndrome differentiation and healing method.


NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-2: Pain Management Acupuncture in Hospital Setting and Acupuncture Safety
Speaker: Joan Boccino (DAOM, L.Ac.) & Claudia Citkovitz (Ph.D., M.S., L.Ac.)
Date & Time: February 7 & 21, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (12 PDA Points Available, including 2 safety)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

Course Description
This course will prepare acupuncturists to practice in hospital inpatient units and hospital systems. A range of patient presentations will be covered, with emphasis on pain management and rehabilitation of stroke, TBI and other neurological disorders. There is an increasing demand for acupuncturists in hospitals, as well as sub-acute and ambulatory care settings. Non-pharmacological approaches for pain management have been recommended by the College of Physicians and have been required by the Joint Commission. Participants in this course will learn specific treatment approaches applicable for inpatient and outpatient care; they will also learn about the growing base of evidence supporting these approaches, and how to talk to medical staff about them.

The course will present best practices and successful approaches for the treatment of pain with a variety of methods including auricular, scalp and body acupuncture. Participants who aim to practice in institutional settings will gain key insights into interdisciplinary work with other members of the treatment team, including nursing, PT, OT and Speech/Swallowing therapists. Participants writing proposals for new programs (or seeking referrals from physicians) will learn how to support their writing with quality peer reviewed literature, and will learn how institutions and policy makers themselves view and use this literature.


NYCTCM 25th Anniversary Seminar Series 2021-1: Acupuncture Treatment of Common Intractable Diseases (Seminar in Chinese)
Speaker: Dr. Jiashan Yu
Date & Time: January 31, 2021 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

About the Speaker:
Dr. Jiashan Yu studied Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yu's style acupuncture grandmaster in China and has been independently treating patients since 1987. He is the only practicing descendant of Yu's style acupuncture that originated from Muping County of Shandong Province, China.

Dr. Jiashan Yu is a licensed acupuncturist in California. He has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been independently treating patients since 1987. The Yu's family has handed down their Chinese medical style for more than 600 years. According to the records from Muping since 1492, Yu's family had the most candidates, scholars, contributors, and supervisors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties in the Muping county. There was belief that this proliferation was due to the fact that Yu's family received the highest education among Mu Ping County.

On the other hand, in terms of the birth rate, most long-lived elders were also from the Yu's family, in which his family became the largest in DengZhou prefecture. Due to both the education and the longevity factors Yu's family retained and inherited their style of practice in Chinese medicine among the Jin and Yuan eras. Interestingly, the famous Daoist priests who originated in Muping county in the Qunyu Mountain demonstrated a similar methodology to Chinese medicine the Yu Family.

Dr. Yu is the Vice President of American Association of Acupuncture & TCM and heads the Veterans Committee of the American Alliance of Acupuncture Association.



Seminar 2020-2: Treatment of Depression & Anxiety with TCM During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Speaker: Dr. Changqing Yang
Date & Time: December 20, 2020 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

About the Speaker:
Dr. Yang graduated from Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MS, OMD), Psychiatry fellowship of the International training program in psychiatry and neurology from Aichi Medical University, Japan and received his Ph.D. in Psychiatry and Neuroscience from Kobe University, Medical School Kobe, Japan. After completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Yang continued his research and clinic in the American Institute of Mental Health as a president.

Dr. Yang also have served as Vice Chairman in Pacific Education Advocacy Research and Learning (PEARL) Institute of New York Inc., Council Vice Director of Board of Specialty Committee of Psychosomatic Medicine of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies And Council Vice Director of Board of Specialty Committee of Mental Diseases of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.


Seminar 2020-1: Acupuncture Treatment for Internal Intractable Diseases (Fibromyalgia, IBS & Ménière's Syndrome)
Speaker: Prof. Guanhu Yang
Date & Time: November 1, 2020 [10AM - 5PM] (6 PDA Points Available)
Location: Online Via Zoom - (link will be emailed upon registration and payment)

About the Speaker: Dr. Guanhu Yang graduated from Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MD) and Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MS), and served as Assistant Professor and Full Professor at Wenzhou Medical University. In 1993, Guanhu joined the staff of Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University in Japan, and from there he went to Kanazawa Medical University for his Ph.D. study in lung repair. After completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Yang continued his research in pulmonary biology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital as a postdoc and then research scientist.


Seminar 2020: Acupuncture Treatment of Infertility & Pelvic Dysfunction (Cancelled)
Speaker: Prof. Yigong Fang 
Date & Time: April 26 & 27, 2020 [10AM - 6PM] (14 PDA Points Available)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501


Seminar 2019-4: TCM Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Jiao, DAOM, L.Ac.
Date & Time: Sunday, October 27, 2019 [9AM - 5PM] (7 PDA Points Available)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. Daniel Jiao graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China and he holds a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Master of Science degree in T.C.M. from the American College of T.C.M. in USA. Daniel has served on the Board of Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He acted as the NCCAOM chairman for 3 years and participated as a commissioner for 9 years. He has been in private practice since 1984 and was named “Best Acupuncturist” in San Francisco Bay Area by Focus Magazine. He was a consultant for the California State Acupuncture Board and site-visit team member for the State Accreditation Committee. He has also served as an advisor of international legislation for Oriental Medicine. Presently, Dr. Jiao is the Director of Doctoral Medicine and a Professor at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. He specializes in gynecology and management. His research includes TCM treatment for myomata and uterine fibroids.



Seminar 2019-3: Zhu's Scalp Acupuncture
Date & Time: Saturday, July 6, 2019 [1PM - 9PM] & Sunday, July 7, 2019 [10AM - 6PM] (14 PDA Points Available)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Prof. Zhu was born in Shanghai, China in 1940. After graduating in 1964 from the first acupuncture class at the Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine, Prof. Zhu was sent to work in Guizhou. In no time, he earned the reputation of a seasoned doctor because of the remarkable results of his works.

On November 24, 1987, he demonstrated an innovative acupuncture technique on a hemiplegic stroke patient at the 1st International Conference of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Beijing, where the patient stood up and ambulated without support. He has continued to garner international recognition since then.

Prof. Zhu is the original founder of Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture, one of four scalp acupuncture systems known in China. He is also a major contributor to the International Standardization of Scalp Acupuncture, published in 1984.

From 1964-1987, Prof. Zhu served as Director or Assistant Director at the following institutions:
Physician-in-charge, Guiyang Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Hospital
Assistant Professor, Guiyang TCM College
Acupuncture Anesthesia Office of Lishui District, Zhejiang
Acupuncture Department, Lishui Hospital
Educational and Research Office of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Zhejiang TCM University
Research Institute of Acupuncture and Traumatology, Beijing
Scalp Points Research Group of the Chinese National Acupuncture Association

Prof. Zhu has authored more than 15 articles, professional papers and books on acupuncture. Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture was published in Chinese, English and Japanese.

In 1987, Prof. Zhu was invited and honored by the Red Cross and the Academy of Chinese Medicine in Taiwan as the Outstanding Individual from Mainland China. This was the first formal invitation bestowed upon a Chinese medical professional in 40 years. The sensational response to his visit in Taiwan was described by the media as the “Whirlwind of Zhu’s Magic Needles.” Prof. Zhu was also presented with the 1990 Acupuncturist of the Year Award by the International Congress of Chinese Medicine and Qi Gong. He was listed in the 1996 issue of the Who’s Who of Chinese and Foreign Celebrities.

Throughout his 50-year career in TCM, Prof Zhu has never stopped teaching and treating patients, and is sought after from every corner of the world. Since 1989, Prof. Zhu has been lecturing throughout Asia, North and South America, and Europe. He serves as an advisor to several Acupuncture associations, and is currently a faculty member of the Doctorate program of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, the President of Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture Research & Education Foundation (ZSAREF), and the Director of Zhu’s Acupuncture Medical & Neurology Center.



Seminar 2019-2: Homecoming CEU Seminars
Date & Time: Sunday, June 9, 2019 [10AM - 6PM] (7 PDA Points Available)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501

You may choose from one of the following:
Morning Session A: 9am-1pm (4 PE-CW PDAs)
Insurance Billing - Stephen Kaplan, M.S., L.Ac.
Insurance Network Participation - Bin Cai, Ph.D., L.Ac.

Morning Session B: 9am-1pm (4 AOM-AC PDAs)
Treatment of Autism with TCM - Wenjing Zhao, M.S., L.Ac.
Five Element Acupuncture - Yan Zhang, M.S., L.Ac.


You may choose from one of the following:

Afternoon Session A: 2pm-6pm (4 PDAs)
Ethics in Acupuncture Practice (2 Ethics PDAs) - Yemeng Chen, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Clinical Safety (2 Safety PDAs) - Stephen Kaplan, M.S., L.Ac.

Afternoon Session B: 2pm-6pm (4 AOM PDAs)
Integrative Treatment of Difficult Cases (2 AOM-AC  PDAs) - Ming Yang, Ph.D., M.D.(China), M.S., L.Ac.
TCM & Advanced Periodontology (1 AOM-AC PDA) - Gang Yue, Ph.D., M.S.
Current Medications in the IVF Process (1 AOM-BIO PDA) - Mona Lee-Yuan, M.S., L.Ac., P.T.



2018-4: 2nd North American TCM Symposium: Acupuncture in Pain Management
Date & Time: Sunday, October 7, 2018 [9AM - 5PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel - 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Theme: Acupuncture in Pain Management - Opioid Overdose Crisis

Supporter
World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)

Organizer
National Federation of Chinese TCM Organizations (NFCTCMO)

Hosts
New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (NYCTCM)
United Alliance of New York State License Acupuncturists

Sponsors
American TCM Society (ATCMS)
Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY)
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine (ATOM)
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)


Seminar 2018-3: Five Element Acupuncture
Speaker: Peter Mole
Date & Time: Sunday, June 24 & 25, 2018 [10AM - 6PM] (14 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 500, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Peter Mole is the Dean of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading - the largest acupuncture college in Europe. He has an MA in modern history from Oxford University. Peter graduated from the College of Traditional Acupuncture in 1978 and later received an advanced qualification. He was a founding Council member of the British Acupuncture Council. He has written a book for patients and prospective students titled “Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit”. He has also co-authored “Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture” with Angela & John Hicks. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Israel and the U.S.

Seminar 2018-2: Insurance, Ethical Dilemmas and Safety Considerations in Acupuncture Practice
Speaker: James M. Shinol
Date & Time: Sunday, May 6, 2018 [9AM - 6PM] (8 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 500, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: James M. Shinol is Chair, Professor and Clinical Supervisor at New York College of Health Professions. He received his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado. He is a licensed NYS Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist. James is also a Diplomate of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM). He is the founder/president, resident acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist of Think Acupuncture

Seminar 2017-6: Liu's Balance Systems
Speaker: Dr. David Liu

Date & Time: Sunday, November 12, 2017 [10:00AM-6:00PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 410-5, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. David Liu, is a 4th generation Chinese Medicine doctor. Dr. Liu began studying Chinese Medicine in 1970, and has since earned medical degrees and fellowships in Chinese Medicine in both China and the United States. Dr. Liu has over 40 years of clinical experience and 30 years of teaching experience. He is a senior professor at six acupuncture schools teaching both master’s and doctoral programs. Dr. Liu currently practices in San Francisco, California.

Seminar 2017-5: The Power of Chong, Ren & Du Channels in Treating Infertility
Speaker: Dr. Ning Ma

Date & Time: Sunday, October 29, 2017 [10:00AM-6:00PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 410-5, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. Ning Ma received his Bachelor’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1985, his Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in 2007 and his Doctoral Degree in Chinese Medicine in 2011. He currently teaches as a professor in the Oriental Medicine Department at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York.

2017-C: 2017 International TCM Symposium - A Showcase of Chinese Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Herbology Techniques
Date & Time: Sunday, August 26, 2017 [10:00AM-5:00PM]
Location: 200
 Old Country Road, Suite 410-5, Mineola, NY 11501

Seminar 2017-3: A Natural Understanding of Chinese Herbal Functions
Speaker: Dr. Yubin Lu

Date & Time: Sunday, July 23, 2017 [10:00AM-6:00PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 410-5, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. Yubin Lu graduated from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1986 with a bachelor degree, then in 1989 with a master degree and in 1993 with a Doctorate degree. He served as the Academic Dean at American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Minnesota for 15 years before moving to Portland. After teaching at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine for two years, he is moving back to Minnesota to resume his practice.

Seminar 2017-02: Tangzhen - Comfortable Acupuncture
Speaker: Dr. Shaobai Wang

Date & Time: Sunday, June 25, 2017 [10:00AM-6:00PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 410-5, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. Wang, a medical doctor from China, is a master acupuncturist licensed in New York, Connecticut and Wisconsin. He is a former Columbia University Medical School visiting professor and research scientist (1991-2004) with more than 30 medical and acupuncture publications to his name and has been featured in numerous TV shows, such as CBS News, as well as radio shows, magazine articles and medical journals. He was invited to talk about acupuncture and Chinese herbs by many medical schools and universities and well-known companies, including Harvard University, Columbia University, NYU Medical School, Mt. Sinai Medical School and the Colgate Company. Dr. Wang graduated from Henan and Guangzhou Chinese Medical Schools under an eight-year full-time medical program that included Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and modern Western medicine. Currently, Dr. Wang is also a Chinese Herbal Medicine and acupuncture consultant at Mount Sinai Medical School.

Seminar 2017-1: Clinical Applications of Meridian Theory

Speaker: Dr. Zongxue Wang
(with English translation)

Date & Time: Sunday, February 12, 2017 [10:00AM-6:00PM] (7 NCCAOM PDA Points)
Location: 200 Old Country Road, Suite 500, Mineola, NY 11501

About the Speaker: Dr. Zongxue Wang apprenticed under TCM Master Peiren Zheng during his early years. Dr. Wang was licensed in 1950 and has over 60 years of experience. He was the supervisor of the Epidemic Prevention Center of Henan Province and established a regional TCM Clinic in 1952. Additionally, Dr. Wang was the director of the Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion at Henan Medical College. Currently, Dr. Wang is acts as an adviser for PhD candidates and conducts clinical research. He has published over a hundred twenty papers and was the editor of multiple textbooks. Dr. Zongxue Wang specializes in acupuncture anesthesia and pain management.

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