Dear Colleagues and Friends,
The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan, in partnership with the Adolescent Health Initiative, is pleased to welcome you to Creating a Space for Wellness: Integrative Health in Primary Care, March 16-17, 2017
We are excited to announce this year’s conference theme is eating for health. This course is designed to inspire collaboration. With a focus on improving health and wellness, you will explore integrative approaches to a variety of conditions and participate in hands-on workshops. This conference will allow you to move beyond pharmaceutical approaches, as you learn to work collaboratively with patients towards optimal health. Sessions are taught by a diverse faculty and our hope is to provide a space where health care providers from many backgrounds can learn together.
As defined by the Academic Consortium of Integrative Medicine and Health, Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. Addressing the realms of body, mind and spirit, integrative medicine pushes individuals beyond the simple absence of disease.
Integrative Medicine Approaches to Disease
Identify how utilizing techniques from a variety of realms can allow you to advise patients about lifestyle changes, supplements, botanicals, mind-body approaches and energy work to improve health in those with specific disease symptoms.
Designed to help you discover new approaches to health and wellness from a variety of health care professionals, including practices of mindfulness, herbal medicine, massage, and Alexander Technique.
Demonstrate practical skills in the areas of massage and culinary arts.
Healthy Lifestyles for Patients and Providers
Knowledge of health promotion is taught through the implementation of health coaching, mindfulness and developing community partnerships.
The Creating a Space for Wellness: Integrative Health in Primary Care conference will be held at the Kensington Court in Ann Arbor (new location), which has recently undergone a renovation to offer ultra-modern event facilities. The course includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
We look forward to seeing you in March!
Amy B. Locke, FAAFP, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Family Medicine
Jill R. Schneiderhan, M.D.
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017
Kensington Hotel3500 State St.Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108USA734-761-7800
Family Medicine CME
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