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Last updated May 23, 2015

-- 2015 --

Name of Event: Comprehensive Training Course on Acupuncture for Physicians, 2015   
Dates: April 20 to Nov. 1, 2015; Live Hands-on Training Session: July 17 to July 26, 2015
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco International Airport
Instructors or faculty: Tsun-Nin Lee, M.D., John Longhurst, M.D., Ph.D.,et al
Sponsors: Academy of Pain Research, UCI, Irvine School of Medicine, Susan Samueli Ctr. for Integrative Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Tang Ctr. For Herbal Medicine, PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC
Credit hours: 300 CME Category 1 with online home-studies  
Phone: 1-888-882-1330
Website: www.acupuncturecourse.org 
E-mail:  apr@acupuncturecourse.org

Name of event: Treating Lower Back Injuries from Uncommon Muscular Injuries with Acupuncture
Dates: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12-2pm Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar, register at https://tcmzone.com/education/
AAMA Members - coupon code:WEBAAMA
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Ning Ma
Sponsor: TCMzone, LLC
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: 
Credit hours: 2 NCCAOM PDAs/CA & IL CEUs/FL Pending
Phone:888-788-8086
Website: www.tcmzone.com
E-mail: info@tcmzone.com

Name of event: Functional Dry Needling for Pain Management & Sports Injury Management: Sports Injury Management, Athlete’s Care
Dates: May 29-31, 2015
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Mark Scappaticci
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization:
Credit hours: 8 hours Continuing education credit (CE) is provided by New York Chiropractic College (NYCC)
Phone: (905) 321-4428
Website: www.dryneedling.ca
E-mail: mariascap@gmail.com

Name of event: Comprehensive Training Course on Herbal Medicine for Physicians, 2015     
Dates: May 31 to December 15, 2015; Live Practical Sessions -- September 5 to September 12, 2015    
Location: Zephyr Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Instructors or faculty: Tsun-Nin Lee, M.D., Chun-Su Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., et al
Sponsors: Academy of Pain Research; UCI, Irvine School of Medicine, Susan Samueli Ctr. for Integrative Medicine; University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Tang Ctr. For Herbal Medicine; PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC
Credit hours: 250 CME category I with online home-studies 
Phone: 1-888-882-1330
Website: www.acupuncturecourse.org
E-mail: apr@acupuncturecourse.org

Name of event: Functional Dry Needling for Pain Management & Sports Injury Management: Pain Management
Dates: June 5-7, 2015
Location: Performance Rehab Associates, Charlotte, NC
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Mark Scappaticci
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: 
Credit hours: 8 hours Continuing education credit (CE) is provided by New York Chiropractic College (NYCC)
Phone: (905) 321-4428
Website: www.dryneedling.ca
E-mail: mariascap@gmail.com

Name of event: Face Reading in Chinese Medicine (Diagnosis based on facial features and markings)
Dates: June 6-7, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: Lillian Bridges (world authority on the subject)
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 15 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

Name of event: Ethics & Clinical Boundaries; Crossings, Violations, and Solutions
Dates: June 13, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: William Kaplanidis, L.Ac.
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 4 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

Name of event: Clinical Applications of Herbal Dietary Therapy
Dates: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 12-2pm Pacific Time
Location: Online Webinar, register at https://tcmzone.com/education/
AAMA Members - coupon code:WEBAAMA
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Jeffrey (Zhong Xue) Mah
Sponsor: TCMzone, LLC
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization:  
Credit hours: 2 NCCAOM PDAs/CA & IL CEUs/FL Pending
Phone:888-788-8086
Website: www.tcmzone.com
E-mail: info@tcmzone.com

Name of event: Chinese Herbal Approaches to Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
Dates: June 20, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: Heiner Fruehauf, L.Ac.
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 7.5 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

Name of event: Granular Herb Revolution: The Research and Quality that Raised the Standard of Chinese Medicine 
Dates: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9-11am & 12-2pm
Location:  Online Webinar, register at https://tcmzone.com/education/
AAMA Members - coupon code:WEBAAMA
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Dan Wen
Sponsor: TCMzone, LLC 
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization:  
Credit hours: 2 NCCAOM PDAs/CA & IL CEUs/FL Pending
Phone:888-788-8086
Website: www.tcmzone.com
E-mail: info@tcmzone.com

Name of event:Single/Double-Point Acupuncture Therapy
Dates: Thursday, July 9, 2015, 12-2pm Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar, register at https://tcmzone.com/education/ 
AAMA Members - coupon code:WEBAAMA
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Decheng Chen
Sponsor: TCMzone, LLC 
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization:  
Credit hours: 2 NCCAOM PDAs/CA & IL CEUs/FL Pending
Phone:888-788-8086
Website: www.tcmzone.com
E-mail: info@tcmzone.com

Name of event: Medical Acupuncture for Physicians
Dates: Introductory Weekend is April 16-20, 2015, Clinical 1 is July 9-14, 2015, Clinical 2 is Sept. 16-20, 2015.
Location: Bolger Center, Potomac, Maryland
Instructors or faculty: Joseph Helms, MD and HMI faculty
Sponsor: Helms Medical Institute
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit?  yes
Accrediting organization: Helms Medical Institute
Credit hours: 300 hours for full three-part course
Phone: 510-649-8488
Website: www.hmieducation.com
E-mail: mafp@hmieducation.com

Name of event: Classical Five Element Acupuncture: Beginning the Journey™
Dates: May 16-17, July 11-12, July 25-26, 2015
Locations: May 16-17 Santa Monica, CA, July 11-12 Austin TX, July 25-26 Albuquerque NM
Instructors or faculty: Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.
Sponsor: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: AAMA
Credit hours: 14
Phone: (310) 453-2235
Website: www.5elements.com
E-mail: nrg@5elements.com

Name of event: Functional Dry Needling for Pain Management & Sports Injury Management: Pain
Management

Dates: July 24-26, 2015
Location: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
Instructors or faculty: Dr. Mark Scappaticci
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: 
Credit hours: 8 hours Continuing education credit (CE) is provided by New York Chiropractic College (NYCC)
Phone: (905) 321-4428
Website: www.dryneedling.ca
E-mail: mariascap@gmail.com

Name of event: The Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Program

Dates: (9) monthly weekend modules beginning September 18, 2015 and ending August 14, 2016
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Instructors or faculty: Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), L.Ac., Eliot Ivanhoe, M.D., M.Ac. (UK)
Sponsor: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Credit hours: 196
Phone: (310) 453-2235
Website: www.5elements.com
E-mail: nrg@5elements.com

Name of event: Food as Medicine: Chinese Medicine Approach to Nutrition
Dates: September 19-20, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: Drew DiVittorio
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 15 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

Name of event: Integrative Cranio-Sacral & Clinical Energetics Intro
Dates: October 17-18, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: Gary Strauss
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 15 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

Name of event: Society for Acupuncture Research 2015 Conference
Dates: Nov. 12-13, 2015
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Instructors or faculty: 
Sponsor: Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Unknown
Accrediting organization: 
Credit hours: 
Phone:
Website: www.acupunctureresearch.org
E-mail: info@acupunctureresearch.org

Name of event: QiGong Healing, Ecstacy, and Energy Protection
Dates: December 6, 2015
Location: 110 William St. 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Instructors or faculty: Robert Peng
Sponsor: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Approved for AMA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: National Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Credit hours: 15 PDA/CEU
Phone: 212-982-3456 x229
Website: www.pacificcollege.edu
E-mail: cneipris@pacificcollege.edu

-- 2016 --

Name of event: AAMA Review Course
Dates: April 5-6, 2016
Location: Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA
Instructors or faculty: 
Sponsor: AAMA
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: AAMA
Credit hours: 22 Category 1 CME
Phone: 310/364-0193
Website: www.medicalacupuncture.org
E-mail:  administrator@medicalacupuncture.org

Name of event: AAMA Pre-Symposium Workshops
Dates: April 7, 2016
Location: Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA
Instructors or faculty:
Sponsor: AAMA
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: AAMA
Credit hours: 7.5 Category 1 CME
Phone: 310/364-0193
Website: www.medicalacupuncture.org
E-mail:  administrator@medicalacupuncture.org

Name of event: AAMA 28th Annual Symposium
Dates: April 8-10, 2016
Location: Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA
Instructors or faculty: 
Sponsor: AAMA
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? Yes
Accrediting organization: AAMA
Credit hours: 22 Category 1 CME
Phone: 310/364-0193
Website: www.medicalacupuncture.org
E-mail:  administrator@medicalacupuncture.org

Name of event: ABMA Board Certification Exam
Dates: April 10, 2016
Location: Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA
Instructors or faculty: NA
Sponsor: ABMA
Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit? No
Accrediting organization: 
Credit hours: 
Phone: 310/364-0193
Website: www.dabma.org
E-mail:  administrator@dabma.org


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