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Pre-Symposium Workshops

Thursday, April 10, 2014

 Time Event
 7:30am-5:00pm Registration
 7:30am-8:00am Continental Breakfast
 8:00am-5:30pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  Workshop I: "Eight Modalities for Working with Qi"
Gabriel Stux, MD

  Workshop II: "Pearls of Medical Acupuncture: From Philosophical, Diagnostic, and Therapeutic Perspectives"
Steven K. H. Aung, MD, OMD, PhD

  Workshop III: "Living the Dao: Illuminating the Path to Healing"
Jeffrey Yuen, LAc

  Workshop IV: "Korean Hand Acupuncture, Intermediate Level"
Yue-Pang (Patrick) Mok, MD, FAAMA

 10:0am-10:15am Refreshment Break
 Noon-1:30pm Lunch on Your Own
 3:30pm-3:45pm Refreshment Break
 6:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Reception
to Honor Diplomats of the ABMA

 


Symposium Program

Chair: Yuan-Chi Lin, MD, MPH, FAAMA 

Friday, April 11, 2014

Time
Event
 7:00am-5:30pm Registration
 7:00am-7:45am Continental Breakfast
 7:45am-8:00am Opening and Welcome
"26th Annual AAMA Symposium"
Rey Ximenes, MD, FAAMA, AAMA President
Yuan-Chi Lin, MD, MPH, Symposium Chair

 8:00am-9:20am "Healing with Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and Qi"
Gabriel Stux, MD

 9:20am-10:00am "French Auricular Acupuncture for Neurological Disorders"
Gary Stanton, MD, DABMA

 10:00am-10:30am Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
 10:30am-11:30am "Evidence Based Medicine: Comparative Neuroanatomical Investigations of Acupuncture”
Narda G. Robinson, DO, DVM, FAAMA

 11:30am-12:30pm "Harmonization, Maintenance and Preventive Techniques in the Practice of TCM"
Francisco Lozano, MD

 12:30pm-1:30pm Group Luncheon
 1:30pm-3:30pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  "Acupuncture for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Urologic Disorders"
Francisco Lozano, MD

  "French Auricular Acupuncture"
Gary Stanton, MD, DABMA

  "Long-Term Consequences of Trauma: Back Pain, Restless Leg Syndrome and Post-pelvic Surgery"
Louisa Silva, MD, FAAMA

  "Medical Qigong"
Jeffrey Yuen, LAc

 3:30pm-4:00pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
 4:00pm-6:00pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  "Expert Application of Specialized Acupuncture Techniques"
Francisco Lozano, MD

  (Continued) "French Auricular Acupuncture"
Gary Stanton, MD, DABMA

  (Continued) "Long-Term Consequences of Trauma: Back Pain, Restless Leg Syndrome and Post-pelvic Surgery"
Louisa Silva, MD, FAAMA

  (Continued) "Medical Qigong"
Jeffrey Yuen, LAc

 6:15pm-10:00pm Symposium Dinner and Celebration
Jay Sandweiss, DO
Robert Gross, MD

 Saturday, April 12, 2014

 Time Event
6:30am-7:30am Early Morning "Gong with Aung"
Steven KH Aung, MD, OMD, PhD

7:00am-7:45am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00am-9:00am "Integrating functional Medicine with Medical Acupuncture"
Jay Sandweiss, DO, FAAMA

9:00am-10:00am "Acupuncture for Psychiatric Disorders"
Glenn Rothfeld, MD, FAAMA

10:00am-10:30am Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

10:30am-11:30am Joseph H. Helms Founders' Lecture
"Clinical Science Research in Medical Acupuncture"
Joseph Audette, MD

11:30am – 1:00pm AAMA Annual Membership Meeting
Members of the Academy Only

Noon-1:30pm Lunch on Your Own
1:30pm-3:30pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
 

Free Paper Session - Scholarly Papers Submitted by Members

1:30pm  "What is Missing in Basic Auricular Therapy?‏"
Bryan L. Frank, MD, FAAMA

1:50pm  "Acupuncture instead of codeine for tonsillectomy pain in children‏"
James W. Ochi, MD, DABMA

2:10pm   "The Role of the Extraordinary Vessels for the Treatment of Insomnia‏" 
Felix Chang, MD, DABMA

2:30pm "Acupuncture Related Techniques: Don't just Treat the Symptoms" 
Bryan L. Frank, MD, FAAMA

  "Integrating Osteopathic Manipulation Techniques with Nutritional/Herbal Therapy Pearls: Useful tools for Medical Acupuncturists to improve the outcomes"    
Jay Sandweiss, DO, FAAMA

  "Spiritual Acupuncture"
Gabriel Stux, MD

  "Hara Diagnosis in Japanese Acupuncture"
Joseph Audette, MD

  "Removing Blocks to Five Element and Other Acupuncture Treatments"
Glenn Rothfeld, MD, FAAMA

3:30pm-4:00pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
4:00pm-6:00pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  (Continued) "Integrating Osteopathic Manipulation Techniques with Nutritional/Herbal Therapy Pearls: Useful tools for Medical Acupuncturists to improve the outcomes"
Jay Sandweiss, DO, FAAMA

  (Continued) "Spiritual Acupuncture"
Gabriel Stux, MD

  "Trigger Points: Theory and Practice"
Joseph Audette, MD

  "Anxiety, Depression and Sleep Disorders"
Glenn Rothfeld, MD, FAAMA

6:15pm-7:00pm POSTER PRESENTATIONS, WINE and CHEESE RECEPTION
"Calligraphy: The Art of Healing", AAMA Fundraising Event
Steven K. H. Aung, MD

 
Sunday, April 13, 2014

 Time Event
6:30am-7:30am Early Morning “Gong with Aung”
Steven KH Aung, MD
 
7:00am-7:45am  Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 


 
8:00am-9:00am  "Mechanisms of Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Basic Scientific Evidence"
Jen-Hwey Chiu, MD, PhD
9:00am-10:00am  "Acupuncture and Compassionate Medicine in the 21st century"
Steven KH Aung, MD, OMD, PhD
 
10:00am – 10:30am  Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:30am-11:15am  "As We Better Understand the Brain, we Better Understand Acupuncture: Neuroimaging Approaches to Acupuncture Research"
Vitaly Napadow, Ph.D., L.Ac.
 
11:15am-Noon  "Acupuncture Practice Management: Past, Present and Future"
Brenda Golianu, MD

Noon-1:00pm  Group Luncheon 
1:00pm-5:00pm  ABMA Board Certification Examination (Check-in by 12:30pm)
 
1:00pm-3:00pm  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
  "Cultivating Spirituality in Healing”"
Steven KH Aung, MD, OMD, PhD

  "Acupuncture and Related Techniques in One Health Integrative Medicine"
Narda G. Robinson, DO, DVM, FAAMA

  "The Art of Pulse Diagnosis"
Jimmy Wei-Yen Chang, LAc

3:00pm-3:15pm  Refreshment Break 
3:15pm-5:00pm  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
  (Continued) "Cultivating Spirituality in Healing"
Steven KH Aung, MD, OMD, PhD

  (Continued) "Acupuncture and Related Techniques in One Health Integrative Medicine"
Narda G. Robinson, DO, DVM, FAAMA

  (Continued) "The Art of Pulse Diagnosis"
Jimmy Wei-Yen Chang, LAc

5:00pm  Symposium adjourns
 
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