AAMA 21st Annual Symposium
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Chair: Claudia M. Cooke, MD, FAAMA
Concurrent workshops (8 AM - 5 30 PM)
Workshop I -
Stephen R. Levinson, MD, el al: "Practice Management"
This workshop will be led by Stephen R. Levinson, MD, David
Boguslavsky, MD, Aaron J. Michelfelder, MD, Anna C. Kelly, MD, FAAMA, David Groopman, MD, FAAMA, and John P. Kohler MD, FAAMA. Attend this session to learn everything you want to know about the management of a medical acupuncture practice. Topics will include billing and coding issues, anatomy of medical acupuncture practice, group practice setting, cash only practice, workman comp and injuries.
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Workshop II - Frank He, LAc: "Muscle Channel Technique and its Applications in Upper Extremity Problems"
Frank He, LAc, is
Professor and Chair of Acupuncture Department, Five Branches Institute, Santa Cruz, CA. He has a Masters in Medicine from Liaoning University of TCM, Liaoning, China. He was a decathlete in China and specializes in sports medicine. The acupuncture technique that will be taught in this workshop is a very accessible, easily learned and applied technique, with broad applications and effectiveness in musculoskeletal conditions.
Workshop III - Judith Balk, MD, and Zheng Zeng, LAc: "Treatment of Female Infertility with Acupuncture"
This workshop will be divided up by two instructors: Judith Balk, MD. is Assistant Research Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. In the morning session, she will
review Western research and instruction in medical acupuncture as an approach to infertility. Zheng Zeng, LAc, Director, Department of Acupuncture Studies, Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, has a Masters in Medicine from Chengdu University of TCM, Chengdu, China. She taught Chinese and foreign students at Chengdu University of TCM for eight years. She specializes in women's health, including fertility, menstrual disorders and menopause. In the afternoon session, she will
discuss the traditional Chinese approach and experience in treatment of female infertility with acupuncture. Instruction in the TCM approach and a review of some of the Chinese research on this subject will be presented.