Edith Davis Seminar Series

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 

Presented by the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alumni Association.

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Four Seasons: Understanding Nature’s Cycle and Its Impact for You and Your Patients

Date, time, location

Date: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Location: Lecture Room 1
Reception: 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Northwestern Health Sciences University

Schedule

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Four Seasons: Understanding Nature’s Cycle and Its Impact for You and Your Patients
Kejian Xiao, LAc

(10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break)

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Four Seasons (continues)

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Four Seasons (continues)

(2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Break)

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Four Seasons (continues)

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Reception - wine and hors d'oeuvres served


Topic description

Huang Di Nei Jin (inner Classic of Yellow Empire) has been guiding us to understand nature, life, medicine and the relations. This course is going to introduce and discuss the four-seasons / 四季, the Twenty-four Jie Qi / 二十四节气, and the twelve-hour / 十二时辰.

In our everyday life, health and sickness, life style and eating habits, diseases and treatments are corresponded with seasons. Those theories will help us in living healthy lives, and in comprehending and guiding clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Speaker bio

Keijan Xiao, LAc

Keijan Xiao attended Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hunan China. She remained at Hunan and became an attending physician in internal medicine, leaving in 1990. In 1995, she took a position as a faculty member and associate professor at the Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Northwestern Health Sciences University (formerly the Minnesota Institute of Acupuncture and Herbal Studies). She is currently an adjunct professor in the graduate program of Oriental Medicine at Touro College in New York.

Registration

CE hours

6

Tuition (includes lunch)

Practitioner: $79
First-Year Graduate: $40
Student: $25

Register


The Legacy of Edith Davis

Edith Davis’ passion and persistence helped shape the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Minnesota as we know it today. She was one of the founders of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota.

Davis also started the Minnesota Institute of Acupuncture and Herbal Studies, which merged with Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1999 to become the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The college has earned national accreditation and the ability to award master's degrees.

Her legacy at Northwestern lives on with the Edith Davis Seminar Series and the clinic that bears her name – The Edith Davis Teaching Clinic.

 

 

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