Agenda – 2019 Great River Symposium


Thursday, April 4, 2019

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Registration

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. (snack included)

  • The Application of Acupuncture to Rheumatoid Arthritis – Huan Ma, TCMD, Ph.D., L.A.c.

Friday, April 5, 2019

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

  • Registration Continues, Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Neijing to Now: Embracing TCM for Healing Contemporary Illness  – Lynn Gershan, MD, CM

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Circulation, Inflammation and Autoimmunity – William Morris, Ph.D., DAOM, L.Ac

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

  • Snack Break with Exhibitors

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Circulation, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (Continues)

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Catered Lunch in Cafeteria/Visit with Exhibitors

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Breakout Sessions (Choose One)
    • Choice 1: Are you ready to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac, FABORM
    • Choice 2: 3 Critical Shifts to Building a Thriving Practice that Can Run Without You – Chen Yen, PharmD
    • Choice 3: If you Don’t Snooze, You Lose – Autoimmunity and Sleep Deprivation – Patricia Casello-Maddox, DC, MBA, MOM, L.Ac.
    • Choice 4: EFT Tapping for Autoimmune Disease (40 max) – Colleen Moore Cadiz, L.Ac

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Snack Break with Exhibitors

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Breakout Sessions Repeated (Choose One)
    • Choice 1: Are you ready to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac, FABORM
    • Choice 2: 3 Critical Shifts to Building a Thriving Practice that Can Run Without You – Chen Yen, PharmD
    • Choice 3: If you Don’t Snooze, You Lose – Autoimmunity and Sleep Deprivation – Patricia Casello-Maddox, DC, MBA, MOM, L.Ac.
    • Choice 4: EFT Tapping for Autoimmune Disease (40 max) – Colleen Moore Cadiz, L.Ac

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • President’s Reception in Cafeteria
  • Bring a guest for $20

Saturday, April 6, 2019

7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.

  • Spring Forest Qi Gong Unlocking Your Healing Intelligence (counts toward your total PDAs) – Jacqueline Gran, SFQ Master Healer and Teacher, SFQ Certified Qi-ssage instructor

OR

  • Alumni Breakfast and Annual Board Meeting (RSVP requested – NWHSU Alumni only) – Fireside Lounge

OR

  • Continental Breakfast and Visit Vendors – Foyer

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

  • Creating Meaningful Legislative Change and Community Impact: Practical Steps for L.Acs – Aaron Schindler, MOM, Dipl.Om, L.Ac. and Nick Dougherty, DAOM, Dipl.Ac., L.Ac.

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

  • Cadaver Lab – David Farrar, DC, MPH

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Snack Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Breakout Sessions (Choose One)
    • Choice 1: Introduction to Korean Medicine – Robert SeungMin Lee, DC, L.Ac, LMT, RRT-nps
    • Choice 2: Perimenopause: Mid-Life Crisis or Mid-Life Opportunity? The 5 Keys to Improve Patient Clinical Outcomes – Brian Grosam, Ph.D., L.Ac., FABORM
    • Choice 3: Social Media Marketing for Small Business – Jessica Frier, DAOM, L.Ac.

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Catered Lunch/Visit Exhibitors/Optional Cadaver Lab
    • Cadaver lab 1: 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. (40 max)
    • Cadaver lab 2: 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (40 max)
    • Cadaver lab 3: 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (40 max)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Chinese Medicine in Concussion Recovery – Amy Moll, DAOM, L.Ac, Dipl,. OM

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Snack break with Vendors

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Chinese Medicine in Concussion Recovery (Continues)