Continuing the mission of Western and Tibetan Medicine symposium series is designed to bring people together who are dedicated to improving the human condition and using their medical training to care for people from different systems of medicine, with a focus on Western and Tibetan Medicine.
Clinicians, healthcare professionals, physicians, researchers and educators with expertise in promoting health through changes in mental and physical pain management will participate in the symposium with the goal of sharing their perspectives.
3rd Annual Symposium on Western and Tibetan Medicine: Searching for Integrative Care in March 11, 2016 (read more)
2nd Annual Symposium on Western and Tibetan Medicine: Bridges to Heath through Tibetan Medicine: A Panel in Medical and Spiritual Understanding at Stanford University in Nov 16, 2012
1st Annual Symposium on Western and Tibetan Medicine: Integrative Medicine Module for Future Medicine: Tibetan and Western Medicine in Oct 24, 2008
To provide a bridge between Western and Tibetan Medicine along with other integrative approaches to share the benefits and perspectives of these systems in a rigorous and open dialogue.
To advance the understanding of the concepts of pain and disease that inform medical traditions, along with healing modalities to reduce suffering and enhance the mind-body balance, that is not adequately addressed by the current Western medical model.
To provide a context for establishing a cohesive intercultural and interdisciplinary field of medical research and clinical applications that will result in collaborative efforts to develop integrative models of healthcare.
Stanford University School of Medicine - 2 Days
Where the western medical professionals and tibetan medical professionals meet and share.