An intensive study week led by international experts in the field. Special guest faculty: Georg Soldner MD, co-head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum, and Marion Debus MD, oncologist at Klinik Arlesheim, Switzerland. A new five-year cycle begins in 2018, in beautiful Chestnut Ridge, NY (30 minutes outside of NY), April 21-28, 2018. The IPMT is for physicians and all licensed prescribers, as well as medical students and residents. Activities include plant observation, text study, case discussion, integrative medical thinking, and spiritual and moral exploration.
If you are new to anthroposophic medicine and are not yet ready to commit to an entire training week, please consider attending the IPMT One-Day Introductory Workshop.
The clinical workshops being offered during the 2018 IPMT week will include: anthroposophic pharmacy, natural treatments for acute illnesses, and end-of-life care. For full course descriptions, please see our IPMT page.
The new Advanced Practice Workshop (for physicians with at least two years of prior IPMT experience) will include: mistletoe research, integrative oncology and therapeutic eurythmy movement for cancer.
CME credit will be available. For complete CME information, see our IPMT page. Please be aware the amount of CME credit available varies depending on workshop selection. CME credit is not offered for the "Advanced Topics in Anthroposophic Medicine" workshop. If you are a newcomer, Georg Soldner's "Earth, Water, Air, Fire - Exploring the Relationship Between Ancient Medical Models and Modern Integrative Therapies" workshop is recommended for Early Workshop selection, and Adam Blanning's "Integrative Approaches for Common Acute Illnesses" is recommended for Later Workshop selection. If you have questions, please write to us. All participants planning to travel by air are strongly encouraged to fly into Newark Liberty International Airport. Information regarding ground transportation can be found here under "Getting Here".
A limited number of dorm rooms may be available in Holder House on the Threefold Educational Center campus. Reservations cannot be made until after January 1st, 2018. To reserve a dorm room, after January 1st, please click here.
Offering home stays to visitors is a long-standing tradition in the neighborhood of Threefold: Local residents rent their guest rooms to short-term visitors who come to attend courses, workshops and events on the Threefold campus.
To help visitors and householders find each other, Threefold maintains a list of rooms available for rent. Please note: The Home Stay list is provided as a courtesy. Householders are responsible for the information contained in the list; the information has not been verified by Threefold. Householders and guests are responsible for all home stay arrangements. Please click here for Home Stay information.
We encourage all participants desiring hotel accommodations to reserve a room at the Marriott Courtyard in Montvale, NJ. It is the nearest hotel and offers a shuttle to Threefold. Contact information for the Marriott Courtyard can be found here under "Local Hotels", along with contact information for other hotels in the area.
A limited number of additional $200 work study discounts are available, and are prioritized for full-time students/residents of MD, DO, NP and PA programs, and for 3rd- and 4th-year ND students. Some additional $200.00 work-study discounts may be available to newly-practicing physicians or for other special circumstances. Please apply early by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org describing your current training status and interest in anthroposophic medicine. Noon arrival is required on April 21st and commitment to assigned work-study responsibilities is expected. Early registration rates end Friday, February 23rd, 2018.