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International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT) 2019

  • 27 Apr 2019
  • 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • 04 May 2019
  • 8:00 AM (EDT)
  • Chestnut Ridge, NY

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An intensive study week led by international experts in the field.
Special guest faculty: Carmen Eppel, MD, Albert Schmidli, PharmD, and Andrea Rentea, MD.

Year two of the five-year IPMT cycle takes place in beautiful Chestnut Ridge, NY (30 minutes outside of NY), April 27- May 4, 2019.
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 Introductory Workshop on Saturday, April 27th, at the IPMT.

The clinical workshops being offered during the 2019 IPMT week will include: anthroposophic pharmacy, women's health and individuating treatment in chronic disease. For full course descriptions, please see our IPMT page.
If you are a newcomer, or if you are in the introductory stages of working with Anthroposophic Medicine, the recommended workshop selections are:
    "Individuating Treatment in Chronic Disease" with Adam Blanning, or
    "Rhythm and Transition" with Carmen Eppel, and
    "Goal of Formation and Dissolution" with Albert Schmidli*

*Schmidli's "Goal of Formation and Dissolution" is highly recommended for all participants. If you have never seen his pharmacy presentations before, they are not to be missed!

If you are more experienced in Anthroposophic Medicine, the more Advanced Practice Workshop selections are:
    "Advanced Topics in Anthroposophic Medicine" with Philip Incao, and
    "Finding Systemic Patterns in Illness" with Andrea Rentea**, or
    "Eurythmy Movement Therapy" with Glenda Monasch

**Rentea's "Finding Systemic Patterns in Illness" is open only to licensed prescribers: MD, DO, NP, PA, and ND graduates 
If you have questions about workshop selection, please
write to us

Please see new information about the CME process for this year's IPMT here. The CME process does require preparatory reading so if you intend to apply for CME, you must do so when you register for the IPMT. You will receive related materials via email within ten days of completing your IPMT registration.

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"
Dorm accommodations at Threefold Educational Center campus are currently full. Email the Student Housing Office, holderhouse@threefold.org to be placed on the waiting list. As it is quite unlikely that dorm accommodations will become available, participants are encouraged to explore home stay and/or hotel arrangements.
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.

A block of rooms have been set aside for participants at Candlewood Suites, Nanuet, New York. A limited number of the rooms within the block are suites that have 1 bed and 1 sofa sleeper, for those interested in room sharing. You must inquire about availability by calling 845.371.4445. Please refer to the block code: IPMT2019. If you will need shuttle service, please inform the hotel front desk upon making your reservation. Reservations must be made prior to April 10 in order to receive the "IPMT2019" room rate discount.

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 paamdrscourse@anthroposophy.org describing your current training status and interest in anthroposophic medicine. Noon arrival is required on April 27th and commitment to assigned work-study responsibilities is expected.

ATHENA will be offering a Pre-IPMT Workshop, 9:00am to 4:30pm, in Chestnut Ridge. Click here for more details. Registration deadline is April 20, 2019.

Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine (PAAM)
PO Box 4039
Grand Junction, CO 81502
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