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Acupuncture Application – Tung Style Basic January 25-28, 2019Feb 01 2019

Acupuncture Application – Tung Style Basic
January 25-28, 2019
Dr. Christine Chang
Dr. Christine Chang obtained her Master of Traditional Chinse Medicine degree from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in 2001 and received Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from the same institution in 2005. She has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbs since then. Dr. Chang also teaches acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in various schools in California. She has been the interpreter of Dr. Weichieh Young, a well-known scholar for Master Tung’s acupuncture for many years. She also participants in and serves as board of directors for various national organizations and associations in the field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
This course was originally designed by Dr. Weichieh Young and is one of the two courses taught in ATOM. The course objectives include basic knowledge of Tung’s acupuncture. She introduces Tung’s style acupuncture point location, theory and applications. She also teaches Tung’s acupuncture needling technique and treatment principle. Students will learn diagnosis and treat the disease with Tung’s style technique and gain knowledge of quick diagnosis and formulate the point combination for various diseases.

TCM – Difficult Cases December 14 – 17, 2018 Guanhu Yang MD (China), MS, Ph.D.Dec 12 2018

TCM – Difficult Cases

December 14 – 17, 2018

Guanhu Yang MD (China), MS, Ph.D.

Dr. Guanhu Yang had his medical training from Zhejiang University of Chinese medicine and received his master’s degree from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in China. He also obtained his Ph.D. in the field of internal medicine from Kanazawa Medical University in Japan. He worked as research associate in Pulmonary Biology Division of Children’s hospital Medical Center and as professor in SHI Traditional Chinese Acupuncture School in Ohio.

Dr. Yang currently has a private practice in Ohio. With many years of experience in teaching and practicing TCM in the United States, he specializes in treating difficult chronic diseases such as fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes and tinnitus with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. In his lecture, he introduces symptoms, diagnosis, etiology and pathogenesis of above diseases and teaches students how to treat those difficult cases with Chinese medicine.

ATOM sponsors the 1st Annual Integrative Health Expo & Legacy Kung Fu TournamentOct 10 2018

ATOM sponsors the 1st Annual Integrative Health Expo & Legacy Kung Fu Tournament
In an effort to promote preventative health & wellness in the community, cultural exchange and unity among martial arts, Integrative Medicine US is hosting the “1st Annual Legacy Kung Fu Tournament & Integrative Health Fair”.
The event will be held on October 13-14, 2018 in the Coconut Creek High School Gymnasium.
The weekend will feature Kung Fu Competitions with a wide range of participants from all over the State and the Caribbean, as well as Free Seminars on Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Chinese Medicine as a form of preventative and primary Healthcare.
In addition, the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine will be on site offering free Tongue & Pulse Diagnosis, as well as other vendors giving Chiropractic assessments and information on reflexology, herbal medicine, CBD and more. There will also be games for kids and raffle prizes being given away throughout the event.
Special guest 34th Generation Shaolin Monk, Shi Yan Jun, direct from China is also scheduled to appear.
Coconut Creek Mayor, Joshua Rydell, has also extended a personal invitation to participants and local businesses to further show the city’s support of health & wellness, as well as cultural expression within the community.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau has also committed to endorsing the event as a way to drive tourism to local businesses in the off season.
Details of the Expo:
Date: October 13-14, 2018
Times: 10AM-5pM
Location: Coconut Creek High School, 1400 NW 44th Ave, Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Info & Registration:
Spectators: $20/day admission
The event is open to the public, family friendly and no experience necessary.
Social: @imedicineus
The event is being organized by Jonathan M. Fields, AP, DOM, who is the founder of Integrative Medicine US, an ATOM graduate, Acupuncture Physician, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Martial Arts Instructor and renowned Public Speaker. For more information, please visit:

Open House: Tuesday October 9th, 2018 3PM-7:30PMOct 08 2018

Open House: Tuesday October 9th, 2018 3PM-7:30PM



• Next Class starts in May 2018
• Complete your Bachelor of Health Sciences & Master’s of Oriental Medicine in 36 months (4 academic years)
• Federal Student Aid Available
• Approved for Veteran Training
• Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
• Approved by the California Board of Acupuncture

TCM Nephrology September 28–October 1, 2018Oct 01 2018

TCM Nephrology

September 28–October 1, 2018

Chen Wang MD (China), Ph.D.

Dr. Chen Wang graduated from Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine in 1989 and continued his study in the same university with his Masters and Ph.D. in the field of Chinese medicine in nephrology. He is currently professor and chief physician in the nephrology department of Shuguang Hospital affiliated to Shanghai university of Chinese medicine.

Dr. Chen Wang is specialized in the integration traditional Chinese and Western medicine in nephrology including the prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD), urinary tract infection (UTI), nephropathy syndrome (NS), chronic renal failure (CRF), diabetic nephropathy (DN), hypertensive nephropathy (HTN) in traditional Chinese medicine. He has nearly 30-years of clinical experiences in treating kidney diseases and published numerous research papers.

Dr. Chen Wang’s course is composed of two parts: 1) general introduction the definitions, pathogenic factors and pathogenesis to chronic nephritis, chronic renal failure, urinary tract infection, nephropathy syndrome, IgA nephrology, diabetic nephropathy and urolithiasis related to some of common diseases of nephrology; 2) Essentials for diagnosis, syndrome differentiation and treatment of common diseases according to different types in the department of nephrology. A comparative study of the differences between western medicine and Chinese medicine as well as experiential prescriptions will also be discussed in the course.

Students’ Comments:

“Dr. Wang presented very good material – good balance of Western & Chinese medicine, and very knowledgeable.”

Harry Hong Ph.D. L.Ac.: Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome and Kidney Yin-Yang Balance August 24-27, 2018Aug 20 2018

Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome and Kidney Yin-Yang Balance
August 24-27, 2018
Harry Hong Ph.D. L.Ac.
Dr. Harry Hong was trained in China as a medical doctor specializing in traditional Chinese medicine. He practiced Chinese medicine in Peking Union Hospital in Beijing, China. After coming to the States, he received his MS in molecular biology from the University of Idaho and his PhD in biochemistry from the Medical College of Ohio. He also did postdoctoral research at the National Institute of Health and at the Medical Center of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Hong has been practicing holistic medicine for more than 20 years. He also teaches doctoral level courses at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Functional medicine focuses on the optimal functioning of the body and the root cause of the disease with biomedical research and holistic believes. It shares holistic philosophy with Chinese medicine yet with a different approach to modern diseases. This lecture teaches Chinese medicine practitioners basics of functional medicine and nutrition. It introduces a new perspective to understand Chinese medicine with scientific terminology and up-to-date medical research. Adrenal fatigue syndrome is one of the most important theories in functional and natural medicine. It provides crucial understanding on the pathophysiology of common illnesses such as fatigue, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, mood disorders and inflammatory conditions. This lecture gives an overview of the adrenal stress response and its correlation to Chinese medicine Kidney Yin-Yang balance. It also teaches how to help adrenal fatigue syndrome naturally.

TCM Oncology July 20-23, 2018 Hailei Zhao MD (China), Ph.D. MSJul 18 2018

Hailei Zhao MD (China), Ph.D. MS
Dr. Hailei Zhao was graduated from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) in 1998. After graduation, he has completed the residency and worked as a TCM physician specialized in the treatment on digestive cancers in Longhua Hospital, SHUTCM. Dr. Zhao has also obtained a Ph.D. in the field of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine from the same university and a master’s degree in public administration from the National University of Singapore. Dr. Zhao has served the SHUTCM as the associate dean of academic affairs and clinical training. He acted as the deputy dean of International Education College in SHUTCM since 2012. His research interests include the integration of TCM into conventional medicine, the mechanism of treatment on digestive cancer by TCM. He specializes in the treatment of gastroenterological cancer, including gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, and pancreatic cancer. Since December, 2016, he has acted as the associate director of Confucius Institute, Augusta University, U.S.A.

In his lecture, Dr. Zhao introduces basic knowledge of TCM oncology including its history, understanding in causes of cancer, common manifestation, TCM diagnostics, treatment principle on cancer, etc. During the course, TCM interventions for common cancer such as the colon and rectal cancers, gastric cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer will be introduced. In addition, the basic knowledge and development on cancer treatment in western medicine will also be discussed.