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Integrative Medicine: What Every Primary Care Physician Should Know

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Evans Hall, Room 334 A/B

4170 City Avenue

Philadelphia, PA
Eugene Mochan, PhD, DO, FACOFP
Program Chairman

Click here for Registration Form (PDF).

Integrative Medicine involves the practice of medicine that focuses on the importance of the practitioner-patient relationship in developing a whole person approach that utilizes therapeutic interventions (traditional, complementary, alternative) that are based on best-evidence. This program is designed for all healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, generalists, specialists, etc.) to provide a forum for learning how to use these concepts in daily practice.


7:30 a.m.   Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m.    Integrative Medicine: Key Issues and Challenges in Daily Practice
Eugene Mochan, Ph.D., D.O., FACOFP, Associate Dean for Primary Care and Continuing Education, Professor of Family Medicine, Director of PCOM Center for Evidence-Based Practice, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
8:15 a.m.         

Integrative Medicine: The Future of Primary Care
Kathalina A. Corpus, M.D., Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital

9:00 a.m.

Acupuncture: Finding and Interpreting the Evidence
Jun J. Mao, M.D., MSCE, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System

9:45 a.m.                  

Food: The Best Medicine                                        
Kathalina A. Corpus, M.D.

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.

An Integrative Approach to the Management of Low Back Pain                                                                                     David A. Bevan, D.O., FACOI, FACP, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Chairman, Division of Rheumatology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

11:30 a.m. An Integrative Approach to the Management of Osteoarthritis
Eugene Mochan, Ph.D., D.O., FACOFP
12:15 p.m.

Searching for Clinically Relevant Information                    Etheldra Templeton, M.S., Executive Director, Library and Educational Information Systems, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

1:00 p.m. Adjourn


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of Integrative Medicine, its strenths and limitations.
  • Distinguish Integrative Medicine from Complementary/Alternative medicine (CAM).
  • Explain how and where to find the best evidence resources.
  • Interpret quality of research involving therapeutic interventions. 
  • Discuss how to use Integrative Medicine in daily practice. 
  • Describe approaches for measuring ambulatory care quality.

      Physicians: " This program anticipates being approved for five of AOA Category 1-A  CME credit hours pending approval by the AOA CCME ". Sign-in and full day attendance of program is required for credit. All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by PCOM are expected to disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

      On-campus parking is available in our garage, please enter on Stout Road. All-day parking is $5.00. Please note: the automated gate takes quarters or one, five and ten dollar bills.  Enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.

      Physicians $125.00, Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals, $75.00.
      Registration fees for Saturday and Sunday programs are not refundable, nor can they be credited to future programs.

      Call PCOM Rowland Hall Security Desk at (215) 871-6351 and ask the guard to transfer your call to ext. 5350 which is the phone in Evans Hall. 

      Linda Miller, CME Coordinator
      4170 City Avenue
      Philadelphia, PA 19131
      Phone: 215-871-6348
      Fax: 215-871-6781

      Last Updated: 12/15/14