Health Concerns: Combining Modern Research & Ancient Wisdom

Health Concerns Symposium 2016: Integrative Approaches to Difficult Conditions
Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00AM - Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM (PDT) 


Location:  Hotel Shattuck Plaza 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA  94704

Health Concerns Symposium is a meeting point for practitioners of alternative, acupuncture and herbal medicine where members of these communities can network with other professionals, learn from the best minds in alternative medicine and earn continuing education credits. Covering a variety of topics, the conference will provide valuable information that the participants can immediately utilize in their practice.

The Symposium will focus on integrative approaches to difficult conditions and will include sessions on treating Fibromyalgia, integrative oncology and much, much more. There will be a review of case studies and an in depth review of protocols for treating lower back pain. 

Attendees can expect to earn 9 CEUs/PDAs*!  Speakers include Andrew Gaeddert, Herbalist, Mark Frost, L.Ac., Donald Abrams, M.D., Misha Cohen, L.Ac., and Matt Bauer, L.Ac.  

Be sure to plan to attend our Networking reception at the end of the day on Saturday, September 10th!



8:00 - 8:45


8:45 - 9:00

Welcome & Intro Andrew Gaeddert

9:00 - 10:30

Session 1 - Mark Frost - Advanced Approaches to Urinary and Prostate Conditions (90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA)

10:30 - 10:45

Mid-Morning Break

10:45 - 12:15

Session 2 - Andrew Gaeddert - Expanding Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Protocols (90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA)

12:15 - 1:30


1:30 - 3:00

Session 3 - Donald Abrams - Integrative Oncology: Controversies and Challenges (90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA)

3:00 - 3:15

Afternoon Break

3:15 - 4:45

Session 4 - Donald Abrams - Integrative Oncology: Controversies and Challenges (con't) (90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA)

4:45 - 6:00

Sponsor & Networking Reception

 Sunday, September 11, 2016

8:00 - 8:45


8:45 - 9:00

Welcome and Introduction

9:00 - 10:30

Session 5 - Misha Cohen - Chinese Herbal Medicine for Treatment of Blood Deficiency (90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA)

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:15

Session 6 - Matt Bauer - Great Results for Low Back Pain Patients
(90 Mins 1.5 CA Units 1.5 PDA) 

12:15 - 1:30


1:30 - 3:30

Health Concerns Roundtable: Andrew Gaeddert, Matt Bauer

Eventbrite - Health Concerns Symposium 2015

For more information about this event send an email to [email protected], or give us a call at (800) 233-9355.

Registration Fees

The following fees grant attendees access to all conference benefits and events (including continuing education credit) on both days of the event. 

  Registration Type



 Registration (ends 9/7)


 Late Registration (ends 9/11)       


 Student Rate (constant)


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration deadline is September 7, 2016.  All cancellations must be in writing and sent to Health Concerns via mail or email.  An administrative fee of $35 will be assessed for ALL cancellations postmarked or emailed dated on or before August 1, 2016.  A 50% cancellation fee will apply to cancellations made before August 31, 2016.  No refunds will be granted after September 1, 2016 including no-shows.  Refunds will be processed within 3 weeks of your request and will either be credited back to your credit card or mailed by check.  These dates are subject to change.

No audio or video recording of any kind is permitted by cell phone or any other equipment.  Violators will be asked to leave, and no refunds will be issued.

Cancellation requests can be sent by email to [email protected] or mailed to: Health Concerns Symposium

Student Registration Terms and Conditions

To qualify for student admission, registrants must provide Health Concerns with the following:

A scanned image of the front and back of a current student ID issued by an alternative or western medicine educational institution
The name of the student's school
Expected graduation date
Focus of studies
Please email student information to [email protected].  Student admission is subject to approval on a case by case basis. 


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