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Conferences and Events

Integrative Medicine Lecture Series

Third Tuesday of every month. Event designed for faculty and staff within and outside of the institution.
This Lecture Series hosts expert speakers from around the world to present state-of-the-art research and clinical programs in the area of integrative medicine. Topics deal with evidence-based research on complementary cancer treatments and therapies.

Open to the Public 

Next Lecture: 

"The Value of Integrative Medicine in a Shifting Health Care Environment"

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, Director; Richard Tsong Lee, MD, Medical Director
Integrative Medicine Program, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014; 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
                1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

Contact: Felicia Stephens at for more information

CME credits and Certificates of Attendance available. Please register at the table.

Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.


Friends of Integrative Medicine (FIM) Evening Lectures

Open to the Public

“Meditation Tips and Practice from a Zen Master”

Please join us for an evening with Master Miao Tsan, founder and abbot of the Vairocana Zen Monastery in Garden Grove, CA. He will provide some simple, take-home meditation techniques to calm the mind. 

Copies of his new book “Living Truth” will be provided.

Hors d’oeuvres provided by The Hippo Kitchen.

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: Registration 6 – 6:30 p.m.; Talk 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 7435 Fannin Street, Houston, TX, 77030
                 SCRB2, Conference Rooms 5 -6 

Contact: Kira Taniguchi at for membership questions and additional information.


Local Conferences & Lectures

Open to the Public.

Integrative Medicine Program's Integrative Oncology Healthcare Professional Training Conference

Date: May 1-2, 2015
Location: University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

  • Registration information
  • Conference brochure (pdf)



For Healthcare Professionals

Integrative Medicine Program One-Day Workshop 

Date: October 29, 2014 
Location: The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Workshop information and registration  


National & International Conferences

Open to the Public.

1. 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

Topic: “Personalized Integrative Oncology: Targeted Approaches for Optimal Outcomes.”

Date: 10.26.2014 - 10.28.2014 
Location: Omni Galleria Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Information:; Phone: 347.676.1SIO (746)
Conference registration:  

  • Post-SIO workshop opportunity: Integrative Medicine Program One-Day Workshop for healthcare professionals, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
    Workshop Information


2. 6th Biennial Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment

Date: 10.13.2014 - 10.15.2014
Location: Crowne Plaza Albuquerque, 1901 University Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Description: Featured Speaker: Andrew Weil, MD
Contact: SIO, Phone: 347.676.1SIO (746)


3. Healthy Medicine Academy's Fourth Annual Cancer Strategies Symposium

Integrative Cancer Medicine: Building Cohesion Among Ourselves, Building Bridges With Mainstream Cancer Medicine

Date: 11.7.2014 - 11.10.2014
Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix, AZ
Information and Registration: Healthy Medicine Academy at 303.499.1223,

  • Special Offering: 2014 Integrative Cancer Medicine Symposium - All Monday Post Conference Workshops, November 10, 2014
    Workshop Information 


 For more information on upcoming conferences and topics related to Integrative Medicine please visit the Society of Integrative Oncology at 

11th International SIO Conference

“Personalized Integrative Oncology: 
Targeted Approaches for Optimal Outcomes.”
10.26.2014 - 10.28.2014
Houston, Texas, USA
Conference registration information

Don't miss our special post-conference
one-day workshop on 10.29.2014
at the Integrative Medicine Program
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Workshop information

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