NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Foundation for Integrative Medicines (GFIM), a 501-c-3 non-profit located in Santa Fe, NM, will host its 2018 World Congress for Integrative Medicines in New York City March 8-9 at “Current” on Pier 59, Chelsea Piers.
The World Congress of Integrative Medicines is a growing international community of gifted practitioners and researchers in medicine, science, psychology, healing arts, as well as in other, often overlooked but essential, ingredients for personal well-being and planetary health.
The 2-day program March 8-9, 2018 is open to practitioners, students, health advocates and the public. Register here. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Presentations and panel discussions will offer insights into wellness and healing from a range of traditions and multi-cultural perspectives. GFIM acknowledges and holds in equal esteem the healing powers of western modern medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and indigenous medicine, shamanism, energy medicine, prayer, homeopathy, mind sciences, mind-body medicine, herbal medicine, nutrition and natural medicines and all medicines and integrative traditions that heal.
GFIM is committed to the education and promotion of a fundamental understanding that the goal of all medicines is to heal. Founder Linda Lancaster, ND, PhD of Santa Fe, NM holds the vision that the integration of all medicines can be a unifying force to promote a stronger foundation for world peace
Retired World Bank economist and Director, spiritual leader and former Chilean Presidential candidate, Alfredo Sfier-Younis, will address at the World Congress of Integrative Medicines as GFIM ‘Peace Ambassador’. Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and the leading United Nations Culture of Peace emissary who received the UNESCO Gandhi Gold Medal for Culture of Peace, will receive the GFIM Peace Award 2018.
Speakers will include internationally known leaders in Integrative Medicine, scientists and practitioners in healing arts. Bios for all speakers can be found here.
Topics to include:
- The history and status of Integrative Medicine in America
- The role of spirituality and consciousness in healing and health
- Working with the subtle energy system to maximize healing
- Healing psychological trauma
- Gender reconciliation possibilities
- The importance of spirituality in the public domain (i.e. economics, politics and business)
- Overlooked ingredients in health restoration, including bacterial communication, oral health, and digestion and detoxification for a polluted world.
- Biological and health effects, and cancer risks, of Radiofrequency radiation emitted by cell phones, wireless technologies and wireless infrastructure.
- The need to go beyond medicine to heal ourselves and the planet i.e. considering agriculture and farming, nutrition, chemicals, GMOs, electromagnetic fields, heavy metals, housing, communities, and ultimately, the integration of humans with all forms of life
- Evolving as individuals—and as a society—from fear into love