FALL 2019 MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Saturday, October 19th
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Aegis Gardens | Newcastle, WA
5 CE Credits Available!

(3: AOM-BIO, 2: PE-CW)

PROGRAM | REGISTRATION RATES | VENDORS SPEAKERS | BROCHURE (PDF)



PROGRAM
TIME
PRESENTATION
SPEAKER(S)
 8:30 - 9:00am
Registration
 9:00 - 9:15am Welcome & Introductions  Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac.
 9:15 - 9:30am Local & National Update Catherine Dayhoff, DAOM, Dipl. Ac., LAc.

Carly Samish, LAc.

Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac.
 9:30 - 9:45am Treasurer's Report Dr. Jianfeng Yang, LAc., MAc., AEMP
 9:45 - 10:00am
Break
academic announcements
vendor tables open
 10:00 - 11:00am Legislative Update Leslie Emerick, MPA, WAEMA Lobbyist
 11:00am - 12:00pm *NEW* The Know-How of TCM Dermatology for Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine Practitioners Dr. Yiwen Su, OMD, AEMP, LAc.
 12:00 - 1:00pm
Lunch
vendor tables open
 1:00 - 2:00pm Qigong Presentation Institute of Qigong and Integrative Medicine
 2:00 - 2:15pm
Break
raffle and vendor presentations
vendor tables open
  2:15 - 4:00pm Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Practicing in Washington State Dr. William Duarte, LAc, AEMP: WA, OR, CA

Michael Maniloff, LAc, AEMP: WA, FL

Dr. Fred Russo, LAc, AEMP: WA, PA, SC

Charis Wolf, LAc, AEMP: WA, CA

REGISTRATION
 
 Early Bird Rate
(ends 10/07/19)
 Regular Rate
(begins 10/08/19)
 AEMP Members
 $70
$90 
 Non-Members
 $105
$150 
 Students
 $30
$30 



VENDORS

Thank you to our vendors for supporting the acupuncture profession in Washington State!


SPEAKERS

Click on the names below to learn more about the speakers you'll meet this October.


9:30 - 9:45am "Local & National Update"
with Carly Sammish, LAc. and Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac.

Catherine Dayhoff, DAOM, Dipl.Ac, LAc received her Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) in Portland, OR and received her master degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle Washington. Catherine is licensed to practice in WA and CO.


2:15 - 4:00pm "Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Working in Washington State"
with Dr. William Duarte, LAc, AEMP, Michael Maniloff, LAc, AEMP, Dr. Fred Russo, LAc, AEMP, and Charis Wolf, LAc, AEMP

Dr. Duarte is a nationally certified and state Licensed Acupuncturist, as well as a Certified Homeopath from National College of Naturopathic Medicine. He holds a BA in Chemical and Biological Sciences from the National University of Mexico, an MA in Psycho-physical Therapies from the Mexican Institute of Human Improvement and a PhD and MA in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine; where he subsequently served as a faculty member for many years.


10:00 - 11:00am "Legislative Update"

Leslie Emerick, MPA, has over 23 years of legislative and public policy experience with state government. She was an elected Douglas County Commissioner in eastern WA from 1997-2000. Leslie was a legislative liaison for the WA State Department of Agriculture and the Assistant Director of Constituent and Legislative Relations for the WA State Department of Health. She has a Master of Public Administration degree from The Evergreen State College, a BA in Speech Communication and a second BA in Secondary Education and a minor in Political Science from Western WA University. Leslie started her own contract lobbying business in 2006 and has currently has five health care related clients.


1:00 - 2:00pm "Qigong Presentation"
with Dr. Guan-Cheng Sun

As an acupuncturist, herbalist, and certified Yi Ren® Qigong instructor, Ryan Lilly offers Chinese medicine services through both private sessions and a variety of group classes. With his deep love for Chinese medicine and his ability to teach and care for people, he partners in the healing process to empower each person to gain control of their health.


2:15 - 4:00pm "Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Working in Washington State"
with Dr. William Duarte, LAc, AEMP, Dr. Fred Russo, LAc, AEMP, and Charis Wolf, LAc, AEMP

Michael Maniloff is a holistic medicine practitioner, who specializes in the treatment of PTSD, trauma, mental health women's health issues. He is an acupuncturist, chinese medicine practitioner, sound healer and medical intuitive.


2:15 - 4:00pm "Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Working in Washington State"
with Dr. William Duarte, LAc, AEMP, Michael Maniloff, LAc, AEMP, and Charis Wolf, LAc, AEMP

With years of experience treating acute and chronic conditions, emotional and psychological imbalances, and even survivors of cancer, Dr. Fred Russo presents integrative solutions that are at once direct, effective, and practical. Specializing in holistic and evidence-based approaches to supporting general health and wellness, Dr. Russo provides his patients with all the tools they need to reclaim a natural state of happiness, health, and overall vitality.


9:30 - 9:45am "Local & National Update"
With Catherine Dayhoff, DAOM, Dipl. Ac., LAc. and Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac.

Carly Samish is an acupuncturist with a clinical practice in Olympia serving people of all ages. She works with hospice organizations to provide acupuncture and advocacy for patients at end of life. She also teaches and writes about bodywork, Chinese medicine, and business practices.


11:00am - 12:00pm "The Know-How of TCM Dermatology for Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine Practitioners"

Dr. Su has earned his degree in 1988 at Chengdu University, one of the most renown universities in China. Dr. Su is a licensed acupuncturist in the State of Washington. He is also a diplomat of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology as granted by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). In addition to his current private practice, Dr. Su has been active in the education of future practitioners of acupuncture and oriental medicine.


1:00 - 2:00pm "Qigong Presentation"
with Ryan Lilly LAc, AEMP

As founder of Yi Ren® Qigong, and as a qigong instructor and consultant, Dr. Sun offers internal qi-energy assessment, consultation, and external qi-energy healing services as part of IQ&IM’s Wellness Team. Dr. Sun’s passion is to empower his clients to cultivate their innate gifts and abilities for self-healing, personal growth and spiritual awakening and development. Dr. Sun’s philosophy for wellness is to facilitate his clients to return to oneness with the Dao (Tao) of healing and to live in accordance with the Dao (Tao) of health.


9:00 - 9:15am "Welcome & Introductions"
9:30 - 9:45am "Local & National Update"
With Catherine Dayhoff, DAOM, Dipl. Ac., LAc. and Carly Sammish, LAc.

Charis Wolf, MSTCM, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., is a Nationally licensed acupuncturist practicing in WA state, a clinical herbalist with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has been in practice for over 11 years and previously had 4 years of Chemistry including laboratory experience doing biomedical research.


9:45 - 10:00am "Treasurer's Report"
Dr. Yang graduated from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine since 1970. He has taught acupuncture and TCM for more than 27 years both in China and the United States.

To date, Jianfeng Yang has received his master degree of medicine in China in 1983 and has held the position of visiting professor at the Chengdu University of TCM. He served as the president of the Acupuncture College at the Chengdu University of TCM, one of five members of the standing council, Sichuan Branch of the China Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, as well as the Director of the Clinic Branch at the Chengdu Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion.