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The Yin/Yang-Five Phase paradigm is, at its core, a description of human development from the embryonic stage to adulthood. Within this paradigm, the San Jiao (Triple Burner) emerges as the central mechanism that organizes and guides growth and development. Using this model helps us understand the trajectory of both healthy development and how distorted patterns manifest as illness in childhood. Illustrative case examples will demonstrate a practical, systematic methodology for evaluating a child and formulating an effective treatment strategy.

This course was presented at the ICCM Conference. Pro D Seminars would like to thank the ICCM Conference for allowing us to host their lectures on our site.

Efrem Korngold

Presenter: 

Efrem Korngold is one of the leading traditional Chinese medicine teachers and practitioners in America. He is co-author of the widely read Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine as well as many articles. He began his studies at the College of Traditional Acupuncture in England in 1972 and studied herbal medicine at Kunming Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute and Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shu Guang Hospital.

Efrem established the acupuncture curriculum for the San Francisco College of Acupuncture in 1980. He is on the faculty of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has taught at San Francisco State College, all over the United States and in Europe. A Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM), he has lectured at UCSF School of Medicine, Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine, and Beth Israel Hospital in New York.

Efrem is a founding member of the Holistic Pediatric Association and collaborates with neurodevelopmental pediatrician Stephen Cowan on Chinese medicine and pediatrics. He is a registered herbalist at the American Herbalist Guild. Efrem is engaged in an active practice at Chinese Medicine Works.

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