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Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine Tel-Aviv University | Zerifin 70300 Israel. Assaf Ha rofeh Medical Center is a general academic hospital, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. It is located at the center of Israel, near Rishon Le Zion, 15 km east of Tel-Aviv, and 7km from the International Ben-Gurion Airport. It provides medical and surgical care for a population of 500,000 people.






 
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    SHIRAM Clinic
     
    S.H.I.R.A.M (Hebrew: Integrated Medicine Services) was established at 1991 as an Outpatient clinic which is  part of  Assaf Ha rofeh Medical Center, it was the first medical establishment in Israel to offer CAM  (complementary and alternative medicine) services as an integral part of its medical practice.
    today it is the biggest and most established CAM service in a medical center in Israel, with approximately 10,000 treatments done each year.
    In addition, every year at least one Israeli Chinese medicine school perform its students internship in SHIRAM clinic, and the advanced study unit in SHIRAM clinic offers year round courses in a variety of subjects of Chinese medicine as well as other CAM practices.
     
    Integrated Medicine
    A unique integration between chinese medicine and conventional western medicine is practiced at Assaf Ha rofeh Medical Center, where the Chinese medicine practitioners are part of the Outpatient clinics. Patients are referred by the western medicine Doctors to SHIRAM clinic for treatment.
    In addition, Acupuncture is performed regularly in a few of the Inpatient departments by SHIRAM clinics` practitioners as well as in the ER.
     
    Research
    SHIRAM clinic is a leader in CAM research in Israel, with many of works done, and a “waiting list” of requests for future research from different departments of the Medical Center.
     
    I.A.T.C.M
    As a leader of integration in Israel, being a member of the Israeli Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine  is a Prerequisite for Internship at Assaf Ha rofeh Medical Center (for students from Israel).
     
    The Internship program
    The Internship program will focus on treating Pain and Orthopedic disorders with Dr. Tan’s Balance Method.
    SHIRAM clinic main specialty is treating pain and orthopedic disorders, but being a major clinic brings a variety of patients from all the fields of medicine.
    The Internship program is offered on a weekly basis, each Intern may participate in one week or more.
     
    Weekly program:
    Sunday
    07:00-11:00 Observation of acupuncture treatments done by SHIRAMs` specialists
    11:00-12:00 Break
    12:00-15:00 Lecture: Introduction to  Dr. Tan’s Balance Method (part 1)
     
    Monday
    08:00-10:00  Lecture: Introduction to  Dr. Tan’s Balance Method (part 2)
    10:00-12:00 Case Study - cases that were treated in the clinic
    12:00-13:00 Break
    13:00-16:00 Observation of acupuncture treatments at the Orthopedic Emergency Unit
     
    Tuesday
    07:00-11:00 Observation of chiropractic treatments, emphasizing orthopedic tests
    11:00-12:00 Break
    12:00-15:00 Lecture:  Dr. Tan’s Balance Method (part 3)
     
    Wednesday
    07:00-11:00 Observation of acupuncture treatments done by SHIRAMs` specialists
    11:00-12:00 Case Study - cases that were treated today
    12:00-13:00 Break
    13:00-16:00 Observation of acupuncture treatments at the Orthopedic Emergency Unit
     
    Thursday
    07:00-11:00 Observation of Acupuncture and chiropractic treatments
    11:00-12:00 Break
    12:00-14:30 Case Study - cases that were treated today
    14:30-15:00 summery
     
    Tuition fee
    300 € per week
    Registration fee:60 Euro
    Lodging and Dining
    As Assaf Ha rofeh Medical Center is located only 15 minutes drive from Tel Aviv Central bus station, accommodation is possible for all budgets in the many hotels throughout Tel Aviv.
    The Medical Center also features the 4-star “Sadot hotel”, located on the 3rd floor of the stylish shopping centre, which is positioned at the entrance to the Medical Centre.  
    Restaurants are available at the Medical Center shopping centre.
     
    Contact
    Neta Dan Email: agudasinit@gmail.com
    Telephone: +972- 50-8556207