Chinese Medicine Internship at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center - Ichilov
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov) is the second largest and one of the most progressive full-service healthcare treatment and research institutions in Israel.
The Center of Complementary and Integrative Medicine is an integral part of the Oncology Division at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.

    Our center specializes in complementary treatments given in conjunction with the conventional protocols. The treatments are given in aim to reduce the severity of symptoms and the damage caused by the disease and the conventional treatments side effects. The treatments assist in strengthening and rebalancing the bodily systems and promoting maximum rehabilitation when conventional treatments are over. 

    Treatment Methods The Center of Complementary and Integrative Medicine offers a wide range of scientifically proven treatment methods, among them Chinese medicine, manual therapies like tuina, shiatsu and reflexology, body-mind treatments (Qi Kong, focusing, guided imagery and  Byron Katie  "The Work" meditation), and western and Chinese style herbal medicine. One of our special fields of expertise is integrative diet therapy based on Chinese medicine principles.  
    Research As part of its commitment to excellence, The Center of Complementary and Integrative Medicine initiates and participates in a variety of treatment modality research such as acupuncture as well as laboratory research focusing on active compounds found in herbal extractions. 
    The Internship program
    The Internship program will focus on learning the modalities of incorporating Chinese medicine methods, and complementary approaches along with conventional medicine into one whole treatment. Aside of using acupuncture and manual technics, a special role will be given to utilizing the unique Chinese – integrative diet treatment and herbs, suitable for oncologic patients that we developed in the Center of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. 
    Weekly program: 
    8:30-9:30 Welcoming meeting and a tour around the Oncology Division facilities. 10:00-13:00 attending first integrative treatments. 13:00-14:00 lunch break. 14:00-15:30 Introductory Lecture: "The Integration challenge". 
    8:00-13:00 Observation of integrative treatments - reflexology + acupuncture combination. 13:00-14:00 Lunch break. 00:11-16:00 Q&A + Lecture: "Understanding cancers- the Chinese way".
    8:00-9:00 How to present an oncologic - integrative case study. 9:00-13:00 Observation of integrative treatments: acupuncture –TCM/Stems and Branches styles. 13:00-10:00 Lunch break. 10:00-16:00 Lecture: "Using acupuncture at the oncologic clinic." 
    Wednesday 8:00-9:00 Case study. 9:00-13:00 Observation of integrative treatments: Acupuncture + tuina/shiatsu/reflexology. 13:00-14:00 Lunch break 14:00-16:00 Lecture: "Diving into the integrative nutrition therapy: choosing major foods, herbs and supplements for various kinds of cancers."
    8:00-14:00 Observation of integrative treatments: Acupuncture/manual therapies/Integrative nutrition. 14:00-15:00 Lunch break 15:00-16:30 Lecture: "Incorporating herbs and integrative diet with chemotherapy and radiation." 16:30-17:30 Afternoon break.  17:30-20:00 Attending integrative staff meeting and diplomas awarding. 
    20:00 Spending time in Tel Aviv with the Integrative team.
    A second week of internship and studying could be organized by will. The schedule will be in the same structure as in the first week. The lectures this time will be focused on dipper levels of learning.
    Tuition fee
    fee 300 € per week Registration fee: 60 Euro 
    Lodging and Dining As Tel Aviv Medical Center is located in the center of the city, accommodation is possible for all budgets in the many hotels throughout Tel Aviv.   Restaurants are available at the Medical Center shopping mall and around the hospital. 
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    Telephone: +972- 50-8556207