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March 29 – 31
SAN DIMAS, CALIFORNIA

Tzu Chi USA is proud to host the Tzu Chi International Medical Association’s (TIMA) Annual Global Forum in sunny San Dimas, California. Medical and health professionals from around the world will gather to present and share humanistic approaches to health.

Venue:
2019 TIMA Global Forum

Tzu Chi USA National Headquarters

1100 S Valley Center Ave,
San Dimas, CA 91773

Our three day medical conference will feature workshops on innovative and current topics in humanistic healthcare including medicine; dentistry; alternative treatments including acupuncture, acupressure, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM); vision care; community health; medical volunteer programs, and so much more.

For those looking to start or continue their medical education and learn more about humanistic healthcare programs, this is the event for you.  Plus, earn continuing education credits (CE) by attending our event!

Register now to attend, or tune in for our Live Stream. 2019 TIMA Global Forum is able to offer CME and CEUs for all of our programs. The CME are for physicians, the CEUs are for nurses only.

We can’t wait for you to join us!

Deadline
for all registration
is
 January 15,
2019.

 

Program Highlights:

  • HUMANISTIC PATIENT-CENTERED HEALTHCARE

  • INTEGRATED EASTERN & WESTERN MEDICINE

  • SILENT MENTORS

  • MOBILE CLINICS AND COMMUNITY OUTREACHES

 

  • INTERNATIONAL DISASTER RELIEF AND MEDICAL MISSIONS

  • EMERGING TOPICS OF CANCER MEDICINE

  • ETHICAL EATING, VEGETARIANISM, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

  • MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION

 

Travel Information

Accommodations

Breakfast and taxes included

REGULAR
(Before  December 31)

$60 per person per night

Payment 

Payment of the hotel accommodation fee is accepted online through the registration forms for attendees. Here is the pricing breakdown: 

SHARED ROOM (2 people per room)

Prices are $60/night.
  • 3 nights hotel stay $180
  • 2 nights hotel stay $120 
  • 4 nights hotel stay $240 
  • 5 nights hotel stay $300

SINGLE ROOM (1 person per room)

Prices are $120/night.
  • 3 nights hotel stay $360 
  • 2 nights hotel stay $240 
  • 4 nights hotel stay $480
  • 5 nights hotel stay $600 

Contact us at 2019TIMAGlobal@tzuchi.us for more information.

Attire

TIMA members are requested to wear their TIMA uniforms. We ask all other attendees to wear semi-professional attire, including a white shirt (polos, blouses, dress shirts, etc.) and dark slacks (black and navy blue are preferred).

Note

Tzu Chi USA, being a faith-based organization, will include certain Buddhist ceremonies and gestures throughout the program at the conference. Please note that attendees are in no way compelled to participate- unless they wish to do so- as we would like to maintain an atmosphere of welcome, respect, and inclusivity for all of our guests.

Organizers

TIMA

The Tzu Chi International Medical Association, or TIMA, is a coalition of health professionals and volunteers dedicated to providing quality medical, dental, vision, and alternative care, along with community health services and education.  We strive to serve all corners of the world, including underserved regions of the Americas as part of TIMA USA. Founded by Dharma Master Cheng Yen of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, we work with the spirit of offering compassion and relief to those who suffer, as well as continuing medical education (CME) seminars that focuses on humanistic and holistic approaches to healthcare.

Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical

1008 S. Garfield Ave.
Alhambra, CA 91801

Tel: 626-427-9598 #3008
Fax: 
626-788-2321

Tzu Chi USA

The Global Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation and its American chapter, Tzu Chi USA, aim to empower communities by providing charity, disaster relief, medical care, and educational support where and when needed. By supporting the underprivileged and those in unfavorable circumstances, family by family, we enhance wellbeing and cultivate harmony in society. This charity art performance both celebrates and supports our missions.

 
 
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation USA

1100 S. Valley Center Ave.
San Dimas, CA 91773
Tel: 909-447-7799

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Learn more about the world of TIMA USA, what we’ve done, and the impact we’ve made.

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