New York: June 7-8, 2014; Growing the Dao-15PDAs

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New York: June 7-8, 2014; Growing the Dao-15PDAs

Stephen Cowan, M.D., C.Ac.

Growing the Dao: Chinese Medicine Pediatrics

June 7-8, 2014

15 PDA/CEUs (pending)


Apply the principles and practices of Chinese medicine

to help each child manifest his or her destiny.


• Examine the evolution of body-mind from prenatal through childhood based on the Ling Shu, Five Phases, and

Triple Burner theory

•Identify adaptive styles in children

•Explore practical considerations in counseling new parents


Internationally renowned holistic developmental pediatrician, Chinese medicine practitioner, and author of Fire Child Water Child offers a unique perspective and in-depth examination of child growth and development and treatment approaches for common childhood disorders including ADHD, emotional dysregulation, learning disabilities, and autism


Stephen Cowan, MD, FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician with 25 years of clinical experience working with children. He has a subspecialty in Developmental Pediatrics and is New York State Certified in Medical Acupuncture. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the AAP Committee on Children with Disabilities and a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is founder of The Westchester Center for Holistic Families where he offers holistic evaluation and treatments for children. He also sees patients at the Shen Center in NYC. He has lectured internationally on alternative approaches to health problems in children. He is the author of Fire Child Water Child and has contributed chapters to several books about holistic approaches to childhood conditions. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric problems such as Attention Deficit Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Migraine, Tourette's syndrome, Asthma and Allergies. Understanding the child as an inter-related part of family and environment is the central focus of his practice. This approach respects the inseparability of mind, body and spirit and promotes a deeper understanding of what it means to be healthy.

Practitioners $335/Students $165
(Earlybird Discount by May 7th $310/$135)
10% discount for Pacific College faculty & alumni & ASNY members
Register online at or at PCOM-NY reception                 (refunds until 2 weeks prior minus $25 cancellation fee)

Or with questions or to register by phone, contact or 212-982-3456 x229


Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

110 William St (between Fulton & John)