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Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on Oncology Acupuncture: Evidence-informed Integration, presented by Jun J. Mao, MD

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 8:00am to 9:00am

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Dr. Jun J. Mao is the Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service and the Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Mao is a board-certified family physician and a licensed acupuncturist who combines western and eastern approaches to manage pain and symptoms in cancer patients. Dr. Mao’s program of research focuses on investigating the effects, mechanisms, and integration of Complementary and Integrative Medicine for symptom management in cancer. He has received extensive peer-reviewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and Department of Defense.  Dr. Mao has published over 200 peer-reviewed research manuscripts in leading oncology journals such as Journal of Clinical Oncology, JAMA Oncology, and Journal of National Cancer Institute. His research findings have been included in clinical practice guidelines to inform the development of evidence-based integrative oncology. He is the Past-President of the Society for Integrative Oncology and Co-President of the Society for Acupuncture Research. 

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the basic mechanisms of acupuncture
  • Explain the clinical evidence of acupuncture for oncology pain and symptom management
  • Recognize the importance of evidence-based medicine as a framework to advance oncology acupuncture

This event is eligible for CME/CEU credit. To receive credit, complete the event evaluation at:

Accreditation Statement:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians and allied health professionals.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit maximum reflects all Osher Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds to be offered in Fiscal Year 2021. UCSF designates each live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acupuncturists: This live activity is approved by the State of California Acupuncture Board for 1 hour of Category 1 CE course credit (provider number 1377).

CME Disclosure Statement:
Planners: Shelley Adler, PhD; Selena Chan, DO; Anand Dhruva, MD; and Sarah Patterson, MD, have no relationships to disclose.
Speaker: Jun J. Mao, MD has received research support from Tibetree | Cheezheng Tibetan Medicine, Co. LTD.

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