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Chinese Medicine Pediatrics

Certificate & Mentorship Course

100 Hours of training and mentorship in Pediatric Acupuncture with some of the world's leading teachers

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Training Details

This training series includes online lecture modules, live-online mentorship video conferences, and a final in-person intensive. 

The lead teachers and guest lecturers are world-renowned experts in the field and will provide in-depth instruction on many topics in Chinese Medicine, including:

  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine during gestation, neo-natal, infant and toddler, and child and adolescent stages

  • Needle techniques for children

  • Non-needle techniques: Shonishin, Teishin, Tui Na, and more.

  • Cycles of 7 and 8 and how they influence assessment & treatment at various ages

  • Physical examinations & assessment of children + identifying red flags

  • Common conditions in Pediatrics: respiratory, digestive, and dermatological

  • Grand Rounds with pediatric patients

  • Herbal strategies for children  

  • Clinical Case Analysis + Grand Rounds




We are honored to introduce our faculty for the

JingShen Pediatric Acupuncture Mentorship & Certificate Course

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Lead Instructor


Stephen Cowan MD is a board-certified pediatrician with over 30 years of clinical experience working with children. He has a subspecialty in Developmental Pediatrics and is a member of the American academy of medical acupuncture. Dr Cowan is author of Fire Child Water Child and has developed a unique holistic approach to evaluating and treating children struggling with chronic physical, emotional and cognitive disorders.

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Lead Instructor


Moshe Heller is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego. He is the former academic dean and chair of the department of oriental medicine at Pacific College, New York. Moshe has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine for the past 24 years. He taught at the Hebrew University, Medicine College, and the Israeli College of Complementary Medicine. He has been teaching Pediatrics at Pacific Collage, NY and developed a postgrad program for Chinese Medical Pediatrics and lectured at the Pacific Symposium in San Diego.  Moshe currently maintains a busy practice in NYC.

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Special Guest Lecturer

Efrem Korngold

Efrem Korngold is one of the leading traditional Chinese medicine teachers and practitioners in America. He is co-author of the widely read Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine as well as many articles. He began his studies at the College of Traditional Acupuncture in England in 1972 and studied herbal medicine at Kunming Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute and Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shu Guang Hospital. 

Efrem will be teaching San Jiao Pediatric Development in the program. 


Special Guest Lecturer

Frances Goodwin

Frances has had a family practice in acupuncture in New York City since 1991, with a focus on pediatrics.  In addition to acupuncture, she is nationally certified in Chinese herbology.  She is a licensed massage therapist and has studied The Alexander Technique since early 1980s.  Located in Union Square her practice includes acupuncture, herbs, tuina, and movement therapy.

Frances will be teaching Pediatric Tui Na in the program.


Special Guest Lecturer

Gali Stoffman, MD

Gali Stoffman, MD, is an integrative medical doctor, specializing in Pediatric Integrative Chinese medicine. At present, Dr. Stoffman is the head of the Integrative In-patient Services of Barzilay Hospital, and is medical director and owner of a large multidisciplinary clinic in Rehovot, Israel.
In addition to her clinical activities, for the past twelve years, Dr. Stoffman has been teaching Pediatric Chinese Medicine in Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University Schools of Medicine as well as leading one year long post-graduate programs of Pediatric Chinese Medicine, in collaboration with Mr. Julian Scott (England) and Dr.
Elisa Rossi (Italy).

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Special Guest Lecturer

Robin Ray Green, L.Ac, MTCM

Robin Ray Green, L.Ac, MTCM is an author, speaker, and leader in the field of pediatric acupuncture. She is the founder of the Center for Acupuncture Pediatrics and has trained thousands of acupuncturists in her live and online classes. Her book Heal Your Child from the Inside Out: The 5-Element Way to Nurturing Healthy, Happy Kids has helped thousands of children around the world. She maintains a clinical practice in Morgan Hill, California and sees patients in-person and remotely.


Special Guest Lecturer

Diana Gioioso, M.Ac., L.Ac.

Diane Gioioso is an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and intuitive healer. She has a concentration on fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care. Her work emphasizes healing as a developmental process. Diane enthusiastically teaches courses to the Chinese medical and birth communities around the country. She has been a student of Master Jeffery Yuen for two decades. She formerly served as Chinese herbal and doctoral faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is the founder of Nine Stars, a company producing high quality Chinese herbal remedies.

Diana will be teaching about treatments during pregnancy in the program.

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Special Guest Lecturer

David Miller, MD, L.Ac

Dr. David W. Miller, MD, LAc is one of the only MD physicians in the U.S. dually board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  Dr. Miller received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Vassar College, his M.D. from the Brown University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Chicago.  He then completed his Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine with the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago.

Dr. Miller will be teaching about evolutionary biology and 8 Extra Vessels in the course. 

JingShen Pediatrics is partnering with Net of Knowledge for our JingShen Pediatric Certificate and Mentorship Program.

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JingShen Symposium
Integrative Adolescent Care in the 21st Century
Spring, 2023
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