• Presented By

    Gary Stanton, MD, FAAMA


1-Hour Live Webcast

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
8:00 pm EST, 7:00 pm CST, 5:00 pm PST


This presentation will compare French and Chinese ear acupuncture. A brief history of the origins of these techniques will be followed by an overview. Then there will be more specific discussion of their similarities and differences. To be contrasted will be auricular diagnosis involving French biomedical and Chinese traditional approaches, and their associated clinical techniques. Then a comparison of treatment methods including cartographies and methodologies will follow. Finally, 3 illustrative case studies will be discussed.

Learning objectives

At the conclusion of this LIVE webcast physician participants will be able to:

  • Describe the historical origins of French and Chinese auricular acupuncture.
  • Identify the similarities and differences of their diagnostic techniques.
  • Utilize comparative treatment approaches, including the use of cartographies to facilitate therapy.

Gary Stanton, MD, FAAMA

Gary Stanton, MD, FAAMA is a neurologist who has subspecialty interests in sleep medicine, pain medicine, clinical neurophysiology, and acupuncture.  He had training in traditional acupuncture in the Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine programs, as well as at the Institute for Traditional Chinese Energetics and Acupuncture (IEATC) in France.  He subsequently completed the training program for the Inter-University Diploma (DIU) in Auriculotherapy at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Paris XIII, under Dr. David Alimi.  He is a member of the Scientific Committee for the Tenth International Symposium of Auriculotherapy, held in Lyon, France in 2021.  He is a Fellow of the AAMA and is treasurer of the New England Society of Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Stanton is a member of the AAMA Board of Directors and Membership Committee. He is in private practice in Concord, Massachusetts.

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The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The AAMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

Gary Stanton, MD, FAAMA has reported he has no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The reviewers and activity planners have no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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