HMI presents the Fall 2023 intermediate-level medical acupuncture virtual course :


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Helms Medical Institute announces a new intermediate-level Medical Acupuncture course on the topic of Curious Meridians, presented fully virtually in two parts:

Part I)
HMI teaching faculty have prepared video lectures on the theory and practice of Curious Meridians.  These lectures (a total of 3.5 hours) will be available for streaming online at your convenience over a period of one month (September 21 – October 21, 2023).

Part II)
On Saturday October 21, 2023, from 7:30-9am PT (10:30am-12pm ET), a live webinar will be presented featuring a panel of HMI faculty for additional discussion and Q&A.

This course offers 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Not able to attend the webinar live? Course enrollment is still available to you! The webinar recording will be available and full access to video lectures & webinar recording can be accessed for an additional six weeks.


The course features the following HMI faculty presenters:

  • Mitchell Elkiss, D.O.
  • Doug Powell, M.D.
  • Maya Myslenski, M.D.
  • Brad Lawrence, M.D.
  • David Groopman, M.D.

Goals & Objectives

This continuing medical education activity is designed for medical providers with at least an introductory-level background in medical acupuncture (i.e. 200-hours or more of prior training).

At the conclusion of this training program, you will have gained knowledge and understanding in the following topics:

  • Embryology, Binary Theory and the Curious Meridians
  • Curious Meridians, Ghost Points and evolutionary biology
  • Psycho-spiritual aspects of the Curious Meridians and neural processing
  • Ghost point triads and the ‘Problem Behind the Problem’
  • Management of headaches
  • Use of Chong Mo in treating infertility
  • Novel applications of the Curious Meridians in clinical practice, including Korean Hand Therapy

Course Schedule & Video Access

Pre-recorded video lectures (3.5 hours) will be available for one month beginning on September 21, 2023. You will hear directly from HMI staff on September 21 with video access if your registration is completed prior to this date. For registrations completed September 21 and later, please allow up to 48 hours after registration for HMI staff to provide video access to you.

The live webinar will take place via ZOOM on Saturday October 21, 2023 from 7:30-9am PT / 10:30am-12pm ET. The link for the webinar will be provided at the same time as Part 1 video access.

This virtual course is designed to allow for maximum flexibility for busy schedules. If you are unable to attend the Part 2 webinar portion live at the scheduled time, you can still enroll! A recording of the webinar will be available and accessible for six additional weeks to allow for full course completion.


Course tuition is $325.

Course tuition includes pre-recorded video lectures, attendance at the live webinar, CME certificate, and access to the videos & webinar recording for six weeks following the live event.



Course tuition is not refundable. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, a recording will be provided.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  Helms Medical Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Helms Medical Institute designates this online activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A CME certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the entirety of the course. No partial credit will be issued. No credits will be issued after the conclusion of the course.