"Relationship: Integrating the Science & Spirit of Healing"
October 15-18, 2008
Regency Hotel & Spa, Portland, Maine

Have to miss the conference?
Conference centerpiecePurchase audio CDs or a complete CD-ROM of the 2008 conference presentations. Resourceful Recordings of Vermont will fulfill your order. Order directly from them through their website or by faxing this order form to them. If you need assistance, contact True North at 207.781.4488.

True North will not be hosting a conference in 2009 or 2010. Please check back with us in 2011. Thanks.

Thank you to our Joint Sponsors: who help make this conference possible. Learn more about them by clicking on the following links:
Mercy Hospital logo
Mercy Hospital, Portland ME

The Institute for Functional Medicine
, Gig Harbor, WAAHMA logo


American Holistic Medical Association, Broadview Heights, OH

We are grateful to Genova Diagnostics of Asheville, NC, co-sponsor of our Friday night social event, Swingin' Cityside Supper.Genova Diagnostics logo

Thank you to our Other Sponsors:
Metagenics, Inc., San Clemente, CA
Apothecary By Design, Maine
Biotics Research Corporation, Rozenberg, TX
IN-CAM Outcomes Database, Canada

Past Conferences
The first True North Conference was held in the fall of 2002, and became an annual event that has continued to grow each year both in richness of content and in attendance.

Tapes and CDs of presentations given at all past conferences are available for purchase by calling
207-781-4488 (ask for the Conference Coordinator). In addition, a special compilation entitled "The Best of True North Conferences" is available for purchase in mP3 format.

2008 6th Annual True North Conference
Relationship: Integrating the Science & Spirit of Healing
October 15-18, 2008
Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, Portland, ME
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
- Patrick Hanaway, MD
- Gladys Taylor McGarey, MD, MD(H)
- Joseph Pizzorno, Jr, ND
- Scott Shannon, MD

2006 5th Annual True North Conference
Relationship: A Powerful Catalyst For Change
October 11-14, 2006
Black Point Inn, Scarborough, ME
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
- Diane Connelly, PhD, MAc
- Bethany M. Hays, MD, FACOG
- David Perlmutter, MD, FACN
- Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND

2005 4th Annual True North Conference
The Complex Patient: Biology, Relationships and Healing

October 19-22, 2005
Black Point Inn, Scarborough, Maine
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
David Reilly, MD
- Diana Schwarzbein, MD
- Rollin McCraty, PhD

2004 3rd Annual True North Conference
Deepening Relationships: Implementing Integrative Care

October 20-23, 2004
Black Point Inn, Scarborough, Maine
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
Christiane Northrup, MD
- Diana Schwarzbein, MD
- Christina Baldwin, MS
- David Jones, MD

2003 2nd Annual True North Conference
Relationships: The Primary Tool for Healing
October 1-4, 2003
Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, Maine
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
- Veda Andrus, EdD, MSN, RN, HNC
- Peg Baim, MS, RN, CS
- Christina Baldwin
- Mark Hyman, MD
- David Jones, MD
- David Reilly, MD
- Ilana Rubenfeld, PhD

2002 True North Conference
Intangible Matters: Exploring the Biology of Relationships
October 15-18, 2002
Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, Maine
Featured Keynote Speakers included:
- Jeff Bland, PhD
- David Reilly, MD
- Gladys McGarry, MD
- Christina Baldwin, MA
- Steve Larned, MD

[1] Mercy Hospital is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Committee on Continuing Education and Accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.  Mercy Hospital has designated this education activity as 19.5 category I credits toward the AMA physician’s recognition award ™. Each physician should claim only those credits that he or she actually spent in the activity. Mercy Hospital complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If any conference participant is in need of reasonable accommodation, please forward a written request to the CME Office for consideration prior to the activity. Mercy Hospital Staff Development is approved as a provider of continuing education in Nursing by ANA Maine, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Nursing.


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