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Medicine that Truly Heals People

Medicine that truly heals people and changes lives

The Dr. Leon Hammer Legacy Foundation exists to preserve, promote and protect the art and science of the Shen-Hammer Tradition of Chinese Medicine. Through the life work and teachings of Dr. Leon Hammer, M.D., this tradition has developed into one of the world’s most comprehensive systems of diagnosis and healing strategies, and continues to evolve as we move further into the 21st century.

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The Shen-Hammer Tradition is an evolving, dynamic system of diagnosis and treatment that draws upon Dr. Hammer’s more than sixty years of experience in both allopathic Western medicine and East Asian medicine. His knowledge, together with the wisdom of his mentor, Dr. John H. F. Shen, is an invaluable resource to health practitioners and students alike wishing to deepen their understanding of the true nature of health and healing.

Through the Dr. Leon Hammer Legacy Foundation and its community of teachers, practitioners, and students, this knowledge is now available to healthcare professionals and members of the public.

Here on our website, you will find

An extensive library of publications, articles, essays, and excerpts from Dr. Hammer’s published and unpublished works.

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We also feature a listing of community events and professional development classes offered by our certified instructors related to the Shen-Hammer Tradition.

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Dr. Hammer produced two series of twelve “Lessons”“, gradually teaching some of the concepts, knowledge, and skills that have helped him transform the lives of many patients. The Foundation offers the first set of these unique insights freely.

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Deepening Perspectives on Chinese Medicine

In this 12 session course participants are guided through Jarrett’s new text, Deepening Perspectives on Chinese Medicine. We will examine Chinese medicine as an art and science of catalyzing human emergence. Each of the 12 sessions will consist of readings drawn from Deepening Perspectives, a 1 to 1.5 hour video presentation of me discussing the material to be watched at your leisure and a 1.5 hour live Q & A session with Lonny on the material.
Happy Birthday

Dr. Leon Hammer

On the occasion of Dr. Hammer’s 95th birthday, Lorne Brown sat down with him for an interview and they had a great time! This interview is now available in full for you all to learn from the pearls of wisdom shared with us.

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Lecture Series

A Comprehensive Introduction to Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis
One of the greatest of Dr. Hammer’s staggering contributions was the development of a pedagogy for teaching the intricacies of pulse diagnosis beyond the master-disciple form of learning: truly a…
Deepening Perspectives on Chinese Medicine 1 of 12
In this 12 session course participants are guided through Jarrett’s new text, Deepening Perspectives on Chinese Medicine. We will examine Chinese medicine as an art and science of catalyzing human…
Live In-Person Training 1 of 4
Shen-Hammer Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis (CCPD) requires hands-on live instruction to truly master. While pulse reading concepts can be learned in a book or through lecture, this knowledge will always…
Shen-Hammer Contemporary Chinese Pulse Practicum and Lecture Series 1 of 4
Join Certified Shen-Hammer Instructors to develop your pulse diagnostic skills with a series of virtual lectures and hands-on in-person practice sessions. Foundations of Pulse Diagnosis Lecture Series Our four Friday virtual…
The Mystical Aspect of Taoism with REPOSEE Qi Gong and the 13 Ghost Points
Demystify the 13 Ghost Points as related to the concept of a ‘Ghost’ and bring awareness to the healing aspect of rituals that connect us to our ancestors through the…
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With Shen-Hammer

Gain knowledge and skills in the Menghe-Ding lineage of Chinese Medicine with these twelve distance-learning “Lessons” containing clinical wisdom and insight from the life work of Dr. John H.F. Shen, OMD and Dr. Leon Hammer, MD. Taught by Dr. Leon Hammer, MD.

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