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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 support and further the art and science of Shen-Hammer Traditional Medicine. Through the life work and teachings of Dr. Leon Hammer, M.D., COM> has developed into one of the world’s most comprehensive systems of healing as we move further into the 21st century.
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COM 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 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 Hammer’s published and unpublished works. We also feature a current blog containing quick reads and postings from some of COM’s certified instructors and current students, as well as a listing of community events and classes related to COM.
Are you interested in studying …
…or looking to experience this powerful healing system? Check out our referral lists to find both certified COM instructors and practitioners in your area.
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Dr. Hammer has 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.
Featured Event

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 Dr. Hammer for an interview and they had a great time! To celebrate his 95th birthday, this interview is now available in full for you all to learn from the pearls of wisdom he has to share with us all.

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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 Traditional Medicine

If you would like to embark upon a rewarding journey into the fascinating world of COM, please subscribe to Dr. Hammer’s series of twelve Lessons. They are completely free of charge and are a compelling and informative education on the wonders of this healing system.

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