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  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO

“The goal with your patients is to find the way to healthy function within the mechanism that they bring to you. Study the Life principle and come closer to understanding what I mean by the “Breath of Life.” To the digger who will take time to dream and the dreamer who will wake up and dig, the science of osteopathy will unfold into a magnitude equal to that of the heavens.”—William Garner Sutherland, DO

William Garner Sutherland, D.O., D.Sc.(hon.)

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Basic Course: Osteopathy in the Cranial Field

May 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm UTC+0

  • University Place Hotel & Conference Center - Portland, Oregon
  • May 15 -19, 2020 (8 am Friday to 4 pm Tuesday)
  • Dr. Duncan Soule, Course Director
  • Anticipated CME = 40 hours 1A CME
  • Cost, $1900
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About SCTF Courses

Introductory 40-hour Basic Course: Osteopathy in the Cranial Field

The SCTF basic introductory course was first established to teach the principles of osteopathy in the cranial field as conceived and developed by William Garner Sutherland, student of Andrew Taylor Still. This special course was developed and passed on with reverence to disseminate a general knowledge of these principles and the therapeutic indications for this approach to treatment. ...

Sholarship Award & Donation Program

The Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation Memorial Fund was initiated in 1991 by then President John H. Harakal, DO. The fund accepts donations, many given in gratitude or in memoriam of an osteopathic physician.

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  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO
  • Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation: Osteopathic Photography: Andrew Haltof, DO

Osteopathic Oath

I do hereby affirm my loyalty to the profession I am about to enter. I will be mindful always of my great responsibility to preserve the health and the life of my patients, to retain their confidence and respect both as a physician and a friend who will guard their secrets with scrupulous honor and fidelity, to perform faithfully my professional duties, to employ only those recognized methods of treatment consistent with good judgment and with my skill and ability, keeping in mind always nature's laws and the body's inherent capacity for recovery.

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