Course Overview

Transforming Systems through Shifting Consciousness

This presentation will summarize the core principles of change and illustrate practical examples of change within the medical and healthcare fields.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

60 minutes

Non-CME Eligible*

CME Expired
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Course Info
Course Faculty

What you will learn

 Course Summary

This presentation will summarize the core principles of change and illustrate practical examples of change within the medical and healthcare fields.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Examine a system through change and explore opportunities for transformation.
  • Identify techniques for transforming consciousness within a system.
  • Explore methods of improving a system’s reflection of seeing and sensing itself.
  • Characterize the importance of co-sensing and co-shaping within a system.
See course outline below for additional information.

This course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Faculty

Otto Scharmer, PhD


Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer in the MIT Sloan School of Management and co - founder of the Presencing Institute. He introduced the concept of “presencing” — learning from the emerging future. His most recent book, The Essentials of Theory U (2018), summarizes the core principles and applications of awareness - based systems change. In 2015, he co - founded the MITxu.lab and in 2020 the GAIA journey (Global Activation of Intention and Action), both of which activated a vibrant worldwide ecosystem of transformational change. Most recently, his methods and tools have been used to support thousands of change makers in the United Nations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. He is a member of the UN Learning Advisory Council for the 2030 Agenda, the World Future Council, and the Club of Rome’s High - Level 21st Century Transformational Economics Commission. In 2021 he received the Elevating Humanity Award from the Organizational Development Network.


No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.

Course Outline

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.