BiaoHealth Blog / Public Speaking & Events

Savvy Spirit Podcast Launch!  Interview with Amy Petrarca, February 2018

Amy Petrarca is interviewed by Sharon Mor, Founder of the "Savvy Spirit" Podcast:

"Passionate, energetic and salt-of-the-earth Amy Petrarca (said with an Italian accent) joins us today. Amy shares her journey from being a Registered Nurse at The San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Room to reinventing herself as a Integrative Medicine Practitioner. “Gone are the days of 5-minutes with patients!” Says Amy. She intentionally built a practice where she gets to the root of her patients’ clinical problems. From there, they create a plan towards optimal health together. She’s funny, charismatic, has

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Facial Constitutional Acupuncture, The New Protocols, Yo San University, August 2014

Amazing Experience!  What a thrill!

Amy Petrarca of BiaoHealth, San Francisco, Graduate of the Inaugural Class of The Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Certification - invited to assist in teaching "The New Protocols" with her esteemed teacher, Mary Elizabeth Wakefield at Yo San Universtiy in Los Angeles, California, August 2014.

My first trip to Los Angeles in over twenty years!  I was absolutely humbled and ecstatic to receive an invitation from my teacher, Mary Elizabeth Wakefield - to assist in teaching "The New Protocols" at Yo San University.

These New Protocols are absolutely

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Meet the Founder of BiaoHealth, Interviewed by Eileen Spillane, The Balanced Nurse, August 2014

Trauma Nursing to Traditional Chinese Medicine - meet Amy Petrarca

Amy Petrarca has been a registered nurse for 21 years.  She started her career on a Head & Neck/Thoracic unit at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1993 before moving to Emergency Nursing in 1995, where she stayed for 18 years.  She left the ER briefly in 1996 to work in CVICU recovering CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) patients for two years.  She got great experience and learned something vital…that she is meant to be in the ER! The nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami generously

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SF Asian Art Museum:  “Exploring the Elixirs of Immortality; Ancient Medicines & Modern Beauty”

Another amazing opportunity!  BiaoHealth received yet another invitation to speak at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum! 

The Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibition features the impressive underground Army of Qin Shi Huang Di - and his obsession with immortality.  The San Francisco Asian Art Museum invited Amy Petrarca of BiaoHealth Acupuncture in San Francisco to speak and provide a live demo of Facial Acupuncture for an audience of 100 in their impressive Samsung Hall.

The other exciting news is that Acupuncture Physician, Dr. Corinne Wolfe from Tampa Florida will be assisting with the lecture

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Amy Petrarca debuts: San Francisco Asian Art Museum - TerraCotta Warriors Exhibition, 2013

My Debut at The San Francisco Asian Art Museum - TerraCotta Warriors Exhibition, March 23, 2013!

How exhilatating!  I thought this day would never come!  I am so excited to present this lecture:

The Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine:  Three Treasures, Four Levels, Five Elements.

What a tremendous opportunity!  I thought I would have SO much time to really flyer, and email, and let everyone know about this special Saturday engagement -- but, the truth is that business has been so wonderful!  As always, I am so busy with patient

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Amy Petrarca guest lecturer at UCSF School of Nursing

Amy Petrarca of BiaoHealth - Lectured at UCSF School of Nursing Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Mark Hawk,  RN, MSN, ACNP-BC. (Associate Clinical Professor in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty)  cordially invited me to speak as a guest lecturer at UCSF School of Nursing for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program for the fourth year in a row! 

I love the opportunity to share Tradtional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and discuss Complementary Medicine with Nurse Practitioners working in the hospital setting.  The group this time was large, 26 students in all.  We

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