Dr. Carmen Hering is an osteopathic and anthroposophic physician specializing in childhood development, and has been in private practice in Albany, CA since 2006. She completed her osteopathic medical training at Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 and then went on to complete a 3-year residency program in New York City. Encouraged by a medical student while in residency to study anthroposophic medicine, Dr. Hering visited the Threefold Community in Spring Valley and attended a physician conference there. Once in private practice, she went on to complete a 5-year training program in anthroposophic medicine and became certified to practice AM in 2012. Dr. Hering has taught at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she continues to serve as adjunct faculty. She mentors pre-med students, trains medical students and residents in her office, serves on the board for certification in anthroposophic medicine (ACAM) and is faculty for the annual International Physician Medical Training (IPMT) program for anthroposophic medicine in the US.