Dr. Tenzin Thaye, visiting physician to His Holiness the Dalai Lama toured Minnesota, Madison and New York, USA from 9 February to 22 March, 2016.
The first leg of his tour started in Minnesota from 10 Feb to 3 March, 2016. The organizers were the Tibetan Association Foundation of Minnesota and the Gyuto Monastery branch there. During his stay, the doctor provided health care service to around 200 patients including local Tibetans settled there. The people who came were interested in traditional Tibetan medicine. He gave talks on "treatment and dietary lifestyle according to Tibetan medicine" in the Tibetan Community Hall. On 28 Feb he gave presentation on prevention and how to maintain good health through Tibetan medicine to the Tibetan community.
In Madison, the tour was organized by Dr. Yangbum Gyal, ex-staff of Men-Tsee-Khang. During the 5 days tour (5 to 9 March) the doctor saw around 20 people. He advised them about the treatment, diet and lifestyle. He also participated in panelist talk on "The World We Make, Q&A Panelists" organized by the UW-Madison Office of Human Resource, University of Madison. The panelists were Dr. Tsetan Dorji Sadhutsang, Dr. Tenzin Thaye and Dr. Yangbum Gyal.
From 11 to 15 March the doctor visited New York. Dr. Dawa Ridak, ex-staff of Men-Tsee-Khang helped organize the tour there. He gave a public talk on dietary lifestyle and treatment methods according to Tibetan medicine. Around 100 people gathered for the presentation.
Men-Tsee-Khang would like to thank all the organizers and supporters for making this visit successful.