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2015 Conference Calendar


The Institute for Functional Medicine 2015 Annual Conference

May 28-30, 2015—JW Marriot, Austin, Texas

Join the Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2015 Annual International Conference: “The ‘Omics’ Revolution: Nature and Nurture.” The 2015 Annual International Conference will focus on the exploding literature that describes how variations in single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) can, in concert with environmental triggers, change the way we metabolize drugs, affect how we excrete or biotransform toxins, modify how we respond to stress, and control how we assimilate and use nutrients. In short, these genetic SNPs, in concert with the environmental milieu, can increase or decrease our risk for a variety of diseases. This reflects our changing understanding of personalized medicine and brings the hope that we can understand our personal DNA fingerprint much closer to reality. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/AIC


Annual ARP Conference and Scientific Seminar

June 5-6, 2015—Renaissance Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Florida

The Academy of Regenerative Practices is dedicated to the education of medical practitioners in the latest cellular medicine techniques and therapies. The ARP provides a forum for multiple disciplines to integrate and learn the most advanced regenerative clinical applications. This 2 day program is committed to current regenerative medicine techniques used in the clinic. Join us in Ft. Lauderdale Florida for the Annual Academy of Regenerative Practices Conference and Scientific Seminar. For more information, please visit https://regenerativeacademy.com/.


Palpation for Physicians

June 6, 2015—TBA in the Baltimore/ Washington D.C. area

Most physicians graduate with little skill in the art of palpation. This one day workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will help you learn how to determine whether a patient’s pain has a muscular, fascial, lymphatic, nerve or visceral origin. This “hands on” class includes didactic and practical training. The workshop will provide: Training in informed touch, Tools to differentiate pain in the shoulder girdle and chest, How to assess visceral injury, Inventory of therapeutic treatments, and networking with allied practitioners. For more information please contact Gaia Healing Center office 301-829-1822 or gaiaoffice@wildblue.net. 


American Holistic Nurses Association 35th Annual Conference

June 12-17, 2015—Chateau on the Lake, Branson, Missouri

AHNA’s 35th Annual Conference brings together many talented nurses and other health care professionals committed to sharing their experience and expertise in holistic health care. Holistic nurses are driving the paradigm shift, locally and globally, toward maintaining caring and healing values in our health care systems. They are experts at creating healing environments that support health and wellness promotion. As more Americans are living with chronic conditions they turn to holistic nurses for information, education, and care to ease their concerns and improve their outcomes. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from each other and meet many new friends along the way. For more information, please visit http://www.ahna.org/Conference.


The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module (APMS): Hormone

July 9-11, 2015—Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

This module will clarify exactly how to approach hormonal dysregulation, with discussions on the most important evaluations to make and integrative treatment approaches to apply. We will help you analyze the controversies and provide you with tools that you can use immediately in your practice. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/hormone or call (800) 228-0622.


The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module (APMS): Detox

July 12-14, 2015—Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Our expert faculty team will review the foundational biochemistry and genetics of biotransformation pathways, connect organ system dysfunctions to potential toxic exposures, and detail the available laboratory evaluations useful in working up a toxin-exposed patient. Once these important clinical connections are made, the team will detail specific treatment approaches. This program also uses a case-based, integrated approach to deliver effectively the tools necessary for clinicians to diagnose and treat the toxic component of their patients’ total health pictures. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/detox or call (800) 228-0622.


Detox Summit

July 19, 2015—Double Tree Suites-Time Square, New York, New York

Join XYMOGEN for its 1-day conference. Integrative and functional medicine experts discuss science and clinical insight at the Detox Summit. For more information, please contact Amy Salerno at (914) 393-0513 or by e-mail at amy@xymogen.com.


AANP 30th Anniversary Conference

August 5-8, 2015—Oakland Marriott, Oakland, California

The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians will host the largest gathering of licensed naturopathic physicians. With Dr Tori Hudson leading the development of the 2015 educational program, it promises to be filled with fresh and useful content. For more information, please visit http://www.naturopathic.org/aanp2015.


Mastering the Protocols for Optimization of Hormone Replacement Therapy

August 14-16, 2015—Marriott Atlanta Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia

Worldlink Medical of The Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine presents Neal Rouzier, MD, as the course instructor for this 3-day “nuts and bolts” training in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Health care professionals are able to apply the protocols after the first course and may continue advanced training in subsequent courses in the 4-part series. 18.5 CME credits. For more information, please visit http://worldlinkmedical.com/live-cme-courses/part-1/.


Integrative Addiction 2015 Conference

August 21-23, 2015—Sheraton Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Integrative Addiction Conference 2015 is presenting a totally unique conference that will expand the horizons of educational learning far beyond many of the more recognized addictions, with a natural, holistic approach to its treatment. By its conclusion, you will go back to your clinics and practice with far more knowledge across a much wider spectrum of integrative approaches to treating addiction. For more information, please visit http://integrativeaddiction2015.com/.


NorthWest Herb Symposium: Botanicals at the Beach

August 27-30, 2015—Camp Casey on Whidbey Island, Coupeville, Washington

The NorthWest Herb Symposium brings a world-class herbal event to the Puget Sound area featuring world-class educational classes given by leading nationally known teachers. Both science and folklore will enhance your knowledge of the healing property of plants. More than an educational experience, it will be a gathering of the herbal community in a celebration of green living and health care. Thursday afternoon, August 27, features optional 4-hour intensive courses. The symposium itself runs Friday morning through Sunday afternoon. Learning opportunities include classes, beach walks, a live demonstration of the herbal hot pot, a field trip to a local herb farm, and more. For more information, please visit http://www.nwherbsymposium.com/.


Best of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Series

August 15, 2015—The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada

Join the CMHC for its regional 1-day CME/CE earning opportunity that is built on the reputation and first-rate education offered at the annual congress. The integrated curriculum for the 1-day meeting will address clinically relevant topics in cardiometabolic health including CVD prevention, dyslipidemia, diabetes, obesity management, hypertension, and/or other cardiometabolic risk factors. The series will provide updates on current, new, and emerging therapies, treatment guidelines, and practical strategies to personalize care and empower patients to reduce global cardiometabolic risk and improve clinical outcomes. For more information, please visit http://www.cardiometabolichealth.org/regional.asp.


6th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference

September 17-20, 2015—Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Resort and Spa, San Diego, California

This international conference will explore the field of integrative medicine in the treatment of mental health, autism, and related disorders. Research studies have revealed that many disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, obessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and autism spectrum disorders often have dietary and biological causes which contribute to symptoms. In keeping with our tradition of exploring the best and most cutting edge research in the integrative field, this year we have even more new topics and speakers than ever before! For more information, please visit http://www.IMMH.org/.


2015 Lifestyle Medicine Summit

September 25-27, 2015—JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, Phoenix, Arizona

This year’s theme is “Healthy Aging—100% Vitality for Your First 100 years: Restoring and Maintaining Optimal Health.” Join leading experts who will be addressing the critical and most relevant issues related to health. This groundbreaking event is a unique opportunity to learn recent scientific advancements in prevention and treatment of common health issues from leading medical experts in the field of lifestyle medicine and other forward-thinking practitioners. For more information, please visit http://www.metagenics.com/education.


The Institute for Functional Medicine Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)

September 28-October 1, 2015—Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia

Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) teaches health care practitioners to more effectively integrate science, research, and clinical insights to treat and prevent disease and maintain health. Established and emerging diagnostics, therapeutics, and prevention strategies are extensively covered, including the use of diet, nutraceuticals, exercise, body/mind techniques, and the adaptation of lifestyle to an individual's genetic risks and environmental exposures. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/AFMCP or call (800) 228-0622.


13th Annual Restorative Medicine Conference

October 1-4, 2015—Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, Washington

The 13th Annual International Restorative Medicine Conference is an extraordinary opportunity to hear expert speakers present emerging research and up-to-date protocols that empower you to effectively treat your patients. The annual conference consistently lives up to its reputation for providing innovative educational opportunities for practitioners. For more information, please visit http://www.restorativemedicine.org/conference/2015/.


Integrative Healthcare Symposium Focus On: Microbiome

October 9-10, 2015—Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Florida

Integrative Healthcare Symposium brings together multidisciplinary health care professionals dedicated to improving patient care and defining the future of integrative health care. For more information on this “Focus On” event, please visit http://www.ihsymposium.com/focus-event/.


ILADS Annual Lyme Disease Conference

October 15-18, 2015—Marriott Resort Harbor Beach, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society is proud to bring its 2015 annual scientific conference to Ft Lauderdale, Florida. This is an underserved area for medical professionals who have an interest in treating tick-borne diseases. The program will consist of cutting-edge research presentations each morning followed by practical afternoon breakout sessions. For more information, please visit http://www.ilads.org/.


World Conference on Regenerative Medicine 2015

October 21-23, 2015—Congress Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine offers scientists, medical practitioners and company representatives a perfect platform to gather and share information on the latest research trends and technology developments in regenerative medicine. The program covers a wide range of issues from stem cell technologies and tissue engineering, cell therapies and biomaterials to regulatory requirements on ATMPs. For more information, please visit http://www.wcrm-leipzig.com.


10th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress

October 21-24, 2015—Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

Join the CMHC for a complete educational experience addressing today’s cardiometabolic disease epidemic. Interact with the leading experts in cardiometabolic health and take home practical strategies for managing your complex patients. For more information, please visit http://www.cardiometabolichealth.org.


Science and Connection: A New Era of Integrative Health and Medicine

October 24-29, 2015—Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego, California

The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) is hosting its annual conference. Join the AIHM for this unique educational experience that includes a current review of the art and science of integrative holistic medicine, as well as an opportunity for personal renewal and meaningful connection with other participants and our faculty. For more information, please visit http://www.aihm.org.


Energy Medicine: Paradox & Controversy

October 30-November 1, 2015—The Murphy, Chicago, Illinois

The International College of Integrative Medicine will be hosting its 60th congress meeting. This year’s fall conference theme is on energy and medicine. For more information, please visit http://www.icimed.com.


Lifestyle Medicine 2015

November 1-4, 2015—Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) will host its 5th annual conference. The must-attend lifestyle medicine conference of the year will feature prominent keynote speakers, nearly 25 track sessions presented by world-renowned regional and international presenters, accompanied by 19.25 hours of CME credits. For more information, please visit http://www.lifestylemedicine.org/.


The Heart and Science of Yoga

November 3-7, 2015—Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts

Join the American Meditation Institute’s (AMI) for their seventh annual mind/body medicine CME conference on meditation and yoga. This 30 CME mind/body medicine training is for physicians and other health care professionals. For more information, please visit http://americanmeditation.org


The Institute for Functional Medicine: Energy Regulation Advanced Practice Module

November 6-8, 2015—Omni Hotel, Dallas, Texas

Illuminating the Energy Spectrum: Evidence and Emerging Clinical Solutions for Managing Pain, Fatigue, and Cognitive Dysfunction. This program will help clinicians develop and refine their ability to assess and treat a variety of conditions involving energy regulation. We will investigate the science of mitochondrial function and dysfunction, as well as harness the power of intention and compassion within the therapeutic relationship. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/Energy.


The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module: GI

November 6-8, 2015, Omni Hotel, Dallas, Texas

Restoring Gastrointestinal Equilibrium: Practical Applications for Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Gut Dysfunction. This course will supply you with the foundational background, insight, and in-depth clinical thinking to confidently work up and treat patients who may present with conditions, signs, and symptoms indicative of gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/GI.


American College of Nutrition’s 56th Annual Conference

November 11-14, 2015—B Resort & Spa, Orlando, Florida

The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is a professional society on a mission to advance nutrition science to prevent and treat disease. Join world renowned researchers and clinicians as we learn to translate nutrition science into practice. For more information, please visit http://www.americancollegeofnutrition.org/conference or call (858) 652-5400.


AFNA Annual Functional Medicine Conference

November 12-15, 2015—Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

The American Functional Medicine Association (AFMA) is an organization comprised of scientists and healthcare practitioners from all specialties, ranging from physicians, pharmacists, naturopaths, and chiropractors to nurse practitioners, nurses and physician assistants. AFMA is dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge to detect, prevent, and treat functional and aging related diseases. For more information, please visit http://www.AFMAssociation.com or call 1-855-500-2362.


American College for Advancement in Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting

November 12-15, 2015—Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Join ACAM for their annual conference titled “Integrative Medicine’s New Landscape: Practical Applications of New Technologies.” The world class faculty offer both practical and relevant applications practitioners can use today. With an all-new program format, the 2015 annual meeting format has changed to offer increased non-CME workshops and greater networking opportunities. For more information, please visit http://www.acam.org/ACAM2015.


ICNITE Conference 2015: The Business of Better Medicine

November 13-15, 2015—Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, San Diego, California

Emerson Ecologics will host its first annual conference. The conference will provide integrative healthcare practitioners with the necessary business knowledge to develop a thriving and fulfilling practice.  Workshops are designed to address key business challenges related to clinic operations, sales and marketing and patient compliances, with a focus on providing valuable and actionable takeaways.  For more information, please visit http://eeignite.com/


12th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

November 14-16, 2015—Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Boston, Massachusetts

The first day will be a special joint program of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Fascia Research Society, and the Society for Integrative Oncology. For more information, please visit http://www.integrativeonc.org/index.php/sio-international-conferences.


Dr Roizen’s Preventive and Integrative Medicine Conference

December 4-6, 2015—Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Attend the Cleveland Clinic 12th Annual Dr Roizen’s Personalized, Preventive, and Integrative Medicine Conference. During the past decade, use of preventive and integrative medicines have greatly expanded along with the types of therapies, patient populations, and conditions treated. This conference will focus on discussing the most recent data, analyzing its impact, and assessing its best use in clinical practice. For more information, please visit http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/.


The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) 23rd Annual Winter World Congress

December 11-13, 2015—Venetian/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) invites you to attend the 23rd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine. A4M is the largest Anti-Aging and Aesthetic event with more than 3000 health care practitioners, both domestic and international attendees. This event will include board certification exams, fellowship modules, general conference activities, and exhibition. For more information, visit http://www.a4m.com or call (888) 997-0112.


Integrative Healthcare Symposium

February 25-27, 2016—New York Hilton Midtown, New York, New York

Integrative Healthcare Symposium brings together multidisciplinary health care professionals dedicated to improving patient care and defining the future of integrative health care. For more information, visit http://www.ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/.


International Research Congress Integrative Medicine and Health 2016

May 17-20, 2016—Green Valley Ranch, Las Vegas, Nevada

Join the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health for its “Bridging Research, Clinical Care, Education, and Policy” conference. The Congress is convened by the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, a group of 61 esteemed academic health centers and affiliated institutions. For more information, visit http://www.ORCIMH.org.


3rd ICNM Congress on Naturopathy

July 1-3, 2016—Barcelona, Spain

The 3rd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine is the premier International Congress for the most influential and inspiring naturopathic medicine practitioners and health care professionals who are dedicated to improving patient care. You have the opportunity to network with the finest naturopaths from more than 50 countries and update your knowledge and skills learning from more than 40 internationally recognized researchers and clinicians. For more information, visit http://icnmnaturopathy.eu.



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