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2014 Conference Calendar

 

The Institute for Functional Medicine 2014 Annual Conference

May 29-31, 2014—Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, California

This year’s conference is focused on “Applying Clinical Nutrition through the Functional Medicine Lens: Transform Your Clinical Practice and Patient Outcomes.” The 2014 Annual International Conference will take attendees deep into the world of clinical nutrition from a functional medicine perspective. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/AIC.

Art of Caring in Medicine

May 30-June 1, 2014—JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona

WorldLink Medical of The Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine presents Dr Gregory Petersburg, DO, for this highly experiential and engaging 2.5-day session. Course topics include the insightful practitioner, patient-centric care, holistic medicine, motivational interviewing, and therapeutic talk. AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Call (888) 222-2966 or visit http://www.worldlinkmedical.com/courses/art-of-caring.

 

AHNA’s 34th Annual Conference

June 5-8, 2014—Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon

AHNA’s 34th Annual Conference brings together many talented nurses and other health care professionals committed to sharing their experience and expertise in holistic health care. This conference will explore possibilities for nurses to deepen their influence in all health care settings, provide information on the role of nurses in the Affordable Care Act, and point to innovative strategies for transforming nursing practice. For more information, please visit http://www.ahna.org/Conference.

 

Food As Medicine

June 5-8, 2014—Sofitel San Francisco Bay, Redwood City, California

Join us for “Food As Medicine A Feast of Science & Wisdom,” our universally-acclaimed professional training program that will provide you with the foundation you need to effectively integrate nutrition into your own practice—and your own life. CEUs and partial scholarships available. For more information, visit http://www.cmbm.org or e-mail fam@cmbm.org.

 

International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM) 2014

July 4-6, 2014—Paris, France

The 2nd Annual International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM) is the premier international congress for the most influential and inspiring naturopathic medicine practitioners and health care professionals. You will have the opportunity to network with the finest naturopaths worldwide and update your knowledge and skills, learning from internationally recognized researchers and clinicians. The congress provides a rare opportunity to learn directly from the opinion leaders who are shaping the future of natural medicine practice.

 

The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module: Hormone

July 11-13, 2014—Marriott City Center, Denver, Colorado

The topic of focus is “Re-establishing Hormonal Balance in the Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Adrenal, Thyroid, and Gonadal Axis.” This program will clarify exactly how to approach hormonal dysregulation, with discussions on the most important evaluations to make and integrative treatment approaches to apply. For more information please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/Hormone.

 

The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module: Detox

July 11-13, 2014, Marriott City Center, Denver, Colorado

The topic of focus is “Understanding Biotransformation and Recognizing Toxicity: Evaluation and Treatment in the Functional Medicine Model.” This program will focus on systemic influences of toxins and on how to help patients with tools that you can use immediately in your practice. For more information please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/Detox.

 

Labrix Core Training

August 2, 2014—Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland, Oregon

Labrix is now offering an intensive Core Training in hormone balancing. Limited to 50 participants with a clinical degree, this 7-hour Core Training will catapult your practice to a new level. It will bring both amazing returns in patient satisfaction and referrals. Adding this as an integral part of your practice requires acquiring a new domain of clinical expertise that is unfamiliar to you. Education is the key to your success and Labrix will partner with you to make that learning easy. This Core Training addresses the basics and is ideal for practitioners new to hormone balancing. Registration fee is $150 and, following successful completion of the course, you will receive $100 credit on your testing account. This event has not been approved for continuing education. For more information, call (877) 656-9596 or visit http://www.labrix.com/events.

 

AANP Annual Conference and Exposition

August 6-9, 2014—Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona

In 2014, AANP Annual Conference titled “Naturopathic Primary Care: The Future is Now!” returns to “The Jewel of the Desert” for their annual meeting. For more information please visit http://www.naturopathic.org.

 

20th Annual Integrative International Conference

August 22-24, 2014—Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia

Join the Australian Integrative Medicine Association for their conference on integrating complementary and mainstream medicine. The program will incorporate lectures covering wide and diverse topics in integrative and natural medicine. The conference is a must for anyone committed to improving the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health of their patients and committed to bringing the best evidence-based integrative treatments to their practices. For more information, please visithttp://www.aima.net.au/conference/.

Mastering the Protocols for Optimization of Hormone Replacement Therapy

August 29-31, 2014—Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salt Lake City, Utah

WorldLink Medical of The Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine presents Dr Neal RouzierMD, as the course instructor for this 2.5-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. Learn more at http://www.worldlinkmedical.com/courses/bhrt-series/part-i/august-2014.

 

Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice

September 8-12, 2014, Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona

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.

Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine

September 10-13, 2014—Phoenix Sheraton, Phoenix, Arizona

The American Academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) is dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging-related disease and to promote research into methods to optimize the human aging process. Module tracks will focus on advanced endocrinology, coronary artery, functional/nutritional medicine, and addiction. For information, please visit http://www.a4m.com/conference-schedule.html.

 

Cleveland HeartLab’s 5th Annual Symposium

September 12-13, 2014—Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio

The CHL Symposium will be back in Cleveland once again. This year’s theme is “Where Inflammation Meets Lipids: Broad Based Strategies for Risk Reduction.” Hear about the latest strategies for risk reduction from the nation’s most influential thought leaders who are transforming health care. For information, please visit http://www.clevelandhartlabs.com/who-we-are/events/2014-symposium.

 

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy’s World of Aromatherapy Conference

September 12-15, 2014—Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington

Join the NAHA for the 7th World of Aromatherapy conference. The theme of this year’s World of Aromatherapy conference is “Beyond Aromatics: Exploring Holistic Approaches to Self-Care and Professional Practice.” To learn more about the World of Aromatherapy Conference and the national Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, visit http://www.nahaconference.com.

 

Connection & Collaboration: Innovations in Patient-centered Care

September 17-21, 2014, The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The AHMA National Conference will look at collaborative models of care within and between clinics. Topics include collaborative views such as the role of the human in health and disease states; research models such as case studies that are the legs of change; multipronged, team approaches to care; and the role of mindfulness in creating connection within and without. For more information please visit http://www.holisticmedicine.org/content.asp?admin=Y&contentid=264.

 

5th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference

September 19-21, 2014, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, Texas

This international conference will explore the field of Integrative Medicine in the treatment of mental health, autism, and related disorders. A comprehensive overview of biological testing, designed to detect underlying health issues that contribute to imbalanced brain chemistry and behavioral abnormalities, will be presented. The main focus of this conference is to give practitioners a whole-body approach to successfully diagnose underlying issues contributing to the manifestations of neurological, social, and behavioral disorders. In addition, the integrative treatments for these disorders will be presented in detail. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.mentalhealthconference2014.com.

Integrative Healthcare Symposium: Focus on Brain Health

September 19-20, 2014—Westin Hollywood Florida, Hollywood, Florida

Integrative Healthcare Symposium brings together multidisciplinary health care professionals dedicated to improving patient care and defining the future of integrative health care. This 2-day intensive on brain health will provide an objective educational forum in which to present and discuss new clinical developments, emerging protocols, best practices, and leading edge treatment options. For more information please visit http://www.ihsymposium.com/focus-event#.

 

12th Annual Restorative Medicine Conference

October 9-12, 2014—Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Join the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM) for their annual conference. The AARM conference provides unique educational opportunities for attendees presenting emerging research and up-to-date protocols that can empower physicians to more effectively treat their patients and build their practice through the use of herbal, nutritional, and bio-identical hormonal support. Restorative medicine strives to support and restore health in such a way that medications may be discontinued in many cases once the health of the body has improved. Visit http://restorativemedicine.org/ for more information.

 

Mind-Body Medicine Professional Training Program

October 11-15, 2014—Sofitel San Francisco Bay, Redwood City, California

During the intensive 5-day training, learn the science of mind-body medicine in plenary sessions and techniques for self-awareness and self-expression in supportive small groups. The comprehensive materials and hands-on experience will prepare you to begin to integrate mind-body model into your work in a wide variety of settings. Visit http://www.cmbm.org/mbmtraining for more information.

Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine

October 16-18, 2014—Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

The American Academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) is dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging-related disease and to promote research into methods to optimize the human aging process. Module tracks will focus on lab fundamentals/cancer therapies, brain, cardiovascular, and triad. For information, please visit http://www.a4m.com/conference-schedule.html.

 

Lifestyle Medicine 2014

October 19-22, 2014—Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel, San Diego, California

Join the American College of Liestyle Medicine (ACLM) for its annual conference. The conference will feature prominent keynote speakers, powerful new documentaries, networking with industry leaders, an annual membership meeting with a state of the industry report and world renowned regional and international presenters. For information, please visit http://www.lifestylemedicine2014.org.

 

15th Annual Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine

October 26-30, 2014—Paradise Point Resort, San Diego, California

Join the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine for a 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. Visit http://www.scripps.org/conferenceservices/ for more information, or call (858) 652-5400.

 

11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

October 26-28, 2014—Omni Galleria Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas

The conference theme is “Personalized Integrative Oncology: Targeted Approaches for Optimal Outcomes.” For more information please visit http://www.integrativeonc.org /index.php/events#.

 

Mastering the Protocols for Optimization of Hormone Replacement Therapy

October 31-November 2, 2014—The Inn at Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee 

WorldLink Medical of The Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine presents Dr Neal RouzierMD, as the course instructor for this 2.5-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. Learn more at http://www.worldlinkmedical.com/courses/bhrt-series/part-i/october-2014.

 

17th Clinical Applications for Age management Medicine

November 6-9, 2014—Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada

AMMG’s (Age Management Medicine Group) agenda delivers it all, from the latest research findings, eye opening presentations, and an engaging interative panel discussions with experts to introduce and update physicians on the latest science based clinical information and sophisticated clinical applications. After attending this in-depth, four day conference, you will walk away with what you need to add this 21st century medical specialty to your existing practice. For more information please visithttps://www.agemed.org/November2014/tabid/1014/language/en-US/Default.aspx.

 

The Institute for Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module: Energy Regulation

November 6-9, 2014—Turnberry Isle, Miami, Florida

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 6-9, 2014—Turnberry Isle, Miami, Florida

The topic of focus is “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 dysfunction. For more information please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org/GI.

 

2014 4th Annual Integrative Cancer Medicine Symposium

November 7-9, 2014—Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

After 3 very successful symposia in 3 consecutive years, Healthy Medicine Academy has built a solid practitioner base that marks their calendars to join us for our Integrative Cancer Medicine Symposia again and again. Speakers will be covering topics that include integrative cancer principles, botanical medicine, nutrition, cancer and stress, metabolic syndrome and cancer, inflammation, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, laboratory testing, and more. For more information please visithttp://www.healthymedicineacademy.com, or call (303) 499-1223.

22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine

December 11-13, 2014—Venetian/Palazzo, Las Vegas, Nevada

The American Academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) is dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging-related disease and to promote research into methods to optimize the human aging process. Module tracks will focus on a metabolic antiaging and functional approach to endocrinology, clinical intensives, metabolic cardiovascular medicine, and infectious disease. For information, please visit http://www.a4m.com/conference-schedule.html.

 

12th Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-based Update

January 15-18, 2015—Paradise Point Resort, San Diego, California

Join the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine for an overview of natural supplements in evidence-based practice, with an emphasis on disease states. This medical education event is a must-attend for anyone wanting to acquire a wide range of knowledge and expertise for addressing and managing dietary supplement use. Visit http://www.scripps.org/conferenceservices/ for more information, or call (858) 652-5400.

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