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2015 Conference Calendar
 

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

March 6-8, 2015—Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, California
The module will help clinicians understand the foundational biology of cardiometabolic syndrome, the state of the evidence for a new perspective on the model, which assessment and treatment applications are ready for patient care, and how to integrate them into an active practice. For more information, please visit https://www.functionalmedicine.org or call (800) 228-0622.

Mind, Mood, and Food

March 13-15, 2015—Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Join The Center for Mind-Body Medicine for a food as medicine seminar on Optimal Nutrition for the Brain. Learn the latest in evidence-based practices to improve brain health in a program combining clinical science, nourishing foods, and mind-body techniques. CEUs and CMEs available. For more information, please visit http://www.cmbm.org or e-mail fam@cmbm.org.

American Psychosomatic Society 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting

March 18-21, 2015—Hyatt Regency, Savannah, Georgia
The American Psychosomatic Society is pleased to present the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting. The purpose of this annual event is to foster the development of innovative and impactful psychosomatic research by bringing together the expertise of senior APS mentors with the cutting-edge research ideas of postgraduate trainees who plan to obtain faculty positions and conduct research in the field of psychosomatic medicine. For more information, please visit http://www.psychosomatic.org.

2nd Annual Integrated Health Conference

March 20-22, 2015—Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California
The Integrated Health Conference provides the latest in integrative and alternative solutions to cancer from the leading-edge researchers, scientists, doctors, and health advocates. You will experience inspiring and engaging education dedicated to preventing, healing, and reversing cancer and other degenerative disease. For more information, please visit http://www.thecuretocancersummit.com.

The Human Microbiome: A Key Driver in Lifelong Health & Disease

March 21, 2015—Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Nigel Plummer explores the characteristics, structure, role, and diversity of the human microbiome, and discusses evidence of how it becomes a key driver to our health status in the period following birth and continues as a critical contributor to our health throughout the rest of our lives. For questions, please email sales@seroyal.com or call 1-888-737-6925.

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

March 23-27, 2015—JW Marriot, Tucson, 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 or call (800) 228-0622.

Best of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Series

March 28, 2015—Westin Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
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

19th Annual Orthomolecular Health-Medicine Conference

March 28-29, 2015—Golden Gate Holiday Inn, San Francisco, California
Join the Society for Orthomolecular Health Medicine for its 19th annual conference. This year, our talented faculty will present test and treatment options via case presentations on topics such as cancer, hormones, fatigue, vascular disease, autism, intestinal disease, Alzheimer’s, immune function, bioidentical hormones, and more. For more information, please visit http://www.OHMSociety.org/. For questions, please call (415) 323-9838 or e-mail ohmsocietysf@yahoo.com.

Merging Medicine XVII—Spring 2015 Endocrinology Conference

April 18-19, 2015—Marriott Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, California
Join the California Naturopathic Doctors Association and the Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (EndoANP) for their merging medicine conference. For more information, please visit http://www.calnd.org.

2015 International Dose-Response Society Conference

April 21-22, 2015—University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Join the Dose-Response Society for their conference on preconditioning in biology and medicine, and mechanisms and translational research. Leading researchers will present numerous examples of the adaptive response and show how understanding molecular mechanisms(s), optimizing dosimetry and selecting the appropriate stressors will be important in enabling scientific and technological advances that can translate into future benefits for society. For more information, please visit http://dose-response.org or contact Dr Edward J. Calabrese at edwardc@schoolph.umass.edu.

Metabolic Medical Institute Course V: Clinical Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

April 23-25, 2015—The Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia
The ability to develop true personalized care methodologies will be highly dependent on identifying the molecular and phenotypic uniqueness of the individual patient or health care consumer. Various topics include genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, phenomics, bioinformatics, pattern recognition, metabolic network assessment, targeted versus nontargeted analysis, laboratory methods, specimen selection, and specimen preparation. For more information, please visit http://www.mmimedicine.com or call (561) 910-4960.

Metabolic Medical Institute Course VI: Health Care Enterprise, Legal and Medical Ethics in Integrative Medicine

April 23-25, 2015—The Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia
The business of Integrative Medicine is complex. Some physicians choose to opt out of the insurance pool, whereas others choose to accept insurance. Both strategies have strengths and weaknesses that will be explored in this course. This course will review health services topics relevant to building business acumen and successfully operate an IM practice in today’s competitive marketplace. For more information, please visit http://www.mmimedicine.com or call (561) 910-4960.

American Academy of Environmental Medicine 2015 Instructional Course

April 23-April 26, 2015—Marriott Dallas Ft Worth Airport Hotel, Irving, Texas
The American Academy of Environmental Medicine is committed to providing physicians with the tools to recognize, evaluate, treat, and prevent those aspects of illness caused or contributed to by the role of the environment and diet. The emphasis of this meeting will be on equipping MDs, DOs, NDs, FNPs, and PAs to practice medicine for those with environmentally-induced illness, with practical yet simple suggestions to increase your success and greatly increase the number of patients who will be singing your praises. Find some of the most creative doctors in medicine and let them share exactly how they have developed larger practices, incomes, and more important, happier, healthier patients. For more information, please visit http://aaemconference.com/.

The Human Microbiome: A Key Driver in Lifelong Health & Disease

April 25, 2015—DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, Austin, Texas
Dr. Nigel Plummer explores the characteristics, structure, role, and diversity of the human microbiome, and discusses evidence of how it becomes a key driver to our health status in the period following birth and continues as a critical contributor to our health throughout the rest of our lives. For questions, please email sales@seroyal.com or call 1-888-737-6925.

13th International Integrative Oncology Conference

April 30-May 2, 2015— Silver Legacy Resort, Reno, Nevada
Best Answer for Cancer Foundation (BAFC) and the International Organization of Integrative Cancer Physicians (IOICP) are pleased to announce their 13th annual conference. Learn more about IPT and integrative cancer care. We provide prevention education, awareness, options, and support to patients and physicians dealing with cancer. For more information, please visit http://www.bestanswerforcancer.org.

Best of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Series

May 2, 2015—Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas, Texas
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.

59th Annual NorthWest Naturopathic Physicians Association Convention

May 1-3, 2015—Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center, SeaTac, Washington
Physicians, medical practitioners, and students can attend the North West annual naturopathic medicine conference. For more information, visit www.nwnpc.com.

12th Annual Nutrition and Health Conference

May 4-6, 2015—Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona
“Nutrition & Health: State of the Science and Clinical Applications” is the premier nutrition conference for health professionals in the United States. Presented by the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, the conference assembles internationally recognized researchers, clinicians, educators, and chefs, all of whose work focuses on the interface between nutrition and healthful living. You will leave understanding the links between nutrition, disease, and health to better advise patients on nutritional recommendations that improve their conditions. For more information, please visit https://nutritionandhealthconf.org/.

23rd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine

May 7-9, 2015—The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Florida
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. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112 or visit http://www.a4m.com/conference-schedule.html.

Southwest Symposium—Spirit of the Medicine

May 7-11, 2015—Omni Southpark, Austin, Texas
This integrative medicine conference brings together practitioners, educators, and other health care professionals. The conference provides not only continuing education credits if you are an acupuncturist, but also continuing education credits for others in the healing professions, such as massage therapists, nurses, and naturopaths. Our world-class lineup of presenters will provide you with an engaging experience and prepare you to take your practice to the next level of excellence. For more information, please call (800) 824-9987, ext. 209 or visit https://aoma.edu/sws/.

ILADS Augsburg 2015

May 8-9, 2015—Haus Sankt Ulrich, Augsburg, Germany
2015 International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) European Conference joins a series of intellectually stimulating events whose focus is educating medical professionals about the proper diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The focus will be an emphasis on uniquely European strains of Bb. For more information, please visit http://www.ilads.org/.

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

May 18-19, 2015—Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
For more information, e-mail prinfo@hawaii.edu or call (808) 956-7539. Please visit www.pacrim.hawaii.edu.

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 http://www.functionalmedicine.org.

American Holistic Nurses Association 35th Annual Conference

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

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.

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/.

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-September 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 2, 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 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/.

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/.

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.

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/.

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.

American College for Advancement in Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting

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.

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.

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.

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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