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2014 Conference Calendar
 

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.

Gastrointestinal Functionality and Health Workshop
August 9, 2014-Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
August 10, 2014-Hyatt Regency crystal City, Arlington, Virginia
August 16, 2014-The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona
August 17, 2014-Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California
These 1-day events are structured to further explore the clinical relevance of intersecting and evolving knowledge in microbiology, inflammation, mucosal immunity, and functional medicine. The presenters are well known for their many years of work in research, analysis, practice, publishing, and lecturing. They will present substantive evidence of these cross-disciplinary interrelationships and how they impact clinical decisions and outcomes, describing where evidence is preliminary, novel, or of greater substantiation. The day will have a strong clinical bias and provide a significant opportunity for questions and answers. For more information please visit http://www.clin-ed.org.

9th International Symposium of Hyperbaric Medicine
August 22-24, 2014-Sheraton Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Redefining the future of hyperbaric medicine, 9th International Symposium for Hyperbaric Medicine, sponsored by the International Hyperbaric Medicine Association, will be hosting an educational conference and trade show covering topics such as hyperbaric medicine and TBI, PTSD, cancer, wound care, diabetes, autism, cerebral palsy, treatments for veterans, Lyme diseases, acute resuscitation, acute spinal cord injuries, and hyperbaric chamber safety. For more information please contact Sharon Phillips at (954) 540-1896 or visit http://www.hbot2014.com.

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 visit http://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 Rouzier, MD, 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.

42nd Annual Cancer Convention
August 30-September 1, 2014-Sheraton Universal, Universal City, California
Learn about the prevention and control of cancer through nutrition, tests, and nontoxic cancer therapies. In addition, learn about chelation, DMSO, oxygen, herbal, cellular, and electro-magnetic therapies. For more information, visit http://www.cancercontrolsociety.com or call (323) 663-7801.

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.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Symposium & Fellowship Modules
September 10-13, 2014-Phoenix Sheraton Downtown, Phoenix, Arizona

In this exclusive 3 1/2-day seminar, you will be able to analyze the medical evidence on BHRT, listen to experts that are actively practicing this specialty, and get the information needed to merge BHRT safely into your practice. The traditional medical view of aging is a process with inevitable complications such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia, and the general steady decline of quality of life. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112 or visit http://www.a4m.com/anti-aging-conference-phoenix-2014.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 and 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.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): Healthy Aging Therapeutics Symposium
September 20-21, 2014-Joseph Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
Join some of the most distinguished healthy aging experts from academia, alongside the people who help turn discoveries into therapies-biotech entrepreneurs and highly specialized physicians-for our 2-day, high-energy, uniquely interactive meeting at Harvard Medical School where networking and discussion take center stage. Topics will include oxidative stress, telomerase, neuroplastic change, therapies based on sirtuin biology, adult stem cell maintenance, and dyslipidemic-induced vascular disease along with others. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112 or visit http://www.a4m.com/healthy-aging-therapeutic-symposium-harvard-2014-09.html

International College of Integrative Medicine: End Pain
September 24-28, 2014-The Dearborn Inn Marriot, Dearborn, Michigan
Join the International College of Integrative Medicine for their 59th Congress titled “End Pain.” The focus will be on the topic of chronic pain, offering a large array of tools to treat and diagnose one of the most challenging struggles our patients face. The event features the great fish oil debate with Brian Peskin. For more information please visit http://www.icimed.com/conferences or contact Wendy Chappell at wendy@icimed.com.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): Immune Symposium
September 26-27, 2014-Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago, Illinois

This 2-day symposium is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals to provide an advanced, in-depth understanding of immune mechanisms and empower them to assess immune function and develop intervention strategies for common immune and autoimmune conditions. Attention will be focused on therapeutic intervention, case-studies, and clinical tools to help clinicians confidently treat patients with complex immune dysfunction. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112 or visit http://www.a4m.com/anti-aging-conference-chicago-2014.html.

Second Annual Scripps Cancer Care Symposium
September 26-28, 2014-DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego/Mission Valley, San Diego, California
The Scripps Cancer Care Symposium will provide comprehensive presentations of the latest advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment with a strong patient focus. During this 2.5-day event you will enjoy small group workshops allowing for additional interaction with expert faculty on pertinent topics. For more information please visit http://www.scripps.org/cancercarece.

The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health 4th Annual Scientific Session
September 26-28, 2014-The Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri
Learn about the oral systemic connection, where disease and inflammation collide. Topics to be presented: managing inflammation, heart disease and oral health, oral health and its relationship with cancer, and pregnancy. For more information, please visit http://www.aaosh.org.

2014 Lifestyle Medicine Summit
September 27-28, 2014-The Omni Nashville Hotel. Nashville, Tennessee
Metagenics will host their annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit titled “Transformational Patient Care: Powering the Paradigm Shift.” 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.

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.

American College of Nutrition’s 55th Annual Conference
October 15-18, 2014-San Antonio Marriot Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas
The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is a professional society on a mission to advance nutrition science to prevent and treat disease. Through their annual conference they bridge nutrition research and clinical practice. Join world renowned researchers and clinicians as we learn to translate nutrition science into practice. For information, please visit http://www.americancollegeofnutrition.org/conference or call (858) 652-5400.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): IV Therapy Symposium & Fellowship Modules
October 16-18, 2014-Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

This symposium is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals looking to develop their knowledge of intravenous nutritional therapies. This course will cover the fundamentals and expand on the use of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other unique parenteral compounds. Attendees will leave the symposium with a thorough understanding of IV therapy and the ability to implement various IV protocols when they return to their practices. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112 or visit http://www.a4m.com/anti-aging-conference-new-orleans-2014.html

6th Annual Heal Thy Practice: Transforming Patient Care
October 17-19, 2014-Renaissance Westchester Hotel, West Harrison, New York
The Heal Thy Practice conference has profound positive effect on the lives of practitioners and their patients. The nation’s leading conference on practice development and clinical skills for prevention-focused integrative practitioners. For more information on attending please visit http://www.holisticprimarycare.net or e-mail conference@holisticprimarycare.net.

Lifestyle Medicine 2014
October 19-22, 2014-Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel, San Diego, California
Join the American College of Lifestyle 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.

AICR 2014 Annual Research Conference
October 29-31, 2014-Capital Hilton, Washington, DC
Join the American Institute for Cancer research for their annual research conference on food, nutrition, physical activity, and cancer. The Annual Research Conference is a unique forum that brings together researchers and clinicians for a 3-day program that is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulating research and promoting prevention and treatment of cancer through nutrition, physical activity, and weight management. For more information please visit http://www.aicr.org/cancer-research/conference/.

WFAS Houston 2014 Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Conference
October 31-November 2, 2014-Royal Sonesta Hotel, Houston, Texas
The American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) will host the WFAS 2014 World Conference on Acupuncture. An integrative medicine theme is added to the traditional acupuncture conference, offering a platform for Eastern medicine to meet with Western medicine. The collaboration of Oriental and Western medicines will yield a great number of advances and breakthroughs in the treatment of illness, resulting in better health care for all. For more information please visit http://wfas2014.acaom.edu/ or contact wfas2014@acaom.edu 

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 Rouzier, MD, 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.

Predictive, Preventive, and Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics
November 3-5, 2014-Embassy Suites, Las Vegas, Nevada
OMICS Group invites all the participants across the globe to attend the 2nd Annual International Conference on Predictive, Preventive, and Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics. OMICS Group is organizing Personalized Medicine 2014 conference, which will bring together top researchers from United States, the Asian Pacific nations, Europe, and around the world to exchange research results and address open issues in all aspects of molecular biology and medicine. For more information please visit http://personalizedmedicine2014.conferenceseries.net/workshop.php.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Symposium
November 6-8, 2014-Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
This 3-day program is designed to provide practitioners insight into the assessment and management of symptoms commonly associated with hormone imbalances in men and women. Discussions will include treatment options for various issues associated with hormone imbalance, including physiology, hormone restoration, pharmacologic approaches, nutritional influences, and lifestyle factors affecting outcomes. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112.

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 interactive 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 visit https://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.

Annual Functional Medicine Conference
November 6-9, 2014-Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia
The American Functional Medicine Association (AFMA) is an organization composed of scientists and health care 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. AFMA educational conferences are designed to educate physicians, pharmacists, scientists, naturopaths, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and physician assistants.
For more information please visit http://www.afmassociation.com/.

2014 4th Annual Integrative Cancer Medicine Symposium
November 7-10, 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 visit http://www.healthymedicineacademy.com, or call (303) 499-1223.

ACAM Fall Meeting
November 14-16, 2014-Green Valley Ranch Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada
The annual fall meeting entitled “Intelligent Immunity: Opportunities for Regulation in the New Era.” The field of immunology is growing in leaps and bounds and so are the potential applications of this new knowledge in human health and disease. This is true in particularly in the areas of managing cancer, autoimmune disease, and chronic infections and allergy. This conference will examine current advances of clinical immunology testing and treatments. For more information please visit http://www.acam.org.

12th Annual Dr. Roizen’s Integrative Medicine Conference
December 5-7, 2014-Encore at Wynn, Las Vegas, Nevada
The 12th Annual Dr. Roizen’s Personalized, Preventive, and Integrative Medicine Conference will focus on the future of health care with a focus on women’s health. For information, please visit http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/wellness/.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) 22nd Annual Winter World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine
December 10-13, 2014-Venetian/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) invites you to attend the 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine. A4M’s largest Anti-Aging and Aesthetic event will be held December 10-13, 2014, at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas. More than 3000 health care practitioners, both domestic and international, are expected to convene for this continuing medical education conference where many expert health care professionals will teach, lecture, and demonstrate different aspects of emerging integrative medicine. This event will include board certification exams, fellowship modules, general conference activities, and exhibition. For more information, please call (888) 997-0112.

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.

Integrative Healthcare Symposium: Focus on Brain Health
February 19-21, 2015-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 please visit http://www.ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/.

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. Visit http://www.a4m.com/conference-schedule.html or call (888) 997-0112.

The Institute for Functional Medicine 2015 Annual Conference
May 28-30, 2015-JW Marriot, Austin, Texas
Save the date for the Institute for Functional Medicine annual meeting and conference. For more information please visit http://www.functionalmedicine.org.

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