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What to Expect at the 2020: Medicine Revolutionized | Longevity, Aging, and Immuno Competency Event

Our latest online virtual conference 2020: Medicine Revolutionized | Longevity, Aging and Immuno Competency (LAIC) is taking place next week, August 21 & 22. This revelatory event will connect healthcare professionals with the latest clinical education to support the current and changing needs of patients and clinicians alike. At our novel educational event, world-renowned faculty members will provide a strategic clinical roadmap for practitioners looking to improve their patients’ health spans, relieve unwanted symptoms of aging, and boost their immune competency.

With an emphasis on participant engagement, live-streamed sessions will enable attendees to interact directly with leading experts in the industry throughout the duration of the conference; they will be able to ask questions and receive answers from faculty members in real-time. Using an interactive, easy-to-navigate virtual format, our integrative educational conference will connect clinicians from across the globe with leading healthcare experts in the setting of their choosing to deliver critical, strategic principles of anti-aging and integrative medicine.

The Latest Clinical Topics in Integrative Medicine

Neuroresiliency and Issues

During the first session of the LAIC event, experts will lead participants through the most clinically current and relevant topics within the field of neuro resiliency including neuroinflammation and its effects on neurodegeneration, an in-depth look at the TBI-neuro-immune axis stressor, as well as cellular responses to stress and their connection to chronic disease. As the final component, the session will explore a comprehensive approach to psychiatric illness as tied to neurological issues. 

Endocrine, Hormonal Effects on Immune System 

The second session of day 1 will cover the wide-ranging effects of hormones on the immune system, including the association between the endothelial glycocalyx and vascular health, the impact of immune factors on cardiovascular disease in female patients, as well as the role of hormones in cognition. Finally, the session will end with a comprehensive look at the role of sex hormones and autoimmunity to conclude the first day of the LAIC event.

Immune System Restoration 

Day 2 of the LAIC event will primarily focus on immune system restoration, covering subjects ranging from current concepts in mast cell activation syndrome to the role of cannabinoids in adaptive immunomodulation. World-renowned experts in the field will also delve into the transcriptomics of inflammation, updates in information medicine for the 21st century, the miracle molecule phosphatidylcholine and its role in cell membrane repair and rejuvenation, as well as the benefits of low dose naltrexone. Later on in the day, our faculty will discuss immunoregulatory peptides as well as other immunomodulatory natural compounds to conclude the Immune System Restoration session.

Speaker Spotlight

Andrew Heyman, MD, MHSA 

Internationally recognized expert in Integrative Medicine, Dr. Andrew Heyman is the current Program Director of Integrative and Metabolic Medicine at The George Washington University. Prior to this position, he worked as an administrator for the University of Michigan Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Center, where he managed a $7 million NIH grant to research alternative therapies for cardiovascular diseases.

Dr. Heyman’s research efforts focus on the stress response and neuroendocrinology, cardiometabolic disease, men’s health, and clinical outcome research methodologies. He is clinically active as the owner of a four-physician integrative medicine practice at the Virginia Center for Health and Wellness and serves as the President of Integrative Health Resources, a group of clinical experts that consults to physicians, health systems, and public health professionals seeking to develop targeted wellness, lifestyle, and nutrition programs. Dr. Heyman’s teaching method is  deeply rooted in scientific evidence, grounded in clinical reality, and readily accessible to both new learners and seasoned practitioners. 

Sahar Swidan, PharmD, BCPS 

Executive Director of Professional Development and Compliance for Slyngshot Health, Dr. Sahar Swidan also serves as President and CEO of Pharmacy Solutions in Ann Arbor, Michigan and as an adjunct professor at George Washington University, Wayne State, and Chicago State University. Before receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Dr. Swidan served as Director of Pharmacy at Chelsea Community Hospital. She is a board-certified advanced fellow in anti-aging and regenerative medicine. In addition, Dr. Swidan is a world-renowned speaker on pain management, headaches, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Swidan has published several chapters, articles, and patient education materials in general pain management and personalized medicine and brings key insight into areas of drug-related muscular pain and sarcopenia as well as the effects of hormones on the musculoskeletal system.

What Clinicians Can Expect

Clinicians attending the LAIC event can expect to obtain the most clinically current, relevant, and applicable knowledge in the field of integrative medicine. At the same time, participants will be learning revolutionary strategies targeted at promoting sustained health in the current environment and will retain access to a myriad of invaluable clinical resources for long-term learning.

Access to the Latest Clinical Education in Integrative Medicine

Participants will examine the most recent results from clinical research and unpack the most clinically relevant and valuable medical knowledge available. The LAIC event will cover a range of topics pertaining to longevity and healthy aging, ranging from neuroinflammation to immune system restoration techniques, giving attendees a comprehensive and extensive overview of the latest clinical education in integrative medicine.

1 Year of Online Access

After the conference, participants will still be able to access the entirety of the event – including session recordings, resources, and more – for an entire year to support long-term success.

Direct Engagement with World-Renowned Faculty

During the LAIC virtual event, participants will have the opportunity to interact with and learn directly from world-renowned leaders in the field via an interactive online chat. Attendees will be able to ask questions and receive expert answers in real-time throughout the conference.

Invaluable Resources for Your Practice

The LAIC conference will provide a wide variety of clinical resources, tools, and services while also directly connecting attendees with exhibitors through a live online chat as part of the Virtual Exhibit Hall. Attendees will be able to explore exhibitor booths virtually via the digital floor plan; they will be able to click booths for more information and links to diverse exhibitor materials.

Clinicians looking to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the latest clinical knowledge, advancements, and approaches to integrative medicine are invited to join other leading practitioners, researchers, and educators at the virtual Longevity, Aging, and Immuno Competency conference. There are a few spots left for our upcoming virtual experience, sign up here today to attend.

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5 Reasons You Should Attend A4M Orlando

  1. Come face-to-face with unparalleled education essential to practitioners in the field of Anti-Aging Medicine and implement what you learn into your practice.
  2. Connect with experts at the top of their fields presenting the latest cutting-edge information and case-studies in metabolic and integrative medicine.
  3. Network with over 150 companies and preview the latest products and services offered in the fields of Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine offered by the product theater and the exhibit hall.
  4. This event is the opportunity for you- and all practitioners, regardless of specialty, to acquire skills and knowledge that will undoubtedly improve the overall well-being of your patients.
  5. Immerse yourself in a complete educational experience addressing the latest information in metabolic and integrative medicine.

For more information on this can’t-miss event, click here.

 

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The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Releases Program Agenda for 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine in Orlando, FL taking place May 16-17, 2014

 

Distinguished speakers, innovative topics and ‘can’t miss’ practical hands-on education featured in conference program agenda

 

The A4M recently released the full conference program agenda for the 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine taking place in Orlando, May 16th-17th. With over 2,000 medical practitioners from all specialties, both domestic and international expected to attend this event, the agenda includes brand new featured guest speakers, innovative educational topics, modules from the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, a full day of pre-conference workshops, over 250 exhibiting companies, sponsored evening workshops, product theater, and much more.

The featured keynote speaker is David Katz, MD, MPH, FACP, director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center. Dr. Katz is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Board Certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and a clinical instructor at the Yale School of Medicine. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Childhood Obesity, President-Elect of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, founder and President of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation, and medical director for the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. Dr. Katz has been extensively involved in medical education. He was a founding director of one of the nation’s first combined residency training programs in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine (Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT); and served as Director of Medical Studies in Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine for a span of 8 years. He has led classes and given lectures for Yale students in medicine, public health, nursing, the physician assistants program, and undergraduates, as well as medical residents and faculty.

Dr. Katz will present “Integrative Medicine: A Bridge Over Healthcare’s Troubled Waters” on Friday, May 16th, the first full day of general conference sessions.

Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, another internationally distinguished presenter will speak on “The Well Examination:  Now That You’ve Got His Attention, How Do You Keep Him Healthy,” focusing on men’s health. Special guest presenter Juliet Funt, founder and owner of WhiteSpace at Work will present “WhiteSpace: Take Back Control of Your Time.”

This event offers unparalleled education advancing the continuing medical education for all practitioners in attendance. Presentation topics include practical hands-on demonstration sessions on the subjects of telomeres, aging and disease; metabolic syndrome; neuroendocrine regulation; inflammation; brain fitness; case studies; and men’s health, among others.

On Thursday, May 15th, there are five pre-conference specialty workshops being offered on the subjects of Obesity, Stem Cells, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine, Medical Management for Hair Loss and Practice Management.

Additionally, the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine is offering the following modules live in Orlando:

  •          Module I: A Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Approach to Endocrinology
  •          Module V: Clinical Intensives
  •          Module XII: Toxic Metals and Functional Toxicology
  •          Module XVI(B): Metabolic Cardiovascular Medicine

There will be 200 exhibiting companies housed in the exhibit hall, featuring their services from the fields of Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine. Other events include product theater presentations taking place Friday, May 16th, this gives attendees the opportunity to view a presentation given by select exhibiting companies, presenting their latest products and services via a live demonstration or lecture.

Other conference bonuses include:

  •          Networking reception on Friday evening, giving attendees the opportunity to meet exhibitors while enjoying refreshments.
  •          Sponsored workshops Thursday and Friday evening
  •          Rolex Giveaway
  •          The A4M Conference App for smartphones
  •          A4M Bookstore

For the full conference agenda, click here.

For more information or to register for this event, please click here or call 888-997-0112 today.

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About the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

As a federally registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is the world’s largest non-profit scientific society of physicians and scientists dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to retard and optimize the human aging process.

A4M offers exclusive membership to all medical professionals where they gain access to over two-decades of established medical expertise.  We are also dedicated to educating physician and scientists and are proud to be in our 22nd year of providing first-class continuing education conferences on anti-aging issues, regenerative and functional medicine.

To further demonstrate our commitment to the Future of Medicine Today, the shared responsibility for patient outcomes and transforming health education through innovation, we offer Board Certifications and Fellowship Training Programs in various disciplines ranging from Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine to such disciplines as aesthetic medicine, skin cancer and stem cell therapy, in order to lead the industry by establishing best practice standards in these areas.

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