The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine gears up for first continuing medical education event of 2014

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine gears up for first continuing medical education event of 2014
A4M will host hundreds of medical professionals in San Francisco, CA March 13-16th for BHRT Symposium and Fellowship Modules

 Hundreds of medical professionals, both domestic and international, will gather at San Francisco’s Westin St. Francis hotel for a continuing medical education event in the fields of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. The event will feature a symposium on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) as well as four different modules from the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (FAARM).

The BHRT Symposium will allow attendees to analyze the medical evidence of hormone therapy as well as learn from leading experts currently practicing BHRT. The focus will also be on how to merge BHRT into an existing practice.

Select topics to be covered during this four-day course include clinical signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism; hormone replacement for women; essential lab tests; cancer awareness and hormones; bio-identical hormones and the cardiovascular system; hormones and the brain; and preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

Speakers will include medical experts in the top of their respective fields.

Thierry Hertoghe, MD is President of the International Hormone Society and is an internationally known authority in medical therapies designed to improve hormone deficiencies, reduce aging and possibly extend lifespan. Jennifer Landa, MD, OB/GYN, FAARFM is Chief Medical Officer for BodyLogicMD and is director of the certification in Sexual Health & Treatment with A4M. Dr. Landa co-authored the book The Sex Drive Solution for Women, a no-nonsense approach to many of the sex drive issues Dr. Landa addresses with her patients every day. Ron Rothenberg, MD is clinical professor and course director of Preventative and Family Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He authored a book titled Forever Ageless. Pam Smith, MD, MS, MPH is a diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Physicians and is an internationally known speaker and author on the subject of Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health Degree along with a Master’s Degree in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine. Dr. Smith is director of the Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine (FAARFM) with A4M. Jonathan Wright, MD is Medical Director of Tahoma Clinic in Renton, Washington. Dr. Wright obtained his degrees from Harvard University and the University of Michigan. He has taught nutritional therapy since 1983 and is recognized as a pioneer and innovator in the field of nutritional medicine.

In addition to the BHRT Symposium, Fellowship Modules III, V, VII, and XVI(A) will be offered in San Francisco as well.

Module III: Gastroenterology, Neurotransmitters, Neurology will feature speakers David Hasse, MD; Todd LePine, MD; Pam Smith, MD, MS, MPH; Elizabeth Stuller, MD; and Catherine Willner, MD. Topics covered will include the metabolic approach to neurological diseases, and parasitic infections and clinical aspects of the GI Tract.

Module V: Clinical Intensives features Gloria Hakkarainen, MD; Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN; John Monaco, MD; Todd LePine, MD; Pam Smith, MD, MS, MPH; Sahar Swidan, PharmD, BCPS; and Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH. Objectives for this module include an extensive review of patient case histories and new treatment modalities for many health conditions including osteoporosis, allergies, cancer, anxiety, heart failure, diabetes, weight loss, sports nutrition, among several others.

Module VII: Mitochondropathy, Heavy Metal Toxins, Autoimmune Diseases, Cognition Enhancement, and Fatigue includes Eric Braverman, MD; Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN; Todd LePine, MD; Robert Rountree, MD; Pam Smith, MD, MS, MPH; Benoit Tano, MD, PhD; and James Wilson, PhD, ND, DC. Topics will be focused on chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, brain fitness, and metabolic syndrome and psychiatry.

Lastly, Module XVI(A): Metabolic Cardiovascular Medicine will feature Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, FAHA, FASH and will cover the pathophysiology clinical aspects, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of vascular aging and cardiovascular disease.

In addition to the unparalleled education being offered at this event, attendees will have the opportunity to visit many exhibiting companies showcasing their latest products and services in the field of Anti-Aging Medicine.

For more information on any of these events, please visit or call 888.997.0112.