An interactive educational experience with modular training, including hands-on clinical training and web broadcasts, that will equip participants with the tools and knowledge to effectively practice Anti-Aging, regenerative, and functional medicine. This elite Fellowship is comprised of the latest findings in the areas of endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, environmental exposures, nutrition and exercise, and many more.
This program, the world’s first Stem Cell Fellowship, presents a series of topics that focus on the fundamental principles and practices of stem cell biology, while providing evidence-based treatments for physicians in order to optimize the health of their patients. Participants will learn how to treat diseases and disorders associated with aging through stem cell therapies: the medicine of the future.
This post-graduate training program combines online audiovisual lectures and hands-on tutorials in a clinical setting, providing an overall assessment and review of the protocols, methods, and knowledge necessary to incorporate aesthetic procedures into practice.
This Fellowship is designed to teach its participants cutting-edge methods and therapies, including cancer prevention methods, the ways in which the disease functions, an analysis and assessment of in-depth patient case studies, and many integrative cancer treatment protocols that can be integrated and implemented into practice.
Metabolic Medical Institute offers a variety of courses that advance the field of integrative medicine.
Module IX: A Metabolic and Functional Approach to Children’s Health
This module discusses the effects of prenatal health on childhood development, in addition to metabolic approaches to prenatal care. The session will also explore the development and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and the symptoms and factors of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The causes and metabolic treatment of specific childhood conditions, like obesity and allergies, will also be discussed.
Module X: Homeopathic Applications to Metabolic Medicine
This module will focus on the development of homeopathy through a historical context, in addition to fundamental principles of homeopathic pharmacology, including legality of homeopathic medicines, nomenclature, manufacturing, and prescribing. The module further demonstrates how to select and dose homeopathic medicines for specific conditions: GI problems, behavioral issues, and other common ailments as part of an integrative approach.
Module XI: IV Therapy
This module develops the protocols and practices surrounding intravenous nutritional therapies, specifically targeted to optimize patient health and immune support. Learn the fundamental basics of the practice, while understanding the uses of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other unique parenteral compounds. Clinicians will gain the ability to immediately and effectively implement various IV protocols into their practices, as presenting experts will discuss the operational aspects and protocols of integrating IV therapy into a functional medicine practice.
Module XII: Toxic Metals and Functional Toxicology
This module discusses the symptoms, evaluation, and treatment of toxic metal exposure, in addition to common toxins, mechanisms of injury, and potentially related disruptions. Lectures will also focus on the body’s organs of detoxification, how to modify toxic metal susceptibility, and how to live a detoxified lifestyle.
Module XIII: A Metabolic Approach to Pain Management
This module examines integrative treatments in pain management, and underlying physiological processes. Topical, herbal, supplemental, opiate and OMT/acupuncture pain treatments will be reviewed, in addition to specific approaches to migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, back pain, and addiction. Lectures will also explore the influences of psychiatric disorders in the treatment of pain.
Module XVII-ACUP: Medical Acupuncture for the Integrative Physician/Practitioner
This module concentrates on the history and development of Chinese acupuncture, and its current standing within the context of medical organizations. Acupuncture training, certification, standards, and practices are reviewed; effects on bodily systems are presented; different microsystems and techniques are explored. There will be consistent references to classic and contemporary understandings of the method.
Module XVIII: Neuropsychiatry
This module focuses on the principles of integrative neuropsychiatry, in addition to the functions, problems, and treatment of brain systems. The session will cover subtyping of conditions (i.e. anxiety, addiction, Alzheimer’s, obesity), as well as neuroimaging, hormones, and lab testing. The module will further review drug interactions, toxins in the brain, the role of neurotransmitters, lifestyle interventions, different forms of psychotherapy, and other newly emerging innovative treatments.
Module XXI: Advanced Immune Therapies
This module discusses the immune system and digestion, along with toxins, detoxification, and diet. Key avenues for toxin entry are overviewed, with digestion, absorption, deposition, and utilization of all key nutrients. Lecturers will review diet prescription and food preparation, in addition to techniques for overcoming patient objections.
Module XXII: Genomics
This module focuses on the inter-individual and genetic variability, relating to the body’s metabolism and utilization of pharmacological agents and nutritional supplements. Instructors will review the pharmacogenomics of specific drugs, and discuss the differences between normal and extensive metabolizers of drugs and supplements. There will also be an assessment of genetics, and the interplay between genetics and pain sensitization, with response to various treatments.
Module XXIV: The Nuts and Bolts of Writing Prescriptions for Compounded Medications: The Ultimate in Personalized Medicine
This module is designed to aid the practitioner in advanced prescription writing skills for compounded medications. The sessions will include several areas of compounding, included sports medicine, pain control, wound healing, decreasing scar tissue, weight loss, Anti-Aging skin care, and many more.
This certification program provides a functional overview of hormonal changes that manifest throughout the aging process, with a specific focus on the functions and interplay of hormones in the body. Instructors will further discuss how to best identify, test for, and treat hormonal deficiencies and dysfunctions, with an analysis and evaluation of hormone replacement and medication compounding.
Divided into four modules, Weight Management focuses on the factors and causes of weight gain, in addition to designated protocols and practices that can help manage weight. Participants will initially be instructed in individualized weight management, while subsequently focusing on comprehensive weight loss and specific weight management skills and techniques. The final section will concentrate on the more pragmatic and practical aspects of weight loss programs, and the ways in which to effectively integrate health-centered components into practice.
Brain Fitness Certification, divided into four modules, focuses on the fundamental tenets of brain fitness and memory maintenance. Initial sessions will instruct participants in different diagnosis techniques and screenings, with an initial review and assessment of cognitive biology, anatomy, and physiology of the brain. Later modules will discuss the spectrum of dementia disorders through the perspective of neuropsychiatry, while reviewing brain fitness therapies utilized for disease prevention, memory maintenance, and cognitive function and preservation.
This four-part module focuses on vascular biology, vascular aging, and vascular disease. Participants will learn how to apply nutrition, exercise, and weight management in treating the aforementioned conditions, in addition to the clinical presentation and cardiovascular relationships. There will also be a review of laboratory resting and new noninvasive diagnostic cardiovascular tests.
These modules highlight improving performance for the professional athlete, or extreme exerciser. Principles discussed include diet and nutrition, toxins that can potentially decrease performance, exercise recovery, ways in which to reduce fatigue, eating disorders, athletes and aging, sports psychology, and chronic disease.
These modules provide information regarding ways to successfully guide patients to change lifestyle habits, in order to ultimately create sustainable, long-term health. Later modules will focus on several different topics of lifestyle coaching, and other factors that relate to health coaching, in addition to skills needed to implement comprehensive and holistic health programs for patients.
This 4-part certification program will provide participants with a combined evidence-based approach, including ways to integrate natural therapeutic approaches coupled with psychosocial therapies. The coursework includes addictions to drugs, food, alcohol, sex, gambling, and focuses on neuroendocrine pathways such as dopamine, serotonin and tryptophan; changes to the HPA axis and thyroid; detoxification of organs such as the liver, kidney, skin, bowl, and lungs; and epigenetic regulations in substance abuse disorders.
The International Anti-Aging Fellowship Certification is an interactive educational experience, enabling its participants to learn the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively practice Anti-Aging, preventive, and functional medicine. This online accelerated Fellowship certification is comprised of the latest findings in the areas of endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, cancer treatments and therapies, nutrition and exercise, and more. The curriculum is designed for progressive learning, created by world-renowned experts from an array of disciplines. The final portion will conclude with clinical case presentations, providing the necessary information for instant implementation and integration.
The Sexual Health Certification will provide extensive clinical information surrounding the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of sexual health disorders in men and women. There will be an emphasis on learning the evidence-based scientific literature in the area of sexual health, an overview and assessment of clinical practices and protocols, and information that will allow participants to treat patients with the most current and comprehensive treatment tools. Teaching will be didactic in addition to participatory/lab learning.
The Certification in Botanical Medicine is a program that offers an in-depth understanding of various botanical medicines from an evidence-based perspective, in addition to clinical experience. Lectures will review the pharmacology of these treatments, methods of administration and toxicology, and a review of the beneficial effects of plant-based medicines.
Introduction to Anti-Aging medicine is designed for those new to the field of Anti-Aging medicine--and those eager to learn more. Faculty members will discuss the fundamental basics of both female and male hormones, with a presentation of clinical case studies on bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, in addition to an assessment of metabolic approaches to thyroid replacement.
This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of hormonal and nutritional therapies engineered to increase overall wellness. Instructors will introduce patient case studies that demonstrate the critical importance of diet and lifestyle changes, in addition to an overview and assessment of the diagnostic tests to utilize in order to gauge hormonal imbalance—with an evaluation and analysis of reviewing results.
This workshop focuses on hormonal and nutritional therapies aimed at combatting aging in men. Lectures will focus on the most recently emerging protocols and practices designed to decrease the effects of aging, with an additional concentration on ways to increase energy, enhance sleep hygiene, and achieve an overall feeling of wellness.
This workshop will focus on medical therapies targeted to extend the lifespan and combat aging, through the introduction of basic theoretical information regarding senescence and biological age measurement. Lectures will also communicate practical information regarding ways in which to enhance and improve health, while utilizing various therapies to minimize and delay the onset of disease and aging.
This workshop will focus on the factors and causes of obesity, in addition to designated protocols and practices of weight management. Due to the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S., instructors will further focus on strategies and techniques to help combat the public health epidemic.
This symposium is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals seeking to develop their knowledge of intravenous nutritional therapies. The course will focus on the fundamental basics of the practice, while expanding upon the use of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other unique parenteral compounds. Clinicians will gain the ability to immediately and effectively implement various IV protocols into their practices. Sessions will also include hands-on demonstrations, in addition to protocols targeted to optimize patient health and immune support. The curriculum has also recently added three additional hours of chelation.
This workshop is specifically designed to instruct participants on ways to individualize and customize patient care, while analyzing the etiology of the problem: not solely treating the symptoms. Instructors will discuss ways to measure hormone levels, amino and fatty acids, and neurotransmitters, while illustrating various ways to measure and supplement the body’s nutrients. This workshop has been created for any healthcare practitioners and professionals seeking to enhance both their practices and patients.
"I found the Lab Interpretation Workshop extremely useful and clinically relevant. I wish this had been available when I first started taking modules with the A4M! Because it is not a CME event, the ability to freely discuss laboratory companies and nutraceutical products by name was very helpful. This workshop helps me fill in some of the gaps of my knowledge, and I highly recommend it. I appreciated the breadth of topics, from nutritional testing to porphyrins and toxins, Lyme & mold, iodine, methylation, GI and more."
Patty Powers, MD
This workshop will instruct you on how to practically implement and practice hormone dosing protocols. The interactive seminar is conducted by internationally known hormone experts, who will teach and discuss female and male hormone prescription practices. The sessions will primarily focus on dosing recommendations, using various forms of BHRT, in addition to the presentation of several different patient scenarios and case histories. Participants will also learn how to convert patients on synthetic hormone replacement, or oral contraceptives, to bio-identical therapies. Participation in this workshop will allow you to integrate hormonal therapy into your profession, while pioneering the newest practices and techniques in healthcare.
This workshop will discuss the ways in which the energy field affects and impacts medical interventions—and how to achieve a rapid and sustainable return to health. The seminar will instruct attendees on how the bio-energetic field relates to disease conditions, diagnosis, treatment, and steps that can be taken to correct and optimize the energy field. Attendees will learn how to apply restorative protocols that utilize bioenergetics methods, and gain knowledge and insight surrounding the human energy field.
This course is designed to introduce healthcare providers and practitioners to the core principals of specific peptides, which can be immediately implemented into treatment protocols. Peptides are the newly emerging science of cell-signaling amino acid sequences, with broad reaching regulatory and rejuvenation actions on neuro-endocrine-immune functionality. The specific and targeted use of peptides in the environment can potentially rewrite body chemistry relationships, while creating a positive and restorative trend to anabolism and homeostasis. Peptides can further be applied in treatment of injury, aging, illness, and peak performance. During this course, participants will learn the applications and indications of use for Sermorelin, CJC-1295, GhRP-2, GHRP-6, Imaporelin, and BPC-157.
Sleep Disorders and Pain Management will focus on the detection, prevention, and treatment of two therapeutic areas: chronic pain and sleep disorders. Instructors will provide education on the role of nutrition and lifestyle, while lectures will include the application of treatments that range from conventional medicine like opioids, to functional approaches and strategies including botanical medicine and detoxification strategies. This workshop is an ideal platform for physicians and healthcare professionals to both learn and discuss the basis of functional medicine as it applies to sleep disorders and chronic pain.
Chronic Infections concentrates on chronic infections, inflammation, and biotoxins. Experts will discuss clinical case studies, treatment practices and protocols, and how to manage Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Lecturers will additionally focus on the rapidly emerging field of genomics, and its application in treating inflammatory disorders. The sessions will also review novel brain assessment technologies, and the ways in which they can detect mold, Lyme Disease, and PTSD.