The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine concludes 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine in Orlando May 15th-17th.
May 21, 2014 (Boca Raton, FL) - Over 2,000 medical professionals gathered at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center for general conference sessions, Fellowship modules, board certification exams, pre-conference activities, sponsored workshops, the exhibit hall, and much more. Attendees had the opportunity to connect and interact with experts and fellow Anti-Aging practitioners, bringing new therapies and technology back to their practices, as well as learning how to improve their patients’ overall well-being.
Pre-Conference Workshops started off the conference on Thursday, May 15th offering a range of topics including Personalized Lifestyle Medicine, Stem Cells in Anti-Aging Medicine, Hair Loss Management, Practice Management, and Obesity.
A4M President and co-founder, Dr. Ronald Klatz and Dr. Robert Goldman, Chairman of the Board and A4M co-founder, gave opening remarks Friday morning discussing the history of A4M as well as the Anti-Aging industry, and what great progress healthcare has made.
Featured keynote speakers included David Katz, MD, MPH, FACP; Joel Heidelbaugh, MD; and Juliet Funt.
Dr. Katz is the director of Yale University's Prevention Research Center and presented on “Integrative Medicine: A Bridge Over Healthcare’s Troubled Waters.” Dr. Katz earned his BA from Dartmouth College in three years; his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health. He 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. Additionally, Dr. Katz was recently elected President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM).
Dr. Heidelbaugh of the University of Michigan, focused on the importance of men’s health. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is actively involved in teaching both medical students and residents at Ypsilanti Health Center, and attends on the Department of Family Medicine's inpatient adult medicine at the University of Michigan Hospital. Dr. Heidelbaugh's practice encompasses patients of all ages, with a wide spectrum of both medical and psychosocial disease states.
Juliet Funt, founder and owner of WhiteSpace at Work, closed out the general session keynote presentations Saturday morning, addressing how to take back control of your time. Juliet is a frequent speaker at conferences and events all over the world with her high-impact, high-energy approach. Her deeper mission is to show organizations how WhiteSpace can change the negative patterns and behaviors that prevent them from achieving optimum results.
Other general conference speakers included Thierry Hertoghe, MD; Joseph Purita, MD; Eli. M. Roth, MD; Filomena Trindade, MD; Jennifer Landa, MD, OB/GYN; and many more.
In addition to the dynamic speakers and presentations, the conference also featured an exhibit hall with 260 booths displaying their latest products, services and technologies. Company specialties ranged from compounding pharmacies, nutraceuticals, weight loss therapies, marketing specialists, laser therapy, diagnostic services and much more. Throughout the weekend, attendees perused the exhibit hall, enjoyed a networking reception Friday evening, as well as Product Theater presentations by several exhibiting companies. All attendees were encouraged to participate in the giveaway by visiting designated exhibitors and submitting an entry form to win a free Rolex watch, diamond earrings or a cash prize of $1,000.
In addition to general conference activities, modules from the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine were offered including: Module I: Advanced Endocrinology; Module V: Clinical Intensives; Module XII: Toxic Metals and Functional Toxicology; and Module XVI(B): Metabolic Cardiovascular Medicine.
The Winter World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine will continue to be held in Las Vegas, NV. The dates for this year’s 2014 Winter World Congress are December 10-13, 2014 at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel.
Beginning in May of 2015, A4M’s Annual Spring World Congress will take place at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, FL.
For more information on upcoming A4M events and education opportunities, please visit www.A4M.com or call 888.997.0112.
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.
To learn more, register for any event, enroll in any training program, or to exhibit at any A4M Conference, please contact the office of the American Academy of Anti-Aging medicine at: