June 1, 2016 (Hollywood, FL)
Thousands of medical clinicians gathered at The Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, FL for the 24th Annual Spring World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine on May 19-21, 2016. This groundbreaking conference and exhibition featured an outstanding agenda with preconference specialty workshops, two (2) prominent keynote presenters and approximately 65 nationally recognized healthcare experts from a variety of medical specialties.
Friday morning’s general session featured opening remarks given by A4M co-founders, President Ronald Klatz, MD, DO and Chairman Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO, FAASP. A keynote presentation was given by Rob Knight, PhD of University of California, San Diego and co-founder of the American Gut Project. Dr. Knight lectured to a jam packed room on “How Microbes Define, Shape – and Might Even Heal Us”. Closing out the keynote presentations on Saturday was David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP of Yale University speaking on “Nutrition – Basic Care & Feeding of Home Sapiens: Are We Truly Clueless. He received a three-minute standing ovation which infused the audience with much discussion and excitement afterwards.
The A4M’s World Congress’s continuing medical education (CME) event allows clinicians to choose from multiple afternoon break-out tracks that are based on different topics. Over the course of two days, the topics included the functional medicine approach to treating patients with gastrointestinal and immune dysfunction, lifestyle management, inflammation, stem cell therapy, hormone replacement therapy, metabolic syndrome, menopause, aesthetic treatments, and much more.
In addition to the high-level medical education offered over the course of this weekend, clinicians were able to visit over 220 vendors offering products and services from the anti-aging industry including supplements, nutraceuticals, aesthetic procedure companies, diagnostic laboratories, compounding pharmacies, practice management and marketing tools, medical products and devices, and much more. The exhibit hall was also home to the networking reception, the Rolex watch giveaway and other raffles offered.
“It was the most organized and hi-tech conference I have ever attended. Everything worked like clockwork! Bravo to the A4M team” offered Paula Young, BS, RN who attended both a preconference specialty workshop along with the World Congress. Added Jacqueline Romero, DO “This was my third A4M conference. Thank you for another great, informative weekend!”
A4M announced their keynote speakers for the 2016 Winter World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine scheduled for December 9-11 at the Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Resort in Las Vegas during the Spring Congress and will feature David Ludwig, MD, Leading Nutrition and Obesity Researcher and Physician; David Agus, MD, Pioneer in biomedical research and one of the world’s leading cancer doctors; and Michael Greger, MD, author and founder of NutritionFacts.org.
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 24th year of providing first-class continuing education conferences on anti-aging, regenerative and functional medicine.