Agenda November 2019

Tucson, Arizona | November 7-10, 2019

We’re in the process of finalizing the AMMG 27th Clinical Applications for Age Management Medicine Conference agenda. This November we are adding new workshops & a Peptide Certification, plus our 3 pre-conference tracks & 3 days of highly instructive topics. Here’s a sample of what were planning to include.
Wednesday, November 6 & Thursday November 7 — Workshop

Advanced Diagnostic and Treatment of Neuro Recovery Protocols for Traumatic Brain Injury

This expanded two-day course taking TBI to the next level, will provide to the attendees overwhelming information culled from peer-reviewed articles and Dr. Gordon’s practice and research on Traumatic Brain Injury as the causative factor for personality changes, cognitive impairment and mood disorders leading up to suicide. The attendees will be walked through the literature discussing the effects of primary trauma and the secondary effects of inflammation and oxidative stress on functionality. In addition, evidence-based Clinical Protocols will be presented and discussed and attendees will be taken through a series of core and advanced cases involving TBI.


  • Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurology of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neuropathology of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • The Neuropermissive Environment
  • Neuroendocrinology of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Peptides and Brain Health
  • Neuropsychobiology of Traumatic Brain Injury 90


  • Laboratory of Traumatic Brain Injury Part 1
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Hormones
  • Addressing Neuroinflammation with an Evidence-Based Nutraceutical Approach
  • Putting it all Together in Treatment with Core Case Discussion
  • Advanced TBI Case Presentation and Discussion
Wednesday Evening, November 6 — Workshop

Practice Management Workshop

Discover the best practices for adding Age Management Medicine to your existing practice, whether it’s part- or full-time. This open-forum workshop lays it all out for you, helping you ensure you understand operational issues in a practice, comply with legal requirements, develop marketable programs, understand the process of incorporating fitness into an Age Management Medicine clinical practice.

Non-CME symposium sponsored by AMMG

  • Building a Bulletproof Marketing Blueprint to Grow Your Age Management Medicine Practice
  • Legal Issues in Age Management Medicine: A Discussion of Legal Compliance for Age Management Physicians
  • You Took a Hormone Course, Now What?  The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Hormonal Practice from Operations, Marketing, and Legal Aspects
  • Incorporating Fitness and the Use of an Exercise Physiologist in a Clinical Practice to Obtain Superior Patient Outcomes
  • Open Forum Q &A for All Speakers
Thursday, November 7 — Peptides Certification Live Training

Certification: Essential Knowledge in the Clinical Use of Peptides for Age Management Medicine

The use of Peptides and Peptide Therapies has experienced exponential growth over the past few years. Their uses range from impacting hormonal change, to antibiotic properties, to treatments for conditions of aging such as cancer, cardiovascular health, memory & brain health and sexual function. AMMG in conjunction with the Clinical Peptide Society have an educational mandate is to fill knowledge gaps for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals. This course is a focused track on Essential Knowledge in the clinical use of peptides for Age Management including a final examination for Certification.

In conjunction with the Clinical Peptide Society

3-Part Process to complete the Peptide Certification Course of Study:

  1. 8.25 hours of Online Study—Clinical Use of Peptides and Peptide Therapies – Full Course
    You can begin the online course immediately and complete at your own pace. Completion of the Clinical Use of Peptides and Peptides Therapy – Full Course  is a prerequisite to certification.
  2. 7 hours Pre-Conference Track—Essential Knowledge in the Clinical Use of Peptides
    This full day live course will be held at the AMMG Tucson Conference November 7-10.
  3. Comprehensive Final Exam
    Immediately following the last lecture at the live course.

Live Training Curriculum:

  • Introduction of Peptides (What hormones are peptides, which receptor do they interact, history of the discovery of peptides, and understand that peptides have a pleiotropic effect.)
  • Peptides to Increase Growth Hormone (CJC 1295, Ipamorelin, Tesamorelin, GHRP-6 and others)
  • Review Thymosin Alpha 1 and Thymosin Beta 4. Discuss Dosing, Data of the Safety of Each of the Peptides
  • Peptides for Autoimmune Conditions Including Dosing
  • Peptide BPC 157 – Total Body Healing Peptide Including Dosing Protocols
  • Cancer Peptides with Dosages: Includes Case Studies of Cancer Cases Using Peptides
  • Neuroregeneative Peptides: Includes Discussion of Dosages and Safety Protocols
  • Peptide PT 141, Melanotan and Epithalon
  • Questions and Answer Session with Faculty
  • Peptides Certification Examination
Thursday, November 7 — Pre-Conference Track 1

Introduction to Core Issues in Age Management Medicine

Course is designed to familiarize physicians and healthcare professionals with the basics of Age Management Medicine. Covers evidence-based use of nutrition, supplements, fitness, hormones—including a specialized lecture on hGH and assessment protocols—and legal basics, with some of the newest medical science on aging that may be in use now or in the near future; including relevant case presentations and discussion.

  • Basic Hormone Replacement/Replenishment for Men
  • Basic Hormone Replacement/Replenishment for Women
  • Clinical Use of Supplements in an Age Management Medicine Practice
  • Improving Growth Hormone With and Without Growth Hormone
  • Use of Fitness & Exercise in an Age Management Medicine Practice
  • Compliance with Federal and State Regulations as You Begin Your Age Management Practice
  • Age Management Medicine Clinical Recommendations for Diet and Weight Loss
  • Assessing the Age Management Patient
Thursday, November 7 — Pre-Conference Track 2

CBD, THC and Cannabis Derived Therapies for Age Management Medicine

Over the past decade, the medical use of marijuana, CBD, THC, and other derivates of cannabis has increased exponentially in the U.S. Well over half the states have enacted laws in some form to allow physicians to prescribe marijuana medically—and by 2021, all 50 states may have laws allowing medical marijuana in some capacity. AMMG takes no political position on such uses—we are medical educators. That said, it’s clear a definite gap exists in medical education for physicians/healthcare professions who treat a rising patient base that is requesting or inquiring about medical marijuana for a gamut of disorders. AMMG stands in that gap to better educate and inform physicians so they are qualified to respond to this changing medical climate.

  • Scientific Rationale for the Use of Marijuana, CBD, and other Derivatives for Use as Clinical Applications
  • Role of DEA and FDA in Use of CBD and THC
  • Cannabis and CBD for Pain: An Alternative to Opiates or Cannabis and CBD for Age Management
  • CBD for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Reversing Osteoporosis with CBD Oil
  • The Endocannabinoid System and Unique Female Issues
  • CBD and THC in as a Treatment for Neurological Disease
  • Full Spectrum Cannabis- Benefits Beyond THC & CBD
Thursday, November 7 — Pre-Conference Track 3

Office Based Aesthetics for the Age Management Clinician*

In response to attendee requests for information on aesthetic protocols and treatments which are office based and can be done by non-board certified Age Management Clinicians either full time or as an adjunct to their existing practice, AMMG presents this track in conjunction with the Advanced Aesthetic Education Group. The decision not to accredit this track was made so that attendees could be provided with business tools as well as the science and medical information necessary to implement these procedures. The goal is not to make this track commercial but to give speakers in this niche area the leverage to openly discuss procedures and answer questions that could be severely restricted in an accredited environment.

In conjunction with the Advanced Aesthetic Education Group.
* Track is Non-CME

  • PDO Thread Lifting
  • Aesthetic Treatment Protocols for the Treatment of Rosacea
  • Body Contouring including Different Techniques Freeze/Melt/Lipo and Combining Treatments
  • Amniotic Fluid: a New Breakthrough in Aesthetic Medicine
  • Acoustic Wave Therapy
  • Skin Exfoliation: Physical & Machine
  • Lecture and Demonstration
  • Hair Restoration: Treating the Scalp
  • Lecture and Demonstration
Friday, November 8 — General Session Curriculum
  • The Over/Mis-Diagnosis of Depression/Anxiety/Bipolar/Mood Disorder and the True Issue Being Hormonal Decline
  • Sexual Health for Aging Patients–libido in women and men (it’s not just testosterone), ED, etc
  • How Modern Medicine is Slowly Killing Women: Becoming Part of the Solution and not the Problem
  • Viagra Surprise: The Blockbuster Age Management Benefits of the PDE5 Inhibitors
  • Why Undergo Certification in Age Management Medicine
  • Integrative Medical Approach for Wellness and Vibrant Aging
  • Point / Counterpoint Sessions on Controversial Issues in Age Management Medicine
  • Exosomes vs. Stem Cells
  • Estrogen vs No Estrogen
  • Iodine vs. No Iodine
Saturday, November 9 — General Session Curriculum
  • Utilizing Genomics, Wearable Data and Technology to Create Data Driven Health
  • Empowerment through Knowledge: New Insights into Utilizing Genetic Analysis to Optimize “How to Live”!
  • Estrogen Metabolomics and Personalized Medicine: Understanding our Patient’s Unique Genetics as it Relates to Their Ability to Metabolize and Detoxify Estrogen and a Treatment Strategy to Reduce any Risk of Estrogen-Related Problems
  • Matching DNA with Interventions
  • Stem Cells in Age Management Medicine
  • Natural Aromatease Inhibitors
  • Treatments for Hypothyroidism; rT3 and Hypothyroidism; TSH, Treat the Patient not the Lab Result
  • Enteroimmunology & Endocrinology: How Dysbiotic Gut Inflammation leads to Hormone Imbalances, and How Reversing Them is the Key to Resolving Chronic Illness
  • The Little Explored Link Between Insulin Resistance and Autoimmune Disease
Sunday, November 10 — General Session Curriculum
  • Functional Medicine Detoxification Protocols
  • Functional Medicine Approach to Reversing Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Dementia
  • A Case Series of Patients Presenting for Functional Medicine Treatment of Cognitive Decline
  • Volumetric MRI/Brain Imaging Assessments and Clinical Correlations with Dementia
  • The Aging Brain: Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle in Prevention and Management of Cognitive Decline
  • Reducing Toxic Load and Body Burden- Resetting the Microbiome with Botanical Medicine.
  • Yoga Therapy for Age Management Medicine

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