6:30pm 6:30pm

Metagenics Education

Metagenics Advanced Practitioner Services (MAPS) is an educational program designed to help practitioners on their journey through lifestyle medicine. Join Metagenics for a VIP dinner followed by an engaging presentation by Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH.


• Understand the symptoms, including vasomotor symptoms (VMS), often reported by women transitioning into the perimenopausal and menopausal stages of life

• Discuss emerging links between VMS and increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) and cardiometabolic (CM) events during the perimenopausal transition stage

• Evaluate current patient management approaches and most recent evidence supporting safety and efficacy of ERr 731®/rhaponticin to alleviate VMS and associated health concerns common to perimenopausal and menopausal women

• Review patient management guide for appropriate management of VMS and other potential clinical concerns often associated with the perimenopausal transition

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to Jul 27

Estrogen Metabolism: Are We Assessing It Properly?

Estrogen Metabolism: Are We Assessing It Properly?

Are you doing all you can to assess your patient’s individual risk for a hormone-related cancer, such as breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men?

Estrogen-metabolism assessment should be an essential part of a comprehensive preventive or functional health program, regardless of whether the patient is male or female. Each patient’s individual differences, including genetic as well as environmental factors, can affect potential risk.

Optimizing estrogen metabolism includes supporting both phase 1 and phase 2 detoxification pathways, with particular attention to single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that may be present.

In addition, xenoestrogens and toxin exposure will affect the metabolism of estrogen. The literature supports using estrogen metabolism assessment and optimization as part of a cancer prevention program.

Are you doing all you can to assess your patient’s individual risk? If not, join us for this informative LiveGDX presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of estrogen metabolism in the evaluation of hormone-related cancer risk
  • Learn what environmental and lifestyle factors may affect estrogen detoxification
  • Introduce therapeutic options focusing on improved estrogen metabolism
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to Jul 15

Dr Trindade Will be teaching at IFM's Hormone Module July 13-15 2017

Click on the link below for more information.



For some clinicians, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women and men is still considered the fountain of youth; for others, it has become a dangerous area fraught with considerable risk that is avoided completely. Controversies and disagreements abound regarding how to diagnose and measure hormonal dysfunction; how to address safety concerns in prescribing HRT; the form, application and dosage to use; and when and how to insert lifestyle, diet, nutraceutical and botanical treatments.

The Functional Medicine approach is uniquely capable of responding to the controversy surrounding HRT. The Functional Medicine approach is to look upstream and apply dietary modifications, nutraceutical supplementation, and other lifestyle changes before even considering HRT. In this way, the need for HRT can often be minimized or avoided.


This Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Module will clarify exactly how to approach hormonal dysregulation, with discussions on the most important evaluations to make and integrative treatment approaches to apply. We will help you analyze the controversies and provide you with tools that you can use immediately in your practice.


Our expert faculty team will supply you with the foundational background, insight, and in-depth clinical thinking to confidently assess and treat patients who present with hormonal dysfunction. This program will provide a unique, experiential, case-based, clinically practical experience from which you will acquire the tools you need to apply a comprehensive Functional Medicine approach to hormone dysfunction in your patients.

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Lab Interpretation Webinar: Finding Clinical Pearls

Workshop Overview

This webinar will review clinical pearls from A4M’s groundbreaking Lab Interpretation workshop that was created to fill gaps in knowledge, and assist practitioners in providing customized care to patients. Laboratory testing of food reactions, digestion and absorption, nutrient status, genomic SNPs, toxicants, cardiovascular health status, and hormones will all be used to explain how testing can aid clinicians in targeting treatments to individualize and customize a patient’s care.

Testing can help clinicians move beyond the traditional paradigm of treating symptoms by providing the tools to assess patient status and impairments in biochemical pathways to discover the etiology of the disease.


Learning Objectives

  • What are the essential laboratory tests to utilize in patient care.
  • How to interpret laboratory results and what are key findings.
  • How to individualize and customize a patient’s care based on laboratory results. 
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A4M BHRT Symposium
to Sep 24

A4M BHRT Symposium

A4M BHRT Symposium

In four different lectures, Dr Trindade will be presenting on new treatment modalities for PMS and PCOS as well as insulin resistance. She'll also be reviewing case studies in bioidentical hormone replacement. 

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to Sep 21

Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice

  • Marriott Baltimore Waterfront (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An epidemic of chronic disease threatens to compromise the health of our population and the effectiveness and economics of our healthcare system. Alarming projections suggest that future generations may have shorter, less healthy lives if current trends continue unchecked.1 Because of its focus on acute care, the current medical model fails to confront both the causes of and solutions for the chronic disease epidemic, and must be replaced with a model of comprehensive care and prevention that is systems-based, integrative, patient-centered, and more effective. AFMCP has been designed to meet that challenge. - See more at:

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to Jun 8

Applyinig Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice

Dr. Filomena Trindade will be a facilitator. 


Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice® (AFMCP) teaches healthcare practitioners to more effectively integrate science, research, and clinical insights to treat and prevent disease and maintain health. Established and emerging diagnostics, therapeutics, and prevention strategies are extensively covered. AFMCP integrates these approaches through the Functional Medicine Matrix Model (an innovative and practical assessment tool) and the emphasis on a therapeutic partnership between patient and practitioner. 

AFMCP is a well-orchestrated, comprehensive, patient-centered education program that helps you deepen your clinical understanding and practical application of the Functional Medicine Matrix Model.

Topics include:

  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction and its links to chronic disease
  • Nutritionally focused assessment and treatment
  • Food sensitivities, allergies, and intolerances
  • Inflammation and immune dysregulation
  • Toxins, toxicity, and impaired biotransformation
  • Insulin resistance and cardiometabolic syndrome
  • Hormonal imbalance including adrenal, thyroid, and sex hormones
  • Oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, and fatigue

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6:45am 6:45am

Institute of Functional Medicine International Conference

Modifiable Lifestyle Factors: Innovative Movement and Restorative Strategies to Optimize Patient Outcomes

IFM’s 2016 Annual International Conference presents strategies to transform recent scientific findings on the benefits of sleeprestorationfitness, and movement into actionable prescriptions for health. Learn the skills and science behind new technological tools and clinical innovations that can help patients sleep better, relax, and increase their activity levels. - See more at:

Dr. Trindade will give a presentation over breakfast on Diabestiy and the Gut Microbiome. 

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Arizona Osteopathic Association - Annual Conference

The AOMA Annual Convention is the largest osteopathic medical meeting in Arizona! An anticipated 35 hours of AOA Category 1-A credits may be earned at this event including specialty credits in multiple practice areas. 40 different lectures are planned.

Dr. Trindade will speak on Insulin Resistance and the Gut Microbiome 

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8:30am 8:30am

Genova GI Summit -

Introducing Genova Diagnostics' LearnGDX Seminar Series Microbiome & Gut Health

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016

Where: Genova Diagnostics' Laboratory, Atlanta, GA 

Genova Diagnostics is proud to host our first LearnGDX Seminar Series. We’ve created this educational workshop so you can spend a day with us learning how to apply our testing to the conditions that you commonly treat. We’re thrilled to invite you to our first installment of this series dedicated to the Microbiome and Gut Health in 2016.

Conference Speakers 

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH
Teacher, author, and recognized international lecturer in Functional, Anti-Aging and Integrative Medicine 

Andrea Girman, MD, MPH
Director of Medical Education at Genova Diagnostics

Regardless of your specialty, microbiome analysis and understanding can amplify clinical utility and enhance patient outcomes! Included in your registration will be our GI Effects® Comprehensive Stool Profile.

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