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AIC 2024 Pre-Conference Sponsored by Genova Diagnostics


With Jeffrey Bland, PhD, and Mark Hyman, MD.

  • This Non-CME event is limited to registered AIC in-person attendees only Register Now >
  • Please note this event takes place Wednesday, May 29, from 8:00am to 12:30pm.
  • Purchasing a ticket for the AIC pre-conference does not guarantee a seat at the sponsored lunch. Due to limited availability, only 100 registrants will be selected. Please indicate your interest by completing the form sent to you via email after your purchase confirmation.
  • No discounts are applicable for this event.

Join IFM for an exclusive event featuring two of the most renowned experts in the field of functional medicine, Jeffrey Bland, PhD, and Mark Hyman, MD. This interactive half-day program made possible by the generous support of Genova Diagnostics, will include a blend of dynamic presentations, in-depth discussions, and lively Q&A sessions with the audience. Dr. Bland will explore the crucial topic of immune resilience—providing valuable insights and perspectives as only he can into the cutting-edge research on enhancing the immune system’s ability to defend against and rebound from illness and dysfunction. Dr. Hyman will discuss how he navigates complex chronic illness through the lens of functional medicine, drawing upon his real-world experiences. Attendees will gain deeper insights into the principles and practical applications that define functional medicine in the context of today’s complex health challenges. The event will conclude with an intimate glimpse into the future of functional medicine as Mark and Jeff engage in an unplugged session, sharing candid thoughts, anecdotes, and reflections on the evolving landscape of healthcare and the role of functional medicine in shaping a healthier future. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to gain exclusive access to the expertise and insights of two of the most prominent functional medicine thought leaders.

This event is expected to sell out quickly. Reserve your spot now!

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Special Bonus for Attendees: Private Lunch with Drs. Bland and Hyman
All registrations for the pre-conference received by May 15 will be considered for the chance to attend a special private lunch with Drs. Bland and Hyman from 12:30-2:30 pm. During the lunch, attendees can participate in photo opportunities, book signings, and casual conversations. 100 attendees will be selected at random and will be notified via email by May 24. If you are selected and no longer wish to attend the lunch, please promptly notify IFM. Other terms and conditions are listed below.

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Schedule and Educators

7:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Jeffrey Bland, PhD Immune Resilience, Rejuvenation and its Impact on the Functional Medicine Matrix
8:45 am - 9:30 am
Jeffrey Bland, PhD Mark Hyman, MD Jeff and Mark Unplugged: Q&A
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Morning Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Mark Hyman, MD Navigating Complex Chronic Illness Through the Lens of Functional Medicine
10:45 am - 11:30 am
Jeffrey Bland, PhD Mark Hyman, MD Jeff and Mark Unplugged: Q&A
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jeffrey Bland, PhD Mark Hyman, MD Live Recording of The Doctor’s Farmacy Podcast
The Future of Functional Medicine: An intimate conversation with Jeff Bland and Mark Hyman

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sponsored Lunch
By Invitation Only, Additional Ticket Required. Available to select pre-conference registrants only.
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Check-In for All AIC Attendees
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AIC Kick-Off Reception for all AIC Attendees
  • Appetizers and Drinks
  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • IFM Resource Center
  • Poster Sessions
  • Additional Information

    Refund Policy

    Refund Policy
    Cancellation Request Received Eligible Refund
    *After purchase No Refund
    *Given the nature of this event, refunds or credits on this purchase are not permitted.