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Dr. Frank Tortorice

Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

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2016 Recap: The Future of Functional

December 2016 Functional Forum

For our final episode of 2016 we bring you a recap of what has been a transformational year for the Evolution of Medicine. This pre-recorded episode will feature some of the best content we have made in 2016 that had not featured on any one of our 11 Forums so far this year.

This episode will run less than an hour, mainly to make sure that our meetup groups have the opportunity to share their “Future of Functional in 5” talks, the first opportunity for everyone in the ecosystem to be heard and share their unique gift and story with our community. We are encouraging all meetups to encourage their members to shoot their show and we have resources for meetup hosts to facilitate this easily.

The show itself will feature short segments from three extended content segments from 2016, as well as the exciting launch of our newest product. First up, Dr. Dean Ornish shares the opportunity for physicians and practitioner teams to deliver his signature “Intensive Cardiac Rehab” protocol, which is now available through Medicare and many commercial insurers.

Also, joining Dr. Ornish on this Forum are two speakers from our “Future of Functional” Summit last Summer in Utah. Firstly, Whole30 Founder Dallas Hartwig, as he shares some of his key learnings from his journey to uncover the keys to igniting behavior change in patients. Secondly we feature author and thinker Charles Eisenstein as he shares his thoughts on community and its power to be the bedrock of the future of not only medicine, but the world.

Watch out for the preview of our second product “Building Your Functional Medicine Practice”, a course that helps physicians to build membership based practices, combining the payment model of Direct Primary Care (DPC) with the clinical model (Functional Medicine) as a vision for the future of Primary Care.



Dr. Dean Ornish Dallas Hartwig Charles Eisenstein

This episode will include:

  • A new definition for community and its transformational potential
  • How cardiology has evolved and how practices can align to this new paradigm
  • Strategies for behavior change from the brightest minds in the field

Who Should Attend?

  • Any practitioner who is curious about addressing the root cause of chronic disease
  • Any health professional who practices:
    • Functional Medicine
    • Preventative Medicine
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Holistic Medicine
  • Plus all the people we had before:
    • Health Professionals: MD, DO, ND, PA, DC, RN, RD,  NP, LAc., CHT, CCN, DDS, Midwives, PharmD, Pharmacist, Vet, Colon Hydrotherapist, Health Coaches etc.
    • Digital Health Innovators
    • Medical Stakeholders


 About The Show

The Functional Forum is a monthly “medutainment” web show for health professionals and industry insiders who are passionate about the evolution of medicine. Set in the heart of Manhattan, this new concept in practitioner education brings together the latest health news, functional medicine research, practice development and health technology in an upbeat, entertaining way.

The Functional Forum curates the industry’s leading innovators in a new mixed-media format that combines interviews, TED-style talks, videos, audience interaction, and music. Our sponsors bring you the best healthy snacks and refreshments at our networking event.

This comes at an exciting time for functional and integrative medicine, not only clinically, but also in the innovative business models being developed around the country. With health politics raising more questions than answers and with technology changing the healthcare landscape for good, there has never been a more ripe time for health innovation.

December 2016 Show Sponsors

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  • efficiently obtain data on patient lifestyle behaviors to save time providing more proactive and personalized care.
  • empower patients with a simple health tracking app that they will actually enjoy using
  • enhance collaboration with patients by monitoring their lifestyle behaviors in-between visits.
  • Rapidly improve your patient’s compliance to prescribed lab tests
  • Mobile phlebotomists can be booked to your office, patients home or office
  • There is no extra cost to the patient or the practitioner for many labs
  • Best in category physician coaching program
  • Develop proven models for patient acquisition and team interaction
  • Apply for free 2-day bootcamp in San Antonio for Functional Forum watchers
  • Help patients learn self-regulation and emotional management skills
  • Use Heart Rate Variability Technology to assess and train patients
  • Understand the science behind Heart Rate Variability and autonomic function
  • Empower patients to create and sustain a healthy lifestyle
Have questions about December 2016 FUNCTIONAL FORUM RECAP? Contact Dr. Frank Tortorice

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Bay Area Wellness Center
1275 California Dr
Suite B
Burlingame, CA 94010

Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

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