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San Diego, CA

Who We Are

We are a community of health professionals passionate about root cause medicine in
 San Diego, CA.

Local Events

Learn about our regular in-person & virtual events.

About the Host

Cody Pavlick has 16 years of experience in the medical industry across multiple organizations and markets that play a role in our current healthcare environment. The majority of his experience has been in leadership that spans across areas such as distribution, cardiology specialty, optometry, and nutrition. Through this diverse experience he has gained a unique knowledge angle of our current healthcare setting and is able to observe a large variety of diverse approaches, interventions, and policies that impact human health. On this journey, Cody Pavlick naturally developed a strong personal passion for Functional Medicine. This path, and resulting passion, ignited strong advocacy for the transformation of traditional healthcare.


Pavlick started his career with Metagenics in 2018. He currently acts as the US Southwest District Manager. As a second-generation native San Diegan, avid Traveling Surfer, and graduate of San Diego State University, he feels right at home hosting and connecting our community in the city in which he was raised. His strong passions include antiaging, sports medicine, and functional cardiology.


Cody Pavlick is committed to connecting practitioners and ideas across diverse modalities and backgrounds and being the champion to lead the movement of Functional Medicine in sunny San Diego. United by purpose, he believes we can share best practices with one another and support one another so that we can continue to share the vision we all have-to lead happier, healthier lives.

Upcoming Events

Stay in the know on upcoming events—check out our Events Calendar!

Why You Should Join Our Community


Healthcare practitioners and clinicians, you are not alone.

Since 2014, the Functional Forum has been the place where likeminded healthcare professionals have come together to learn, build their communities and enhance patient care and practice management. As a branch of the Functional Forum, our community provides a space for functional integrative healthcare professionals from all disciplines to thrive and catalyze the transformation of medicine.

Clinicians join this community so they can meet likeminded practitioners and:

  • Gain trustworthy referrals
  • Expand their clinical toolboxes with exclusive resources and information
  • Brainstorm with peers on patient cases
  • Gain access to thought leaders in the industry
  • Connect with new patients
  • Learn best practices for running a modern practice

Who can become a member?

This is an inclusive community of health professionals passionate about root-cause care.

  • Conventionally trained practitioners interested in functional integrative medicine
  • Generalists (primary care, family medicine)
  • Integrative Medicine (chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, dentists)
  • Specialists (psychiatrist, pediatrician, cardiologist, etc.)
  • Food focused practitioners (registered dieticians, nutritionists)
  • Lifestyle medicine, precision medicine and naturopathic medicine practitioners
  • Health coaches
  • Medical stakeholders
  • Digital health entrepreneurs

Join our community

Sponsors of San Diego, CA Functional Forum Community

  • Exclusive, science-based supplements and medical foods to support general wellness and targeted nutritional support
  • Transforming healthcare by educating practitioners on the latest advances in clinical nutrition
  • Testing before trends; TruQuality™: Purity, Potency, Transparency




“Building local communities of integrative practitioners around the world is the most important next step for the reinvention of medicine” 

- James Maskell, Founder of the Functional Forum

Questions? Contact your local host.