What is Functional Medicine?
As a catalyst in the transformation of healthcare, functional medicine takes a comprehensive approach to prevention, health, and well-being; treats root causes of disease; and restores healthy function through a personalized patient experience — all while being a vital partner to conventional medicine.The functional medicine model
New Lifestyle Factors Course
Lifestyle: The Foundations of Functional Medicine provides the foundational information and tools to optimize health through sustainable lifestyle-based interventions, making it the ideal first step in your functional medicine education and training.Get Started
Our Functional Medicine Certification Program
IFM supports the confident and competent practice of functional medicine by providing high-quality education and certification programs, training, and resources. We are the only organization providing functional medicine certification along with educational programs directly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). IFM Certified Practitioners are consistently recognized as the most thoroughly trained and tested functional medicine clinicians in their fields and the most sought-after by both patients and employers.Get Certified
The most in-demand and respected in the field
Explore CME eligible and Non-CME courses designed to enhance your practice.Learning Center
IFM Certified Practitioners are highly sought-after by the top medical institutions in the US.Find Out More
Our educational programs are developed by the premier thought leaders in the industry.Our Educators
IFM 30th Anniversary Video Series
In 2021, IFM commemorated 30 years of the functional medicine movement by looking back at where we have been and how far the field has come over the preceding three decades. These video conversations feature pioneers in functional medicine, the luminaries who helped shape its practice in the early years, sharing their perspectives with the next generation of functional medicine clinicians who are making a big impact in their own right.Watch now
COVID-19: Functional Medicine Resources
IFM is dedicated to providing both patients and practitioners with reliable resources and information about COVID-19. See our COVID-19 resources page for the latest information on COVID-19 vaccines as well as the functional medicine perspective on prevention, testing, treatment, and recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection.Learn More
Find a practitioner
Our Find A Practitioner tool is the largest referral network in functional medicine, created to help patients locate functional medicine practitioners anywhere in the world. IFM Certified Practitioners are listed first in the search results, given their extensive education.Find a practitioner
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Latest News & Insights
Our podcasts present the latest news and trends in functional medicine and keep practitioners up to date with how they can apply this information in their clinical practices.Listen now
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IFM’s Statement on COVID-19 Vaccines
IFM remains committed to continually reviewing the science and providing guidance on the functional medicine approach to preventing and mitigating SARS-CoV-2 infection. We have updated our statement regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and the functional medicine approach to optimizing immune resilience.Read IFM’s COVID-19 Vaccines Statement
Free Covid-19 Learning Module
IFM’s free online learning module discusses viral mechanisms, key clinical considerations, and therapeutic interventions for patients at various stages of infection.View Course
Free Covid-19 Resources
Our COVID-19 functional medicine resources page contains news, resources and science on prevention, testing, treatment, and recovery.Visit Resources Page
Free Covid-19 Resources
Our COVID-19 functional medicine resource page features resources and science on prevention, testing, treatment, and recovery.Visit Resources Page
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Countdown to AIC: Livestream Available!
Explore new tools, technologies, and therapeutics that can improve the health outcomes of your patients today and build healthier communities for tomorrow. Can't attend in-person this year? The limited livestream broadcast features over 7 hours of program content including lectures from Rhonda Patrick, PhD; Aly Cohen, MD; and Michael Snyder, PhD.