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Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual.

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Our educators bring in-depth knowledge and clinical experience honed by years of practice and scholarship in core, science-based concepts, tools, and applications.

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IFM sets the gold standard for Functional Medicine education and training, synthesizing the latest medical research with a personalized, effective model of care.

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Clinical Quiz: Weight Gain, Insomnia, and Fatigue

A 42-year-old patient presents with weight gain, insomnia, and fatigue. You inquire about any recent changes in her life or health. She has recently undergone a contentious and acrimonious divorce. Which mechanism is most likely to be causing her symptoms? Take Quiz

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Exploring Membership Models: Now Is the Time to Reinvent Your Practice

The idea of private-pay medicine is well established and familiar in most communities as thousands of doctors around the country now contract directly with their patients. Read More


New Year, New Opportunities!

$500 off AFMCP + Payment Plan Options Now Available!

Ever wanted to attend IFM's premier course, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)? Now is your chance.

To celebrate the new year and for the first time ever, IFM is giving everyone a $500 discount on the March 2018 offering of AFMCP and making it easier for clinicians to attend by providing payment plan options available until February 12, 2018. LEARN MORE

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AFMCP by the Numbers

Ever wondered what it is really like to attend Functional Medicine’s premier, case-based course, Applying Functional Medicine in Practice (AFMCP)? Here is a look into AFMCP by the numbers. Read More