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Certification & Membership

Choose your Functional Medicine journey with IFM.

Are you wondering how to continue learning more about Functional Medicine? Perhaps you have completed one of IFM’s CME courses or attended a Grand Rounds. Maybe you have attended Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). What’s next?

One way to continue your journey is through the IFM Certification Program, a seven-course educational track honed by the best thought leaders and taught by educators with years of clinical experience and knowledge. Not only do IFM-trained clinicians yield better patient outcomes, they also increase their professional satisfaction.

A second option to make the Functional Medicine journey with us is to become an IFM member. Here you will join a global network of Functional Medicine-trained healthcare professionals who are all committed to treating underlying causes, reducing and reversing chronic diseases, and finding better ways to deliver this gold standard of care to every individual.

Scroll down to learn more about how you can continue your Functional Medicine journey with us.

IFM staff are eager to make your Functional Medicine journey smooth and easy.

IFM Certification Program

IFM Certified Practitioners set the standard for Functional Medicine in the industry.

With the best Functional Medicine education available, IFM Certified Practitioners are recognized as the most thoroughly trained and tested Functional Medicine clinicians in their fields.

Likewise, they are the most in-demand practitioners in academic institutions. Driven by the growing demand for Functional Medicine practitioners, IFM Certified Practitioners are sought-after by both patients and employers.

Finally, IFM has the largest network of Certified Practitioners living on six continents and working in 297 universities worldwide.

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IFM Certified Practitioners receive the gold standard in Functional Medicine training.

IFM Membership

Join our global network of like-minded healthcare professionals.

IFM Membership is your gateway to a community of like-minded clinicians and researchers from around the globe. Members are advocates, leaders, and living examples of what medicine can become.

Discover all the benefits that an IFM Membership provides and join our network of more than 3,000 Functional Medicine practitioners. Benefits include:

  • 10% discount on most IFM products, including conferences
  • Member access to the Natural Medicines Database
  • Full access to the downloadable IFM Clinical Practice Toolkit
  • Participation in the IFM-moderated online member’s forum
  • Listing and search privileges on IFM’s private member network
  • And more…

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IFM members are advocates, leaders, and living examples of the future of medicine.