Group sessions are case-based and topic specific. Please visit the mentorships page for a description of these topics. The first week, the mentor will present a case and discuss it with the group. The second through eighth sessions are Functional Medicine case presentations by the mentees with Q&A led and moderated by the mentor. You will have the opportunity to upload your case by logging into your account, selecting “My Education” and accessing the corresponding course under “Mentorship”.
Please click here to download the Zoom application. You do not need to pay for an account to join a meeting. You can also access the link to install the Zoom application within the Mentorship Course under “Download Zoom.”
Any practitioner who has completed AFMCP or one of IFM’s six Advanced Practice Modules (APMs) is eligible to register for the Mentorship Program.
After you have scheduled/booked your session using our online schedule, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom Meeting link attached within the email. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours of your order, please contact IFM at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.800.228.0622. You can also access the zoom meeting links for all of your sessions at any time in the Mentorship course materials and you will be able to add those links to your calendar.
Each of the eight (8) sessions are seventy-five (75) minutes long.
When you receive your Zoom Meeting email confirmation, please download the application on the device you plan to use to participate in your session. There are several tutorial videos on the Zoom Meeting website that will introduce you to the basics of using this service. Ensure your computer microphone and sound capability is tested PRIOR TO YOUR SESSION. Please note, you do not need a paid Zoom Meeting account to attend mentorship sessions.
This mentorship program is designed for non-urgent clinical mentorship. If you are able to bring the question to your next group session, you may do so time and topic permitting.
Yes, you may submit case documents through the interface online. Please login to your account at ifm.org, go to My Account and click on My Education to access this course. Please note, the mentorship program requires all correspondence to be completely free of personal health information. Exchange of HIPPA- sensitive materials is not allowed.
The cost of group cohort sessions is $2,000 for the 8 sessions.
We are not currently keeping a waitlist for this program. Please continue to check back for cancellations on the product page and email email@example.com.
Unfortunately, technical difficulties on the mentee’s side are non-refundable, but please write a description of your case and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review all technical connection concerns and follow-up with you to ensure that we troubleshoot the issue.
The cancellation window is 96 hours (or four days), prior to your first group session. There are no refunds if you are unable to attend a single session in the series of eight, if you need to cancel prior to the 96 hour window, please contact email@example.com.
The scheduling application is listed in Pacific Time. Please make sure to note this when scheduling.