Academic Medicine Tuition and Membership Program

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Academic Medicine Tuition and Membership Program

IFM’s resident and medical student tuition and membership program is available to residents and medical students enrolled in a qualified program. For a list of qualified programs, see below.

Academic discounts are subject to change by IFM without notice.

2024 Student Discount Product/Program
$100 off IFM Membership
40% Discount Applying Functional Medicine in Practice (AFMCP)
40% Discount Advanced Practice Modules (APMs)
Cardiometabolic, Immune, Hormone, Bioenergetics, GI, and Environmental Health
40% Discount Lifestyle: The Foundations of Functional Medicine
40% Discount Therapeutic Food Plans: A Component of Personalized Nutrition (TFP)
10% Discount Intermittent Fasting: Therapeutic Mechanisms and Clinical Applications
10% Discount (In-person) Annual International Conference

Approved residents and medical students will be eligible to receive $100 off IFM membership and a reduced tuition discount on programs in IFM’s Certification Program (IFMCP). These programs include Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) and the six Advanced Practice Modules (APMs).

AFMCP and all six APMs are required courses to complete IFM’s Certification Program (IFMCP). Learn More about IFMCP

Approved residents and medical students can register for any future, qualified program within twelve months of application approval. No other discounts are applicable with this rate (i.e., membership discount, conference discounts, etc.).

Eligibility Requirements

Commonly Eligibile Degrees for IFM Certification Program and Student Discounts

CNS degrees: to be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be registered in an ACNPE-accredited program or in a program that meets eligibility requirements for the CNS Credential.
  • Provide a letter of intent stating intent outlining the exam date you intend to sit for. Exam information can be found on BCNS’s website.

International Nutrition Student Qualifications

Application Process

Residents and medical students can apply for this program online by filling out the application form below. Proof of enrollment that clearly states student status and includes the expected program end date must be provided. Approved applicants will be approved for one year (12 months) from the date of acceptance into the program.

Note: Applications are processed in up to ten business days.

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Questions? Contact:

Tel: 1.800.228.0622