Resident and Medical Student Tuition and Membership Program

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Resident and Medical Student Tuition Program

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

Approved full-time 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).

Price at Student Rate Product/Program
$225 IFM Membership
$1,425 Applying Functional Medicine in Practice (AFMCP)
$900 per course Advanced Practice Modules (APMs): Cardiometabolic, Immune, Hormone, Energy, GI, and Biotransformation

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

You must be a full-time resident or medical student. The following qualified programs are likely eligible:

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 sciences students need to be enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s level program.

Application Process

Full-time residents and medical students can apply for this program online by filling out the application form below. Proof of enrollment that clearly states full-time 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.

Questions? Contact:

Kenlee Guss, Experience and Engagement Coordinator
800.228.0622 or 253.661.3049
kenleeguss@ifm.org