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Expand Your Toolkit for Cognitive Decline

As cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s continue to increase, clinicians who can appropriately recommend and personalize interventions are in high demand. IFM’s Advanced Clinical Training, Reversing Cognitive Decline, equips you with the tools and framework to effectively assess, stratify, and treat these patients. Read More
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The Institute for Functional Medicine Grants 25 Scholarships to Integrative Medicine for the Underserved

IM4US clinicians have the opportunity to apply for one of the scholarships to attend IFM's five-day foundational conference, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP), or one of the six Advanced Practice Modules (APMs). Read More
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Help Your Patients With Fatigue

One of the most common issues seen in practice is fatigue. The possible sources are diverse, complicating treatment. But for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), recently renamed systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID), a promising new treatment supporting mitochondrial function could spell progress. Read More
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A Systems-Biology Approach to Reversing Cognitive Decline

In Reversing Cognitive Decline, you will learn a systems-biology approach to assess patients for the six known subtypes of Alzheimer's disease and differentiate them from mild cognitive impairment. What do we know about an environmental form of Alzheimer's with treatable causes? Read More
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The International Nurse Coach Association Announces Educational Partnership With IFM

The International Nurse Coach Association (INCA) is proud to announce its educational partnership with The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

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PLMI and IFM Team Up to Present Free, Six-Part Series

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is pleased to announce an exciting, six-part series in partnership with Dr. Jeffrey Bland and his Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI) called, “Functional Medicine and Genomics: Is the Future Here?” Read More
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Toby Cosgrove, MD, Receives the 2016 Linus Pauling Award

Toby Cosgrove, MD, President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, has been honored by receiving the Linus Pauling Award at The Institute for Functional Medicine's 2016 Annual International Conference in San Diego, CA. Read More
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2016-2020 Strategic Plan

The Institute for Functional Medicine presents its 2016–2020 Strategic Plan Digest.

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IFMCP 2016 Graduates

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine, is pleased to announce the graduation of 150 IFM Certified Practitioners (IFMCP) in 2016. Read More
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IFM Collaboration Creates Career Opportunities Platform

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) has announced its collaboration with Integrated and Functional Connections, a leading-edge placement firm that specializes exclusively in the field of Functional and Integrative Medicine and connects providers to career opportunities in which they can transform health. Read More
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Maryland University of Integrative Health and IFM Sign Formal Collaboration Agreement

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), one of the nation’s leading graduate schools for natural medicine, and The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), a non-profit organization advancing Functional Medicine as the standard of care for all patients, have announced a new collaboration today.

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IFM Announces First Endowed Chair in Functional Medicine

The first endowed chair in Functional Medicine at a major academic medicine center has been established at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Mark Hyman, MD, IFM Board President of Clinical Affairs, will hold the endowed chair position. Read More