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Functional Medicine Residency Improves Outcomes

IFM’s longtime collaborating partnership with the Tallahassee (FL) Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP) has trained more than 400 practitioners in Functional Medicine, improving quality of life, increasing mindfulness, and reducing inflammatory biomarkers for more than 1,000 patients.

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ReNew Food Plan Stabilizes Blood Sugar, Insulin

IFM has created a new, short-term, therapeutic food plan that eliminates the dietary causes of inflammation and provides a nutritional “reset.”

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Pioneering Thought-Leader of Functional Medicine Receives Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

On the occasion of The Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2011 International Symposium, in Bellevue, Washington, Jeffrey Bland, PhD was honored by receiving the Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More
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FxMed for the Underserved Track Offered at August 18-20, 2016, IM4US Conference

As a Gold Supporter for the Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US) 6th Annual Conference, IFM has collaborated to create a pre-conference day and conference track with presentations on Functional Medicine for the underserved. Read More
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A White House Physician’s Journey Into Functional Medicine

LeadHealth Medical Director Robert G. Darling, MD, shares his Functional Medicine journey. Read More
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Landmark Survey Explores Paradigm Shift in Healthcare Landscape

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) released the findings of a landmark survey representing the most comprehensive evaluation of the practice strategies and clinical applications of Functional Medicine ever conducted.

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Solutions to Address Compliance Issues

The more doctors face increasing administrative demands, the more the onus is placed on patients to self-manage the sometimes intensive treatments needed to address chronic diseases. It should not be too surprising then that patient compliance for such interventions is pretty low.

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The Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy Announces Educational Partnership With The Institute for Functional Medicine

The Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA) is proud to announce its educational partnership with The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). Read More
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Advancing Depression Treatment: Grand Rounds With Cleveland Clinic

A one-hour recording of the latest Grand Rounds event addresses treating depression, presented by Robert Hedaya, MD. Read More
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New Cohort of Functional Medicine Health Coaches

IFM collaborated with the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy to develop a curriculum infused with Functional Medicine principles.

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Announcing Resident and Medical Student Tuition Rates

The Institute for Functional Medicine is excited to begin offering resident and medical student tuition that allows eligible students to register for IFM educational conferences at a 50% reduced rate.

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Talking To Patients About Toxins

What simple interventions work to encourage biotransformation and reduce the side effects of chronic toxin exposure? Why is cysteine so important for detoxification? IFM Director of Medical Education Dan Lukaczer, ND, interviews Joseph Pizzorno, ND, on the health effects of long-term toxin exposure and what clinicians can do to help patients with toxin-related illnesses. Read More