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The Institute for Functional Medicine Confirms Amy R. Mack as Chief Executive Officer

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) has named Amy R. Mack as IFM’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2018. She succeeds Laurie Hofmann, MPH, who has been serving IFM in various Board and executive leadership roles since 2001. READ MORE
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Facebook Live With Laurie Hofmann, MPH, CEO & IFM Leaders

Learn more about our 2018 Annual International Conference (AIC) titled “Solving the Puzzle of Autoimmunity: The Interplay of Gut, Genes, and Environment” by watching the conference proceedings.

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Practice Implementation Training Program to Launch in January 2018, in Partnership Between IFM and the Kalish Institute

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) has partnered with the Kalish Institute to deliver the in-depth, online practice implementation course, “My Practice Plan.”

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IFM Appoints Laurie Hofmann, MPH, as Chairman of the Board of Directors

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is excited to announce that Laurie Hofmann, MPH, IFM’s current chief executive officer, has accepted the additional role of chairman of the IFM Board of Directors.

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Facebook Live with Dale Bredesen, MD

Watch the rebroadcast of IFM’s Facebook Live conversation with internationally renowned expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Dale Bredesen, where he answered participant questions and discussed his new book, “The End of Alzheimer’s.”

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Names Amy R. Mack as Chief Operations Officer

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) welcomes Amy R. Mack as its new chief operations officer (COO). In this role, Mack will work closely with Chief Executive Officer Laurie Hofmann, MPH, on the organization’s overall strategy and execution.

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Names Patrick Hanaway, MD, as the 2017 Linus Pauling Award Recipient

Patrick Hanaway, MD, receives this award for his innovation in medical education and pioneering work in clinical outcomes research. Read More
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The Institute for Functional Medicine Launches New, Redesigned, Mobile-Friendly Website

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website (IFM.org), which will serve to better meet the needs of practitioners, patients, and visitors.

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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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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