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IFM Multiplies Practitioner Efficiency Through New Collaboration with LivingMatrix

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) announced today its collaboration with the Richmond, VA-based health information technology firm, LivingMatrix, to create a web application that will automate the formerly paper-based process of new patient intake and the creation of the Functional Medicine Timeline and Matrix. Read More
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IFM Announces Collaboration with Functional Forum

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Functional Forum, bringing viewers of this monthly interactive web show three episodes, including content from the 2015 IFM Annual International Conference (AIC) and interviews with IFM faculty and expert speakers. Read More
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IFMCP 2015 Graduates

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is proud to announce the graduation of 113 IFM Certified Practitioners (IFMCP) in 2015. Read More
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University of Western States Launches Master’s Degree Program in Nutrition and Functional Medicine

The University of Western States (UWS) is proud to announce a new graduate degree program starting in April 2012—the Master of Science in Nutrition and Functional Medicine. Read More
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Randy Jirtle, PhD, Receives Linus Pauling Award

At the Institute for Functional Medicine's 2014 Annual International Conference in San Francisco, Calif., Randy L. Jirtle, PhD, was honored by receiving the Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award. Read More
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Cleveland Clinic Opening Center for Functional Medicine

Cleveland Clinic will open a new Center for Functional Medicine September 23, 2014. Read More
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University of Western States and IFM Sign Global Agreement

University of Western States (UWS) and the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) are pleased to announce a joint collaboration to incorporate Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition coursework in the Master of Science in human nutrition and Functional Medicine (MSHNFM) program at UWS. Read More
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Functional Medicine Coaching Academy and IFM Sign Collaboration Agreement

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Inc., (FMCA) are pleased to announce a collaboration that supports the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy in providing a certification program for health coaches using the Functional Medicine approach. Read More
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IFM Welcomes Robert Luby, MD, as the Executive Director of Medical Education

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is pleased to welcome Robert Luby, MD, as the executive director of medical education beginning full time on July 1, 2015. Read More
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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. Read More
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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.” Read More
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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