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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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IFM Receives Accreditation with Commendation

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) is pleased to announce the decision by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to award IFM Accreditation with Commendation, which extends through July 31, 2022. 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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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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