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New Year, New Opportunities!



$500 off AFMCP + Payment Plan Options Now Available!

Ever wanted to attend IFM's premier course, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)? Now is your chance.

To celebrate the new year and for the first time ever, IFM is giving everyone a $500 discount on the March 2018 offering of AFMCP and making it easier for clinicians to attend by providing payment plan options available until February 12, 2018. LEARN MORE

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Grand Rounds: Free for the First Time

The free Grand Rounds streaming video series, in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, will contain lectures on a wide range of clinical topics as well as the latest research by renowned clinicians, including Alessio Fasano, MD, Dale Bredesen, MD, Robert Hedaya, MD, DLFAPA, and more. Read More

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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 from AFMCP Peru

The Institute for Functional Medicine is partnering with USIL | Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola for our very first Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) conference in Peru November 27-December 1, 2017!

Watch our recording of Facebook Live with IFM Educators and Peru's pioneer of Functional Medicine, Dr. Federico Martinez. Watch the Recording Now

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Facebook Live With Laurie Hofmann, MPH, CEO & IFM Leaders

Learn more about our 2018 Annual International Conference (AIC) by visiting ifm.org/aic. Register before February 23rd to receive our early bird rate of $950. AIC 2018 | "Solving the Puzzle of Autoimmunity: The Interplay of Gut, Genes, and Environment" May 31 - June 2, 2018 | Hollywood, FL Read More

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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.” Read More

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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. Read More

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Call for Comments: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Functional Medicine

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has opened a call for comments on the efficacy of Functional Medicine through October 6, 2017. Members of AAFP are invited to lend their voice today! Read More

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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. Watch the rebroadcast

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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. Read More

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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. Read More