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COVID-19, Clinical Practice, and the New Normal

Join a panel of expert clinicians, including Georgia Tetlow, MD, Mylène Huynh, MD, and Patrick Hanaway, MD, as they share personal experiences from the front lines of the pandemic. This exclusive AIC discussion will also present a framework for advancing clinical care in a post-COVID world, with key insights for mitigating disease progression and supporting long-term immune health.

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Our World With COVID-19: A Perspective from IFM CEO, Amy R. Mack

In this message from Amy Mack, CEO of IFM, she discusses the long-term impact of COVID-19, as well as the work IFM is doing to support practitioners working with patients.

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IFM’s 2020 Annual International Conference Shifts to Interactive Online Experience

AIC 2020: Focusing on Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices at a Critical Time in Health Care.

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Sleep Deprivation: A Deeper Dive Into Clinical Screenings, Mitochondrial Impact, and Therapeutic Interventions

Sleep deprivation may affect the body at a cellular level. Understanding a patient’s sleep quality is an important part of clinical screening to help limit the maladaptive mitochondrial changes that occur during states of stress.

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The Functional Medicine Approach to COVID-19: Virus-Specific Nutraceutical and Botanical Agents

Assesses the scientific plausibility of promising prevention approaches and therapeutic interventions and offers clinical recommendations.

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Boosting Immunity: Functional Medicine Tips on Prevention & Optimizing Immune Function During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

With the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease in the news, The Institute for Functional Medicine would like to remind you that there are several steps you can take to reduce your chances of being exposed to respiratory viruses and to boost your immunity in the event of exposure.

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Clinical Spotlight: Paris Kharbat on Tools to Improve Your FM Practice

Telemedicine is providing greater access to healthcare resources for people in rural areas. Paris Kharbat, DO, explores the role of telemedicine, software, and health coaching in her patients’ health journeys.

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IFM Announces Headlining Speakers for 2020 Annual International Conference (AIC)

(IFM) today announced the panel of speakers who will headline IFM’s 2020 Annual International Conference (AIC): Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine.

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Appoints Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) announced today that Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA, has been elected to join IFM’s Board of Directors.

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Clinical Spotlight: An Interview With 2019 Linus Pauling Award Recipient Dr. Michael Stone

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, sits down with the 2019 Linus Pauling Award recipient P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP, to discuss Dr. Stone’s contributions to Functional Medicine, his research, and his foundations.

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Announces AIC 2020

Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Continues Planned Leadership Transitions

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) today announced that Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND has been elected Chairman of its governing Board of Directors. Pizzorno’s two-year term will begin January 10, 2020, as current Chairwoman Laurie Hofmann completes her Board service. Current Vice-Chair Juliet Rogers will also transition from the governing Board after serving as a Director since 2013.

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