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Functional Medicine | IFM. Functional medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. The functional medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying

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What is Functional Medicine

(8 days ago) Functional medicine is a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness. As the graphic illustrates, a diagnosis can be the result of more than one cause. For example, depression can be

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Find A Practitioner The Institute for Functional Medicine

(Just Now) The Largest Referral Network in functional medicine. IFM's Find A Practitioner tool is the largest referral network in functional medicine, created to help patients locate functional medicine practitioners anywhere in the world. IFM Certified Practitioners are listed first in the search results, given their extensive education in functional

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Autoimmunity: A Functional Medicine Guide

(5 days ago) Like Functional Medicine itself, this Functional Medicine (FM) Guide does not intend to replace the standard of care but to enhance it. Therefore, this guide is designed especially for treating those patients who have not realized the best achievable outcomes while being treated according to established guidelines. While suitable for patients

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IFM Membership The Institute for Functional Medicine

(7 days ago) Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal (IMCJ) – Included in the functional medicine Connections e-newsletter, IMCJ provides practitioners with a practical and comprehensive approach to integrating alternative therapies with conventional medicine. Access to the Natural Medicines Database ($177 value)

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Apply for the IFM Certification Program IFMCP

(4 days ago) The IFM Certification Program (IFMCP) provides the most comprehensive training available in functional medicine. The educational materials have been developed by the leaders in the field, and IFM’s teaching faculty have a depth of experience and knowledge honed by many years of practice and their commitment to the ongoing development of core concepts, tools, and …

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Introduction to Functional Nutrition Free Online Course

(3 days ago) Introduction to Functional Nutrition is a 1.5 hour, online, interactive course that trains healthcare providers in the advanced practice of personalized nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and monitoring, with the goals of promoting optimal …

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Get Started With Functional Medicine IFM

(7 days ago) Explore. View free Grand Rounds presentations. IFM educator Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD, describes Functional Medicine as a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. She encourages visitors of the IFM website to explore the many resources available.

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Free Online CME Opportunities IFM

(7 days ago) Introduction to Functional Medicine: A Systems Approach to Reversing the Epidemic of Chronic Disease. Sustainable lifestyle intervention is the cornerstone of long-term health, yet clinicians and patients often find lifestyle change difficult to implement.

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Academic Medical Centers & Residency Programs The

(5 days ago) The Tallahassee (FL) Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP) integrates functional nutrition, functional medicine, mindfulness-based behavioral health, and lifestyle medicine with conventional medical care. The model is used to treat patients with chronic disease and to train family medicine residents in a functional approach to managing and ultimately …

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Functional Medicine Topics: Hormones

(2 days ago) Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules ® (APM) Hormone. This module will clarify exactly how to approach hormonal dysregulation, with discussions on the most important evaluations to make and integrative treatment approaches to apply. Develop and organize individual treatment protocols using diet, nutraceuticals, botanicals

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Functional Medicine Education & Training About Us The

(6 days ago) Since its founding in 1991, The Institute for functional medicine has trained clinicians to translate scientific advances in the areas of genomics, epigenetics, nutrition, and lifestyle into solutions for notoriously challenging clinical problems. learn more about IFM’s history.

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Functional Medicine Topics: Environmental Health

(5 days ago) Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules ® (APM) Environmental Health. This module will review the foundational biochemistry and genetics of biotransformation pathways, connect organ system dysfunctions to potential toxic exposures, and detail the available laboratory evaluations useful in working up a toxin-exposed patient.

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Founders of IFM The Institute for Functional Medicine

(5 days ago) Serving as president of The Institute for Functional Medicine from 1999 to 2013, David Scott Jones, MD, guided IFM in the clinical development of functional medicine. Under Dr. Jones’ leadership and guidance, IFM became a freestanding, independent, nonprofit, ACCME-accredited educational institute—a change that allowed IFM to focus entirely on its educational mission, …

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP

(2 days ago) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice. January 2022 (AFMCP) Online. Online Course. January 10 - April 11, 2022. Up to 35.5 CME Credits. Full tuition for this program is $2,950. Automatic discounts, including membership pricing, have already been applied for logged in users. More Info.

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2022 Annual International Conference IFM

(2 days ago) Join IFM along with your friends and colleagues as we return to an in-person program for AIC 2022: Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX, June 2-4. AIC 2022 will explore the critical advancements in the field of functional medicine from the preceding year along with the relevant clinical applications …

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Functional Medicine Topics: Bioenergetics

(8 days ago) Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules ® (APM) Bioenergetics. This module will investigate the science of mitochondrial function and dysfunction, the impact of oxidative stress, as well as nutritional and lifestyle influences on both health and disease. Define and understand the importance of energy regulation and mitochondrial function

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP

(3 days ago) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice. September 2021 (AFMCP) Online. Full tuition for this program is $2,950. Automatic discounts, including membership pricing, have already been applied for logged in users. More Info. This course is eligible for Resident and Medical Student Tuition.

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Professional Training Programs The Institute for

(8 days ago) Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (FMCA) is the first accredited functional medicine health coach training program, with 600 graduates as of April 2017. FMCA-trained health coaches guide patients to optimum wellness using functional medicine, functional nutrition, Mind-Body Medicine, and Positive Psychology Coaching.

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Collaborations to Advance Functional Medicine IFM

(3 days ago) Since its inception in 1991, The Institute for Functional Medicine has inspired the development of functional medicine-related services, products, educational programs, and more (see figure)—all in response to the growing interest and demand for this clinical model, ultimately forming the functional medicine “ecosystem.”IFM isn’t capable of dedicating sufficient resources (nor in …

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Shilpa P. Saxena MD The Institute for Functional Medicine

(8 days ago) Information for Patients From the practitioner: About My Practice. As a nationally-recognized practice in Functional & Integtative Medicine, we've created one of the most innovative medical experiences, finally focusing on what patients really want.

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Functional Medicine in Practice The Institute for

(2 days ago) Functional medicine is gaining attention as a new approach to care in large institutions and academic centers throughout the country. An increasing number of institutions now have practitioners trained in functional medicine, principally through IFM. This is leading to new approaches to investigate ways to research outcomes of functional

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IFM's Immune Advanced Practice Module

(1 days ago) Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules ® (APM) Immune. This module will focus on chronic inflammation, systemic influences on the immune system, and the consequent dysfunction that may ensue. The Immune APM will supply clinicians with an in-depth understanding of underlying immune mechanisms and offer effective interventions to use even

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Why Functional Medicine Matters The Institute for

(2 days ago) Functional medicine is a crucial antidote to the dual problem of healthcare cost inflation and chronic dependency on the healthcare system.. As healthcare costs become increasingly unsustainable, it is apparent the heart of the problem faced by patients and payers is the frequency with which costly disease management strategies are applied before exploring the …

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, March

(7 days ago) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) synthesizes the latest medical research with a model of care that integrates each patient's individual history, genetics, and lifestyle factors. AFMCP equips clinicians to design effective, personalized treatments for …

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Assessing the Cortisol Curve IFM

(3 days ago) Assessing the Cortisol Curve. The adrenal hormone cortisol impacts nearly all the body’s systems. Cortisol levels fluctuate throughout the day, normally peaking in the morning hours and bottoming out at night. In studies, deviations from this pattern are associated with signs and symptoms of adrenal dysfunction.

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Therapeutic Food Plans Course Details The Institute for

(2 days ago) Therapeutic Food Plans Course | The Institute for Functional Medicine. Therapeutic Food Plans Course. Online Course. Up to 6.5 CME Credits. Full tuition for TFP is $325. Full tuition for PES is $125. Automatic discounts, including membership pricing, have already been applied for logged in users. Note that there is an additional cost savings

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Sign Up for Functional Medicine's Newsletter The

(2 days ago) Receive Functional Medicine news and insights on various medical topics such as nutrition and common conditions, learn about tools and resources to …

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Certification Archives The Institute for Functional Medicine

(7 days ago) The case report submission process is a structured PDF template that is ba sed on the Functional Medicine Matrix and following the GOTOIT framework. Candidates receive access to the Case Report Template upon payment of the $800 case report fee and verification of eligibility for the IFMCP written exam.

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AAFP Announces Decision on Functional Medicine CME IFM

(7 days ago) AAFP Announces Decision on Functional Medicine CME. I want to share some important developments with you today concerning the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP) and IFM. As you may know, in 2014 AAFP placed a moratorium on approving any programs related to Functional Medicine for prescribed continuing medical education (CME) credit.

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Patricia Lotito MD The Institute for Functional Medicine

(3 days ago) Functional Medicine is at its core the search for root causes of disease. Patients can expect a comprehensive and individualized plan to meet your goals, including specialty lab testing, supplements and lifestyle changes pertaining to diet, exercise and mind-body practices.

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Functional Medicine Topics: GI

(8 days ago) Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules ® (APM) GI. This module takes a whole systems approach to evaluating and treating not only local gastrointestinal disease, but many systemic diseases that are linked to GI dysfunction. It will discuss in detail the important laboratory evaluations to be considered, the appropriate clinical

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Grants 25

(8 days ago) About Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US) Integrative Medicine for the Underserved is a collaborative, multidisciplinary group of people committed to affordable, accessible integrative health care for all. Through outreach, education, research, and advocacy, we support those dedicated to promoting health in underserved populations.

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Advancing Functional Medicine For 25 Years The Institute

(4 days ago) The Institute for Functional Medicine grew out of the energy and dedication of Susan and Dr. Jeffrey Bland. They had the vision of bringing to clinical medicine the emerging evidence and insights that would enable it to move from the drug-based model of fighting infectious diseases that worked so well in the 20th century to a systems-oriented, patient-focused clinical model …

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Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP

(1 days ago) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, October 2018 (AFMCP) – $500 discount. Registration for this conference is now closed. For a limited time: $500 discount currently applied to the tuition price (original value: $3,350 physician, $2,830 non-physician). If you are a member, and you are logged in, your 10% member discount has

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Christopher J Bump DC, MS, DCBCN, CNS The Institute for

(4 days ago) Dr. Bump has been practicing Functional Medicine for over 30 years, and is currently teaching physicians how to apply this mode of healthcare in their practice. His intention is to guide each patient along a very personalized path to a balanced healthy state, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

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