Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice(AFMCP)

Learn New Tools for Treating Common Conditions
Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice(AFMCP) integrates the latest medical research with a model of care that accounts for each patient’s individual history, unique genetic makeup, and environmental and lifestyle factors. Many chronic diseases occur when fundamental lifestyle factors like diet, movement, rest, and/or sleep are lacking or mismatch with a patient’s genetic makeup. AFMCP shows clinicians how to design effective, personalized treatments for every patient.

A mutually empowering patient-practitioner relationship is a key element of the functional medicine model.
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AFMCP: Online - Learn At Your Own Pace

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AFMCP January 2024

90-day online cohort
January 29 - April 28, 2024
  • Online Learning
  • Up to 33.5 CME Credits Available

 Register Now: January 29 - April 28, 2024

At AFMCP, expert educators provide case-based, interactive presentations using real-world situations to model the use of a suite of new clinical tools. These tools help clinicians make more personalized assessments, design appropriate treatments to address each patient’s unique combination of history, genetics, and lifestyle, and guide patients through the sometimes difficult process of making sustainable lifestyle changes that lead to better outcomes. Integrating the simple strategies of modifiable lifestyle factors in a healthcare plan can help patients feel more empowered to take charge of their own health, thereby increasing overall health and well-being. 


+ Course Testimonials

+ Elimination Diet Challenge
+ Clinical competencies to be mastered through the course
+ CME Information

+ Most Common Questions About AFMCP

Insights and Research Discussed at AFMCP

Improving Access to Care

Clinical approaches for advancing health outcomes in underserved communities.

Preventing T1 Diabetes

Early life exposures and environmental factors may influence type 1 diabetes risk.

A Case Study on Allergies

Decreasing the body’s overall inflammatory burden may ease allergy symptoms.

Alternatives to Opioids

Dietary approaches that target the mitochondria may help alleviate pain symptoms.

Micronutrient Deficiency

Vitamin and nutrient shortfalls can negatively impact physical and mental health.

Human Health & Nutrition

Plant-based diets are shown to reduce inflammation and improve overall cognition.

Learn About Our AFMCP Educators


Functional Medicine for All Scholarship

IFM is committed to ensuring access to functional medicine for all, and that begins with providing more opportunities for our practitioners and clinicians. Learn more about the Functional Medicine for All Scholarship & sign up to be notified about additional opportunities >


Attendee Testimonials

That this approach will change how we approach patient care forever. We are able intervene and work with the patient to move their entire self, body and mind, towards wellness and longevity, with the goal of continuously encouraging the body to work the way it was built to.

AFMCP Online Attendee


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