Applying Functional Medicine


If you are a practitioner interested in transforming the way you practice, this section of our website provides resources on applying functional medicine in your clinical practice.

We hope you enjoy exploring this portion of our website, and please contact us if you have any feedback or questions about how we can help you.

Excerpts from IFM's white paper, 21st Century Medicine: A New Model for Medical Education and Practice
  • Click here to download Chapter Five:  "Functional Medicine: A 21st Century Model of Patient Care and Medical Education"

Excerpt from IFM's Textbook of Functional Medicine
  • Click here to download Chapter Eight: "Patient-centered Care:  Antecedents, Triggers, and Mediators"
  • Click here to download Chapter Thirty Four: "The Patient's Story; the Clinician's Thinking - A Place to Start"
  • Click here to download Chapter Thirty Six: "The Healing Relationship"


Personalized Medicine Creating a Healing Partnership - David Jones, MD, IFM President
David Jones, MD and IFM President, discusses why a different mapping system is needed for a 21st Century model of comprehensive, personalized care for patients with chronic, complex illnesses.


Functional Medicine is 21st Century Medicine – Mark Hyman, MD, IFM Chairman
Mark Hyman, MD and IFM Chairman, on redefining disease and applying a systems medicine model to reverse the epidemic of chronic disease


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