Training for Clinicians in Functional & Evolutionary Medicine

  • Dramatically improve your patient care
  • Make your practice leaner and more efficient
  • Become a leading ancestral health practitioner
  • Stay passionate and inspired about your work

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Get the tools and expertise you need to prevent and reverse chronic disease.

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ADAPT Framework Level 1 Course

Make an even bigger difference in preventing and reversing chronic illness with our comprehensive, interactive, online 12-month training.

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IN PRACTICE Practitioner Success Series

Get your first module free. Mini-courses covering each of the top ten chronic conditions including protocols, case studies and more.

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Single-topic Seminars with Chris Kresser

Join Chris for a deeper exploration of more focused topics. Get new techniques, tools, and strategies you can use with your patients immediately.

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Dr. Mark Hyman Chris Kresser is one of the sharpest functional medicine clinicians and educators I know. I love his evidence-based, yet practical approach, and his blog and email newsletter are among the very few that I regularly read. I’m confident that the Kresser Institute will play an important role in training the next generation of functional medicine practitioners. Mark Hyman, MD Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine
Chairman, Institute for Functional Medicine
9-time #1 New York Times bestselling author
A combination of scientific and clinical acumen, compassion, and unique gift to educate make Chris one of today’s most influential and important health practitioners. Dan Pardi, MS CEO, Dansplan.com – Simplify Your 
Daily Health Practice
Kirk Parsley Chris Kresser is at the forefront of the new medical model. Any astute physician knows that our current medical model is not designed to keep Americans healthy. It is designed to treat disease...Chris has the vision, knowledge, and clinical experience to be a major influence in shaping the new medical model: one that OPTIMIZES health...As an M.D., I have learned extremely important clinical information from Chris that was simply not taught to me throughout my five years of medical education. Kirk Parsley, MD Former SEAL, Physician for West Coast SEALs, Division officer for SEAL Tactical Athlete Center

Make an Even Bigger Difference 
in Preventing and Reversing 
Chronic Disease

Free tools & strategies for transforming your patients lives

Chronic conditions like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease have reached epidemic levels, but the conventional “disease management” model has failed to address them. The demand for practitioners that can treat the underlying cause of disease—instead of just suppressing symptoms—has never been higher.

Discover how to reverse 10 chronic conditions with functional & evolutionary medicine.

Recent Articles

Prostatitis
The Functional Medicine Approach to Prostatitis

on December 6, 2017 by Chris Kresser

The incidence of prostatitis, a painful, psychologically distressing condition in which the prostate gland becomes swollen and inflamed, is rising rapidly among men of all ages. The conventional medical approach to prostatitis focuses primarily on symptom management, utilizes drugs with serious adverse effects, and does little to address the underlying causes of this condition. Fortunately, Functional Medicine offers an innovative, multifaceted approach to prostatitis that addresses the root causes of this condition and offers hope for a full recovery. Read on to learn about the underlying causes of prostatitis and why Functional Medicine is the best approach for treating this difficult condition.

health coach
The Importance of Health Coaches in Combating Chronic Disease

on November 29, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Whether you’re considering becoming a health coach or are a practitioner feeling overwhelmed with helping patients make lifestyle changes, this article is for you. Read on to learn why health coaches are essential to combating the epidemic of chronic disease that we face today.

estrogen microbiome
The Gut–Hormone Connection: How Gut Microbes Influence Estrogen Levels

on November 15, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Emerging research indicates that the gut microbiome plays a central role in the regulation of estrogen levels within the body and thus influences the risk of developing estrogen-related diseases such as endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, breast cancer, and prostate cancer. Read on to learn about the connection between gut microbes and estrogen levels and why correcting dysbiosis may be key for preventing and reversing estrogen-related conditions.

Chris Tucker
I cannot emphasize enough the benefits I have received from undertaking this program...
As a mid career physician making the transition from pediatric anesthesia into functional medicine I cannot emphasize enough the benefits I have received from undertaking this program. Chris teaches a targeted, scientifically supported functional medicine curriculum with comprehensive weekly lesson plans that won't overwhelm someone working full time. The ADAPT Program has provided me with a potent, actionable system for success in treating patients using a functional and evolutionary approach. Christian Tucker, MD Section Head Pediatric & Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
Nijole Lloyd
I was stuck with my ability to problem solve my most complex patients...
I've felt that I was stuck with my ability to problem solve my most complex patients, a bit in a rut. This course has stimulated my thinking again and given me new tools and skills that have helped me get to the cause of my patients' illnesses. The ADAPT Course is very practical, it's scientifically based, and there are fantastic resources to share with patients. I have learnt that I always need to keep learning to be honest. Nijole Lloyd FRACGP, DCH, MACNEM, FA5M Adelaide SA, Australia