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 one free. Mini-courses on each of the top ten chronic conditions. Or, upgrade to get all ten modules instantly.

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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

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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

Treating Methylation: Are We Over-supplementing?

on June 21, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Genetic testing for MTHFR variants has become increasingly popular in the alternative health community, and many patients begin supplementing with high-dose methyl donors based solely on their genetic results. But are we supplementing too much? Read on to learn how we should really be treating methylation issues.

Two Reasons Conventional Medicine Will Never Solve Chronic Disease

on June 14, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Chronic disease is shortening our lifespan, destroying our quality of life, bankrupting governments, and threatening the health of future generations. Unfortunately, conventional medicine has failed to adequately address this challenge, and the prevalence of most chronic health problems continues to rise. In this article I explore why that is and outline a new approach to healthcare that would much more effectively tackle the chronic disease challenge.

Does Testosterone Therapy Increase The Risk of Heart Disease in Men?

on June 7, 2017 by Chris Kresser

In recent years, advertising campaigns for testosterone replacement therapy have sparked a rapid rise in the use of testosterone gels, patches, pellets, and injections by men of all ages. Despite its popularity, testosterone therapy is not without risk. Research suggests that men who use testosterone may be at increased risk of heart disease. Read on to learn about the dangers of testosterone replacement therapy and why dietary and lifestyle changes are a much healthier approach for restoring optimal levels of this crucial hormone.

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