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

The Epidemic of Physician Burnout

on February 7, 2018 by Chris Kresser

Shocking new statistics indicate that more than 50 percent of physicians suffer from burnout. Physician burnout significantly reduces the quality of life of physicians and has serious implications for patients. Read on to learn about the causes and consequences of physician burnout and how a collaborative, functional approach to healthcare can help physicians recover from burnout and reclaim their passion for medicine.

Is There a Gut–Kidney Axis?

on January 24, 2018 by Chris Kresser

Gut got your kidney? Emerging research suggests another gut–organ connection: the gut–kidney axis. Read on to learn how the gut influences kidney function, its role in chronic kidney disease, and how we can manipulate our gut microbes to promote healthy renal function.

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Is a Low-FODMAP Diet Best for Digestive Disorders?

on December 20, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Do patients come to you with stubborn digestive disorders? When basic dietary changes aren’t enough, removing certain types of carbohydrates called FODMAPs from the diet may be helpful. Read on to learn the evidence for a low-FODMAP diet, how to implement it, and why it should only be used as a short-term therapeutic strategy.

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