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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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.

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Recent Articles

Circadian rhythm and microbiome
The Gut–Circadian Rhythm Connection

on April 26, 2017 by Chris Kresser

In past articles, I’ve covered the importance of the circadian rhythm to good health. I’ve also written a lot about the gut microbiome. But you may be surprised to learn that gut bacteria can directly influence your circadian rhythm. Imbalances in your gut can disrupt your circadian rhythm and affect your sleep, hormones, and immune system. Read on to learn more about how these two systems are interconnected and how you can keep your gut and “body clock” happy.

Nutrients for high blood pressure
Nutrients for Lowering Blood Pressure

on April 19, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Seventy-five million American adults, almost one in three, have high blood pressure. Another one in three have prehypertension. (1) The majority of hypertensive patients are treated with blood pressure-lowering medications, but is a prescription the best course of action? Read on to discover which nutrients, as part of a healthy Paleo diet, can help lower blood pressure naturally and what options are available for patients who don’t respond well.

ocular microbiome
The “Eyes” Have It, Too! A Closer Look at the Ocular Microbiome

on April 12, 2017 by Chris Kresser

While the ocular surface was late to the microbiome table, a growing body of evidence suggests that it should not be overlooked. Read on to learn how these microbes are measured, their role in ophthalmic disease, and how contact lenses may alter their microenvironment.

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