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

stress management
The Role of Pleasure and Play in Stress Management

on October 18, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Are your patients burned out and dispirited? All too often, we underestimate the role of pleasure, play, and social connection in alleviating stress. Read on to learn my recommendations for helping patients incorporate these crucial components into their lives.

IBS
Is IBS a Gut–Brain–Microbiome Axis Disorder?

on October 11, 2017 by Chris Kresser

IBS is an extremely common gastrointestinal disorder that significantly reduces patient quality of life. Treatment options for IBS have long been limited to symptom management. However, a new understanding of IBS has recently emerged, in which a dysfunctional gut–brain–microbiome axis is responsible for the development and progression of the disorder. Read on to learn how a dysregulated gut–brain–microbiome axis promotes IBS and what therapeutic measures can be used to modulate this axis and reverse the course of the disease.

iodine deficiency
Is Iodine Deficiency a Bigger Problem Than We Think?

on October 4, 2017 by Chris Kresser

Iodine is important for thyroid health, fetal growth, mental health, and more. However, iodine intake is decreasing, especially in certain populations. Read on to learn the impacts of low iodine intake, who is at risk, and how to treat iodine deficiency.

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