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FMP Training for Doctors


Functional Medicine Clinical Training & Certification

Learn the new system of medicine to treat chronic disease using lifestyle medicine. Get mentored as you transition into private functional medicine practice.


Who The Wisdom Institute Is For:

MD's & DO's

Learn a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to treating chronic disease using lifestyle interventions, broken down to the cellular level.

Nurse & Healthcare Workers

Nurse Practitioners

Learn to use functional medicine testing and open up new career opportunities in clinics or private practice.

Why Learn Functional Medicine?


Stand apart as a practitioner who excels in treating chronic disease.

Our training opens up exciting new career pathways for doctors and nurse practitioners. 



Functional medicine has emerged as the leading, evidence-based system for treating chronic disease. Functional practitioners learn to treat the process and development of chronic disease instead of just the symptoms.



Functional Practitioners are in high demand, filling the largest gap in the healthcare industry. 


Average Hourly Rate, Functional Doctors, USA: $460 / Hour

Comparing Functional Medicine Programs:

The New Gold Standard in Applied Functional Medicine Education


Learn how The Wisdom Institute's unique educational model will prepare you for clinical practice.

1. Learn Advanced Testing

Learn to you use advanced testing to ground treatment protocols in biomarker data. 

2. No Fluff Education

Learn directly from real-world clinical situations. We train practitioners faster and more effectively at a fraction of the cost.

3. Live Online Mentoring

You’ll be assigned a senior mentor to review your patient cases with as you get started in practice.

Instructors & Mentors:


All of our mentors are functional health practitioners actively in practice.

Dr. Sara Hazel

Instructor: Functional Health Systems & Clinical Practice

Dr. Sara Hazel is a functional medicine doctor with nearly three decades of family practice specializing in natural and functional medicine. She has also been a full-time professor of clinical and academic studies at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine for a decade and served as Interim Chair of General Medicine and on the SCNM Board of Trustees. 

Dr. Will Cole

Instructor: Thyroid, Hormone & Autoimmune

Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the world. He started one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr. Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems.

Dr. Mahdi Brown

Instructor: Clinical Practice & Case Studies

Dr. Mahdi Brown is the founder of ‘The ỌKAN Journey’, a program to help clients take the power of health back into their own hands. Dr. Mahdi holds an N.D. in naturopathic medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, with clinical specialties in Evidence-Based Medicine, Mind & Body Medicine, Stress Management, and Applied-Clinical Nutrition. 

Dr. Ameet Aggarwal

Instructor: Liver Function, Detoxification & Mental Health

Voted one of the top 43 naturopathic doctors in the world, international speaker and bestselling author Dr. Aggarwal is known around the world for his down-to-earth approach to healing through a combination of physical and emotional interventions.

Dr. Rebecca Sand

Instructor: Hormones, Digestion & Biome

Dr. Rebecca Sand is a functional medicine doctor and acupuncturist in Portland, Oregon. Her practice specializes in conditions of the digestive tract, hormones, and the reproductive system using a combined Eastern and Western medicine approach. Rather than just treating symptoms, Dr. Sand strives to uncover the root of disease.

Dr. Jill Carnahan

Guest Speaker: Environmental Toxicity

Dr. Jill Carnahan is Your Functional Medicine Expert® dually board certified in Family Medicine for 10 years and in Integrative Holistic Medicine. She is the founder and Medical Director of Flatiron Functional Medicine. As a survivor of breast cancer, Crohn’s

disease, and toxic mold illness she brings a unique perspective to treating. She specializes in searching for the underlying causes of illness through cutting-edge lab testing and personalized medicine protocols.

Dr. Stephanie Berg, JD, ND

Guest Speaker: Healthcare Law & Compliance

Dr. Stephanie Berg is our lawyer at our Wisdom clinic. She’s perhaps the only lawyer/naturopathic doctor in the world! She helps our students simplify and understand legal compliance, scope of work, and telehealth laws so they can set up and practice confidently within the scope of their license or certification.


Bryan Johnson

Guest Speaker: Testing & Human Optimization

Bryan is a revolutionary leader in the field of human optimization, age reversal, and medical testing. His company Project Blueprint aims to utilize the most advanced medical testing & health protocols to dramatically reverse his biological age and optimize 70 of his organs. Bryan is referred to as “The most tested man in history.” 

Training Details


The Wisdom Functional Medicine Practitioner™ training is for doctors who want to treat the process of chronic disease using advanced testing and lifestyle medicine. This revolutionary system of medicine will help your patients address health issues at the root cause and improve outcomes for all chronic diseases.


Our unique, individualized and mentor-driven approach prepares you for clinical practice faster, at a fraction of the cost of conventional educational tracks.


Our curriculum is designed for the doctor and nurse practitioner level. You’ll develop a comprehensive, integrative new paradigm for treating patients and to understand natural and lifestyle interventions at the molecular level. This training will give you a strong, evidence-based foundation for all your future clinical work.





About Wisdom Functional Medicine:
Wisdom Functional Medicine opened in 2021 with a mission to make Functional Medicine more accessible. We operate an in-person functional medicine clinic in Portland, OR, and train/manage practitioners nationwide.





Time Commitment:

3-6 Hours / Week

Typical Training Length:

5 Months – 8 Months

 Accreditation Received:

Functional Medicine Practitioner (FMP)


What Professional Titles You Can Use:

The professional title you receive under our credential depends on your current healthcare license.

Functional Medicine Practitioner (FMP)

This title is available to nurses, nurse practitioners, and acupuncturists who complete our training.

Functional Medicine Doctor (FMD)

This title is available to all doctors who complete our training.

New Module:
Build a Six-Figure Functional Medicine Practice

This module will help you launch a cash-pay telehealth functional medicine practice in under 90 days. We open our playbook from the Wisdom Clinic to show you how we’ve helped dozens of practitioners build a thriving private practice. It includes:


  • A proven, replicable online marketing plan that generates consistent new cash-pay clients.
  • A comprehensive, optimized, pre-built website template that is optimized for functional medicine marketing.
  • A pre-built google and facebook marketing campaign to immediately generate new client leads.
  • New client intake forms & basic legal guidance, including a basic client contract.

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