Course overview

Diversity: From the Microbiome to All Our Relations

In this course, the fundamental physiologic process of nutrient assimilation is highlighted, with an emphasis on the essential need for diversity to meet the needs of biochemical individuality and offer personalized medicine. 

Patrick Hanaway, MD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2016 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Patrick Hanaway, discusses the principles of functional medicine, biochemical individuality and personalized medicine. Clinical, nutritional, and biochemical evaluation tools are shared that are indispensable for your practice. Fundamental physiologic process of nutrient assimilation is highlighted, with an emphasis on the essential need for diversity.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Understand the role of loss of diversity in human health.
    • Recognize the relationship between the loss of diversity in the microbiome and the loss of diversity in our environment.
    • Recognize the lifestyle changes necessary to improve diversity.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Patrick Hanaway, MD

About Patrick
PATRICK HANAWAY, MD is a board-certified family physician trained at Washington University. Dr. Hanaway is on the Executive Committee for the American Board of Integrative Medicine and is Past President of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine.

After 10 years as Chief Medical Officer @ Genova Diagnostics, Dr. Hanaway became the Chief Medical Education Officer @ the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) where he oversees the development and implementation of IFM’s programs worldwide.
In 2014, Dr. Hanaway helped develop the collaboration between IFM and the Cleveland Clinic, where he now serves as the Medical Director of the Center for Functional Medicine.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.