Transition to Telemedicine: Essentials

Course Description


This Functional Medicine training program covers the essentials in transitioning your practice to Telemedicine and delivers the tools and skills you’ll need to confidently assess and treat your patients either through telemedicine or in your clinic. Course includes a simple and clinically impactful practice model showing you where to start and the specific lab tests and supplements to use. We review business and practice management issues each week. In the weekly Q and A sessions we also review complex patient cases interpreting lab tests, making lifestyle change recommendations, and creating supplement protocols. Course places heavy importance on patient communication techniques.

  • Weekly Live Classes and Community: All classes are taught by Dr. Kalish; Learn from your own patient cases and cases of your fellow students in a live weekly webinar. The sense of community you’ll develop within our online platform with your fellow practitioners is as important as the course content itself.
  • Online Lectures and Case Library: Process all the new information from online lectures in your own time as you apply the knowledge to your patients, browse through case studies and clinical topics to enhance your expert understanding
  • Assignments, Reading, Testing, Time Commitment: Designed for the busy clinician juggling family and practice, all live classes are recorded so it’s easy to catch up if you are busy or fall behind.

What does this course include?

6-Month Guided Mentoring w/ Dr. Kalish

Weekly Live Classes taught by Dr. Kalish

Ongoing Community Exchange

Online Lessons & Case Library with over 2,000 cases

Assignments, Reading, and Testing

Downloadable resources: presentations, audio, and transcription

Course Syllabus

Discover how interplay between lifestyle factors and functional medicine lab testing allows us to design.


Lessons include:

  • Functional Medicine Philosophy
    Our functional medicine philosophy gives you a core treatment model you can apply to every new patient regardless of their symptoms.


  • The 4 Horsemen
    Most patients suffer from four devastating types of on-going physiological damage, which we refer to as the 4 Horsemen: Inflammation, Catabolic Physiology, Insulin Resistance and Oxidative Stress.


  • Lifestyle Factors
    Functional medicine treatments depend on the success of diet, exercise, sleep and meditation practices that directly address patient’s deepest underlying problems.


  • Supplements
    Understanding which nutrition supplements are required to heal each body system based on the lab results is required for any good functional medicine program.

Understand the reasons why the adrenal glands burn out and begin looking at testing and correcting for HPA axis dysfunction.

Lessons include:

  • Stress and Fatigue
    See how the three main initiators of illness: emotional, dietary and inflammatory stresses accumulate and cause adrenal exhaustion often resulting in weight gain, fatigue, depression, GI issues and female hormone problems.


  • How Cortisol Works
    Brush up on the complex physiology behind cortisol and DHEA, with an emphasis on clinical application and patient communication skills.


  • Correcting Cortisol Imbalances
    We will demonstrate specific techniques for resetting HPA axis dysfunction and repairing the adrenal glands allowing you to reduce the health impact of chronic stress.


  • Chronic Stress Response
    From cortisol over production and adrenalin surges to outright depletion of our stress hormone reserves, we’ll cover each step of adrenal burn out and what you can do for even your most chronic patients.


  • Thyroid
    Every stressed out person has a potential for thyroid issues. Explore how thyroid dysfunction relates to inflammation, autoimmunity and the 3 body systems.

Uncover the secret to solving many of your toughest cases by finding GI pathogens and eliminating them with the ideal treatment sequence.


Lessons include:

  • GI Treatments
    For centuries the central tenant of naturopathic medicine has always involved improving GI status. GI lab reports form the cornerstone of functional medicine programs even for patients without obvious GI problems.


  • Bacteria and Yeast
    Yeast and bacterial overgrowth in the GI tract impact most patients and in this section we’ll see just how important treating yeast and bacterial overgrowth can be.


  • Parasites

    Parasites are the most often overlooked and underdiagnosed cause of health problems in our patients. Discover exactly how these infections can cause so much turmoil.

Explore the primary role of food in generating inflammation and tissue damage and how to resolve these issues using diet.


Lessons include:


  • Elimination Diet
    Every bit of food we eat will be anti- inflammatory and healing or pro-inflammatory and cause damage. Learn how elimination diets play a role in reducing inflammation and healing the gut.


  • Food Addiction
    Compulsive overeating impacts the majority of patients in our practices. Discover how frequently food addiction problems are over looked and how to spot them early.


  • Food Reactions
    Most people simply don’t know what to eat and often the more they fixate on the issue the more confused they become. We’ll get to the heart of the matter so we can direct patients to the most impactful diet changes.


Learn how to interpret month-long female hormone lab tests and develop the ability to work successfully with peri- and post- menopausal female hormone lab protocols.


Lessons include:

  • Cycling Female Hormones
    Being in sync with the natural hormone rhythms creates healthy hormones, while rhythm problems for cycling women can lead to infertility, migraines, anxiety depression and insomnia.


  • Cyclical Augmentation Protocols
    Here you have it, 40 back-to-back lab reviews from Dr. Kalish’s patient practice designed to assist you in honing your lab interpretation skills.


  • Peri & Post Menopausal Program
    This section reveals the ease of designing integrated programs for women ages 45-55 that are just entering menopause and how to set up post-menopausal protocols.

Who is this course for?

The 6-Month Functional Medicine Mentorship is for licensed clinicians serious about transitioning to telemedicine, setting up a new functional medicine practice OR for those practitioners who have been in practice for many years and are looking to streamline and simplify their clinic. You’ll walk away with the knowledge you need to treat patients effectively and can implement the tools you gain into your own practice right away!

Who’s qualified to take this course?

  • AP: Acupuncturist Physician
  • ARNP: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • DC: Doctor of Chiropractic
  • DN: Doctor of Naprapathy
  • DN: Doctor of Nursing
  • DDS: Dentist
  • DMD: Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • DO: Doctor of Osteopathy
  • DOM: Doctor of Oriental Medicine
  • DPM: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (also DP)
  • DVM: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • FNP: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • HHP: Holistic Health Practitioner (licensed)
  • LAc: Licensed Acupuncturist
  • LDN: Licensed Dietician/Nutritionist
  • LE: Licensed Esthetician
  • LPT: Licensed Physical Therapist
  • LVN: Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • MFCC: Marriage and Family Counselor
  • MD: Doctor of Medicine
  • NMD: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
  • ND: Doctor of Naturopathy
  • NP: Nurse Practitioner
  • OMD: Oriental Medical Doctor
  • OD: Doctor of Optometry
  • OT-R: Registered Occupational Therapist
  • PA-C: Physician Assistant (Licensed)
  • PharmD: Doctor of Pharmacy
  • PhD: Licensed health professionals with PhD degree
  • PT: Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
  • RD: Registered Dietician
  • RHN: Registered Holistic Nutritionist
  • RN: Registered Nurse
  • RPh: Registered Pharmacist

Mentorship with Advanced Lab Interpretation - SEPTEMBER, 2021


  • Weekly Live Calls with Dr. Dan Kalish 
  • Access to lectures and course materials for 24 months from the date class starts (12-Month BONUS)
  • Community Exchange
  • Online Lessons & Case Library

$1235/ month (12 Payments)

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