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Course Offerings

The Kalish Institute for Functional Medicine offers a wide range of course offerings, updated each year to meet the growing needs of today's practitioners. Courses are all online with a live call component, and range from 8-week training workshops, Business Essentials and Lab Interpretation Bootcamps to a 12-month Mentorship Program, covering all aspects of business operations and advanced lab interpretation. New courses are added regularly throughout the year.

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Bootcamps

Lab Interpretation Bootcamp

Sep 14-Oct 27, 2022

8-Week Bootcamp

Mitochondria, insulin resistance, fatty acids and the impact of Long Haul Covid on metabolic health

  • Explore the connection between Long Haul Syndrome and inflammation of the blood vessels, oxidative stress and a damaged metabolism

  • Explore the origins of Metabolic syndrome, Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Obesity

  • Learn how to prescribe Omega 3 and Omega 6 Fatty Acids  based on clear lab data

  • Protocols to correct cellular energetics fat burning

  • Improve lab interpretation skills to correct imbalances in Glycolysis, Citric acid cycle, electron transport chain and beta oxidation

  • Learn how to effectively use nutrients like antioxidants, Co-Q10, various vitamins and minerals 

$749/month
(2 Payments)
NOVEMBER

Nov 1-30, 2022

Developing your patient communication skills is the key to starting your practice, as your clinical success is predicated on the lab data you receive and your ability to interpret it. With experience, you will be able to gain the trust required for your patients to take this vital step in assessing and improving their health.

  • Learn what are the best test kits to order for a complete GI assessment 

  • Understand the types of patients best suited for these particular tests

  • Master the scripts and techniques that will guide patients through a step-by-step process of understanding the purpose of lab testing in functional medicine as it relates to their health.

  • Gain the confidence required to answer any patient questions and  address the most common concerns patients have: it’s too expensive, why can’t  I do this test with my regular doctor through my insurance, what’s the point in testing, all my regular lab work shows I’m fine…

  • Learn about our next step educationally for you; our Lab Interpretation Workshops, in which you can learn the basics of how to interpret these lab reports and develop life-changing supplement programs based on lab data and time tested protocols used by generations of practitioners
$299
Lab Ordering Essentials: GI Labs

Dec 1-30, 2022

Organic acids testing can be applied to a variety of patient populations: Evaluate patients with many common day to day complaints including weight gain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, insomnia and allergies, as well as disorders such as metabolic syndrome, imbalance brain chemistry, and oxidative stress. 

  • Learn what are the best organic acids test kits to order for an assessment of metabolism, brain function, nutrient levels, and detoxification capacity. There are many choices and it is confusing.
  • Understand the types of patients best suited for organic acids tests
  • Master the scripts that will guide patients through a step by step process of understanding the purpose of lab testing in functional medicine and convince them to buy an organic acids test kit before they leave your office
  • Gain the confidence required to answer any patient questions and address the most common concerns patients have: it’s too expensive, why can’t  I do this test with my regular doctor through my insurance, what’s the point in testing, all my regular lab work shows I’m fine…
  • We will review the condition description technique which has proven effective in hundreds of practice settings worldwide - this communication technique allows you to personalize your explanations as to why a test is important for a given patient
  • Learn about our next step educationally for you, our Lab Interpretation workshops, in which you can learn the basics of how to interpret these lab reports and develop life changing supplement programs based on lab data and time tested protocols used by generations of practitioners
$299
Lab Ordering Essentials: Organic Acid Labs

Jan 2-31, 2023
  • Learn about the differences between various types of adrenal hormone tests: salivary cortisol and DHEA, the cortisol awakening response (CAR), and urinary metabolites (HUMAP and DUTCH testing)
  • Understand the types of patients best suited for stress hormone testing
  • Master the scripts that will guide patients through a step by step process of understanding the purpose of testing and correcting the stress response
  • Gain the confidence required to answer any patient questions or address the most common concerns patients have: it’s too expensive, why can’t  I do this test with my regular doctor through my insurance, what’s the point in testing, all my regular lab work shows I’m fine…
  • We will review the condition description technique which has proven to be effective in thousands of practice settings worldwide - this communication technique allows you to personalize your explanations as to why a test is important for a given patient
  • Learn about our next step educationally for you, our Lab Interpretation Workshops, in which you can learn the basics of how to interpret these lab reports and develop clinically effective programs based on lab data and time tested protocols used by generations of practitioners.
$299
Lab Ordering Essentials: Adrenal Hormone Labs
2023

Feb 1-Mar 17, 2023

Join Dr. Dan Kalish for a fast-paced, 8-week deep-dive on all aspects of running a profitable functional medicine practice.

From setting up your telehealth practice to business strategy and financial planning, mastering supplement programs and patient communication, the curriculum covers the essentials for both brick-and-mortar and telemedicine practices.

$598
(2 Monthly Payments)

Feb 1-28, 2023
  • Learn the different options available for female hormone test kits 
  • Understand the types of patients best suited for female hormone testing
  • Master the scripts that will guide patients through a step-by-step process of understanding the purpose of lab testing in functional medicine; Empower them to select the right female hormone test kit, and provide a quick and easy way to place their lab order. 
  • Gain the confidence required to answer any patient questions or address the most common concerns patients have: it’s too expensive, why can’t  I do this test with my regular doctor through my insurance, what’s the point in testing, all my regular lab work shows I’m fine…
  • We will review the condition description technique which has proven to be effective in thousands of practice settings worldwide. This communication technique allows you to personalize your explanations as to why a test is important for a given patient.
  • Learn about our Lab Interpretation workshops, designed to teach the basics of how to interpret these lab reports, and develop clinically effective programs based on lab data and time-tested protocols used by generations of practitioners. 
$299
Lab Ordering Essentials: Female Hormone Labs

Mentorships

Mentorship

Sep 26, 2022-Sep 26, 2023

This 12-month Functional Medicine training program delivers all of the tools and skills you’ll need to confidently assess and treat your patients either through telemedicine or in your clinic. Developed for those seeking a true mentorship experience, you will learn to practice Functional Medicine with a clear clinical model and case-based learning, presented in a supportive environment of like-minded practitioners.

  • 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)

Masterclass

Masterclass

This course is for both physicians and nurse practitioners interested in adding a personalized medicine component to their existing practice, using both lifestyle medicine and lab-based metabolomic assessments. The curriculum, as taught by Dr. Kalish, provides an introduction to the biochemistry and metabolic pathways that underlie the common principles of applied nutrition addressing common conditions seen in the primary care setting, including atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome.

$199
(Single Payment)

How does The Kalish Institute compare?

Integrating self-paced lectures, weekly live calls and active learning community, The Kalish Institute concentrates on practical learning you can directly apply to improve your patients’ health outcomes.

Other Programs
Functional Medicine ApplicationFunctional Medicine Theory
Case Based Practical LearningResearch Study Based Learning
Specific Product RecommendationsSupporting Science Behind Supplement Explained
Individual Cases, Specific Treatment ProtocolsTheoretical Models Explained
Online: Study Anywhere, AnytimeIn-Person Seminars: Requires Travel, Missed Work
Integrated Complete FM Treatment ModelIndependent Modules
Active Group Learning and Community with PeersIsolated Educational Experience
Focused Single-Model Treatment ProgramOverly Broad, Excellent Information, Hard To Apply
Business Training Guided By Business ExpertBusiness Training/Expert Lacking
Practice Building Instruction Referral-BasedPractice Building Based On High Pressure Sales
Clear Treatment Map/Business ModelGreat Information/Vague Implementation
For Use with Any Patient BaseFor Use with Any Patient Base