How to Become a Functional Medicine Doctor
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Physician, podcaster, and poet, Rob Abbott, M.D. is a family medicine resident in Front Royal, Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.” Rob recently launched the Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine, making ancestral health and wellness principles available to the members of his own community. In this conversation with Dr. Tommy Wood, Rob describes the moment he knew that functional medicine was the right path for him, and talks about maintaining an ancestral health perspective during his otherwise conventional medical training. He and Tommy discuss some little-known alternatives to traditional medical insurance and health care, as well as educational resources Rob is developing for consumers and health practitioners. Here’s the outline of this interview with Rob Abbott: [00:00:56] Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution Podcast. [00:02:13] Paleo f(x). [00:07:33] Chris Kresser’s…