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IIM Certified Integrative Medical Doctor (ICIMD)

  • How many modules are there in total in the ICIMD program?
    There are 12 Modules for the Advanced Program.
  • How long is each module?  
    Each module has 3-4 hours of content.
  • Does IIM have a fellowship option?  
    Yes we do! After completing the program you qualify for fellowship.
  • Can I complete the program online?  
    Yes you can! The modules will be streamed live online and in contact. We make an online version of the program available so that you can work through it at your own pace and you will receive access after the live dates of each module!

“I Really enjoyed the teaching, it was very informative yet easy to understand. I applied the principles in my practice that Monday, and experienced much better history taking to structure an integrative medicine intervention with!”

The IIM Certified Integrative Medical Doctor (ICIMD) Training Course is grounded in the philosophy that prevention is a primary responsibility of medicine and that healing is possible even when curing is not...

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Frequently Asked Questions

+ Will I receive CPD points?

Yes, for Modules 2 - 12, you will receive 7 CPD points per module attended and 3 CPD points for the Preventive Medicine in Practice module.

+ What is the format of the exams

MCQ plus case study.

+ Will I be required to do assignments?

A case study will be required after 12 modules to obtain the certification.

+ Do I have to complete all 12 modules?

You may choose any of the 12 modules and attend per module. However, attendance of all 12 modules is required for Certification and Fellowship. CPD Points will be allocated per module as soon as you completed the module.

+ Why is the program so affordable?

We believe that there is a great need for Integrative Medicine Training for medical doctors. One of the methods we used to give this special offer is that the first module is fully sponsored by IIM. We are offering this program for this low price for a limited time to get as many doctors part of the movement to enhance the general health and wellbeing of their patients.

+ How much time on average will I have to spend on the study material?

The course is designed for busy practitioners so that the core content can be covered in the training session. Additional reading can be done as per area of interest or identified gaps. Your training manual per module can be revised for the final exam.

I loved the teaching and also that this course leads to a certification; this is really important to have structured training.

Dr Smith

Medical Doctor

Thank you for your insightful teaching. I look at chronic conditions and complex patients in a whole new way!

Dr Bennet

Medical Doctor

The teacher is excellent - clear and helpful teaching. I feel I have a new lease on how I can practice medicine, how I always hoped to practice


Dr Clark

Medical Doctor

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How does the ICIMD work?

+ Module 1 - Functional Medicine in Practice

Available online


Introduction to the different concepts of integrative, functional and anti-ageing medicine. Tools for conducting integrative assessments and consultations will be discussed and applied to a case study.


CPD Points: 3


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+ Module 2 - GI system

Available online by 1 June 2020


This module focuses on the physiology and pathophysiology of digestive disorders including the gut-brain axis, microbiome and gut permeability. Integrative testing and nutritional treatment protocols will be discussed.


CPD Points: 7


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+ Module 3 - Adrenal dysfunction – stress, HPTAG axis

Available online


An overview of the HPTAG axis and steroidogenic pathway. The phases of adrenal dysfunction, stress, tests, and integrative interventions will be discussed.


CPD Points: 7


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+ Module 4 - Hormones

Live online event: 29 May 2020 at 13h00-17h00 SAST


This module provides an overview of the HPTAG axis and interrelationships of these hormones, including thyroid dysfunction and hormonal changes in male/females. Integrative approaches to managing hormone deficiencies, BIHRT, supplements will be discussed.


CPD Points: 7


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+ Module 5 - Diabetes/Cardiometabolic

This module focuses on the pathophysiology of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic diseases including CHD, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes. Topics covered include glycaemic control, oxidation, nutrigenomics, risk factor testing, and treatment protocol.

+ Module 6 - Detoxification

This module provides an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of detox systems. Environmental stressors toxic loads, laboratory assessment and Protocols for metabolic detoxification will be discussed.

+ Module 7 - Brain Health

This module assesses the pathophysiology and causes of neurological disease, including psychological/psychiatric syndromes, and the gut-immune-brain connection. Protocols for healthy brain function will be explored.

+ Module 8 - Mitochondrial Function/Energy

This module reviews mitochondrial dysfunction and how this influences disease, cell restoration, and the impact of oxidative stress focusing on fatigue syndromes. Integrative treatment to support restoration and maintenance will be discussed.

+ Module 9 - Immune System

The module examines the process of inflammation, autoimmune diseases and allergies. Causes and approaches to patient evaluations, testing and treatment protocols will be discussed.

+ Module 10 - Obesity

The module will cover the biochemical basis and causes of weight gain, a structured approach to weight loss including pharmacology, diets/supplements and behavioural change.

+ Module 11 - Musculoskeletal

This module covers causes of musculoskeletal disorders, including fibromyalgia, and an integrative approach to pain. Testing and treatment protocols will be discussed.

+ Module 12 - Cancer

This module explores the underlying pathophysiology of cell dysfunction and DNA repair. The combination of conventional therapy with integrative therapeutic approaches will be discussed, with protocols to support treatment, remission and prevention.

About the Lecturer

Dr Janine Martins

Dr Janine Martins

Academic Director

BA Psych SW (Hons), MA, MSc, MBChB, PhD (Oxon), FRSPH, FASCPath

Dr Martins is a Medical Doctor and Psychologist, published author and speaker with 20 years professional experience in the health sector. She has a background in Chemical Pathology having worked at the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) in South Africa and University of Pretoria. She has a PhD from the University of Oxford in Public Health and the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism in the UK, investigating the effects of nutrition on cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cholesterol.

Dr Martins further specialised as an Aesthetics & Integrative Doctor (Functional Medicine) focusing on nutrition, women’s health, chronic diseases and anti-ageing, with skills in mind-mapping, acupuncture and lifestyle management. She continued her research in partnership with the USAID to investigate new treatments for the prevention of HIV in women. Throughout her medical career, Dr Martins worked for Blackwell Publishing house in the medical division. She has won several awards for her research and has been a speaker at numerous international Conferences.

Prior to becoming a medical doctor, Dr Martins trained as a Psychologist and Clinical Social worker, and worked for 10 years on human rights projects in South Africa and the UK alongside the Department of Health, Save the Children, Changing Faces and collaborations with World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Martins has developed an in-depth understanding of the interaction between mind and body, as well as the psychosocial aspects of health, abuse, weight loss and ageing.

Dr Martins is a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Public Health, and the American Society of Pathology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (A4M), Aesthetic & Anti-ageing Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA), the South African Society of Integrative Medicine (SASIM), and the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).

Dr Janine Martins

Dr Janine Martins

Academic Director

BA Psych SW (Hons), MA, MSc, MBChB, PhD (Oxon), FRSPH, FASCPath

Dr Martins is a Medical Doctor and Psychologist, published author and speaker with 20 years professional experience in the health sector. She has a background in Chemical Pathology having worked at the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) in South Africa and University of Pretoria. She has a PhD from the University of Oxford in Public Health and the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism in the UK, investigating the effects of nutrition on cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cholesterol.

Dr Martins further specialised as an Aesthetics & Integrative Doctor (Functional Medicine) focusing on nutrition, women’s health, chronic diseases and anti-ageing, with skills in mind-mapping, acupuncture and lifestyle management. She continued her research in partnership with the USAID to investigate new treatments for the prevention of HIV in women. Throughout her medical career, Dr Martins worked for Blackwell Publishing house in the medical division. She has won several awards for her research and has been a speaker at numerous international Conferences.

Prior to becoming a medical doctor, Dr Martins trained as a Psychologist and Clinical Social worker, and worked for 10 years on human rights projects in South Africa and the UK alongside the Department of Health, Save the Children, Changing Faces and collaborations with World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Martins has developed an in-depth understanding of the interaction between mind and body, as well as the psychosocial aspects of health, abuse, weight loss and ageing.

Dr Martins is a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Public Health, and the American Society of Pathology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (A4M), Aesthetic & Anti-ageing Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA), the South African Society of Integrative Medicine (SASIM), and the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).

Dr Jacobsohn

The Aesthetics HQ

South Africa

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"Very well presented session, very comprehensive."

Dr Nel

South Africa

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"Well done! looking forward to the journey"

Dr Raubenheimer

South Africa

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"I am grateful for having new options available to help my patients"

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