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Want to build confidence?

Our NP Primary Care Bootcamp will prepare you for real-world patient scenarios

Been out of the game? Feeling rusty? Just graduated? Afraid of missing something?

Our revolutionary Primary Care Bootcamp will prepare you for real-world patient scenarios

  • Apply knowledge learned in school to diagnose and treat with confidence.
  • Learn the red flags to watch out for.
  • We give you the documentation template you need to keep your charting on point.

Our Primary Care Bootcamp lectures include the following (Click to View All Primary Care Bootcamp Lectures):

  1. Approach to the patient with a Headache
  2. Approach to the patient with GI pain
  3. Approach to the patient with Back pain
  4. Approach to the patient with Neck pain


New grads who are just heading out in the field, or experienced NPs who just need a little refresher

Get the tools you need to know how to accurately diagnose, treat and watch out for red flags

We Don’t Just Teach

We Practice What We Preach

We get it. We see patients every day. In our primary care practice, EG Healthcare, our NPs take care of over 20,000 patients. So we know EXACTLY what it feels like to be in your shoes, and we designed this program directly from our experience in the real world.


Efrat LaMandre
Primary Care Provider • FNP-C

Efrat LaMandre owns and operates her Medical practice, EG Healthcare, which provides pediatric, adult, and geriatric care to over 20,000 patients. Dr. E is co-chair of the Staten Island Hospital Board of Trustees. She serves as the President of the Nurse Practitioner Association State Board.

Gina LaMandre

Gina LaMandre PA-C is a professor and coordinator of Didactic Education at Monmouth University for the physician assistant program. In addition to teaching Physician Assistant, she is also a frequent guest lecturer for the nurse practitioner program at Wagner College. Prior to her position at Monmouth University, she was the director of clinical education for one of the largest PA programs in the country,  at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Clinically she worked at Robert Wood Johnson Emergency Department for ten years and in a Community Health Clinic for the Underserved Population for 6  years.

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Another recipe from our team!
Turkey and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Cauliflower Rice

1 cup turkey breast (sliced)
1 cup mixed vegetables (such as bell peppers, snap peas, and mushrooms)
1 cup cauliflower rice
2 tablespoons coconut aminos
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
-Heat olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.
-Add minced garlic and grated ginger to the skillet and sauté for 1 minute.
-Add the turkey breast slices to the skillet and cook until browned.
-Add the mixed vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until tender-crisp.
-Stir in the coconut aminos, turmeric, sea salt, and black pepper.
-Push the turkey and vegetables to one side of the skillet and add the cauliflower rice to the other side.
-Cook the cauliflower rice for 2-3 minutes until heated through.
-Mix the cauliflower rice with the turkey and vegetables.
-Remove from heat and serve the turkey and vegetable stir-fry with cauliflower rice.
-Comment below if you made this recipe!

#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Untreated high blood pressure is dangerous and can be fatal. High blood pressure can cause permanent damage to your heart, brain, kidneys and other vital organs. It's crucial that you manage your high blood pressure, whether that be with medication or by changing the foods you eat, or a combination of the two. It is so important to get high blood pressure under control.

Want to know more? Check out Dr.E’s full video on hypertension at

#hypertension #functionalmedicine #danger #scary #health #dre #doctore #doc #tkm #theknewmethod #gamechanger #hearthealth #bloodpressure
Check out Dr.E’s Collab on the A Little Impolite Podcast with Deevo🎙 

In this episode Dr. E and Deevo talk about the intricacies of healthcare and the creation of The Knew Method. They dive deeper into why Dr. E started her functional medicine practice and why it's so important to take the time to really listen to patients instead of just immediately prescribing medications. 

They discuss nutrition, sleep, lab results, exercise and so much more! Take a listen at
Another recipe from our team!
Tofu and Vegetable Curry

4 oz. extra-firm tofu, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cup mixed vegetables (e.g., broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, carrots, etc.), chopped
1/4 cup black soybeans
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp red curry paste
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Salt and black pepper to taste
-Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
-Add the tofu and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until browned on all sides.
-Add the mixed vegetables and black soybeans to the skillet and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
-In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, red curry paste, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
-Pour the sauce over the stir-fry and toss until well coated.
-Cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
-Serve the tofu and vegetable curry immediately.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Inflammation is one of the leading causes of disease in the world. Bringing down your inflammation not only reduces your risk of heart disease but of all diseases.
It is never too early to start preventative measure to keep your body healthy for a better future.

Take a listen to Dr. E and Dr. Spagnolas full discussion on how you can start taking care of your heart health today! Visit now!
Another recipe from our team!
Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip 🥬

1 cup raw cashews, soaked overnight and drained
1 cup spinach leaves
1 cup artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp Himalayan salt
-In a food processor, blend the soaked cashews, spinach leaves, artichoke hearts, nutritional yeast, minced garlic, lemon juice, black pepper, and Himalayan salt until smooth.
-Serve the spinach and artichoke dip immediately with your choice of vegetables for dipping.
-Comment below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Another recipe from our team! 🐟🥒
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Bites

1 cucumber, sliced
4 oz smoked salmon
1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt
1 Tbsp chopped dill
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp Himalayan salt
-In a bowl, mix the plain coconut yogurt, chopped dill, lemon juice, black pepper, and Himalayan salt.
-Spread a small amount of the yogurt mixture on each cucumber slice.
-Top each cucumber slice with a small piece of smoked salmon.
-Serve the smoked salmon and cucumber bites immediately.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Ironic how the acronym for The Standard American Diet literally spells out S.A.D. Because it makes your body sad.
Gotta stay away from -
❌Highly Refined and Processed Foods
❌Starches and Sugar
❌Saturated Fats
#theknewmethod #quote #metabolism #boost #refinedsugar #saturatedfat #functionalmedicine #standardamericandiet #sad
Ever wished you could turn back the clock so to feel great again? Are those birthdays starting to feel like a countdown? Relax, there’s no need to stress! You may not be able to turn back time, but you can rewrite your biology and redefine your health. Imagine being 50 and feeling even better than when you were 30. It's all about taking control of your health, making some lifestyle changes, and getting back that amazing feeling, no matter how old you are.

Your age in years? It's just a number - that’s your chronological age. What truly matters is arriving at your best biological age where everyday is a new chance to live life to the fullest!

So get ready to discover the secrets to feeling great, even as you get older. It's time to change the way we think about getting older. Join Dr. E live on Tuesday, September 26 at 12 pm EST as she talks about how you can take control of your health and enjoy it every moment.
Did you know that Dr.E has a podcast! Its true 🎙

We drop new episodes every week packed with insightful conversations and valuable knowledge! 🌟

If you haven't listened yet visit to check out our podcast playlist 🎧

Your reviews and feedback mean the world to us! Let us know what episode was your favorite!

If you're interested in working with our team visit

#podcast #listen #new #theknewmethod #tkm #efratlamandre #functionalmedicine #integrativemedicine #5stars #review
Another recipe from our team! 🫑
Roasted Red Pepper Dip with Almonds and Garlic

1 cup roasted red peppers (from a jar or homemade)
1/2 cup raw almonds
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
Salt and pepper, to taste
-Preheat oven to 350°F.
-Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for 5-7 minutes, or until lightly golden.
-In a food processor or blender, combine the roasted red peppers, toasted almonds, minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
-Process until the mixture is smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
-Taste and adjust seasoning as needed, then transfer to a bowl and serve with your favorite vegetables.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
This week I was appointed Chair of SIUH Foundation Board of Trustees. The first woman, first NP, and first member of the LGBTQ community to be in this position. I am proud to be part of an institution that empowers diversity. I look forward to using my position to further embrace diversity and empower others.
It’s easy to feel discouraged when you mess up but… but its inevitable nobody's perfect 🤷‍♀️ Mess ups will happen, the important part is what comes after 🤔 If you fall, you have to get back up and keep heading towards your goal 🎉 Forgive yourself and jump back in 😁

Check out Dr.E's full video about how you can achieve your goals at

#goals #knewyear #knewme #achieve #educational #np #tkm #theknewmethod #healthylifestyles #jumpin #falldown #dre #nursepractitioner #functionalmedicine
Another recipe from our team! 🥑
Avocado Green Goddess Dressing/Dip

1 avocado
1 cup basil leaves, loosely packed
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
⅓ cup filtered water
1 tsp minced garlic
¼ tsp onion powder
½ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp black pepper
-Blend all the ingredients in a food processor until a smooth consistency is reached. Adjust salt and pepper, to taste.
-Dig in!
-Use as a thick dressing on salads, as dipping sauce for roasted carrots, parsnips, or dollop a bunch on some roast chicken or fish! Also great stirred into some cauliflower or parsnip rice.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
You've probably been told that maintaining low cholesterol levels is the secret to a long, heart-disease-free life. But what if I tell you that it is not the secret at all? Here’s the fact: 75% of people who end up in the hospital with a heart attack actually have normal cholesterol levels.

Now, this might leave you questioning - if cholesterol is not the main cause of heart disease, then what is? And if this makes you doubt everything you've known about heart disease - well, that's exactly where we hoped you'd be.

Don't worry Dr. E the NP with a PhD has the answers for you. Learn more about the real culprit behind heart disease during this week's live on Tuesday, September 19th at 12 PM EST!
Another recipe from our team!
Cauli Hummus

1 head cauliflower cut into florets
⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil divided
⅓ cup tahini
1 clove garlic peeled
juice of 2 lemons
½ - 1 teaspoon sea salt to taste
-Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
-Toss cauliflower florets with 1 tablespoon olive oil and a pinch of salt. Roast on a rimmed baking sheet until fork tender and caramelized, about 20 minutes. Cool completely.
-Add roasted cauliflower, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and olive oil to food processor. Process until mixture reaches hummus consistency. Taste and adjust seasonings. Add water, if needed, to thin.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
We want to avoid the overuse of antibiotics because they can hurt us more in the long run 😅
By sticking to only using antibiotics for when you really need them it helps keep your microbiome happy and healthy and if helps the medication work more efficiently when you really need it 😁

Want to know more about what antibiotics are really doing to your body? Visit to watch Dr. E’s full video on the good, the bad, and the ugly side of taking antibiotics 🤔

#antibiotics #ohno #goodbadugly #good #bad #ugly #replay #tkm #dre #doctore #functionalmedicine #noway #health #integrativemedicine #heal
Did you know that Dr.E has a podcast! Its true 🎙

We drop new episodes every week packed with insightful conversations and valuable knowledge! 🌟

If you haven't listened yet visit to check out our podcast playlist 🎧

Your reviews and feedback mean the world to us! Let us know what episode was your favorite!

If you're interested in working with our team visit

#podcast #listen #new #theknewmethod #tkm #efratlamandre #functionalmedicine #integrativemedicine #5stars #review
Another recipe from our team! 🐟
AIP Salmon Curry

1 (15-ounce) can full fat coconut milk, divided
2 Tbsp minced ginger
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
1 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 large crown broccoli, chopped into florets
1 yellow squash, chopped
2 Tbsp coconut aminos
1 pound salmon fillet, skin removed and diced
4 large basil leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp sea salt, to taste
For Serving:
1 lime, cut into wedges
fresh basil
2 Tbsp sesame seeds
-Start by removing the skin from the salmon. To do so, set the salmon flesh-side down on a cutting board. Use a sharp knife to slice the skin off. Chop the salmon into bite-sized chunks and set aside until ready to use.
-Heat 1/4 cup of the canned coconut milk in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced ginger, garlic, carrots, turmeric, and cinnamon and saute until fragrant and carrots begin to soften, about 4 minutes.
-Add the broccoli, squash, coconut aminos and remaining coconut milk. Cover and bring to a full boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables have softened but are still al dente, about 10 minutes.
-Add the chopped salmon, cover, and continue cooking until salmon is cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes longer.
-Stir in the chopped basil leaves. Serve curry with cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, etc. If desired, serve with lime wedges.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Check out Dr.E’s Collab on Forgiven Nutritionist Podcast with Wendy Brinkmann

🎙 Dr. E and Wendy discuss the connection between gut & brain while tackling depression & anxiety. They dive deeper into how Dr. E has taken conventional medicine to the next level by not only creating The Knew Method but also empowering her patients all around the world. Want to hear more about what they discussed? Go take a listen at
Another recipe from our team!
Chicken Coleslaw (AIP Compliant)

2 chicken breasts (400 g)
1 Tablespoon (15 ml) of olive oil
1/4 cup (35g) of white cabbage, finely sliced
1/4 cup (35g) of red cabbage, finely sliced
1/8 cup (30g) of carrots, finely sliced into matchsticks
2 Tablespoons (30 ml) of coconut cream
generous squeeze of fresh lime juice
cilantro, to garnish
-Preheat the oven to 355°F (180°C).
-Pat the chicken breasts dry with paper towels and season with salt. Heat the olive oil in a pan and grill the chicken on both sides until golden. Transfer the chicken onto a baking tray and cook for 10-12 minutes.
-In the meantime, combine the cabbage and carrots in a bowl.
-Mix the coconut cream with a generous squeeze of lime juice. Pour the mixture into the bowl of cabbage and mix well to evenly coat. Season the mixture with salt.
-Dice the cooked chicken and add to the coleslaw. Garnish with parsley and serve.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
You have to fix ACE2 suppression and the mitochondrial damage that Long COVID has caused. ❤️‍🩹

Learn more about how you can start healing your Long COVID at

#theknewmethod #tkm #belly #inflammation #heart #lungs #vessels #covid #longcovid #functionalmedicine
Another recipe from our team! 🥣
Savory Breakfast Bowl

1 tbsp Coconut Oil, Avocado Oil or other fat
8 oz pre-sliced Baby Bella or Crimini Mushrooms
2 cloves Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Fresh Thyme (or 1/4 dried)
1/2 lb ground chicken or turkey (omit for vegetarian)
A pinch each of: Sea Salt, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, dried Oregano, Cinnamon, Turmeric, and Sage
1/2 bunch Kale (diced)
4 Radishes (sliced)
1 Avocado (sliced)
-Melt 1 tbs of the coconut oil in a large saucepan or stockpot over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, garlic, and thyme and saute until the mushrooms have released most of their liquid, about 10 minutes.
-Meanwhile, heat another pan, over medium heat, add the ground meat and brown. Once browned, add the spice blend and mix thoroughly).
-Once the mushrooms are done, remove from the pan (don't wash) and then add the kale over medium heat. Stir for a few minutes until wilted.
-Assemble the bowls by adding dividing the sausage mixture, kale, and mushrooms evenly between the portions. Add the sliced avocado and radishes and serve.
-Comment Below if you made this recipe!
#food #Recipe #tkm #theknewmethod #efratlamandre #integrativemedicine #functionalmedicine #AIP #Yum #commentbelow
Ever felt puzzled by weird symptoms that just don't add up? Have you dealt with unexpected weight changes, constant tiredness, or feeling too hot or cold out of the blue? Don't brush it off – your thyroid could be trying to tell you something vital.
Guess what? You're not alone – there are about 20 million Americans sailing in the same boat, wrestling with similar thyroid issues. What's even crazier? Around 60% of them don't even realize there's a hitch. And here's the kicker: conventional medicine might not give your symptoms the attention they deserve, which can leave you feeling like you're speaking a different language.
But don't let that get you down. Mark your calendar for an event that's about to drop on Tuesday, September 12th, at 12 PM EST. Tune in as Dr. E takes the stage to break down everything you need to know about hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Here's the twist: whether you're feeling sluggish or supercharged, if autoimmunity's in the mix, they both have a common thread. So get ready to unravel the mystery and take charge of your thyroid balance.

Ready to start your journey with EG Prep?