August, 2016,

Greetings from the 2016/2017 ACLM-Professionals in Training Executive Leadership Board!

Our mission is to create and facilitate Lifestyle Medicine (LM) based opportunities for students, residents, and young professionals and providers from all walks of the healthcare world.  Please learn something from the great opportunities we are promoting and working on below!  We look forward to building our ACLM-PiT membership network with new LM-oriented individuals every year – please join us!

American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2016

Join the leaders of Lifestyle Medicine October 23-26, 2016 at the Naples Grande Resort  in Naples, Florida for an incredible lineup of prominent LM pioneers, thought leaders, professionals and practitioners who are showcasing their stellar work within the LM community.  As a part of the ACLM-Professionals in Training, we have special events planned for our members and prospective members!

Student discounts are available during registration, but so (potentially) are TEN (10) ACLM-PiT Leadership Awards as well as FOUR (4) Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Awards!  Keep reading to learn how to apply! 

Tentative dates and times for PiT specific events at LM2016 are listed below, locations to follow:
October 23, 2016 | 5-6 PM | PiT Mixer (Meet and Greet)
October 24, 2016 | 5:15 - 6:15 PM | PiT 5K Sunset Beach Run! Buy a tank/shirt! Support ACLM-PiT!
October 24 or 25 | (exact time TBD) | Mentor-Mentee Networking
October 26, 2016 | PiT Session: Lifestyle Medicine PiT Expert Panel

Share a room, share a ride: Save money at LM2016 by sharing a room or sharing a ride!

Follow this link which will take you to the shared information page to other conference attendees who are willing to share their plan for lodging and travel!  Some people are considering searching AirBNB for a large house that is close to the area too! Make sure to indicate your interests, and reach out to ACLM-PiT if you have questions!

●     At LM2016, the ACLM-PiT leadership will be coordinating daily text reminders for important PiT specific events for that day! Make sure you’re signed up! (more details to follow -- in the meantime, Follow this link to sign up)

ACLM-Professionals in Training (PiT) Leadership Award

Stay tuned for the ACLM-PiT Leadership Award! Previously funded through the generous support of Charlie Martin, from Martin Ventures of Nashville TN, we are hoping to continue to support 10 ACLM PiT members who are passionate about Lifestyle Medicine by offsetting part of their cost of attending the LM2016 conference. If you are interested in learning more, please indicate your interest by entering your name and email here



Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Award

Deadline to apply: September 9, 2016

The American College of Lifestyle is excited to announce the Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Award.

This year, ACLM will award FOUR (4) LM student leaders with individual scholarship funds totaling $1500! These funds will be used in part to attend the LM2016 conference, and to advance the field of Lifestyle Medicine through establishing and augmenting Lifestyle Medicine Interest Groups (LMIG) at institutions across the country. Read more about the requirements for application and about the monetary disbursement here. Kickstart the Lifestyle Medicine revolution at your institution! Apply before September 9, 2016!

Lifestyle Medicine Webinar Series

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine-Professionals in Training is excited to announce a new LM based webinar series!  Dr. Wayne Dysinger joined us for our first webinar on August 12, 2016, and it was a big success. Keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming LM webinars that will be posted and advertised on our Facebook page.