Upcoming ACLM Educational Webinars
How to Write and Publish Lifestyle Medicine Case Reports

Description: Join us for a how-to webinar to empower physicians and allied health professionals to effectively contribute to the emerging literature on lifestyle medicine interventions. The objective of this webinar is to empower attendees to share the important results made possible by lifestyle medicine practice in medical journals. This webinar will cover the nuts and bolts of successfully publishing case reports. Material covered will include key data to present, best practices (dos and don'ts) of writing case reports, reference managers and citation styles, recommended journals, and a step-by-step outline of the submission and review process.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Identify potential patients to serve as case report subjects
2. Utilize proper, high quality evidence-based scientific writing skills
3. Use reference managers to apply correct citation styles
4. Describe the process of submission to a peer-reviewed journal
5. Identify appropriate matched journals for their case reports

Speaker Bios
Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH
Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Economic Research Consortium@American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Micaela Karlsen, PhD, serves as Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Economic Research Consortium from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Lifestyle Medicine Institute, as a member of the Lifestyle Medicine Expert Panel, and as co-investigator on the Adhering to Dietary Approaches for Personal Taste (ADAPT) Study from Tufts University. She is also Adjunct Faculty for the University of New England Master’ Programs in Applied Nutrition and Global Public Health. Dr. Karlsen is the author of A Plant-Based Life and a contributor to the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health. She created and maintains PlantBasedResearch.org, an online library of original, peer-reviewed research studies relevant to plant-based nutrition. She holds a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science. She lives near Ithaca, NY with her husband and daughter.

Kara Livingston Staffier, MPH
Sr. Project & Data Manager
Kara Staffier is a consultant specializing in scientific writing and editing. She is currently a Senior Project & Data Manager in the Nutritional Epidemiology Program at the Tufts University JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. In her current role at Tufts, she is involved in all stages of the research process, including drafting manuscripts, reports, and funding applications, cleaning and analyzing data, and preparing academic journal submissions. Kara received an MPH in Epidemiology from Yale University and was then awarded a competitive Applied Epidemiology Fellowship from the Centers for Disease Control and the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists. As a fellow, she worked at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene in the Immunization Division, conducting outbreak investigations and vaccine-effectiveness studies. She received a BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross, where she worked as a writing tutor.

The Critical Role of Nursing in the Burgeoning Specialty of Lifestyle Medicine

May 8, 2019 12:00 PM iCentral Time (US and Canada)

Featured Speakers: 
Trey Bennet, RN, MSN, NP-C, DipACLM  | Kara Mosesso, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, DipACLM | Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP, DipACLM


Description: Join us for a unique webinar featuring board-certified lifestyle medicine nurses and advanced practice nurses to hear why they chose this field, what training is required, career opportunities and future roles of nurses in this fast-growing specialty focused on treating the root-cause of chronic illness. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Explore opportunities within the field of lifestyle medicine for nurses and advanced practice nurses
2. Meet some of the nurses who are leading the way in the field of lifestyle medicine
3. Discuss the future roles of nurses and advanced practice nurses within this rapidly growing field

Speaker Bios
Trey Bennet, RN, MSN, NP-C, DipACLM
Founder @Integrative Health Providers
Trey Bennett, Nurse Practitioner established Integrative Health Providers to address the growing chronic disease epidemic in America. Today, over 75% of health care expenditures in the U.S. are spent to treat Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity, and Arthritis. These illnesses are by far the most common, most costly, and most preventable diseases in the U.S. (CDC, 2015). These diseases have something else in common that you may not know. The first-line treatment for all of them is Lifestyle Modification (Medscape, 2017). We take a more natural approach to the treatment of chronic diseases. Certified in Evidence-Based Nutrition, Cornell University. We realize you have a choice in health care these days, thank you for your interest in our practice. We accept most major insurance and Medicare and we offer complimentary consultations.

Kara Mosesso, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, DipACLM
Founder, Nomadic Nourishment and Independent Contractor
 @Maven Clinic and City of Hope National Medical Center
Kara Mosesso graduated from Boston College’s graduate nursing program in 2009. Recognizing a lack of preventative focus in healthcare, she pursued a health coaching certification through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in 2011 and began regularly infusing behavior science and lifestyle medicine (LM) into the care of her patients. She has spent most of her career working with the oncology population and obtained certification from ONCC as an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner in 2015. In 2016, Kara founded Nomadic Nourishment, a LM-based health coaching service. Additionally, she is an independent contractor in the division of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant at City of Hope Medical Center and for Maven Clinic, a digital clinic for women. She is particularly interested in using LM to reduce cancer risk and manage the adverse effects of cancer treatment and in 2018 became a certified diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP, DipACLM
Director of Diabetes Care @Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Dr. Trapp is a nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of experience, specializing in the care of people with diabetes. Her degrees are from the University of Michigan (BSN), University of Pennsylvania (MSN) and Madonna University (DNP). She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Her work with the Physicians Committee has taken her to China, the Northern Republic of Macedonia, Canada, the Marshall Islands, all over the U.S. and to Native American tribal lands and Pueblos. Dr. Trapp was awarded Oakland University’s Nightingale Award for Education and Research in 2012 and inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2013. She is a founding board member of Plant-based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) and an active volunteer with the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group (PBNSG) of Michigan. Dr. Trapp helped to establish and leads the Physicians Committee’s Nurses Nutrition Network.

Archived Webinars (Available in the Members-Only Section)

"Mediterranean Diet: Lessons from a Plant-based Dietitian" By: Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT
"Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Underutilized Lifestyle Medicine Service"
By: Cate Collings, MS, MD, FACC, DipACLM and Quinn Pauly MD, FAAFP
"How to Expand Lifestyle Medicine Interest Groups to Unite Professionals in Training" By: Melissa Mondala MD, MHA and Richard Wolferz
"The Healthy Healthcare Work Place: A Competitive Advantage" By: Michael Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM
"Don't "Manage" Diabetes -- Reverse It with Lifestyle! The Latest Research Reveals How"
By: John Kelly, MD, MPH, DABLM
"Calorie Density: The Key to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Health"
By: Anthony Lim, MD, JD
"Empowering Patients to Engage in (and Actually Enjoy) Exercise" 
By: Jessica Matthews, DBH, MS, NBC-HWC
"The Role of Connectedness and Positive Psychology"
By: Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACLM
"What is Lifestyle Medicine? "
By: Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM
"Lifestyle Medicine on the Global Stage"
By: Margarete Ezinwa, MD, MPH

"How to Effectively Incorporate Lifestyle Medicine in the Academic Setting" By:Beth Frates, MD

"Making Lifestyle Medicine Financially Rewarding for Health Care Providers - An Actuary’s Perspective" By: Ken Beckman, ASA, ACAS, MAAA, CFA

"Health Immersion Programs: A Tool in the Lifestyle Medicine Toolbox" By: Michael Klaper, MD, John Kelly, MD, MPH, Scott Stoll, MD

"Addressing our Nation's Crises of Poor Health & Clinician Burnout: A Primary Care Physician's Personal and Professional Transformation" By: Dr. Steven Lawenda, MD, ABFM

"Group Visits: Leveraging Time for Clinical, Operational & Financial Success" By: Dr. Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, IFMCP

"Treating the Root Cause to Prevent and Reverse Obesity, Heart Disease and Diabetes" By: Dr. Pankaj Vij, MD, FACP

"The Role of Plant-Based Nutrition in Reversing Insulin Resistance in Type 1 Diabetes, Prediabetes, and Type 2 Diabetes" By: Dr. Cyrus Khambatta, PhD

"Coaching & Lifestyle Medicine: A Marriage Made in Health" By: Margaret Moore, MBA

"Bringing Plant-Based Nutrition into Clinical Practice" By: Dr. Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc

"Advances in the Detection and Reversal of Atherosclerosis" By: Dr Joel Kahn, MD, FACC

"Physical Activity Assessments for Seniors" By: Anthony J. Wall MS, CPT

"How Evidence-Based Lifestyle Medicine Strategies can Prevent and Reverse Memory Loss in ALzheimer's Disease" By: Dr. Wes Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM

"How to Integrate Behavioral Health Into Your Lifestyle Medicine Practice" By: Dr. Joe Raphael, DrPH, MBA, MS, FACLM, LMFT, CHES, HAPM


Sample Webinars