Upcoming Lifestyle Medicine Education Webinars

Ask a Doc: Addressing The Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Lifestyle Medicine Practice

July 10, 2019 1:00 PM iCentral Time (US and Canada)

Featured Speakers: 
Wayne S. Dysinger, MD, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM | Jennifer T Shalz, MD, DipABLM | Salvatore Lacagnina, DO, DipABLM

Description: This webinar will feature a unique question-and-answer format designed for those interested in implementing a Lifestyle Medicine practice. We've organized a panel of prominent, board-certified Lifestyle Medicine physicians who are successfully practicing the specialty and making a difference for patients in a variety of working environments. Dr. Sal Lacagnina will provide the perspective of a health care system administrator and clinician, Dr. Wayne Dysinger will represent private practice and Dr. Jennifer Shalz will represent physicians working within a health care system and collaborating with community health partners. Submit your questions prior to the webinar to education@lifestylemedicine.org with the email subject line: "Ask a Doc Webinar Question" so we can address your question live!

Speakers Bios:
Wayne S. Dysinger, MD, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM
Physician and CEO, Lifestyle Medical and Chair @American Board of Lifestyle Medicine
Dr. Dysinger is a lifestyle, preventive and family medicine physician who currently serves as CEO for Lifestyle Medical, a new model primary care concept that is built around Lifestyle Medicine principles. He is also Chair of both the ABLM and the IBLM, and Medical Director of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP). He is an active faculty at Loma Linda University and consults, teaches and participates in research on Lifestyle Medicine issues around the world. Dr. Dysinger is a past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and has worked in various capacities with the American Medical Association and the American College of Preventive Medicine. He was previously Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Loma Linda University, and has also worked in faculty, patient care and service capacities at Dartmouth and in Atlanta and Guam. He is a Fellow of the ACLM, ACPM and AAFP.

Jennifer T Shalz, MD, DipABLM
System Medical Director of Lifestyle Medicine @St Lukes Health System, Boise Idaho
Dr. Jennifer Shalz is an internal medicine physician who is the medical director of the St. Luke’s Health System Department of Lifestyle Medicine in southwest Idaho. She develops and directs programs that use lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. Currently these programs include Cardiac, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Rehab; Nicotine Dependence Treatment; Care Transitions; the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the South Meridian YMCA; and the Complete Health Improvement Program. She is board certified by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base. She’s practiced at various VA Medical Centers. She was a hospice medical director and worked in supportive oncology at a cancer center prior to joining St. Luke’s.
Salvatore Lacagnina, DO, DipABLM
System Medical Director of Wellness and Employee Health @Lee Health
Dr. Sal is the System Medical Director of Wellness & Employee Health for Lee Health in his role to educate, motivate and inspire healthy living. He practiced Internal Medicine from 1993-2010 when he assumed his new role. He is board certified in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and certified in Lifestyle Medicine through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. His practice now focuses on helping people become and stay well through healthy eating, regular exercise and lifestyle management. He and his family have been improving their own health via plant-based eating which he encourages his patients, family and friends to adopt. He teaches about the human benefits of plant-based nutrition as well as how this benefits the environment and saves animals from suffering. He exhibits passion about improving the health of the population of SW Florida and nationally by writing and lecturing weekly in the community about health & wellness.

Lifestyle Medicine for our Active Duty Military and Veterans

August 29, 2019 12:00 PM iCentral Time (US and Canada)

Featured Speakers: 
Koushik Reddy, MD, DipABLM | Edward Phillips, MD, DipABLM | Regan A Stiegmann, DO, MPH, DipABLM (Captain, USAF, MC)

Description: Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes are the leading contributors to death, disability, and health care costs in the United States. Our active duty military service, potential recruits and veterans are not immune to the health problems that affect the rest of the US population, and the impact is substantial. In this webinar, we will highlight how lifestyle medicine is being implemented to address the root cause of chronic disease and improve the health and lives of our active duty military service members and veterans within the VA, DoD and armed forces throughout the country. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Increase awareness of the VA’s Whole Health Program and lifestyle medicine efforts being undertaken by the DoD and Armed Forces.
2. Review how certain VA locations have established shared medical appointment clinics in collaboration with Whole Health and other specialities.
3. Discuss lifestyle medicine education and certification opportunities at an individual and organizational level.

Speakers Bios:
Koushik Reddy, MD, DipABLM
Director of Interventional Cardiology @James A Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, FL
Dr. Reddy is the director of interventional cardiology at the James A. Haley VA Medical Center. He completed his cardiology and interventional cardiology training from Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY in 2007. He is board certified in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, and lifestyle medicine. For the past 12 years, Dr. Reddy has worked at the VA hospital in Tampa, FL and has been affiliated with the University of South Florida. He served as the assistant program director for general cardiology fellowship and has won many teaching awards. Five years ago, he changed his focus towards preventive cardiology and has been promoting lifestyle medicine and whole foods plant-based diets to prevent, treat and reverse chronic diseases. He is the founding Co-Chair of ACLM’s VHA and Armed Forces Working Group. In addition, he is a member of American College of Cardiology’s Working Group on Lifestyle and Nutrition.

Edward Phillips, MD, DipABLM
Whole Health Medical Director @VA Boston Healthcare System

Regan A Stiegmann, DO, MPH, DipABLM (Captain, USAF, MC)
Flight Surgeon, USAF @United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO
Dr. Regan "The Stig" Stiegmann is a new breed of Flight Surgeon who focuses on Human Performance Optimization via Lifestyle Medicine. She passionately works with her patients to reverse chronic disease while promoting health maintenance as opposed to conventional disease management. Since 2017, she has worked at the USAF Academy in Colorado Springs where she has successfully stood up one of the Air Force's first Lifestyle and Performance Medicine consultation services within her Operational Medicine Flight. She completed her Preventive Medicine residency training at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD in 2017. For the last decade, Dr. Stiegmann has proudly served in many leadership roles in a variety of nationally and internationally recognized medical platforms, medical colleges, universities, and health care mediums. Follow her Lifestyle and Performance Medicine successes and adventures on Instagram at @Dr.Stieg.

Archived Webinars (Available in the Members-Only Section)

"Certification in Lifestyle Medicine: The Why and The How" By Dexter Shurney, MD MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM | Stephan Herzog

"The Critical Role of Nursing in the Burgeoning Specialty of Lifestyle Medicine " By Trey Bennet, RN, MSN, NP-C, DipACLM, Kara Mosesso, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, DipACLM, and Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP, DipACLM
"How to Write and Publish Lifestyle Medicine Case Reports" 
By: Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH & Kara Livingston Staffier, MPH
"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

Certification in Lifestyle Medicine: The Why and The How

Featured Speakers:
Dexter Shurney, MD MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM | Stephan Herzog

The Critical Role of Nursing in Lifestyle Medicine
Featured Speakers: 
Trey Bennet, RN, MSN, NP-C, DipACLM  | Kara Mosesso, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, DipACLM | Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP, DipACLM

What is Lifestyle Medicine

Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM