Upcoming ACLM Educational Webinars

Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Underutilized Lifestyle Medicine Service

Description: Cardiac Rehabilitation is an underutilized Lifestyle Medicine resource for patients despite reimbursement under Medicare and many insurance plans. It is a means for Lifestyle Medicine practitioners to impact patients of the highest disease risk. In this webinar, we will review research supporting cardiac rehabilitation. Components of intensive and traditional cardiac rehabilitations programs and their implementation will be discussed. For Lifestyle Medicine practitioners with existing exercise based cardiac rehabilitation program in their region, means to expand lifestyle services in nutritional and emotional wellbeing will be offered.

Learning Objectives: 
1. Review current utilization patterns of cardiac rehabilitation services.
2. Describe research outcomes from cardiac rehabilitation participation for treatment of heart disease.
3. Identify patients covered by Medicare and insurance plans for cardiac rehabilitation services. 
4. Distinguish intensive cardiac rehabilitation and traditional exercise rehabilitation.
5. Discuss steps to initiate a program in your region and/or to bring intensive Lifestyle Medicine services to an existing program in your region.

Speaker Bios
Dr. Collings has dual board certification in Cardiovascular Diseases and Lifestyle Medicine and is President-Elect of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She has a Master’s degree in exercise physiology, 25 years in clinical cardiology, as well as professional culinary and wellness coaching certification. She currently directs Lifestyle Medicine at Silicon Valley Medical Development, El Camino Physician Associates, and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation at El Camino Hospital in the SF Bay area of California. Her education spans between the Midwest and California including the University of California, Davis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Stanford University Medical Center. In her free time, she enjoys several active sports, plant based cooking, and adventure travel with family and friends.

Quinn Pauly is Program Director of Renown Healthy Heart Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation (ICR) Program, Treasurer/Director at American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Section Chief for Renown Health Wellness Network, President for the Nevada Physician Wellness Coalition, Chair of the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Program Certification Task Force and a practicing Family Physician. Dr Quinn Pauly is passionate about making Lifestyle Medicine available to the masses and strongly believes Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation and the numerous Lifestyle Medicine community-based programs are excellent vehicles to deliver Lifestyle education to large groups. Dr. Pauly is also a strong advocate of live group-based education as an intervention for promoting the Multiple Health Behavior Change that is so needed in our modern world.

Mediterranean Diet: Lessons from A Plant-Based Dietitian 

Description: The Mediterranean diet has been considered the gold standard dietary pattern for decades, and with good reason: it has been linked with lowered risks of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. In this talk, Julieanna demonstrates why olive oil, fish, and red wine are not the secret to health and longevity, but, rather, that by focusing on whole-plant foods that promote long-term wellness and ideal weight management, you can reap the benefits of the most researched and beloved diet—made even healthier.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the rise of chronic overnutrition and its health sequelae.
2. Critique myths related to the Mediterranean diet.
3. Analyze the lipid hypothesis.
4. Describe "macroconfusion".
5. Illustrate five reasons for the health benefits associated with the Mediterranean diet.
6. Implement the lessons learned from the Mediterranean/Vegiterranean diet in patient care.

Speaker Bio
As a Registered Dietitian, Julieanna Hever has authored four books, including the new Plant-Based Nutrition (Idiots Guide) 2E, The Vegiterranean Diet, and two peer-reviewed journal articles on plant-based nutrition for healthcare professionals (in Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and Permanente Journal), and is the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. Past projects have included being the host of What Would Julieanna Do?; giving a TEDx talk; co-starring on The Chef and The Dietitian; and teaching the eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certification Program. She has recently appeared on Harry, The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, Reluctantly Healthy, The Marie Osmond Show, The Jane Velez-Mitchell Show, and E! News, and shares all things nutrition and food around the world by speaking, presenting, and helping a wide variety of clients achieve their goals.

Archived Webinars (Available in the Members-Only Section)

"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


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