The American College of Lifestyle Medicine
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American College of Lifestyle Medicine is now a featured content provider on the AMA Ed Hub ™—the American Medical Association’s online learning platform. By featuring high-quality education from trusted sources, the site helps physicians and other medical professionals stay current and improve the care they provide
On a mission to fill the lifestyle medicine education gap…
This brief will 1) evaluate the promise of, and need for, health equity; 2) explain what lifestyle medicine is and why it is high- value care; 3) share how provider organizations can deliver lifestyle medicine both through their own processes and through community partnerships; and 4) present some of the challenges to widespread adoption of lifestyle medicine and how those challenges can be addressed.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed on a lifestyle medicine health care pioneer. This award recognizes an eminent and influential body of work over a significant span of time that advanced the field of Lifestyle Medicine; and, in the process, paved the way for others to follow.
A quiet threat to United States national security is infiltrating the health and wellness of the brave men and women who serve. The growing epidemic of chronic disease in the U.S. has not spared the armed forces, where almost 66 percent of service members are considered to be either overweight or have obesity.
I was 32, seeing about 30 patients a shift for Yale New Haven Health. I liked my job — the adrenaline rush from saving a life is medicine’s ultimate reward. But 80 to 85 percent of the diagnoses I made were straightforward, not immediate life-threatening events or complicated medical dilemmas to solve.
ACLM Members Enjoy Discounts on Education
ACLM addresses the need for quality, evidence-based education and certification as well as advocates for its members in their individual practices and in their collective mission to nationally and globally promote lifestyle medicine as the first and optimal treatment option. ACLM members are united in their desire to eradicate the root causes of chronic disease. Rather than disease management, lifestyle medicine clinicians specialize in health restoration.
LM2022 — Redesigning Healthcare Better
ACLM is hosting a hybrid conference on November 13-16, 2022. The in-person event will be at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. This is the premier conference delivering expert continuing education with a focus on lifestyle medicine - the therapeutic dose of proper nutrition, regular physical activity, social connection, restorative sleep, stress management, and avoidance of risky substances. The LM2022 conference theme of “Redesigning Healthcare Better” is the call to action to create a future where lifestyle medicine is offered as the first, affordable, and accessible therapy for non-communicable diseases.