The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) offers complimentary live webinars as an informational educational service to ACLM members, subscribers and the general public.
Medical Societies and Lifestyle Medicine
Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, MBA, DipABLM | Discuss how promoting lifestyle medicine within other medical specialites can benefit leaders and individual clinicians in multiple ways.
Webinar Archive: LM Topics
Lifestyle Medicine in the Military Healthcare System
Lt. Col. Chelsea Payne, MD, MPH | Maj. Regan Stiegmann, DO, MPH | Join us while we discuss the growing presence of lifestyle medicine within the U.S. military.
Pillars in Action:
Kristi Artz, MD, DipABLM & Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN | Two leaders in the field of lifestyle medicine discuss programmatic and evidence-based approaches to effectively address and scale chronic disease management in large health systems.
Delivering Financial Sustainability:
Padmaja Patel, MD, DipABLM | This webinar will ouline the benefits of delivering lifestyle medicine to cardiac patients through the reimbursable ICR model.
Lifestyle Medicine Research Summit
Michael D. Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM | This presentaiton will summarize the Summit findings and recommendations with the goal of increasing research support and accelerating the adoption of lifestyle medicine in clinical practice and policies.
The Future of Accountable Care
David Donohue, MD, FACP | Tyler Blanchard | This webinar explores how participation in evidence-based lifestyle counseling and therapeutic interventions may improve provider performance in a value-based ACO.
Leading the Transition to Whole-Health Care
Garry Welch, PhD | Cynthia Wicks | Bernadette Johnson | Explore the challenges and opportunities of implementing lifestyle medicine and behavior medicine inthe ever-evolving healthcare system.
Lifestyle Medicine and Breast Cancer:
In this webinar, expert speakers provide an evidence-based review of risk factors for breast cancer, the role of lifestyle medicine in reducing those risks and the importance of screeening.
Caring for Ourselves
Alyssa Vela PhD, LP | Addressing the need for improved clinician care and well-being, current issues relevant to clinician health, how to identify, distinguish, and prevent burnout.
Lifestyle Medicine and Type 2 Diabetes
John Kelly MD, MPH, LM Intesivist | Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH | Join us for a special webinar as Founding ACLM President and ACLM Director of Research discuss reversing type 2 diabetes with lifestyle medicine.
The Power of Lifestyle Medicine
Cate Collings, MD, FACC, MS, DipABLM | A realization that behavioral interventions and lifestyle change is an essential therapeutic approach to addressing chronic disease is intensifying among physicians and health professionals around the world.
Webinar Archive: ACLM Topics
Program Certification 101
Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH | This webinar presented and explained ACLM program certification requirements. How to successfully submit a new intervention or treatment program for consideration and formal review.
LM Certification: The HOW & WHY
Rebecca Deutsch, MS, CPT, Dip ACLM | Susan Benigas | Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM | Learn about the importnace of lifestyle medicine and certification in the field.
Certification in Lifestyle Medicine
Join us in this webinar to learn more about Certification in the field of Lifestyle Medicine. We discuss the history, framework and benefits of Lifestyle Medicine certification.
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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.
"Deena Clark had type 2 diabetes, cirrhosis of the liver and chronic fatigue when she discovered the lifestyle medicine program at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. The intensive program featured a multidisciplinary health team committed to helping her make sustainable changes to her health habits related to the six pillars of lifestyle medicine defined by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine — nutrition, physical activity, stress management, restorative sleep, positive social connection and
"Dr. Mussallem, a breast cancer and lifestyle medicine specialist, comes to appointments prepared with scientific evidence backing up why healthy lifestyle choices matter when it comes to breast cancer prevention and management care. Her patients are experiencing a range of emotions that accompany a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments like chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Fear. Confusion. Determination. 'But patients welcome the opportunity to seize a sense of control over their disease and embrace the six
"Margarita Schneider-Munoz was in her early 20s when a nurse practitioner reviewing her family medical history shook her head and said something Schneider-Munoz never forgot. 'I am so sorry,' the nurse practitioner told her. She was referring to a family history reflecting that Schneider-Munoz’s grandmother was diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer in her mid-40s, and that Schneider-Munoz’s father suffered his first heart attack while also in his 40s. The nurse practitioner meant well but her
"As a passionate advocate for lifestyle medicine, Padmaja Patel, MD, DipABLM, knows many clinicians committed to practicing the fast-growing field and dedicated to restoring their patients’ health through proven, evidence-based treatments. But they struggle with financial unsustainability in a system geared more toward “sick care.” The predominant U.S. fee-for-service health care reimbursement model rewards clinicians for how many procedures and services they perform, not for making their patients healthy again."
"Give a patient a sense of ownership over their health, and you give them hope. That’s the approach taken by Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN, Regional Director Clinical Nutrition and Weight Management for Kaiser Permanente Southern California, when prescribing treatment for his patients, many of whom have obesity. Ownership makes patients active participants in their care, not helpless bystanders. 'The best hope in the world is when they feel like they are in the driver’s seat,' Dr.