Upcoming Lifestyle Medicine Education Webinars

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
Edward M. Phillips, MD, is Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and is Founder and Director of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine (ILM) at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Phillips joined the VA in 2015 and in 2019 was named Whole Health Medical Director at VA Boston Healthcare System. He is co-founder and co-director of the Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative “LMEd” which is working to incorporate nutrition, exercise, self-care and behavior change into US medical school curricula. In his role as VA National Whole Health Education Champion for Professional Trainees he is working to integrate Whole Health education into the training of 122,000 students and health professional trainees across the US. He is site-PI for the Health Resources Services Administration Preventive Medicine Training Grants (2010-2023) educating Yale Preventive Medicine residents in Lifestyle Medicine. Phillips has published >75 scientific publications.

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.

Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum Implementation

Featured Speakers: 

Brenda Rea MD, DrPH, PT, RD, DipABLM
Tonya Cramer MD, MPH, DipABLM

September 25, 2019 2:00 PM iCentral Time (US and Canada)

Description: Join us for a webinar as we describe how the Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum fits within the overall spectrum of Lifestyle Medicine education and certification. We will share the history of the LMRC beta version and the exciting debut of the LMRC Version 1.0 along with the framework needed for successful implementation. Lastly, we will discuss the shared benefits of incorporating the LMRC into your residency site and end the webinar with time allocated to answer questions live.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how the LMRC fits within the overall spectrum of Lifestyle Medicine education, training and certification.
2. Review the history of the LMRC pilot version and provide an update on the LMRC version 1.0 debut.
3. Discuss the framework needed for successful implementation of the LMRC.
4. Share the strengths, challenges, and benefits of the LMRC.

Speakers Bios:
Brenda Rea MD, DrPH, PT, RD, DipABLM
Executive Director @Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum
Dr Rea is Program Director of the Loma Linda University Health Education Consortium (LLUHEC) Family & Preventive Medicine Residency Program & Lifestyle Medicine Fellowship. She completed her educational pursuits as well as Family and Preventive Medicine Residency at Loma Linda University. She has consistently pursued professional training & experiences to develop knowledge, skills and abilities in relation to lifestyle medicine. Dr. Rea is a founding member of ACLM and currently serves on the Executive Board of ACLM and as Co-Chair of the Education Committee. She also serves as a Trustee for the Ardmore Institute of Health whose mission is the “improve the health and vitality of people to live more meaningful lives.” Dr. Rea has a wealth of experience mentoring students and residents in many areas of Lifestyle Medicine and is passionate about training a new generation of physicians to use lifestyle medicine to treat the root causes of disease.
Tonya Cramer MD, MPH, DipABLM
Program Director @Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum
Dr. Cramer is the Project Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Residency Curriculum and sits on the faculty of the Loma Linda University Department of Preventive Medicine. She is board certified in Lifestyle Medicine, Obesity Medicine and General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. At Loma Linda, she sees patients in the specialty Lifestyle Medicine outpatient clinic and oversees the Lifestyle Medicine Inpatient Consult Service as the Assistant Medical Director. She enjoys working with complex patient diseases including chronic kidney and liver disease as well as auto-immune disease states. Dr. Cramer lives in Southern California where she enjoys having a mandarin tree in her backyard and fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year.

Archived Webinars (Available in the Members-Only Section)

"CMS Primary Care First Model Options: Opportunities for Lifestyle Medicine" By  Michael Park, JD, MPH | Elinor Hiller, JD | Brian Lee, JD, MPH
"Ask a Doc: Addressing The Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Lifestyle Medicine Practice" By: Wayne S. Dysinger, MD, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM | Jennifer T Shalz, MD, DipABLM | Salvatore Lacagnina, DO, DipABLM
"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

CMS Primary Care First Model Options: Opportunities for Lifestyle Medicine

Featured Speakers:
Michael Park, JD, MPH | Elinor Hiller, JD | Brian Lee, JD, MPH

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