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Bringing lifestyle medicine experts and expertise to the forefront.

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) features complimentary live webinars as a service to those interested in learning more about the powerful specialty field of lifestyle medicine. These webinars are recorded and made available exclusively to ACLM members in the members-only section of our website. 

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Upcoming Webinars

What is Lifestyle Medicine? 

July 25, 2018 1:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

Featured Speaker: Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM

Description: There is preventive medicine, integrative medicine, functional medicine, alternative medicine, holistic medicine, naturopathic medicine.... and then there is Lifestyle Medicine. What are the key differences and what makes Lifestyle Medicine unique? Join us for this webinar as ACLM's president-elect, Dr. Dexter Shurney, defines Lifestyle Medicine, differentiates Lifestyle Medicine from other types of medicine, and explains how Lifestyle Medicine has the power to not only prevent, treat and in many cases reverse disease, but also provide a solution for real health care reform. 

1. Define Lifestyle Medicine. 
2. Distinguish the difference between Lifestyle Medicine and other types of medicine. 
3. Discuss the power of Lifestyle Medicine for real health care reform. 

Speaker Bio: Dr Shurney is CMO at Zipongo and president-elect for ACLM. He has served extensively in healthcare management including as Chief Medical Director for Global Benefits, Health and Wellness for Cummins, Inc, SVP and CMO for Healthways, Health Policy Strategist in the Division of Global Government Affairs for Amgen, Inc., and CMO and VP of Medical Affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

The Role of Connectedness and Positive Psychology

Aug 8, 2018 12:00 PM 
in Central Time (US and Canada)

Featured Speaker: Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM

Description: In this webinar, Dr. Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, lead faculty of the Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies, will discuss the important role of connectedness and positive psychology in lifestyle medicine.

1. Review what the scientific literature has to say about the role of connectedness and positive psychology in lifestyle medicine.
2. Describe ways in which clinicians can address connectedness and positive psychology in their practice.
3. Briefly, provide an update on behalf of the ACLM Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee.
4. Summarize the findings and key points from the recent Summit on Happiness Science in Health Care.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Lianov is board certified in Preventive, Public Health and Internal Medicine. She is a national leader in Lifestyle Medicine and innovator of engaging health behavior interventions. Dr Lianov is the current lead faculty for the Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies program, has served as past president of the ACLM and most recently chaired the Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee.

Certification through the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET
LMEd Host: Edward Phillips, MD
Guest Presenters: Beth Morris, MD and Wayne Dysinger, MD

Description: In 2017 the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) launched its inaugural examination and awarded over 200 diplomate certificates to physicians successfully completing the required training and assessment. On Tuesday, July 24th please join ABLM Chair, Wayne Dysinger, MD, MPH and new ABLM certificate holder, Elizabeth Morris, MD as they discuss opportunities to complete the ABLM certification. The next exam is October 25th, 2018. The webinar is free and includes a Q & A period.

Speakers Bio

Edward M. Phillips, MD

Dr. Phillips is assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and is Director of the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Additionally, he is a Fellow of American College of Sports Medicine and serves on the executive council that leads and developed the Exercise is Medicine initiative. He is co-author of ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine, The Clinician’s Guide to the Exercise Prescription and chair of the Exercise is Medicine Education Committee. He serves on the advisory board of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Health Sector of the United States National Physical Activity Plan. He has published more than 65 scientific publications.

Wayne Dysinger, MD

Dr. Dysinger is a preventive and family medicine physician who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Lifestyle Medicine Solutions, a new model primary care concept that is built on Lifestyle Medicine. He is also Chair of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, and Medical Director of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP).

Beth Morris, MD

Elizabeth Morris, MD is a Family Medicine/Lifestyle Medicine physician with Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC, and faculty at USC School of Medicine Greenville. She is a leader of the Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative and participates in the Lifestyle Medicine Task Force at USC SOM Greenville.

Archived Webinars (Available in the Members-Only Section)

"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

Sample Webinars

Masticating TRUTH—refusing to swallow!

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, President
American College of Lifestyle Medicine


The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) is the world's flagship professional medical association for physicians, clinicians and allied health professionals, as well as those in professions devoted to advancing the mission of lifestyle medicine.


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