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The American College of Preventive Medicine is a professional society for physicians dedicated to prevention. ACPM provides leadership in research, professional education, development of public policy, and enhancement of standards of preventive medicine for and on behalf of our members.

ACPM Mission

Preventive medicine is practiced by all physicians to keep their patients healthy. Preventive medicine specialists are trained in both clinical medicine and public health, and are equipped to understand and reduce the risks of disease, disability, and death in individuals and in population groups.

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ACPM Announces Faculty for 6|18 Initiative Course
Announcement – January 17, 2018

ACPM is pleased to announce that Drs. Jocelyn Carter, Catherine Livingston and Toyosi Morgan will serve as faculty in the development of a course on the CDC's 6|18 Initiative. Each are experts in the scope and practice of interventions within the initiative. The course, funded by a grant from the CDC, will provide an overview of the initiative and, through case studies, address the role of providers in implementing the initiative.

New Slate Election Process for Selecting ACPM Regents
Announcement – January 16, 2018

The ACPM Board of Regents and the Strategy and Board Development Committee have announced a new slate election process for selecting incoming Regents. The process involves nominating and selecting new Regents based on competencies deemed necessary to meet strategic goals and ensure adequate representation of the diverse membership. Details about the nomination process and priority competencies for this year's slate of candidates will be available in the coming weeks.

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2017: A year of continued growth ... and response to change
Director's Note – December 31, 2017

As we again embark upon a new year and continue to build on our past achievements, let us take a brief look back to reflect on and celebrate our successes of the past year. The year 2017 was one of continued growth for the organization during which we expanded on foundations built in prior years and responded efficiently and effectively to an uncertain, and often tumultuous, environment. In short, we have much to be proud of and thankful for. Here are some key highlights from 2017.

ACPM Opposes the Prohibition of Scientific Terms
Press Release – December 18, 2017

In response to recent reports that the Trump Administration is prohibiting or discouraging the use of specific words or phrases in annual budget proposals, ACPM has released a statement opposing any efforts that suppress the use of appropriate and accurate scientific language used by federal agencies. ACPM also joined 300 organizations expressing concern in a letter to Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan.

ACPM Announces National Diabetes Prevention Program Grant Winners
Press Release – December 14, 2017

ACPM has selected six health care organizations to receive grants to develop new practice setting models that increase prediabetes awareness and increase screening, testing, and referral of patients with prediabetes to diabetes prevention programs recognized by the CDC. The work will result in case studies and toolkits that will be utilized by other health delivery organizations across the country.

Events & Education
Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program
CME/MOC Education

Developed by ACPM and ACLM, the Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program is an evidence-based online program designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for doctors as well as nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, health coaches, and other allied health professionals with an interest in learning the basic foundational principles of lifestyle medicine. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is available for select medical specialties.

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