You are cordially invited to the first session of ACPM’s Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum pilot series on Monday July 7th at 2pm EDT. ACPM in conjunction with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), is developing a comprehensive curriculum in lifestyle medicine, and we need your feedback! This material may be used as part of a program that will eventually certify completion in lifestyle medicine training and to create general lifestyle medicine competence among physicians.
This webinar is the first in a series that will occur between July – October 2014. Webinars will cover topics related to nutrition, weight management, physical activity, tobacco, alcohol, emotional wellness, mindfulness, sleep, as well the importance and role of lifestyle medicine in clinical care.
Monday, July 7th, 2014 2:00pm– 3:30 pm EST.
• Understand the role of nutrition in preventing and treating chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease
• Cite the national nutrition guidelines
• Summarize the major nutrition studies and evidence
This webinar will review the nutrition curriculum and will focus on the following topics:
• The US dietary guidelines
• Translating recommendations into actual food
• Nutrition density and food rank
• Summary of foods to emphasized and de-emphasized
• Whole plant food diets
• Q & A (30 Minutes)
Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Currently, Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is also licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition and is a founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Liana Lianov, MD, MPH
Chair, American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) , Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Work Group and Coordinating Faculty for the ACPM and ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum Project
CME/MOC credit is available through the live webinars for one month. Once the webinars are archived, CME/MOC credit is available through the end of the project period December, 2014). One CME/MOC credit is available per webinar at no charge to ACPM members and for $10 to non-ACPM members. Be sure to keep the above webinar link handy to request CME/MOC credit after the webinar and remember to complete all four CME/MOC steps to ensure your request is processed correctly. Once you have completed all of the steps, your CME certificate will be e-mailed to you. Please allow one to two weeks for processing. Your MOC credits will be reported directly to the American Board of Preventive Medicine.Please allow 4-6 weeks for these to appear on the ABPM website.
ACPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits toward the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's Recognition Award (PRA)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Principal Faculty and Disclosure Policy
In the interest of providing an educational experience free of commercial bias, and as the accredited provider of CME for this activity, the American College of Preventive Medicine was responsible for decisions regarding educational content and allocation of funds. All individuals involved in the planning, development, and delivery of educational activities are required to sign a conflict of interest statement in which they disclose any financial interests or other affiliations with industry or other associations which may have direct and substantial interest in the subject matter of the CME activity. Such disclosure allows program participants to better evaluate the objectivity of the information presented in the program. All commercial relationships that could create a conflict with control of content must be resolved before the development of the activity.
- Dr. Geger has disclosed no financial relationships.
- Dr. Lianov has disclosed no financial relationships.
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ACPM and Lifestyle Medicine
ACPM has been actively exploring the scientific basis, best practices, and need for education in lifestyle medicine, including behavioral change, risk reduction, and the prevention and treatment of disease through lifestyle approaches. Lifestyle medicine is a core competency of preventive medicine, and to that end ACPM plays an important role in ensuring that lifestyle medicine programs are based on proven and effective methods of preventing and controlling disease. We are uniquely positioned to bring value and meaningful health improvement in the national struggle against rising health care costs and illness burdens through a synergistic combination of clinical and population-based prevention approaches to lifestyle issues.
To get involved or learn more about ACPM lifestyle medicine projects and initiatives, please contact Dani Pere, Associate Executive Director for Programs and Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org.