Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine

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Session Five: The Short- and Long-term Health Benefits of Mindful Movement

3:30 - 4:30 pm (ET)

OCTOBER 24, 2013 University of California - San Diego

Webinar Overview

Yoga and other mindful movement modalities have been shown to  have positive benefits on overall health, including mental and physical health benefits.  This seminar will provide 1) a review of the health benefits of mindful movement with an emphasis on yoga, and 2) a review of the possible mechanisms underlying these beneficial effects.


Webinar Speakers


  Linda L. Hill, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Director, Preventive Medicine Residency
University of California San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine

Dr. Hill is Director of UCSD/SDSU’s Preventive Medicine Residency program and PI of the residency’s Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine Education project. San Diego Family Care, a Federal 330 Community Health Center, is the site of her clinical activities as Medical Director from 1980 to 2001 and Senior Staff Physician since 2001. She is Co-Director of the UCSD Injury Epidemiology Prevention and Research Center, Medical Director of the Refugee Health Assessment Program, and Medical Director of the Exercise and Physical Activity Resource Center. She is engaged in prevention research and teaching with current/past support from the NIH, California Office of Traffic Safety, Robert Wood Johnson, American Cancer Society, and Health Services Resource Administration. Her research focus includes injury prevention, obesity, decision making, compliance, physician training, medical interpreted visits, and refugee health. Dr. Hill serves as Chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee for the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and is past board member of ACPM and the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine. In addition to her teaching activities with the Preventive Medicine residents, she mentors and precepts medical students, master’s students, pre-doctoral students and undergraduates. Her hobbies include classical piano and ocean sports.

  Erik Groessl, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Center Director, Health Services Research Center
University of California San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine

Dr. Groessl has served as Center Director of the UCSD Health Services Research Center since 1999. He is Associate Professor in the UCSD Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Principal Investigator on several projects at VA San Diego and UCSD that focus on integrative medicine, healthcare services and outcomes, and chronic disease interventions. Currently, Dr. Groessl is conducting studies on yoga interventions and continues to do research on Hepatitis C-related patient management and healthcare models. Dr. Groessl received his Clinical Psychology PhD in 1999 from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program with a specialization in behavioral medicine/health psychology.



Jennifer Trask, ND, PharmD
IMPriME Center Director
American College of Preventive Medicine

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the history behind several mindful movement modalities.
  • Describe the short-term health outcomes associated with mindful movement.
  • Discuss the long-term health outcomes associated with mindful movement.
  • Articulate the possible biological mechanisms associated with the health outcomes of mindful movement.
  • Recommend yoga for appropriate populations.

Accreditation Statement

The American College of Preventive Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the ACCME.


Term of Approval

October 24, 2013 through September 30, 2016. Original release date: October 24, 2013

CME Information

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.


CME/MOC Credit Requests

To request CME & MOC credit for the webinar, please complete the following FOUR steps.


  1. View/Listen to the webinar.
  2. If requesting MOC credit, complete the quiz by clicking here. If requesting only CME credit, skip to step three.
  3. Complete CME/MOC request form by clicking here.
  4. Remit the appropriate payment amount to ACPM:
    • ACPM Member: Complimentary
    • Non-ACPM Member: $10/credit 


If paying for CME credits, the same number of MOC credits will be provided gratis.


Members please note, in order to receive complimentary CME/MOC credit you will need to log-in to the ACPM membership database prior to making payment. If you can’t remember your log-in information, please click here.

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.


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.



  • Drs. Hill and Groessl have disclosed no financial relationships.



  • IMPriME Center Director Jennifer Trask has disclosed no financial relationships.


System Requirements

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Privacy Policy

The American College of Preventive Medicine collects personal information from participants in this online activity for purposes of assigning CME credit only. We will not share or sell your contact information and your answers to maintenance of certification questions and feedback forms will be kept confidential.


Copyright Information

This material is copyright of the American College of Preventive Medicine.


Acknowledgement of Support

The American College of Preventive Medicine acknowledges the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its generous support of the Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine Education Project. For more information about the project please see

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Contact Information


  • For information on CME or MOC, contact Haydee Barno, ACPM Director of Meetings & Education, at


  • For questions about the webinars, contact Jennifer Trask, IMPriME Center Director, at


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