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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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Submit an Abstract to the 'Prevention 2019' Conference
Announcement – November 29, 2018

The call for scientific abstracts for Prevention 2019 is now open and we will be accepting submissions up until January 15 at 11:59pm EST. The annual conference will be held May 20-23, 2019 at the Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh, PA. Authors are encouraged to submit scientific abstracts for oral or poster presentation in one or more of session track topics.

New Career Opportunities with ACPM
Announcement – November 25, 2018

ACPM is growing and we are seeking candidates for four new positions, including Director of Finance and Operations, Communications Specialist, Project Director, and Program Assistant. Help us spread the word by sharing these opportunities with your networks and colleagues who have a passion for people and health.

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New Videos for National Prediabetes Awareness Campaign
News – November 15, 2018

For National Diabetes Month, the AMA, CDC, and Ad Council launched a new phase to their national campaign to raise awareness that 1 in 3 adults in America has prediabetes, and encourage people to learn their risk. Watch the videos and share DoIHavePrediabetes.org and PodriaTenerPrediabetes.org with your patients and populations.

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ACPM Releases Case Study on Improving Outcomes for Women at High-Risk for Hypertension, CVD
News – October 9, 2018

ACPM is pleased to announce the release of a case study on the results of a demonstration project designed to improve hypertension management and cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in low-income, uninsured or underinsured women aged 40-60 years. The case study documents the experiences of Mission of Hope Clinic and Truman Medical Centers, University Health Community Care at Linwood in referring patients to the Blood Pressure Self-Management program at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, as well as the approaches, barriers, and scalability plans of each organization. ACPM has also developed four online education modules and a webinar series on prescribing lifestyle modifications for women at high-risk for hypertension and CVD.

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Diabetes Prevention Program Demonstration Project Webinar Series
Webinar – November 28, 2018

ACPM hosted three webinars on the Diabetes Prevention Program Demonstration Projects. Each webinar featured two grantees from each provider category: Independent Practice Associations, Integrated Delivery Systems, and Federally Qualified Heath Centers. All three of the webinar recordings are available for 1.5 CME/MOC credits through ACPM's learning platform.

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