About the ProgramA lifestyle medicine evidence review was conducted by the American College of Preventive Medicine in 2009. It compiled the scientific evidence that supports the need for increased competence in lifestyle medicine among healthcare providers and predicted an increased demand for training in delivering lifestyle interventions. It argued that greater provider competence might lead to improved patient outcomes.
Lifestyle medicine is a new field of health and medicine, not yet a formal subspecialty, and it is not consistently and intensively implemented across health care settings that treat lifestyle related diseases. Providers should consistently and intensively offer lifestyle medicine interventions in order to secure improved health outcomes for patients with lifestyle related diseases Enroll Now