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ACPM provides physician members and medical professionals with the latest lifestyle medicine news and opportunities. Stay current with this growing field and share your relevant news and practice success stories with our readership by submitting them to Dani Pere (dpere@acpm.org).

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American College of Preventive Medicine and ACLM Launch Updated Lifestyle Medicine Education Program
Release – January 15, 2019

The American College of Preventive Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine announced a new and improved version of their joint Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies program. The online continuing medical education course addresses gaps in health care provider’s knowledge and skills in the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related chronic conditions—some of the costliest burdens in today’s healthcare environment. Read more »

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Lifestyle Medicine Clinic Implementation: Billing & Finances
WEBINAR / VIDEO – March 12, 2018

The ACPM Young Physicians Section hosted a webinar on "Lifestyle Medicine Clinic Implementation: Billing & Finances" in which Dr. Wayne S. Dysinger presented on the financial and clinical considerations of setting up a lifestyle medicine practice. Dysinger reviewed examples of billing and reimbursements models in traditional and emerging payment settings, as well as patient care models that include group visits. No CME is available for this webinar.

AMA Features ACPM's Resolution to Improve Lifestyle Medicine Education

AMA Wire published an article titled "Schools push lifestyle medicine to boost chronic-disease prevention" featuring ACPM Executive Director Michael Barry and the lifestyle medicine resolution ACPM put forth to the AMA House of Delegates. The resolution is in support of policies and mechanisms that incentivize or provide funding for inclusion of lifestyle medicine education and the social determinants of health in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education.

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ACPM Hosts Briefing on Lifestyle Medicine: 'Transforming Medical Education to Prevent Chronic Disease'
PRESS RELEASE / VIDEO – July 26, 2017

The American College of Preventive Medicine, in conjunction with the Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative, held a congressional briefing entitled, “Transforming Medical Education to Prevent Chronic Disease.” The briefing focused on the need to include training on nutrition, physical activity, and other lifestyle elements in medical school curricula and continuing medical education. 

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Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program This accredited, fully-updated 2nd edition program provides a comprehensive foundation on the basic principles of lifestyle medicine. Learn More
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