American College of Lifestyle Medicine Announces Registration, Surgeons General Panel for 2021 Conference Nov. 7-10 in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

“One of the highlights will be a panel of four former US surgeons general on the role of lifestyle medicine in health equality.”

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) announced today that registration is now open for the 2021 Lifestyle Medicine Annual Conference, which will take place November 7-10, 2021 at the DFW Metroplex at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX .

Registration for the patient-centered, value-driven, results-driven event has opened and more details will be added as soon as they are completed.

The agenda will provide concrete, reimbursable and evidence-based ways to incorporate lifestyle medicine into the primary treatment of chronic diseases.

LM2021, which serves as the annual conference of the fastest growing medical profession in the country, attendees include physicians, healthcare professionals, local residents, health care leaders, researchers and leaders in lifestyle medicine, and political and political support organizations Leaders and members of the press.

The conference features an impressive array of keynote speakers, an exhibitor pavilion, the Lifestyle Medicine Celebration reception and awards ceremony, and networking opportunities with like-minded health professionals and industry leaders.

Participants may receive credit for the content / sessions related to lifestyle medicine. The conference was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ ️. As part of the registration process, a wide range of workshops will be offered before and after the conference.

A highlight of this year’s conference will be a jury made up of four former US General Surgeons – Dr. Richard Carmona, David Satcher, Joycelyn Elders and Antonia Novello – in a town hall on the role of lifestyle medicine in health equality: Eliminating the health inequalities in chronic diseases related to lifestyle. This prestigious body offers a unique perspective, including its call to action, for lifestyle drug providers.

“Our conference is known for its scientific accuracy and exceptional educational and networking experience,” said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. “Our content this year will examine how Lifestyle Medicine is a patient-enhancing, value-based and results-oriented specialty. By treating the root cause of chronic disease, lifestyle medicine trained and certified health teams provide a solid foundation for restoring health, rather than just treating the symptoms. “

“The unexpected devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of lifestyle medicine as the foundation of all health care and the need to accelerate the implementation of healthy lifestyles for all,” said Meagan L. Grega, Chair of the 2021 Conference, MD, FACLM, DipABLM. “Many of the chronic diseases that increase the risk of severe COVID-19 infection, including coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and obesity, are not only preventable, but reversible with intensive lifestyle changes. Unfortunately, the CDC has reported that over 47% of American adults have an underlying comorbidity that puts them at increased risk. Use this crisis as a springboard for integrating lifestyle medicine approaches across the healthcare system. “

General registration (excluding workshops) is: $ 649 for ACLM members and $ 749 for non-members by April 18th. From April 19 to August 15, the price is $ 749 for members and $ 849 for non-members. From August 16 through November 2, member prices will increase to $ 949 and non-members to $ 1.49. Pre- and post-conference workshop prices for three-hour workshops are US $ 120 for members and US $ 140 for non-members.

Registration for general events ends on November 2, 2021 or when the maximum capacity for the main ballroom is reached. Registration for workshops before and after the conference ends on October 15, 2021 or when capacity for each workshop is reached.

Student pricing is $ 449 for members and $ 549 for non-members. There are numerous scholarship options available for students and interns.

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) certification exam, traditionally offered at the end of the annual conference, will be offered at Prometric test centers in the United States between November 27 and December 11, 2021 on a day of attendee’s choice 2021 fulfills the CME requirement “live” for the 2021 ABLM exam.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: ACLM is the medical society of more than 5,500 members dedicated to the advancement and clinical practice of lifestyle medicine as the foundation of a transformed and sustainable health system. Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic interventions – including a whole foods diet, a plant-dominated eating pattern, regular physical activity, restful sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances, and positive social connections – as the primary modality. Delivered by doctors trained and certified in this field for the prevention, treatment and often reversal of chronic diseases.

ACLM is more than a professional association, it is a galvanized force for change. Addressing the need for quality education and certification, ACLM supports its members in their individual practices and in their shared mission to promote lifestyle medicine as the first treatment option at home and abroad, as opposed to a first option, symptoms and Consequences of treating with expensive means increasing amounts of pills and procedures. ACLM members agree in their desire to identify and eliminate the root cause of the disease. Learn more at http://www.LifestyleMedicine.org.

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