Webinar Series

Join us as we build momentum for lifestyle medicine education and the future of health care through our upcoming webinars. We will focus exclusively on developing and advancing leadership in lifestyle medicine curricular education.

 

Current Webinars

Registration for our January 23 webinar is now open. The webinars are free, but registration is required and availability is limited. Each webinar will be 30 minutes in length and archived to allow viewing at a later date.

Champions of Change Workshop in Lifestyle Medicine
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 2pm ET
LMEd Host: Dennis Muscato MS Co-Director LMEd

LMEd Host: Dennis Muscato MS Co-Director LMEd
The Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative (LMEd), in association with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) 2017 Conference, organized a Champions of Change Workshop (Oct 22, 2017 Tucson Arizona). The workshop was well received. It was designed to assist medical school educators who wanted to implement lifestyle medicine education into their medical school health professional training. Workshop participants received guidance, mentoring and support to successfully advocate for inclusion of Lifestyle Medicine education at their school or training program. We will hear from David Drozek, DO Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Terri Edwards MEd, MA Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, and Beth Frates, MD Harvard Medical School.

The Webinar is free and we will have time for Q and A.

Dennis Muscato MS
LMEd Host

Dennis Muscato is Co-Director of LMEd (Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative) and faculty at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He has experience developing and fostering results with large inter-professional national and global collaboration social impact networks.

They include: Fortune 100 corporations in Corporate Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investing Firms, and Medical School Education globally. The collaboration also includes a large list of organizations and associations such as American College of Lifestyle Medicine, American College of Preventative Medicine, Bi-Partisan Policy Center, Business for Social Responsibility, Global Reporting Initiative, UN Global Compact, and the American Medical Association.

Dennis led charitable giving through major technology grants with community non-profits, local agencies, K-12, community colleges, and universities throughout Oregon. Dennis served as a founding board member of world renown UC Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business.

Questions about the Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative’s webinar series? Contact info@lifestylemedicineeducation.org

 

Past Webinars

  • Champions of Change
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2pm ET
    LMEd Host: Eddie Phillips, MD
    In October 2017, LMEd will host a workshop in conjunction with ACLM’s annual conference. During our September 26 webinar, Eddie Phillips will share the details of LMEd’s Champions of Change Workshop, and will lead a discussion with some of the Champions who’ll join us in October along with past Summit attendees.

 

  • Walk with a Future Doc
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 2pm ET
    LMEd Host: Dennis Muscato, MS
    Presenters: David Sabgir, MD, and Joan Dorn, PhD
    Webinar presenters David Sabgir, MD, and Joan Dorn, PhD, will discuss the creation of the Walk with a Future Doc program and the history of a grassroots movement that equips physicians to dispense the miracle drug of walking. In addition, they will share the adaptation they’ve made to incorporate medical students, the practitioners of tomorrow, to invest in healing their communities today.

 

  • Applying and Practicing Lifestyle Medicine in Residency
    Tuesday, April 25 at 2pm ET
    LMEd Host: Eddie Phillips
    Presenters: Brenda Rea and Regan Steigman
    Webinar presenters Brenda Rea and Regan Steigman will share stories of how Lifestyle Medicine-based practices have been successfully integrated into various residency education programs. In addition, the presenters will discuss how they personally apply the concepts of Lifestyle Medicine into their own lives.

 

  • Teaching Doctors to Practice Value-Based Health Care and Population Health Management: The Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative
    Presenter: Jennifer L.Trilk, PhD
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2pm EDT
    Synopsis: This webinar showcased the overview, mission and vision of the Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative (LMEd), the accomplishments to date, and LMEd’s goals in 2016 to align medical schools to work together to improve the nation’s practice of value-based care by teaching lifestyle and preventative medicine. We are grateful to the Ardmore Foundation, Physician’s Committee on Responsible Medicine, American Council on Exercise, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and many others for their support and expertise.

 

  • Medical Students as a Key Partner in the Co-creation of Evidence-Based Lifestyle Medicine Medical School Education
    Presenter: Edward M. Phillips, MD
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2pm EDT
    Synopsis: The second webinar in our series showcased the critical involvement of medical students in Lifestyle Medicine Education. Each year, students have pointed to a lack of lifestyle medicine knowledge due to a gap in the traditional curriculum. Particularly there is a lack of content surrounding topics such as physical activity, nutrition and behavior-change strategies, despite a call by students indicating that the inclusion of this knowledge skills are an important component of medical education. Specifically, this webinar focused on incorporating students at all levels of curriculum integration – from student interest groups to fully incorporated classroom based education. We discussed the need for four essential components necessary to implement a Lifestyle Medicine from a student perspective including: A Champion Mentor, Interested Students, Recognition from the Medical School, and Creating a Lifestyle Medicine Syllabus. We are grateful to the Ardmore Foundation, Physician’s Committee on Responsible Medicine, American Council on Exercise, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and many others for their support and expertise.

 

  • Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative Mentoring – Assisting Medical Schools in Lifestyle Medicine Student Education
    Presenter: Dennis Muscato, MS
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2pm ED
    Synopsis: Our third webinar showcased how we assist medical schools in the step-by-step process of adding Lifestyle Medicine Education to the student education and experience.  More than 70 schools have joined LMEd, and they are at varying levels of integration of Lifestyle Medicine across the country and the globe.  We offer phone and virtual coaching sessions, a Dropbox of key resources, and network of medical professionals in lifestyle medicine that support each other collaboratively.  We also have many others already in residency and in medical practice as well from a variety of medical professionals and undergraduate universities.  We are grateful to the Ardmore Foundation, Physician’s Committee on Responsible Medicine, American Council on Exercise, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and many others for their support and expertise.

 

  • The Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative Partners with AAMC’s MedEdPORTAL to Provide Evidence-Based Lifestyle Medicine Curricular Resources
    Presenter: Jennifer L.Trilk, PhD
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2pm EDT
    Synposis: In our final webinar, we highlighted LMEd’s partnership with the AAMC’s publishing suite, MedEdPORTAL Publications (www.mededportal.org). MedEdPORTAL maintains a rigorous peer review process based on standards used in the scholarly publishing community. Each submission is scrutinized by editorial staff and independent reviewers using a standardized review instrument grounded in the tenets of scholarship. Published authors receive a formal citation for their accepted publication. MedEdPORTAL publications are considered by many to be scholarly works that may support faculty advancement decisions. The AAMC manages a database of trained, content expert reviewers, puts forth a call for submissions to all medical schools, tracks submissions through the publication process and supports an Associate Editor for the collection. As such, the Lifestyle Medicine Collection curated and housed at MedEdPORTAL will include material vetted by Lifestyle Medicine content-expert reviewers and an Associate Editor that will guarantee the collection to be of the utmost quality of material for educators to use in teaching. Finally, as MedEdPORTAL is an international publication of peer-reviewed curricula and resources, authors who develop evidence-based, Lifestyle Medicine material are encouraged to submit to the collection. In summary, by distributing high-quality curriculum and incentivizing faculty, this collaboration will “raise the bar” of making available, evidence-based LM medical education for medical schools to utilize. We are grateful to the Ardmore Foundation, Physician’s Committee on Responsible Medicine, American Council on Exercise, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and many others for their support and expertise.

 




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