This is the schedule from the 2021 program. 2022 schedule not yet available.



Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Optional Pre-Course Workshop

5:30pm to 7:10pm Clinicians in the Kitchen

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Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Optional Pre-Course Workshop

9:00am to 5:30pm Mastering the Principles of Motivational Interviewing

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Optional Pre-Course Workshop

8:30am to 5:45pm Culinary Health Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching - The Basics

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Friday, June 11, 2021
9:00am to 9:30am The Fundamental Shift in Lifestyle Medicine: Moving from the Why to the How

Edward M. Phillips, MD

9:30am to 9:35am Break
9:35am to 10:35am Special Keynote Presentation: The Physical Activity Guidelines

NiCole Keith, PhD, FACSM

10:35am to 10:50am Break
10:50am to 11:35am 2021 Perspectives on Clinician Self-Care: What It Is and Why It Matters

Suzanne Koven, MD

11:35am to 11:40am Break
11:40am to 12:40pm Special Keynote Presentation: Nutrition

Frank Hu, MD, PhD

12:40pm to 1:40pm Break
1:40pm to 2:55pm Special Keynote Presentation: Stress and Mindfulness/Meditation

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

2:55pm to 3:00pm Break
3:00pm to 3:45pm Health and Wellness Coaching in Day-to-Day Practice: Who, What, Why, When, and How

Elizabeth Frates, MD

3:45pm to 4:00pm Break
4:00pm to 5:00pm Obesity Medicine: Proven Strategies for Daily Practice

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MHA

5:00pm to 5:05pm Break
5:05pm to 6:05pm Sleep Problems: The Most Effective Lifestyle Medicine Interventions

Noah Siegel, MD

Special Presentation

7:00pm to 8:30pm Kindness and Compassion in Medicine

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

(This event was prerecorded especially for this conference. Not eligible for CME credit.)

Saturday, June 12, 2021
9:00am to 10:00am Special Keynote Presentation: Motivational Interviewing

Stephen Rollnick, PhD

10:00am to 10:05am Break
10:05am to 10:35am Culinary Medicine for Our Children: Evidence-Based Nutrition, Health, and Social Benefits of Preparing Meals with Children

Rani Polak, MD, MBA

10:35am to 10:40am Break
10:40am to 11:25am Whole Health

Tracy Gaudet, MD

11:25am to 11:40am Break
11:40am to 12:55pm Incorporating Basic and Advanced Lifestyle Medicine Principles into Your Practice

Umadevi Naidoo, MBChB, Monique Tello, MD, and Barbara Livingston, DMin, LMHC

12:55pm to 1:55pm Break or Optional: CHEF Coaching—The Basics Information Session

(12:55 pm - 1:25 pm)
Rani Polak, MD, CHEF, MBA

1:55pm to 2:55pm Special Keynote Presentation: Lifestyle Medicine—The Common Sense Solution to the Chronic Disease Epidemic

Saray Stancic, MD

2:55pm to 3:00pm Break
3:00pm to 4:00pm Lifestyle Medicine for Underserved Populations

Michelle McMacken, MD

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm Closing the Intention-Behavior Gap

Mark Faries, PhD

5:00pm to 5:05pm Break
5:05pm to 5:20pm The Exercise Prescription: Getting Your Patients (and You) Moving

Edward M. Phillips, MD

5:20pm to 5:35pm The New Data on the Benefits of Resistance Training: Weight Loss, Function and Performance

Edward M. Phillips, MD

5:35pm to 5:50pm Transforming Knowledge into Action: The Road Ahead

Edward M. Phillips, MD


Optional Post-Course Workshop

Culinary Health Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching—Beyond the Basics

Five 90-minute, weekly, distance-learning sessions (several time options available)

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