Realizing The Dream: Lifestyle Medicine Practice Management Workshop
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9/25/2011 to 9/28/2011
When: September 25th-28th, 2011
Sunday 5 PM - Wed. noon
Where: Skamania Lodge
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, Washington  98648
United States

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American College of Lifestyle Medicine

American College of Preventive Medicine


Realizing The Dream:

Lifestyle Medicine Practice Management Workshop

3-Day Intensive Workshop

Proven systems. Top experts. Tangible details. Individualized practice guidance

We have heard you! You need real-world help with

Lifestyle Medicine practice management.

We have good news!We're convening the best experts in the country with real-world, proven systems for a profitable Lifestyle Medicine practice.

In this hands-on, intensive training expert speakers will walk you through leading-edge strategies designed for YOUR practice success.
  • Leverage internet technologies to strengthen your Lifestyle Medicine practice
  • Learn how to be appropriately and consistently reimbursed for Lifestyle Medicine services
  • Recognize opportunities in Health Care Reform
  • Receive individualized practice recommendations
  • Avoid costly and time-consuming mistakes
  • Network with other Lifestyle Medicine practitioners

  • Retreat-like setting
  • Limited number of attendees
  • Top experts
  • Emphasis on practical application
  • Exceptional expert to attendee ratio
  • Individualized practice guidance
  • Facilitated networking with other professionals and practices
  • Connection to high-value resources
  • Integrated meals and activities
  • Professionally recorded for review later (probable)

Skamania Lodge


Edward Noffsinger, PhD

Pioneer of group medical visits, advisor, and author of the definitive text and toolkit Running Group Visits In Your Practice; Past Vice President of Shared Medical Appointments and Group-Based Disease Management, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates/Atrius Health.

Mauricette Montredon, MBA, MA
Fox Group consultant with expertise in financial management, forecasting,strategic planning, cost reporting and health care systems management designed to achieve financial and quality performance.

Auden Utengen, MBA

Lead developer of an online e-practice system, Fox e-practice, and expert in the cutting-edge application of the convergence of Health 2.0 and Web 2.0.

Jerry Morris, PsyD, MSPharm, MBA,ABMP, NCSP, ABBHP, CCM, NBCC
One of the most experienced leaders in the integration of behavioral health with medical practice; current President of the American Board of Medical Psychology.

John Gobble, DrPH, RD, LD, MCHES
Founder/owner of a medical nutrition therapy company with technical and educational solutions for health behavior change, software and billing systems for medical nutrition therapy; current President of the Oregon Dietetic Association.

David Gans, MSHA, FACMPE
Expert in healthcare management, reform, and the changes taking place in healthcare today; Vice President of Research & Innovation, Medical Group Management Association.

Sunnie Southern, RD
Founder and CEO of Viable Synergy, LLC, aligning healthcare and technology to enhance health through meaningful and sustainable change.

Sandra Lawson, MBA
Expert in Health Care Reform regulation and reimbursement opportunities; Executive Director, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard Medical School Department of PM&R, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.

John Principe, MD
Founder of WellBeingMD
,an exemplary and innovative Lifestyle Medicine practice based on the premise that community is the currency of wellness, offering nutrition & fitness classes on-site.

Cary Wing, EdD

Former Executive Director of the Medical Fitness Association and consultant with more than twenty years of experience in the medical fitness industry.

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  • Practice Management 101
  • Connecting with Patients
  • Implementing Billable Group Visits
  • Opportunities in Health Care Reform
  • Integration of Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Integration of Behavioral Health
  • Integration of Exercise
  • Succeeding through Change
  • Health 2.0 Meets Web 2.0
  • Use of Tools, Resources, & Systems
  • Lifestyle Medicine Practice Support Services
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:Physicians, practice managers, and other professionals seeking to establish or grow profitable Lifestyle Medicine practices.

September 25th-28th, 2011
Begins Sunday, September 25th at 5pm with welcoming reception, dinner and presentation; wraps up Wednesday, September 28th at noon.

LOCATION:The beautiful Skamania Lodge in the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
Nearest airport: Portland International
More info at: Skamania Lodge
Click here for lodging reservations
Ground transportation


Thoughtfully aligned with core concepts of Lifestyle Medicine, bringing you:
  • Deliciously healthy and locally grown MEALS, offering experiential learning on what and how we eat.
  • Structured activities designed for interaction and NETWORKING with speakers and colleagues as you generate ideas and engage in dialogue specific to your practice of Lifestyle Medicine.
  • Opportunities to get MOVING as you explore the incredible natural beauty of the Northwest.
  • MIND-BODY activities designed to support your physical & mental well-being and high-level learning.

Expert-led, hands-on trainings for financial success typically cost between $3,000 and $5,000.We’re providing this caliber of training experience plus opportunities for personal interaction with speakers, facilitated network-building and activities, with high quality healthy meals provided throughout the workshop for only $1990 for ACLM members or $2274 for non-members.

Includes workshop sessions & materials ($1495 for members), and all meals, facilitated networking, dining and personal interaction with speakers, activities, etc ($495).
ACLM Members: $1990
Non-members: $2274
Not yet a member? Become a member free of charge with your paid conference fee and membership application.Practice Associates:
With each full registration, one practice associate from within the same practice setting may attend for the reduced price of $1240.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). ACPM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Preventive Medicine designates this course for a maximum of 20AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Loma Linda University

Proven systems. Top experts. Tangible details. Individualized practice guidance.

455 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Suite 200
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 466-2044