Latest by the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine Team
Lifestyle Medicine course syllabus for medical schools and other schools now available.“The syllabus is the latest in a growing movement to include Lifestyle Medicine resources in the curricula of medical and other health-related academic institutions and continuing medical education offerings.” The syllabus is based on the work of Beth P. Frates, MD.
A Web-Based Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum: Facilitating Education About Lifestyle Medicine, Behavioral Change, and Health Care Outcomes. JMIR Publications. Dr. Beth Frates, et al. Published on 11.09.17 in Vol 3, No 2 (2017): Jul-Dec
CHEF Coaching: Translating Nutritional Science into Practical Tools. Journal Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Polak Rani. Alternative and Complementary Therapies. June 2017, 23(3): 87-89.
Lifestyle as Medicine: The Case for a True Health Initiative. American Journal of Health Promotion. Timely article by Dr. Beth Frates, et al.
Lifestyle medicine course for family medicine residents: preliminary assessment of the impact on knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy and personal health. Post Graduate Medical Journal. 2016. Lilach Malatskey, Yael Bar Zeev, Adva Tzuk-Onn, Rani Polak.
Time for Food–Training Physiatrists in Nutritional Prescription.
Polak R, Dacey M, Phillips EM. J Rehabil Medicine, January 2017.
Polak R, Dacey ML, Phillips EM. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 2016.
Polak R, Shani M, Dacey M, Tzuk-Onn A, Dagan I, Malatskey L. Postgrad Medical Journal, June 2016
Polak R, Phillips EM, Nordgren J, La Puma J, La Barba J, Cucuzzella M, Graham R, Harlan TS, Burg T, Eisenberg D. Glob Adv Health Med. January 2016.
Medical Education Online. 2016. Lifestyle medicine curriculum for a preventive medicine residency program: implementation and outcomes. Authors include Mary Kennedy and Edward Phillips. Incorporating the lifestyle medicine curriculum is feasible for preventive medicine training allowing residents to improve their health behavior change discussions with patients as well as their own personal health habits.
Rani Polak, Gary A. Sforzo, Diana Dill, Edward M. Phillips, Margaret Moore. Eating Behaviors. Volume 19, December 2015, Pages 65–67
Rani Polak, MD, MBA, Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD, EdM, MS, and Edward M. Phillips, MD. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2015 Sep; 9(5): 361–367.
Phillips E, Pojednic R, Polak R, Bush J, Trilk J. Including Lifestyle Medicine in Undergraduate Medical Curricula. Med Educ Online 2015 Feb 3; 20:26150.
Sagner M, Katz D, Egger G, Lianov L, Schulz KH, Braman M, Behbod B, Phillips E, Dysinger W, Ornish D. Lifestyle medicine potential for reversing a world of chronic disease epidemics: from cell to community. Int J Clin Pract. 2014 Nov;68(11):1289-92. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12509.
Trilk JL, Phillips EM. Incorporating ‘Exercise is Medicine’ into the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and Greenville Health System. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Feb;48(3):165-7. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-093157
Polak R, Dill D, Abrahamson MJ, Pojednic RM, Phillips EM. Innovation in diabetic patients care: improving consumption of healthy food through “Chef Coaching” Program – A case report. Glob Adv Health Med. 2014;3(6):42-48
Dacey LM, Kennedy MA, Polak R, Phillips EM. Physical activity counseling in medical school education: a systematic review. Med Educ Online. 2014 Jul 24;19:24325
Polak R, Dacey ML, Keenan H, Phillips EM. Bridging the gap – planning a Lifestyle Medicine fellowship curricula: A cross sectional study. BMC Med Educ. 2014 Dec 30;14(1):1045.
Phillips EM, Kennedy MA. The exercise prescription: a tool to improve physical activity. PM R. 2012 Nov;4(11):818-25. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.09.582.
Dacey M, Arnstein F, Kennedy MA, Wolf J, Phillips EM. The impact of lifestyle medicine continuing education on provider knowledge, attitudes and counseling behaviors. Med Teach. 2013 May;35(5):e1149-56. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.733459.
Lifestyle Medicine Publications/Position Papers
Lianov L, Johnson M. Physician competencies for prescribing lifestyle medicine. Jul 14 2010;304(2):202-203.
Bipartisan Policy Center, June 2014.
Dysinger W. Lifestyle medicine competencies for primary care physicians. Virtual Mentor. 2013 Apr 1;15(4):306-10. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.4.medu1-1304.