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Certification in Lifestyle Medicine- The Why and the How
Learn about the importance of Lifestyle Medicine and certification in the field from American College of Lifestyle Medicine President Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM. In addition, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine Executive Director Stephan Herzog will cover the types of certification available and the steps to become certified in Lifestyle Medicine.

Jun 4, 2019 1:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Dexter Shurney, MD MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM
President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Chief Medical Officer @Zipongo
Dr Shurney is CMO at Zipongo and president-elect for ACLM. He has served extensively in healthcare management including as Chief Medical Director for Global Benefits, Health and Wellness for Cummins, Inc, SVP and CMO for Healthways, Health Policy Strategist in the Division of Global Government Affairs for Amgen, Inc., and CMO and VP of Medical Affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Stephan Herzog
Executive Director @American and International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine
Stephan is a business professional who was born and raised in Switzerland and spent most of his professional career working for large multi-nationals in Australia, Europe and the US. He has worked for GE in Switzerland and Australia for 10 years, ran Australia’s largest chain of fitness centers as CEO for 6, served on the board of a large health food manufacturer and has been running his own consulting business since 2011. In his spare time, he mentors MBA graduates from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and supports an orphanage in Myanmar. Most recently he orchestrated the revamping and commercialization of the preeminent intensive therapeutic lifestyle change program (CHIP) globally. Currently he serves as the ED of the ABLM & IBLM, helping to bring standardized lifestyle medicine education and certification to all corners of the globe. Stephan is passionate about being a walking talking example of optimal health and motivating others to be the best they can be.