The Potential of Lifestyle Medicine as a High-Value Approach to Address Health Equity

This brief will 1) evaluate the promise of, and need for, health equity; 2) explain what lifestyle medicine is and why it is high- value care; 3) share how provider organizations can deliver lifestyle medicine both through their own processes and through community partnerships; and 4) present some of the challenges to widespread adoption of lifestyle medicine and how those challenges can be addressed.

This paper is has been produced in partnership with, and through the generous sponsorship of, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. The Institute wholeheartedly supports the principles of lifestyle medicine as a means to achieving health value.

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Join us on October 6 at 1PM ET for a discussion with American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) that will:

  • Discuss the prevalence and severity of chronic disease in populations of color.
  • Distinguish health disparities from social determinants of health.
  • Identify how lifestyle medicine can address health disparities.
  • Examine the challenges and successes of lifestyle medicine implementation as a high-value approach in lifestyle-related chronic disease.

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