Presented by: Austin Perlmutter, MD, and David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM
Fundamental to the practice of medicine is the acquisition and dissemination of the most validated and impactful recommendations for those in our care. But all too commonly, this information goes unheeded. Why? Our modern world is fundamentally reshaping our brains, altering our decision-making towards impulsivity, instant gratification and the type of choices that lead to poor health and unhappiness. The structural and functional wiring of our brains is constantly rearranged by our interaction with the world around us. And this process can either be consciously harnessed for our own benefit or externally manipulated for the benefit of others. This presentation exposes the mental hijacking that undermines each and every one of us, and presents practical tools to help reclaim our ability to make better decisions, strengthen our relationships with others, and maintain healthier habits.
This issue highlights common seasonal concerns in integrative medicine. Included in this issue:
Presented by: Laura Calascione-Nguyen, FMCHC, NBC-HWC; Jennifer Hanawald, NBC-HWC; Gemma Nastasi, CAPP, CHNC; and Katherine Rushlau
In the integrative healthcare industry, there is a growing demand for health coaching in medical practice. Health coaches specialize in skillful conversation and strategies to actively and safely engage patients in health behavior change and can be an invaluable member of a care team.
This advanced level session will describe the rationale behind the SASH (Support And Services at Home, Burlington VT) program, how it is being utilized as a platform to transform the healthcare delivery system, and why the incorporation of nurse coaching is key to its ongoing success in promoting the health and wellbeing of frail and chronically ill elders.
This presentation will review the development of the concept of nutrigenomics from the announcement of the decoding of the human genome in 2000 to developments in the field in 2016.
Brain Function can now be visualized in the primary care clinic setting using
The lecture will contain information about relative statistics and epidemiology of head injury. The updated information physiology will be included at this time. Within this information will include dietary, nutrient, medicinal, and functional treatment issues and information that will be in a study that we have conducted on this topic.
Marketing can be a controversial subject in the integrative healthcare community. Inherently, practitioners may bristle at the very notion that practicing integrative medicine requires a marketing strategy, seeing integrative practice as more of a clinical and spiritual endeavor. Some may think that clinical excellence alone is sufficient, or they will figure out their path as they go along. Many are hesitant to engage in marketing, as we do not want to dilute our image of skillful clinicians by being mislabeled as a salesperson. The reality is that any type of medical practice has to be sustainable, scalable, and financially responsible. If you observe the way the most successful practices market their services, you
This lecture will describe the myths and truths about iodine. Iodine levels have fallen across the U.S. over the last 40 years. These falling levels could explain the epidemic of endocrine disorders including problems with the thyroid, ovary, uterus, breast, prostate, and pancreatic tissue.