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Mayor Adams Announce $44 Million For Lifestyle Medicine Training

Harlem World Magazine reports on a partnership between New York City (mayor Eric Adams and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) that will cover training for for health care providers on how to use lifestyle medicine in their practices, as a result of a $44 million investment.

The initial phase will include practitioners at 20 hospitals and health systems that serve millions of New Yorkers. The $44 million investment from ACLM will cover training for up to 200,000 doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals in NYC and is the largest lifestyle medicine training rollout in the world.

“HSS applauds this initiative by the mayor’s office and ACLM, because it will help NYC and inspire communities nationwide to improve health and wellness,” said Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of HSS . “This training will further advance the important work being done by the lifestyle medicine program at HSS, which focuses on the special needs of people who experience pain and functional challenges in the setting of lifestyle-related chronic disease.”

Read the full article: https://www.harlemworldmagazine.com/.