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Develop, Disrupt and Drive – ASLM Board strengthen key objectives at strategic workshop
We are thrilled to share with you the highlights from our recent ASLM board meeting, which took place on February 26th and 27th, 2023. The two-day strategy workshop was a resounding success, and we are excited to announce some significant developments.The board confirmed our strategic pillars of Develop, Disrupt, and Drive. These pillars are central [...]
Looking back: Lifestyle Medicine 2022 conference, ‘The evolution of practice’
It goes without saying we were beyond excited to see most of you in-person in Cairns last month for our international conference, Lifestyle Medicine 2022, 'The evolution of practice'. We’re still buzzing from the hugs, smiles, connection, and knowledge shared. The caliber of speakers and the enthusiasm of panellists, MCs, attendees, and students made [...]
Roni Beauchamp appointed as ASLM’s new CEO
It is with great excitement and anticipation that the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) announces the appointment of Roni (Veronica) Beauchamp as our new Chief Executive Officer. We feel so fortunate to have Roni step into this role and look forward to seeing the Lifestyle Medicine movement break new ground in Australia and [...]
The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine releases 2022 Election Priorities
The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine is pleased to have published today the following 2022 Federal Election Priorities statement. The statement outlines solutions to three current challenges in primary care in Australia. These solutions take into consideration preventing and better managing chronic disease, adopting innovation in the primary care model, and supporting the health workforce [...]
Roni Beauchamp appointed as ASLM’s new General Manager
Dear friends and colleagues, As we bring another tumultuous year to a close, I am delighted to be writing with some important news for ASLM members and partners. Those of you who have followed the development of the society since we relaunched ALMA as ASLM in July 2015 will know that our growth has [...]
Dr Hung The Nguyen named 2021 RACGP General Practitioner of the Year
The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) is delighted to formally acknowledge and congratulate Dr Hung The Nguyen, on being awarded the National RACGP General Practitioner of the Year for 2021. This award is a well-deserved recognition for Dr Nguyen who has dedicated his career to working in close partnership with community to create [...]
Introducing Malpa’s Young Doctors for Life Program: A community-centred approach to achieving strong health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
ASLM is excited to announce our collaboration with Malpa and their Young Doctors for Life Program! Malpa was founded to address the vast inequality in health between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. They do this by enabling communities to take charge of their own health and education outcomes; creating transformative health change. Malpa’s Young Doctors Project [...]
Drs Sam Manger and Hung The Nguyen win RACGP GP of the Year in QLD and VIC for 2021
ASLM is very happy to announce that our President Dr Sam Manger and Fellow Dr Hung The Nguyen have been awarded the RACGP GP of the Year 2021 in Queensland and Victoria respectively. These awards are a fantastic recognition of their hard work and dedication to improving the health of the communities they work [...]
In review: Diabetes Revolution international online summit
Every patient deserves to be offered the opportunity to put their diabetes into remission. When we started planning this event, we thought we would try and deliver a single stream of about 7½ hours to make it as accessible as possible for practitioners to attend. But as we developed the program, the [...]
What just happened to education in Lifestyle Medicine?
I would like to draw your attention to something remarkable happening in post graduate education in Lifestyle Medicine in Australasia, and which will have global impact.