The Canadian Academy of Lifestyle Medicine

Keep Calm and Join the Revolution

You can join the CALM movement by simply taking the CALM Pledge and making a commitment to incorporate Lifestyle Medicine options into your daily practice. As a CALM practitioner, you will treat lifestyle choices as a vital sign.

We welcome anyone interested in healthy lifestyles, healthy eating, mental health, lifestyle medicine, and overall public health and wellness.

We welcome the following health care practitioners, and complimentary & allied medical professionals:

  • Physicians
  • Chiropractors
  • Physiotherapists
  • Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
  • Nutritionists
  • Health & Wellness Coaches
  • Social Workers
  • Pharmacists
  • Registered Massage Therapists
  • Dentists
  • Acupuncturists
  • Psychologists
  • Businesses and corporations promoting health and wellness
  • Anyone concerned about their health & wellness

CALM was created to bring together a wide range of expertise, knowledge and experience, to offer health care professionals, physicians and patients alike access to professional lifestyle medicine services and support. So, if your profession isn't listed above, do join us anyway, we'd be thrilled to meet you.

If you’d like to show your support for the CALM approach, take a look at our CALM Pledge page!

Why be part of CALM?

CALM is part of a world-wide movement promoting global public health through lifestyle changes. In many ways, we're not offering anything new or ground-breaking in terms of information; it's already out there in scientific papers, journals, and integrated into treatments by enlightened health care professionals.

What is new is that you can be part of this wellbeing movement here in Canada, and use your skills, expertise and experience to help others. It's going to be an enjoyable journey towards a health care revolution where prevention is king rather than treatment, and we hope you'll join us.

To Keep CALM and join the Revolution click here.


CALM for your company or business

CALM can help you devise and deliver health and wellness programs for you and your staff, to promote healthy living. Similar health education programs in the USA and Australia have had tremendous success in helping employees adopt a healthy lifestyle, enabling them to achieve sustainable weight loss if required and to boost their energy levels.

Business owners benefit too from their investment: staff feel better, so they take fewer sick days, are more productive during working hours, and generally feel more engaged with your business. They also recognize and appreciate that your business wants them to be healthy, especially if your business offers easy access to a healthy diet and healthy lunch options, for example.

Click here for a great summary of “Lifestyle Medicine and the Corporate Culture” by Dexter Shurney, Chief Medical Director/Executive Director Global Health/Wellness at Cummins Inc.

Email us for more information, tell us what you are already doing, or join with CALM now online.

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