1. What is the refund/cancellation policy?
Registration fees, less a 15% administrative fee, are refundable up to September 15, 2019. After this date you may choose to send someone else in your place without an additional fee. To request a refund or make a change to your registration please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. What does my event registration fee include?
Registration includes all course materials, access to online presentation slide decks, CME/CE credits, lifestyle medicine inspired meals (breakfasts, lunches & breaks for all conference days), exercise & networking opportunities, such as a 5K run, yoga, geo-specific networking events, etc.
Pre and Post Conference workshops as well as the Tuesday evening awards banquet are additional and can be added a la carte during registration.
3. What does it cost to attend the event?
March 30 Members $649.00 Non-Members $749.00
April 1 – July 31 Members $749.00 Non-Members $849.00
August 1 – October 4 Members $949.00 Non-Members $1049.00
Students/Trainees – $550.00 Please submit a letter on school letterhead from your advisor stating proof of residency or student status and email it to Dasha Ross at email@example.com. Receive a student discount code to register for $550.00
Registration will close on October 4 or when maximum capacity for the main ballroom is reached.
4. Who should attend?
Physicians, specialists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, speech-audiologists, psychologists and other professionals seeking to learn more about lifestyle medicine and/or establish or grow lifestyle medicine practices as well as health-promoting organizations looking to collaborate in this movement.
5. How many CME and CE credits are available at the event?
The accreditation numbers reflected below are the maximum hours available if a person engages in every pre/post workshop opportunity, banquet, and a research poster session. Some opportunities fill up faster than others, so be sure to register as soon as possible.
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses: The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 32.5 contact hours. This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based CPE activity for a maximum of 14.0 contact hours for pharmacists.
Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
Rush University designates this live activity for 32.5 Continuing Education credit(s).
The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved a maximum of 32.5 continuing education credits for NBC-HWCs who attend Lifestyle Medicine 2019.
6. Does the hotel offer a free shuttle?
The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle. The hotel is located 11 miles from the Orlando International Airport.
7. What airport do you recommend I fly in and out of?
Orlando International Airport is a 15 minute drive.
8. Will internet be provided in sleeping rooms and meeting space?
Yes, internet is included in your sleeping room rate and is also available in public areas. Please be sure to charge your devices.
Power & internet will not be provided in the meeting space. A small charging station will be available near the registration desk with limited plugs.
9. What meals are included?
Sunday: evening reception
Monday: breakfast / lunch
Tuesday: breakfast / lunch, with optional ticket for Awards Banquet
10. Will there be Plant-based, gluten and dairy free meal options available?
Yes, ACLM and the hotel will create custom lifestyle medicine menus for this event. If you have other dietary meal restrictions or allergies please let us know at least two (2) weeks prior to your arrival to help ensure we can accommodate you.
11. Can my significant other attend meals?
Yes, with prior notice and an additional fee. Tuesday night’s dinner is available for purchase online. Please visit the registration page for more details.
All other meals need to be purchased separately and arranged with the Sr. Director of Events and Operations, Julie Holtgrave. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Menu pricing may not be available until 1 month out.
Note that because ACLM is creating custom lifestyle menu options, pricing will be more expensive than regular hotel catering menus. Please keep this is mind prior to purchasing. Vegan, Gluten and Dairy Free options will be available. 18% services charge and applicable tax will be assessed.