Dr. Beth Frates is passionate about lifestyle medicine and has been working to promote the field on a national level through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine as a Board Member as well as locally in the Boston area where she is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School where she is an award winning teacher. Having developed the first semester long lifestyle medicine course at Harvard through the Harvard Extension School, Dr. Frates collaborated with ACLM to share her syllabus in hopes to empower other faculty to teach similar courses. In addition, Dr. Frates invited Dr. Jon Bonnet, Dr. Rich Joseph, and Dr. Jim Peterson to co-create and publish The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook: An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits, which was produced in collaboration with ACLM. As Director of Wellness Programming at the Stroke Institute for Research and Recover at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, Dr. Frates leads wellness workshops for stroke survivors and their care givers. In addition, Dr. Frates has her own lifestyle medicine consulting/coaching practice where she sees patients 1:1 and in groups.