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How to Renew Your Warranty While Still Enjoying the Ride!

Presented by: Elizabeth Board, MD

Original Publication Date: October 19, 2019


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Course Description:

Join us for an enlightening presentation offering science-based insights and practical strategies centered around a systems biology approach. Designed to protect and enhance vitality, this course addresses burnout, illness, and disability frequently encountered in our professions. Discover the vital foundations of health and longevity often overlooked despite dedicated efforts in patient care. As healthcare professionals, we're susceptible, yet our patients face similar challenges of overcommitment and exhaustion. Gain valuable knowledge to safeguard your well-being and assist those seeking balance and fulfillment amidst professional demands.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply the knowledge and strategies of the six modifiable lifestyle factors to influence health outcomes effectively.
  • Grasp the significance of "diversity confers stability" in the context of health and apply this concept to improve health-related decisions.
  • Recognize and analyze the interconnectedness among organ systems through the lens of a functional medicine approach, understanding their integrated functioning.
  • Comprehend the impact of personalized and precise planning on patient outcomes, applying this understanding to effectively enhance and tailor patient care.

Speaker Bio:

Elizabeth (Betsy) Board, MD, founded Atlanta Functional Medicine in Alpharetta, Georgia. Initially trained and certified in Anesthesiology, she pursued fellowships in Obstetric Anesthesia at Emory and Pain Medicine at Stanford University. After leaving her faculty position at Stanford, she returned to Atlanta as a Board Certified Pain Management Physician. Dr. Board's interest in alternative pain relief methods without heavy drug reliance led her to explore acupuncture and Functional Medicine. She is among Georgia's few certified Functional Medicine physicians and holds the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine certification. Currently, she mentors at The Institute for Functional Medicine and facilitates physician training. Notably, she was selected to educate Armed Forces physicians in functional medicine approaches for Chronic Pain and PTSD. Dr. Board has contributed as an editor to two books: The Alternative Sourcebook: Kids and "The Alternative Sourcebook: Pain Relief.