The second annual Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education recognizes health professional training programs that are ahead of the curve in providing nutrition and physical activity education to their students.
Despite the fact that over two thirds of Americans are overweight or have obesity, less than 25 percent of physicians feel they have received adequate training in counseling patients on diet or physical activity level.
Unfortunately, many of America’s health care professionals are not prepared to consistently deliver effective counseling on maintaining a healthy weight, diet, and physical activity level.
This award, introduced to spotlight the leadership of inventive educational models from all health disciplines, is hosted by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, in association with co-founding partners the American College of Sports Medicine and the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Visit the award website to learn more – there are awards available for future and current health care professional training programs.