The Korean Association of Lifestyle Medicine (KALM) is a non-profit organization founded by multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and represents the Korean Chapter of the Asian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM), known as ASLM-South Korea. Also, KALM is a partner of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, European Lifestyle Medicine Organization, Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine, and the Global Lifestyle Medicine Alliance. KALM is honored to be one of the ever-growing network of recognized sister organizations connected through the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance (LMGA), leveraging our collective commitment and dedication to advancing the global lifestyle medicine movement.
KALM is established to foster the shared goals and primary focus of lifestyle medicine: to promote healthier lives and increase more positive health outcomes through life and health-giving lifestyle choices and salutary environments. KALM is committed to built-out and carry-out of Lifestyle Medicine in Korea and advancing its mission by collaborating with inter-disciplinary professionals and leaders from the diverse fields of medicine (western and eastern; basic and applied), public health/population health, nursing, dentistry, alliance health science, environment science, government, business, media, community, etc. KALM is also focused on optimizing the enriched performances of data-driven lifestyle medicine strategies, such as the delivery of lifestyle medicine education services, researches, clinical practices, preventive and promoting services, mobilizing resources and tools, disseminating evidences, engaging community, just to name a few.
The Korean and Korean-American health professionals and leaders from nine different organizations of academy, health care system, government, and community are participating in KALM.