Dr. Braman is the former President and Executive Director of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). He led efforts from ACLM’s early days through to getting Lifestyle Medicine on the professional map, building infrastructure, spear-heading the development of professional standards resulting in the first ever publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association on recommended Lifestyle Medicine Competencies for all providers, formal affiliation with the American College of Preventive Medicine, electronic publications development, formal relationship with Sage Publications and the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, annual national conferences, and further developing the expert Advisory Board.
Dr. Braman is experienced in clinical lifestyle medicine in solo and group practices, as well as hospital-based centers. He presently serves as President of the Lifestyle Medicine Foundation, and is involved in multiple other endeavors furthering Lifestyle Medicine. He is also increasingly involved in the development of the patient-driven future of healthcare.