Lifestyle Medicine 2024 will be taking place Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 July 2024 in Adelaide, Australia as part of the Essential Health Summit and will focus on the central theme of:


The Essential Health Summit, combining the Lifestyle Medicine 2024 conference and the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association’s (APNA) Festival of Nursing, will provide three days of dynamic presentations, interactive workshops and inspiring talks.

The Essential Health Summit will also play host to the inaugural, Primary Health Care Congress which will bring together leaders from across primary health care.

Hear from renowned speakers, take part in insightful discussions covering the latest developments in health and Lifestyle Medicine, and explore cutting-edge products and services from exhibitors in the healthcare and the Lifestyle Medicine industry.

Final release tickets are now on sale.

Earn CPD Hours and FASLM Points at the Lifestyle Medicine 2024 Conference

The Lifestyle Medicine 2024 Conference, as part of the Essential Health Summit, is an RACGP, AMA CPD Home, and ACCRM CPD approved activity.

Delegates will earn 22 CPD hours for Education Activities and 2 CPD hours for Reviewing Performance.

Additionally, those undertaking the ASLM Fellowship will receive 96 FASLM points.


For ASLM to report your hours to your dashboard, participants must choose from the following Lifestyle Medicine sessions (click to enlarge):

Conference speakers and presenters

The program is now available on the Essential Health Summit website. We will continue to add more speakers as they are confirmed, so check back in for updates!

*Program is subject to change

Professor Michael Kidd

Academic, Primary Care Researcher, Educator and Clinician

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Dr Mark Horowitz

Clinical Research Fellow in Psychiatry, Lecturer and Author

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Professor Katharine Wallis

General Practitioner, Professor and Clinician Lead

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Dr Alexander Sweetman

Sleep expert and educator
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Dr Sam Manger

General Practitioner & ASLM Vice President

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Dr Tetyana Rocks

Dietitian and Senior Research Fellow

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Lily Henderson

Public Health Dietitian

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Michelle Woolhouse

Dr Michelle Woolhouse

General Practitioner and Author

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Shivaun Conn

Shivaun Conn

Health Coach, Dietitian and Nutritionist

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Paul Taylor

Neuroscientist, Exercise Physiologist and Nutritionist

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Sharon Curtain

Health Coach, Dietitian and Lecturer in Lifestyle Medicine

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Professor Nick Zwar

General Practitioner and Leader in Primary Care Research

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Dr Clara Chu

General Practitioner and Health Coach

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Dr Kelly-Anne Garnier

General Practitioner and Health Coach

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Enjoy this highlight reel from our Lifestyle Medicine 2023 ‘Better Health For All’ conference for a taste of what to expect.


Adelaide Convention Centre

Adelaide’s size, grid design and proximity to the airport makes for more convenient and more enjoyable events. Adelaide Airport is a quick 15-minute drive into from city centre, providing you with an easy travel experience.

If you’re flying to Adelaide from interstate or overseas, enjoy the convenience of arriving at your hotel minutes after you leave the airport. As a walkable city, you have little need for transportation once you’ve arrived – all destinations can be reached easily on-foot, or take advantage of Adelaide’s extensive public transport network, including free tram travel within the city centre.


Your unique opportunity to share your programs, services, products and/or resources with an engaged, multidisciplinary cohort of hundreds of GPs, nurses and health professionals across three key events.


Lifestyle Medicine 2024 and the Essential Health Summit will play host to the annual ASLM Excellence Awards. 

The Awards recognises individuals and organisations dedicated to advancing overall health and wellbeing for everyone through the application of Lifestyle as Medicine.

Nominations have now closed, and finalists will be notified on by 27 May 2024.

Click on the link below to find out more, and to access tickets for the awards ceremony on Friday 26 July 2024.