Gustavo Hirt, MD

Graduated in Medicine from University of Passo Fundo, south Brazil, and Certificated in Lifestyle Medicine by the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization and the Belgium Lifestyle Medicine Organization. He is currently the General Director of FP Academy, an online education company from Brazil that focuses on healthcare. Previously worked for Amil, an insurance company from Brazil with 3.3 million members, part of UnitedHealth Group, in the Population Health Management and Healthcare Programs areas. On 2022 was selected as an Emerging Leader from UnitedHealth Group Global, is the president of Kanun, a Brazilian network of young physician leaders, and Fellow of the Brazilian College of Healthcare Executives (CBEXs). 


Future of Medical Education: Lifestyle Medicine impact on Brazilian and Latin America Health

Gustavo Hirt, MD, General Director of FP Academy, ELMO Certificate Health and Fitness Lifestyle Advisor (Brazil)

This presentation discusses how teaching and steering medical practice towards a lifestyle medicine approach can help to face the challenges on global health regarding chronic noncommunicable diseases, under the lens of the evolution of the medical education models from what we have now and what we should achieve in the future by leveraging best practices and innovations.