Education & Certification

International Certification

For information about the international certification process for Lifestyle Medicine Physicians/Practitioners/Specialists, eligibility, prerequisite requirements, maintenance of certification, and the latest global exam schedule around visit the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine.


Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program

Offered by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The Lifestyle Medicine Core Competency Online Program is a CME accredited, evidence-based program designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for doctors as well as nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, health coaches, and other allied health professionals with interest in learning the basic foundational principles of lifestyle medicine. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is available for select medical specialties.

Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course

Offered by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 2nd Edition, is developed by co-authors and faculty John Kelly, MD, MPH, DipABLM and Jeni Shull, MD, MPH, DipABLM, with active feedback from an editorial Advisory Panel that includes experts in the field of Lifestyle Medicine.

The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course 2nd Edition is an evidence-based course designed to provide a review and successfully prepare candidates for the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM) Certification Exam.

Lifestyle Medicine 101 Curriculum

Offered by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The LM 101 curriculum includes twelve slide decks, 80-200 slides each, that follow Beth Frates’ award-winning Lifestyle Medicine Handbook. This curriculum can be used to educate on the basics of Lifestyle Medicine and tailored to a variety of settings and audiences. The curriculum also includes a Lifestyle Medicine Syllabus and Instructor’s Manual.

Lifestyle Medicine First Aid Course

Offered by the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

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Lifestyle Medicine First Aid is an online course for health professionals designed to provide practical knowledge and skills for Lifestyle Medicine application and implementation in practice. Specifically, the Lifestyle Medicine First Aid course is tailored to general practitioners and medical specialists, allied health professionals, researchers, educators, health executives, and health service delivery personnel. This online course comprises nearly 18 lecture hours of practical continuing professional development style education, with around half of the lectures devoted to practical skills and a half to introductory content relating to the Lifestyle Medicine core competencies.