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Our Mission

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) sets and maintains standards for assessment and credentialing of physicians in Lifestyle Medicine. Certification as an ABLM diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice of lifestyle medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in lifestyle medicine. The ABLM also manages the certification exams for PhD and Master's level health professionals on behalf of the ACLM and IBLM.

2023 exam registrations are closed! Enrollments for 2024 exams are open!

Our Mission

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) sets and maintains standards for assessment and credentialing of physicians in Lifestyle Medicine. Certification as an ABLM diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice of lifestyle medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in lifestyle medicine. The ABLM also manages the certification exams for PhD and Master's level health professionals on behalf of the ACLM and IBLM.

Our Mission

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM) sets and maintains standards for assessment and credentialing of physicians in Lifestyle Medicine. Certification as an ABLM diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice of lifestyle medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in lifestyle medicine.  The ABLM also manages the certification exams for PhD and Master's level health professionals on behalf of the ACLM and IBLM.

Enroll Now

2024 exams are between November 23rd and December 8th, at a Prometric Testing Center of your choice. 

Registration closes strictly on September 30th, 6pm PST.

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What is lifestyle medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a medical specialty that uses therapeutic lifestyle interventions as a primary modality to treat chronic conditions including, but not limited to, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.  Lifestyle medicine certified clinicians are trained to apply evidence-based, whole-person, prescriptive lifestyle change to treat and, when used intensively, often reverse such conditions. Applying the six pillars of lifestyle medicine—a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connections—also provides effective prevention for these conditions.

Why Certify

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Certification in Lifestyle Medicine -  Julia Hill, MD, DipABLM

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Certification in Lifestyle Medicine - Amber Kirtley-Perez, PA, DipACLM

Your Journey

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Experiential

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Maintenance

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