Certified Programs

Programs may achieve the status of Honorable Mention, Certified, or Gold Certified depending on their evaluation scores and will be featured on the ACLM website for the benefit of patients, healthcare providers, employers and others who are responsible for their health or for delivering or paying for healthcare on behalf of their employees or beneficiaries.

Pivio is a powerful disease reversal tool that disrupts and curtails the rising chronic disease rates in a highly effective manner. We congratulate the program as the first to earn this prestigious designation. – ACLM Past-President Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM

ACLM is proud to recognize the Chanwuyi Lifestyle Medicine Program as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program. We celebrate the impact and outcomes Dr. Chan has been able to document. – ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM

The Lift Project contains insights that benefit everyone, regardless of where they are on the mental health continuum. ACLM is proud to recognize The Lift Project as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program. – ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM

ACLM is excited to recognize Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute’s 15-Day WFPB Jumpstart as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program. Jumpstart gives participants the knowledge, tools and motivation they need to completely change their lives through a scientifically proven whole-food plant-based approach to eating. – ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM

Lifestyle Medicine Program Certification

Interested in having your Lifestyle Medicine program certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)?

ACLM now offers formal review of health promotion and wellness programs seeking the designation of ACLM Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program. The certification process is designed to support and leverage programs that use lifestyle change as a therapeutic intervention for disease treatment and reversal.

Programs may achieve the status of Honorable Mention, Certified, or Gold Certified depending on their evaluation scores and will be featured on the LMERC website for the benefit of patients, healthcare providers, employers and others who are responsible for their health or for delivering or paying for healthcare on behalf of their employees or beneficiaries.

Minimum Requirements

Download a list of the minimum requirements necessary for achieving Honorable Mention, Certified, or Gold Certified status.

Process

  • Applicants should prepare their application in a separate document (click on the link below to access the application form).
  • Submit the application and pay the appropriate fee on the payment processing page. You may select “Mail a check to ACLM” if you prefer not to make a credit card payment.
  • Once the application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by three independent reviewers who will evaluate the responses and score them using ACLM’s Program Certification rubric. Questions are weighted differently depending on their importance. The final, total score will be the sum of the averages of the three reviewer’s scores for each question multiplied by the weight for each question. Applicants may be contacted by reviewers for follow-up information during the review period. Applicants will receive feedback on their applications.