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September 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2023

Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine

Venue: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Self-Study Unit

Self-Study/Online Unit Schedule (30 hours)

Self-Study/Online Unit : Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course (LMBRC)

  • Self-study/online unit access is included in the course fee. The online access to the 4th edition of the LMBRC will be activated within 2 weeks of registration for the certificate of lifestyle medicine course.
  • Email to schedule the Board Review Course Manual 4th Edition delivery/pick up.
  • To receive the self-study/online unit certificate, please complete the entire LMBRC, 4th Edition by September 23, 2023 (11.59 pm Qatar time).
  • The certificate will be issued based upon completed hours of the LMBRC 4th Edition as of September 23, 2023.
  • The certificate will be sent by email by October 14, 2023
  • Category 2 credits can be claimed for the self-study/online unit.
  • Completing the 30 hours of the self-study/online unit will meet the 30-hour online CME requirement for the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine Exam


For any questions and clarifications, please email

Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course, 4th Edition

This course development was led by coauthors and faculty Jeni Shull Clayton, MD, MPH, DipABLM, FACLM, and Jonathan Bonnet, MD, MPH, DipABOM, DipACLM, FAAFP, FACLM, with additional support from subject matter experts in the field of lifestyle medicine.

The Foundations Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Courseis comprised of 10 sections, with 12 lectures, and consists of 30 hours of content.

Each section is broken down with the following course materials:

  • Introduction
  • Lecture
  • Quiz
  • Survey Evaluation

The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review Course 4th Edition is an evidence-based course designed to provide a review and successfully prepare candidates for the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine Exam.


Learning Objectives

  1. Review the pillars of evidence-based lifestyle medicine and how it can prevent, treat and reverse disease.
  2. Review evidence-based lifestyle medicine prescriptions and their clinical application.
  3. Review evidence-based lifestyle medicine content that will be tested on the Lifestyle Medicine Board Certification Exam.



The Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine Board Review, 4th edition, is hosted online via the ACLM Learning Management System and consists of 3 main components:

Component 1

Board Review Course Manual (20 hours):
The Board Review Course Manual is available in printed form and online within the course. The 354 page manual consists of 10 sections with detailed graphics, tables and figures, and an index.

Component 2

Section Review Lectures (10 hours):
There are 10 hours of review lectures that correspond with the board review manual.

Component 3

Section Quizzes:
There are 10 section quizzes that consist of 180 total questions, that correspond with each of the 10 manual sections and review lectures

Section Survey Evaluation:
Each of the 10 section review lectures include a survey evaluation.

Key Lifestyle Medicine Article Summaries:
A downloadable PDF that summarizes 10 “key” lifestyle medicine articles is included in this course as an additional bonus resource.



  • Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine | Amanda McKinney, MD, DipABLM, FACLM
  • Fundamentals of Health Behavior Change | Jasmol Sardana, DO, DipABLM, FACLM & Erika Jackson, MLHR, MCC, CPHWC, NBC-HWC
  • Key Clinical Processes in Lifestyle Medicine | Beth Motley, MD, DipABLM, FACLM
  • The Role of the Practitioner’s Personal Health and Community Advocacy | Gia Merlo, MD, MBA, MEd, DipABLM, FACLM & Kelly Freeman, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, DipACLM
  • Nutrition Science, Assessment, and Prescription | Part 1: Micaela Karlsen, PhD, MSPH & Part 2: Melissa Bernstein, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, DipACLM
  • Physical Activity Science and Prescription | Stephen Carek, MD, CAQSM, DipABLM
  • Emotional and Mental Health Assessment and Interventions | Robyn Tiger, MD, DipABLM & Jeni Shull Clayton, MD, MPH, DipABLM, FACLM
  • Sleep Health Science and Interventions | Brandy Roane, PhD, DBSM & Param Dedhia, MD
  • Treating Tobacco Use Disorder and Managing Other Toxic Exposures | Jill R. Selzle, PA-C, NCTTP, DipACLM, c-TTS & Claudia Moore, MD
  • The Role of Connectedness and Positive Psychology | Simon Matthews, FASLM, MHlthSc, DipIBLM, MAPS, NBC-HWC, ICF-PCC & Darren Morton, PhD, DipIBLM

Source: American College of Lifestyle Medicine