Certified Programs

Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

“CHIP is a powerful disease reversal tool that disrupts and curtails the rising chronic disease rates in a highly effective manner,” said ACLM President Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH, FACLM, DipABLM. “We congratulate the program as the first to earn this prestigious designation.”  chiphealth.com


Chanwuyi Lifestyle Medicine Program

“ACLM is proud to recognize the Chanwuyi Lifestyle Medicine Program as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program,” said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. “We celebrate the impact and outcomes Dr. Chan has been able to document. chanwuyilifestyle.psy.cuhk.edu.hk


The Lift Project

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


15-Day Whole-Food Plant-Based Jumpstart Program

“ACLM is excited to recognize Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute’s 15-Day WFPB Jumpstart as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program,” said ACLM President Cate Collings, MD, MS, FACC, DipABLM. “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.”rochesterlifestylemedicine.org/about-jumpstart/

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
Click here to view of a list of the minimum requirements necessary for achieving Honorable Mention, Certified, or Gold Certified status.


  1. Applicants should prepare their application in a separate document (click on the link below to access the application form).
    Click here to download a Word document with the application questions. You may save your entered responses using the “Save Draft” button on the right-hand side of the application page, however, we do recommend preparing the entire application in a separate document first. “Save Draft” will save only text answers, not uploaded documents, and must be used from the same IP address (same wireless source).
  2. 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.
    Click here to see a PDF of the certification fee schedule.
  3. 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.

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