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Lifestyle Medicine CME & MOC

Explore aspects and effects of healthy foods and nutrition, dieting, obesity management and weight loss, exercise and physical activity, mental health. Take these educational activities designed to help physicians and health professionals understand and coach patients on the health benefits of diet, exercise, and behavioral changes.

CME 56.75 Credits

While much of conventional medicine focuses on treating diseases, wellness and healthy lifestyle medicine takes a more holistic approach. Explore aspects and effects of healthy foods and nutrition, dieting, obesity management and weight loss, exercise and physical activity, mental health and even physician wellness and burnout.

By integrating wellness and lifestyle factors into their practice, physicians and care providers can coach patients even more effectively. With this wellness and healthy lifestyle medicine course, you will better understand how improved intake of healthy food and nutrition, increased physical activity, obesity, weight and stress management, sleep, social support and limiting certain environmental exposures all play a role in affecting overall health. Learn new approaches to depression management and lifestyle interventions to help prevent cancer. Gain an understanding of alternative medicine therapies and even lower the risk of burnout in your own career and/or practice. With journal, audio, and video formats, this extensive collection of self-paced CME & MOC activities enables you to choose the best format to fit your learning style. This course is relevant for U.S. and worldwide physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other allied health and medical professionals who participate in the diagnosis, prescribing, and treatment of patients.

Start today and expand your knowledge on how lifestyle medicine can help prevent diseases and lead to a healthy lifestyle with its holistic approach. Topics you will learn about as a part of this online CME & MOC course include:

  1. Nutrition & Diet – Understand how to better address patients’ common nutrition questions
  2. Exercise and Physical Activity – Couch patients and employees on the benefits of physical activity
  3. Lifestyle Interventions to Prevent Cancers: Breast, skin, colon, & prostate - Learn about the link between obesity and cancer
  4. Mental Health: Depression, attention deficit disorder and lifestyle - Discover the relation between exercise and depression
  5. Physician Wellness & Reducing Burnout: Promoting health and harm reduction - Learn about best practices to prevent physician burnout

Who is This CME For?

The Lifestyle Medicine CME is a self-paced online course designed for medical professionals who would benefit from expanded learnings on lifestyle medicine, including physicians who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pain medicine, pediatrics, preventative medicine, and surgery. Physicians can earn up to 20.25 CME credits.

For over 170 years, the AMA has worked to advance the betterment of medicine of public health. To provide physicians and other medical professionals with comprehensive, current and informative education, our CME about lifestyle medicine features education from a variety of trusted sources and journals, including the JAMA Network™, AMA Journal of Ethics, Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology, the American College of Radiology and more.

Interested in accreditation details for lifestyle medicine activities? You can find accreditation information for each activity at the bottom of their corresponding quiz pages.


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