• IBLM registration will start from 15 February, 2023 onwards.
  • Early bird offer Discount of $100 USD on exam fee and One Year free PALM membership.
  • Early bird deadline 15th March 2023.
  • Regular exam fee deadline—30th July 2023

PALM Eligibility

Sign up for the IBLM exam, in your respective category with PALM Eligibility

  • For Physicians: You must be licensed to practice as a physician in Pakistan
  • For Allied health professionals: You must hold a Masters or Doctorate degree in a health or allied health discipline

Prerequisites

Physician IBLM exam

  • 30 hours of online/non-live CME
  • 10 hours of in-person CME ( ( PALM annual conference)
  • A case study outlining your personal experience with Lifestyle Medicine

Allied Health Professionals exam

  • 30 hours of online/non-live CME
  • 10 hours of in-person CME ( PALM annual conference)

Note : Please refer to IBLM website for details about approved 30 hours of Online CME https://iblm.co/how/

  • CMEs must be no older than 36 months from the date of the exam. 10 hours in-person CME is completed by attending the lifestyle medicine international conference conducted by PALM.
  • Submit documentation of completion of your exam prerequisites 30 days before the exam date.

(CMEs from Lifestyle Medicine conferences immediately preceding an exam are exempt from the above 30-day rule)

Exam Details

  • Exam duration: Maximum 4 hours
  • Exam items/questions: 150 multiple-choice questions for Lifestyle Medicine physicians; 120 multiple-choice questions for Lifestyle Medicine allied health professionals
  • Pass the exam which is graded “on the curve” based upon psychometric assessment after each exam. Exam results are available between 10 and 20 days after the exam.

Maintenance of Certificate (MOC)
Consider signing up for the MOC pathway at the beginning of the following year in order to keep your certification current. Please visit https://lmmoc.org/ for more details.

Payment Process (IBLM)

1. Course Material

  • Make your account on American College of Lifestyle Medicine and purchase the curriculum
  • Make online payment for Non CME ‘Foundations of lifestyle medicine board review ‘499 USD
    https://portal.lifestylemedicine.org/ACLM/Store/Education-Store/EventDetailRef.aspx?EventKey=D2LMBR3NO&WebsiteKey=5caa7854-d0e3-44fc-a359-ef6857e8d551

2. Make the payment to the PALM bank account for the REGISTRATION FEE and EXAM FEE for IBLM.

Physicians (Medical Doctors) Fee:
Registration- 99 USD
Exam fee— 999 USD
Total — 1098 USD

Allied Health professionals:
Registration- 49 USD
exam fee— 799 USD
Total— 848 USD

Bank details
Bank Name: Allied Bank Limited Account No: 06340010018802390010
Account Title: FEROZ SHARAF/DR.SHAGUFTA
IBAN no is PK63ABPA0010018802390010

3. Make the payment for IBLM exam preparation Crash Course (optional) 30,000 PKR