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Become An AARM Herbal Fellow

Earn 60 CME Credits!

Enroll Now and Finish as early as September 2024

Herbal Fellowship


Earn up to 60 CME

CME will be available for MDs, DOs, FNPs, NDs, DCs (in most states), and other healthcare professionals. Participants must earn a minimum of 55 CME (out of 60) to complete certification. All courses must be completed regardless of qualifying for CME credit. If a live webinar is missed, it is required to view the recorded version. Participants may view recordings at their convenience and receive CME credits from AAFP (see below).

An additional 20 hours of non-credit, on-demand courses must be completed, and students must pass related quizzes with > 75%.

CME Hours Itemized by Event:

  • Annual Restorative Medicine Online Conference, 3 days = 15 CME
  • Spring Herb Conference, 3 days = 17 CME
  • Webinar Series= 30 CME
  • Required On-Demand Recordings = 20 hours**

This Enduring Material activity, AARM Spring Herb Conference, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP has reviewed AARM Spring Herbal Conference - Enduring, and deemed it acceptable for 17 AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 05/19/2022 to 05/18/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed AARM Webinars - Enduring and deemed it acceptable for up to 30.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 01/10/2023 to 01/09/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Credits for the  21st Annual Restorative Medicine Conference are pending. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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AMA/AAFP Equivalency
American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Agreement
California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) accepts AAFP credits
Qatar Council for Health Practitioners (QCHP) Equivalency
College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Agreement
Other Health Professional Organizations Agreements

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the following organizations.

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • American Board of Preventative Medicine (ABPM)
  • American Board of Urology (ABU)

NDs:  The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine and the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) have approved the elements of the Herbal Fellowship including the Spring Herbal Seminar, The Webinar Series, and the 20th Annual Restorative Medicine Conference. Applications for the 20th Annual Conference for Category A credits from the College of Naturopaths of Ontario is pending, The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine approved the annual conference 16 CE including 5 pharmacy credits.  The Webinar Series has been approved by both for 30 CE including 1.5 pharmacy hours.

NPs: As the CME certificates will list pharmacy hours for NDs, it's our understanding that NPs can claim those pharmacy hours as well.  1.5 approved for the webinar series and TBD for the annual conference. NPs may verify this with their Board.


AARM is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.   The following states automatically accept PACE approved CE credits for chiropractors: AK, CT, DC, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MT, NE, NV, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, VT, VA, WA, WY and PR.  If you are a chiropractor in a state outside this list, please contact us to determine CE eligibility.  AARM is a recognized provider by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

**On-demand recordings & quizzes are required to earn certification, however are not eligible for CME credits.