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Upcoming Conferences

International Conference on Nutrition and Medicine

The Physicians Committee invites you to register for the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine on July 29 & 30, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Why attend this conference?

This medical conference will feature prominent speakers, powerful and practical information for you and your practice, networking with industry leaders, speakers, and fellow attendees, continuing medical education credits, heart-healthy menus, and practical tools to bring back to your practice. And this is all steps from incredible restaurants, museums, monuments, and all that Washington, D.C., has to offer.

Previous Conferences

International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
July 31 - Aug. 1, 2015 Washington, D.C.
Speakers discussed the surprising origins of heart disease, the risks of "bad" fats, the controversial role of pharmaceuticals, and how heart disease can be prevented and reversed through diet and lifestyle changes. Speakers presented dietary guidelines that can end the heart disease epidemic, and what clinicians need to know about counseling their patients.

International Conference on Diabetes
July 18-19, 2014 Washington, D.C.
Diabetes is a worldwide escalating epidemic. At the International Conference on Diabetes, leading experts share their latest insights on the causes of diabetes, the critical role of nutrition, and priorities for research. On Friday, July 18, the focus was on insulin resistance and how it can be addressed, controversies over medication safety, and the use of plant-based diets. On Saturday, the scope widened to include the changing face of diabetes worldwide, integrating nutrition interventions into clinical practice, and the need to refocus research priorities. NEW: Speaker presentations and media from the International Conference on Diabetes.

International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain
July 19-20, 2013 Washington, D.C.
Brain disorders are the newest frontier in medical science. At this conference, some of the world's foremost experts shared the latest insights on the role of nutrients in Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other conditions. NEW: Recorded webcasts from the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain.

Kickstart Intensive Program
Oct. 4-6, 2012, Washington, D.C.
Three days of sessions provided an in-depth nutrition information, cooking demonstrations, community support, plenty of inspiration, and time for Q-and-A. CME credits were not available for this event.

Translating Nutrition Research into Community Education: A Workshop for Implementing Diet-Related Chronic Disease Curricula

May 9-10, 2012, Washington, D.C.
Teach PCRM's Food for Life curricula in your town. Health care professionals, chefs, and nutrition instructors can now apply for a training session in Washington, D.C., from May 9 to 11.

Nutritional Interventions for Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

Feb. 26, 2011, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
This daylong program will explore the growing body of scientific evidence that supports plant-based nutrition for prevention and reversal of heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, and other chronic diseases.

Vital Signs: Plant-Based Diets in Clinical Practice

April 10, 2010, Universal City, Calif.

Featuring Neal D. Barnard, M.D., Lawrence H. Kushi, Sc.D., John A. McDougall, M.D., Mark Messina, Ph.D., and Dean Ornish, M.D.

National Conference on Childhood Obesity: Confronting the Epidemic through Nutrition Research and Policy

Hear top scientists and policy experts share groundbreaking research and propose unique solutions to the childhood obesity epidemic. Come prepared with questions for the premier roster of speakers who will present ideas for nutrition policy reform, practical propositions, and plans for community action. Learn more >>

Nutrition in Clinical Practice

April 2007

Many studies have demonstrated the role of diet in the prevention and management of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, and certain types of cancer. This seminar, held in April 2007, focused on the most recent evidence that links nutrition to disease prevention and health promotion. Webcasts of the seminar are available on NutritionCME. Stay tuned for more webcasts of the seminar to become available!

Cancer and Nutrition Symposium

The nation's leading nutrition and cancer researchers came together in 2006-2008 to highlight breakthrough information on how foods fight cancer. Learn More >>