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Food as Medicine CME Symposium

  • Chicago Botanic Garden 1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, IL USA (map)

Join the fourth annual Food as Medicine Symposium, featuring a day of cutting edge nutritional medicine from expert, nationally renowned specialists. This symposium is perfect for any person desiring a deeper understanding of how to improve mental well-being and brain health. Learn self care practices for improved quality of life. Cooking demonstrations by chef trained doctors, a delicious plant based lunch, and CME credit are offered. Parking included.

Expert Presentations

The Healthy Dirty Mind: The Soil, the Gut and the Brain
Speaker: Arti Chandra, MD

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance: Symptoms, Evaluation and Management
Speaker: Ewa Schafer, MD

Mindful Eating: Enjoying Food More While Eating Less!: The Basics of Mindful Eating
Speaker: Jean Kristeller, Ph.D

Nutrition and Emotional Health: What’s the Evidence?
Speaker: Geeta Maker-Clark, MD Symposium Chair

You Are What You Serve - Improving Hospital Food at NorthShore University HealthSystem
Speakers: Michael Fiore, Kent Moran, Marissa Kosik, Lance Daly, and Geeta Maker-Clark, MD

Three Steps to Balancing Your Brain by Listening to Your Gut
Speaker: Trupti Gokani, MD

Update on Dietary Requirements for Brain Health
Speaker: Smita Patel, MD

Registration Fee: $90.00
Advanced registration is required. Coupon code only available for students.

There is no on-site registration and you must register by May 2. Registration fee is not refundable on cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the event.

Later Event: May 5
Spring Festival