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Food As Medicine: A Feast of Science and Wisdom

Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 17
2:15 pmRegistration begins
5:30–7:00 pmDinner
7:30–8:30 pmWelcome to Food As Medicine: Nutrition and the Art of Self-Care
James S. Gordon, MD
8:30–9:00 pmCore Concepts in Nutrition
Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN
 
Thursday, September 18
6:30–7:45 amKripalu Yoga (optional)
7:00–8:30 amBreakfast
8:30–8:45 amAnnouncements and meditation
8:45–9:45 amA History of the Human Food Experience: From Foraging to Farming
John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD
9:45–10:00 amBreak
10:00–11:30 amUnderstanding Core Imbalances: A Framework for Using Food As Medicine
Cynthia Geyer, MD
11:30–12:30 pmDigestion: A Holistic Approach
Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN
12:30–1:45 pmLunch
1:45–3:15 pmMacronutrients: Metabolism and Physiological Influences
John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD
3:15–3:45 amBreak, or cooking demonstration with Stefanie Sacks and Marti Wolfson
3:45–5:15 pmThe Biology of Food Addiction
Mark Hyman, MD
5:30–7:00 pm Dinner
 
Friday, September 19
6:30–7:45 amKripalu Yoga (optional)
7:00–8:30 amBreakfast
8:30–8:45 amAnnouncements and meditation
8:45–10:15 amThe Hungry Brain
Jay Lombard, DO
10:15–10:45 amBreak, or cooking demonstration with Stefanie Sacks and Marti Wolfson
10:45 am–12:15 pmMicronutrients: Sources and Environmental Influences on Availability and Absorption
John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD
12:15–1:30 pmLunch
1:30–2:45 pmWomen’s Health and Prenatal Care
Joel Evans, MD
2:45–3:15 pmMind-Body Experience
James S. Gordon, MD
3:15–3:30 pmBreak
3:30–4:45 pmPhytonutrients: A Case for Reclassifying as Essential in Preventing and Treating Disease
John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD
4:45–5:30 pmQ&A with faculty
5:30–7:30 pmDinner
 
Saturday, September 20
6:30–7:45 amKripalu Yoga (optional)
7:00–8:30 amBreakfast
8:30–8:45 amAnnouncements and meditation
8:45–10:15 amDetoxification: Body, Mind, Spirit
Joel Evans, MD
10:15–10:30 amBreak
10:30 am–12:00 pmLaboratory Assessment
Cynthia Geyer, MD
12:00–1:30 pmLunch
1:30–2:00 pmCommunity Action: The Berkshire Health Systems Community Project/Canyon Ranch Institute
Mark Pettus, MD, and Jennifer Young
2:00–3:00 pmTransforming the Health-Care Landscape
Diane Imrie, MBA, RD
3:00–3:30 pmBreak, or cooking demonstration with Stefanie Sacks and Marti Wolfson
3:30–4:30 pmDietary Supplements in Practice
Mary Beth Augustine, RDN
4:30–5:30 pmQ&A with faculty
5:30–7:30 pmDinner
 
Sunday, September 21
6:30–7:45 amKripalu Yoga (optional)
7:00–8:30 amBreakfast
8:30–8:45 amAnnouncements and meditation
8:45–9:45 amHerbal Medicine 101
Aviva Romm, MD
9:45–10:00 amBreak
10:00–11:00 amMedical Nutrition Therapy: Case by Case, Part 1 (Cancer and Autoimmune Disease)
Cynthia Geyer, MD, and Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN
11:00–11:15 amBreak
11:15 am–12:15 pmMedical Nutrition Therapy: Case by Case, Part 2 (Neurological/Brain Health and Chronic Pain)
Cynthia Geyer, MD, and Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN
12:15–12:45 pmIntegrating Food As Medicine (FAM) in Clinical Practice: Taking It Home
FAM faculty
12:45–2:00 pm Lunch