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March 13–15, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Mind, Mood, and Food: A Food as Medicine Seminar on Optimal Nutrition for the Brain

Presenter(s)
James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, Jay Lombard, Mark Pettus, Drew Ramsey, and Jeremy Rock Smith
James S. Gordon

James S. Gordon, MD, founder and director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), former chair of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and author of Unstuck: Your Seven-Stage Guide to the…
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Kathie Madonna Swift

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, is an inspiring educator, innovator, and practitioner in the field of integrative and holistic nutrition. A pioneer in the “Food As Medicine” culinary nutrition movement, she is author…
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Jay Lombard

Jay Lombard, DO, chief scientific officer and medical director of Genomind LLC, is responsible for Genomind’s scientific research and development, as well as medical leadership and clinical oversight. He is the former chief of neurology…
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Mark Pettus

Mark Pettus, MD, is a board-certified internist and nephrologist who has been practicing for more than 25 years. He serves as director of medical education, wellness, and population health at Berkshire Health Systems and associate…
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Drew Ramsey

Drew Ramsey, MD, is a leading proponent of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function, and improve mental health. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, Drew’s clinical work focuses…
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Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love…
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Program Details

For health-care professionals and interested non-professionals.

Medical doctor James S. Gordon teams up with four leading clinicians in medical and culinary nutrition to share the latest science-based practices to improve brain health. Designed for health professionals and nonprofessionals alike, this practical weekend seminar includes

  • Using self-care to reduce stress and improve quality of life
  • Mind-body techniques that are refreshing to the brain and spirit
  • The landscape of the brain and up-to-date nutritional science for emotional, cognitive, and behavioral disorders
  • Food, spices, and herbs that nourish the brain
  • A glossary of supplements for optimal brain health
  • Repairing the traumatized, injured, and aging brain.

This unique combination of science and nutritional wisdom allows you to custom-design Mind, Mood, and Food healing programs for yourself and for your patients, clients, and families. This seminar is created by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, sponsor of Food As Medicine, the leading professional nutrition training program in the United States.

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Physicians

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Minnesota and Center for Mind-Body Medicine—hosted by Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. The University of Minnesota is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. For questions about CMEs ONLY, please contact fam@cmbm.org.

Other Health-Care Professionals Statement

Other health-care professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

American Academy of Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 9.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.