The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

The leading medical nutrition training program in the nation, providing health care professionals the foundation to integrate nutrition effectively into clinical practice and their own lives.

Program founded: 2001; Created as an elective at Georgetown University Medical School by Susan Lord, MD and James Gordon, MD

Susan Lord, MD – Course Director, 2001 – 2007
Kathie Swift, MS, RD, LDN – Co-Course Director, 2008 – 2009; Co-designer, expert curriculum consultant, 2001 – present
James Gordon, MD – Co-Course Director, 2008 – present
Maureen George – Program Manager

Dates & location the program has been held:

  • 2001 – Jackson Hole, WY
  • 2003 – Panama City, FL
  • 2004, 2005 – Berkeley, CA
  • 2006, 2007, 2008 – Baltimore, MD
  • 2009 – San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Miami, FL
  • 2010 – Washington, DC
  • 2011 – Bethesda, MD (Washington, DC area)
  • 2012 – Bethesda, MD (Washington, DC area)
  • 2013 – Indianapolis, IN
  • 2014 – San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Food As Medicine Seminars (for both health professionals & non-professionals):

  • The Art of Eating – 2008, Washington, DC
  • Mind, Mood & Food: Optimal Nutrition for the Brain – Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, 2012, 2013

Graduates to date:  3120

Medical Schools represented to date:  80

See full list of medical schools represented at Food As Medicine

Albany Medical College
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgia State University School of Medicine
Harvard Vanguard/Harvard Medical School
Howard University College of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Lousiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Mayo Medical School
Medical College of Georgia
Medical College of Virginia
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Morgan State University
New York University School of Medicine
Northwestern Health Sciences University
Ohio State University Medical Center
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Palm Beach State College
Penn State College of Medicine
Rush Medical College
Saybrook College of Mind-Body Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University: Jefferson Medical College
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (SUNY)
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of California at Davis School of Medicine
University of California at Irvine School of Medicineniversity of California at Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Riverside School of Medicine
University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
University of Iowa, Family Medicine Residency Program
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia
University of Nevada School of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine
University of Texas at Galveston
University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Vermont College of Medicine
University of Virgina Medical School
University of Washington School of Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Wright State University Bookshoft School of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine

Community Nutrition: Read about our work in community nutrition & find resources we created for the Baltimore Nutrition Group, a network of health professionals working in inner city Baltimore, 2006 – 2009.

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