Scotts Valley, California
1440 Multiversity
October 15 - 20, 2017

About the Training

Join The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s founder and executive director James S. Gordon, MD, and integrative nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, as they team up with expert faculty to present the most powerful, up-to-date nutrition science. This universally acclaimed training program provides health professionals and educators in a wide variety of fields with the foundation they need to effectively integrate nutrition into clinical practice—and their own lives. Participants will leave grounded in the fundamentals of sound nutrition, knowledgeable about cutting-edge research, and prepared to confidently and compassionately guide their patients with practical life-giving healthy nutrition plans.

Course Directors

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  • CMBM Course Director James S. Gordon, MD

    James S. Gordon, MD

  • CMBM Course Director Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN

    Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN

Course Faculty

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  • CMBM Faculty Member Aviva Romm, MD

    Aviva Romm, MD

  • CMBM Faculty Member Cindy Geyer, MD

    Cindy Geyer, MD

  • CMBM Faculty Member Robynne K. Chutkan, MD, FASGE

    Robynne K. Chutkan, MD, FASGE

  • CMBM Faculty Member Catherine McConkie, Executive Chef

    Catherine McConkie, Executive Chef

What You Will Learn

  • Food-based solutions for chronic disease prevention and management
  • Understanding hormones for health, happiness, and a vital life pre- and post-menopause
  • Energy: The adrenal and thyroid connection
  • Digestive distress, including microbiome-centric strategies for bloating, IBS, reflux, and more
  • Autoimmune conditions and a science-based immune recovery plan
  • Healthy weight management and blood sugar strategies
  • Anxiety, depression, panic, and stress solutions
  • How nutrition helps chronic pain and fibromyalgia Integrated cancer care
  • Vitamins, minerals and herbal guidelines
  • Preconception and prenatal health
  • Mindful eating, meditation, movement and the art of self-care

Who Should Attend?

  • MDs, DOs, NDs & DCs
  • RD’s, Nutritionists & CHHC’s
  • Medical, Nursing & Nutrition School Faculty
  • Medical, Health & Public Health Students
  • Clinical Faculty in Residency Programs
  • Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Community Health Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Acupuncturists
  • Other Health Professionals

James S. Gordon, MD

James S. Gordon, MD, Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine; founding Dean of the College of Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Family Medicine; Georgetown University School of Medicine; former Chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy; author, Manifesto for a New Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Care, and Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey out of Depression.

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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN

CMBM faculty member Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, is a leading educator, innovator and practitioner in the field of integrative medical nutrition.

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Aviva Romm, MD

CMBM Food As Medicine faculty member Aviva Romm helps women not only heal their bodies and minds, but transform their lives and their families’ health.

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Cindy Geyer, MD

CMBM Food As Medicine faculty member Cynthia Geyer, MD is the medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA.

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Robynne K. Chutkan, MD, FASGE

CMBM Food As Medicine faculty member Robynne K. Chutkan, MD, FASGE, founder of the Digestive Center for Women, LLC, is the author of Gutbliss.

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Catherine McConkie, Executive Chef

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