The Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist® Program
The Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist® (CCMS®) designation identifies clinicians who have a unique foundation for incorporating healthy eating into patients’ diets: comprehensive knowledge of nutrition, and the culinary techniques to prepare food that is consistent with real-world budgets, time constraints, and nutritional ideals.
- Integrate nutritional counseling to supplement pharmacological treatment
- Educate patients about weight loss and weight management
- Develop practical examination-room dialogues that inspire behavioral change
- Implement new strategies in even the busiest primary care offices
The hybrid 60-credit curriculum includes a distinctive combination of online nutrition education courses, live conferences, and in-person attendance at hands-on teaching kitchen modules.