Conference 2022

Registration now open for the 8th annual
Health meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference

The conference will take place June 9 through June 12, 2022 and will offer a hybrid experience.

The conference will be held in Orlando Florida in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management. There will also be an online streaming option using a virtual conference platform that will allow for the full conference experience including lectures, expert panels, culinary skills-building programming and small group interactions with your colleagues.

The overarching theme of this year’s conference is using Culinary Medicine as a practice transformation tool — how do we restructure clinical practice and healthcare foodservice to focus on food and health amongst our patients, colleagues and policy makers.

Register Now!  View the Speaker list  View the Agenda

Thursday June 9, 2022

Optional hands-on Health meets Food modules with additional fee: Introduction to Culinary Medicine and Geriatric Diet

Friday June 10, 2022 – Food Security

Friday programming will focus on food security issues and how we can optimize screening and intervention through collaboration with community resources as well as considerations for the role of Culinary Medicine in this critical arena.

Saturday June 11, 2022 – Culinary Medicine Practice Transformation

This year’s focus on Culinary Medicine and Practice Transformation looks at how we can incorporate food throughout the clinical experience, maximizing opportunities to support our patients and our practices.

Sunday June 12, 2022

Foodservice in healthcare is a critical element of our patients’ wellbeing and this year’s Sunday programming will build on the themes of practice transformation with respect to the best practices of how food is delivered to our patients.

Optional hands-on Health meets Food module with additional fee: Anti-Inflammatory Diet 

Why Attend?

• Participate in educational sessions dedicated to Culinary Medicine. (up to 12 hours CME/CNE/CPE).

•  Three hands-on Skills-Building sessions via Zoom (up to 7.5 hours CME/CNE/CPE).

•  Inclusion of one hands-on cooking module throughout the Summer of 2022 (up to 4.5 hours CME/CNE/CPE).

•  Review Culinary Medicine courseware with colleagues from over 30 academic medical centers.

•  Earn up to 24 CME/CNE/CPE credits.

•  Present current research.

•  Participate in poster sessions.

Tuition and Discounts

Full conference tuition is $425.00.

There is a $50.00 Early Bird Discount for the conference registration. Early-bird Discount expires on March 1, 2022. 

The early bird discount is automatically applied.

In addition, there are discounts for different groups that are automatically applied:

$50.00 off for those in academia using their institution email address during registration, RDs, nurses, pharmacists, certified diabetic educators, chefs and those working in foodservice.   Use the code “welovelegumes” at checkout to receive the discount.   

$150.00 off tuition for medical students, nursing students and undergraduates attending Health meets Food.  Student discount does not apply to post-undergraduate students, residents or fellows. Use the code “studentoflegumes” at checkout to receive the discount.

2022 Conference Host Hotel

This year’s host hotel will be the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld.

The Health meets Food team has negotiated a nightly rate of $159.00.

We will have shuttles running daily between the hotel and the Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Book your hotel room now!

About the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld

The resort is within walking distance of SeaWorld Orlando and the Aquatica water park; International Drive and Orlando’s most celebrated attractions are also close by. Embrace relaxation in spacious hotel accommodations with resort-style amenities, Netflix streaming services and inspiring views of SeaWorld®, our sparkling pool or the soaring atrium. Savor distinctive cuisine and innovative cocktails at our restaurants and bars, including Tradewinds and Boardwalk.

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