Upcoming Events

The Physicians Committee

Upcoming Events

Apr. 19 – May. 17: Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative

The Power of Food for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

The goal of this program is to empower people who have diabetes, or concerns about developing diabetes, along with their friends and family members with new information and skills. Each class offers a cooking demonstration, and provides samples of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with a take-home packet of easy and affordable recipes.

Classes will be Tuesdays, from 6 - 8 pm at the Physicians Committee office, located at 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C.


  • April 19th: Introduction - Presentation by BMC clinicians

  • April 26th: Class #1 – How Foods Fight Diabetes

  • May 3rd: Class #2 – The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart

  • May 10th: Class #3 – Understanding Type II Diabetes

  • May 17th: Class #4 – Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Where: Each class will be held at the Physicians Committee office in Friendship Heights:

Metro: The Physicians Committee office is two blocks south of the Friendship Heights station on the red line. When you arrive at the Friendship Heights station, take the Jenifer Street exit.

Parking: If you drive, there is free (two hour) or metered parking on the side streets near the Physicians Committee (Garrison Street, Harrison Street, etc.)  There is also a parking lot behind the building—the entrance to the lot is on Garrison Street.

For more information and to register, please contact Rose Saltalamacchia at rsalt@pcrm.org, or phone 202-527-7314.

May 11: Summer Speaker Series Kick Off

We are pleased to invite you to Barnard Medical Center's 2016 Summer Speaker Series. Beginning in May, each Speaker Series event features acclaimed experts in plant-based nutrition from around the country. Attendees will meet and mingle with speakers, ask questions, and enjoy delicious plant-based light fare and beverages.


The series kicks off on Wednesday, May 11, 6:30-8 p.m., with internationally recognized expert and naturopath Dr. Pam Popper who will discuss her book Food Over Medicine. Books will be available for purchase.

Learn more about the 2016 Summer Speaker Series and purchase tickets.

Jul. 29 & 30, 2016 | Nutrition in Medicine Conference


Don't miss the most stimulating medical conference of 2016.

Eye-opening science, empowering strategies you can put to work in your practice, and hundreds of like-minded colleagues, all right near the White House and Washington’s major attractions.

Register now!