Upcoming Events

The Physicians Committee

Upcoming Events

Nov. 3 – Dec. 8, 2015 | Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health


Want to lose weight, lower cholesterol or blood pressure, control diabetes, or improve your overall health? Join us for The Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health classes and learn about the many benefits of a plant-based diet. The FFL Kickstart Your Health classes offer a chance to discover which foods are optimal for weight management, learn about various health topics including blood pressure and digestion, and get empowered with the practical cooking skills needed to help you on your journey to better health. In the classes, attendees do all of this while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting.


  • Nov. 3, 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Lecture by Neal Barnard, M.D.

  • Nov. 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Power of Your Plate

  • Nov. 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Let's Go!

  • Nov. 24, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Getting in Gear

  • Dec. 1, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Breaking the Food Seduction

  • Dec. 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Keys for Natural Appetite Control

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

5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20016


If you take the metro, the Physicians Committee office is 2 blocks south of the Friendship Heights station on the red line. When you arrive at the Friendship Heights station, take the Jenifer St. exit.


If you drive, there is free (2 hour) or metered parking on the side streets near the Physicians Committee (Garrison St., Harrison St., etc.)  There is also a parking lot behind the building—the entrance to the lot is on Garrison St.

Please contact Tara Kemp at 202-527-7314 or tkemp@pcrm.org for questions or to reserve a spot.


Nov. 9, 2015 | Support Physicians Committee at Great Sage Restaurant!



Our friends at Great Sage restaurant are hosting a dinner to introduce you to the new physicians on staff at the Physicians Committee! Meet Dr. Steve Neabore and Dr. Angie Eakin, enjoy a prix fixe vegan meal created especially for the event, and hear all about the new Barnard Medical Center, scheduled to open in early 2016. We hope you'll join us for this very special dinner!

When: Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Great Sage Restaurant, 5809 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville, MD 21029, Map

RSVP: Tickets are $60 per person, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the work of Physicians Committee. Please make reservations by calling Great Sage at 443-535-9400.

Here is the delectable vegan menu for the evening:


1st Course: Pecan and mushroom crusted cashew cheese with toast points

2nd Course: BBQ Brussels sprouts on a sweet potato biscuit, topped with shaved red onion, relish, & micro greens

3rd course: Baby spinach tossed with roasted butternut squash, dried cranberries, toasted pepitas tossed in maple peppercorn vinaigrette & topped with grilled apples

4th Course: Thanksgiving Crisp – Sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, stuffing & spinach rolled into crisp phyllo with 'creamed' broccoli and cranberry sauce

5th Course: Pumpkin Spice Cake with maple-bourbon glaze and sweet & salty pumpkin seeds

Dec. 9, 2015 | Benefit at Alexander Gray Gallery in NYC


Where: Alexander Gray Associates Gallery
When: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

February 26, 2016 | Join Us For the Best of Sublime!


Nanci Alexander, owner of Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Sublime restaurant, hosts this very special party and six-course tasting menu to benefit the work of Physicians Committee.

This VIP event occurs the evening before the departure of the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise. Seating is limited, so get your tickets now!