Physicians-in-Training Resources

The Physicians Committee

Resources for Physicians in Training

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The following resources help physicians in training understand how diet changes can prevent
and reverse chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.


Expand Your Knowledge in Clinical Research

The Physicians Committee is a leading organization conducting clinical trials on nutrition and health, giving clinicians the tools they need to put the power of diet changes to work. The Physicians Committee has conducted studies on weight loss, diabetes, lipids, workplace wellness, menstrual pain, acne, and more. Here are some of the Physicians Committee’s most notable publications, and here is a complete list of Physicians Committee publications.

Expand Your Knowledge in Nutrition
Help your patients understand the links between healthy eating and good health. Find information on the risk factors, typical treatments, and nutritional considerations for dozens of medical conditions.
Earn free online continuing education credits. Programs demonstrate how nutrition can be used for health promotion and prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.

Nutrition Education Curriculum
This curriculum was developed in response to calls from faculty and students asking for up-to-date and practical information on nutrition.

Literature and Fact Sheets
The Physicians Committee offers a variety of themed kits featuring eye-catching and informative materials focusing on health and nutrition.

Complimentary Physicians Committee Membership

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Nutrition Guide for CliniciansThe Physicians Committee is offering medical students a complimentary membership that includes a subscription to the Physicians Committee’s quarterly magazine, Good Medicine, and a copy of the Nutrition Guide for Clinicians to help them stay up to date on the latest research on diet and disease. Order >

Other Ways to Get Involved

Here are some ways to get involved with the Physicians Committee and help our efforts:

1. Volunteer to test our new preventative medicine focused Nutrition in Medicine modules being made in collaboration with UNC by emailing Cameron Wells at
2. Ask your medical school to incorporate plant-based nutrition into the first and second year curriculum.
3. Order a free copy of the Physicians Committee’s Nutrition Guide for Clinicians for each of your classmates and instructors by e-mailing Francesca Valente at
4. Invite other medical students to become Physicians Committee members for free.
5. E-mail to learn more about how you can get involved.