DONATE
FOR PHYSICIANS
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
ETHICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION
MEDIA CENTER
LEGISLATIVE FOCUS
CLINICAL RESEARCH
EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE
MEMBERSHIP
SHOP

Connect with Us

 

 

The Physicians Committee



Free Yoga Classes at PCRM

Want better energy? A way to de-stress? Try our yoga classes—they are free!

PCRM offers free yoga classes open
to the public and all skill levels!

RSVP at fvalente@pcrm.org or 202-686-2210.

When: Mondays, March 3, 6-7 pm

Where: 5100 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016



Upcoming Events

August 26 | Physicians Committee: Free 5-Week Diabetes Series Begins

Dr. Barnard’s free nutrition seminar will show participants how to use a plant-based (low-fat vegan) diet to prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. People who have or are at risk for type 2 diabetes will benefit from the series. Family members, health care providers, and friends are welcome and encouraged to join our free diabetes workshop.

WHEN:

  • Tues, Aug. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.: Special lecture with Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Tues, Sept. 2, 6 to 8 p.m.: Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes with Kara Blank-Gonzalez
  • Tues, Sept. 9, 6 to 8 p.m.: The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
  • Tues, Sept. 16, 6 to 8 p.m.: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
  • Tues, Sept. 23, 6 to 8 p.m.: Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Where: Physicians Committee offices
Location: 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016

Note: Joaquin Carral, M.D., and Aurora Leon, M.D., will host a Spanish-language diabetes class at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27. Email Mallory Huff to reserve a spot and share the news with family and friends.


September 17 | Vienna Whole Foods Market: Power Foods for the Brain

When: September 17, 6:30 pm
Where: Vienna Whole Foods Market
Topic: Power Foods for the Brain
Location: 143 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180


September 18 | Whole Foods Market Tenleytown Prevent and Reverse Diabetes

When: September 18, time tbd
Topic: Prevent and Reverse Diabetes
Where: Tenleytown Whole Foods Market  
Location: 4530 40th Street, Washington, DC 20016


September 20 | DC VegFest: Topic TBD

When: September 20, time tbd  
Where: DC VegFest
Location: Yards Park, Washington, DC


September 21 | Puree Juice Bar: Topic TBD

When: September 21, 5:30pm
Where: Puree Juice Bar
Location: 4903 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814   


September 23 | Howard County Library System, Miller Branch: Healthy Approaches to Weight Control, Reversing Diabetes, and the Best of Health

When: September 23, 7pm
Where: Howard County Library System, Miller Branch
Location: 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042


September 25 | Whole Foods Market Silver Spring, MD: Kickstart Your Health

When: September 25, 6:00 pm at Silver Spring Civic Center
Topic: Kickstart Your Health
Location: 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring, MD 20910


October 7 | Free Diabetes Nutrition Seminar and Cooking Class

WHO: Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the nonprofit Physicians Committee and host of the PBS special Dr. Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes, will host an Oct. 7 diabetes lecture. Food for Life instructor Kara Blank-Gonzalez will host the four-class cooking series.

WHEN:

  • Tues, Oct. 7, 6 to 8 p.m.: Special lecture with Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Tues, Oct. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.: Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes with Kara Blank-Gonzalez
  • Tues, Oct. 21, 6 to 8 p.m.: The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
  • Tues, Oct. 28, 6 to 8 p.m.: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
  • Tues, Nov. 4, 6 to 8 p.m.: Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

WHERE: Physicians Committee, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016. The Physicians Committee is located a few blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro station.

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


October 8 | Kentlands Whole Foods Market: Power Foods for the Brain

When: October 8, 7pm
Where: Kentlands Whole Foods Market
Topic: Power Foods for the Brain
Location: 316 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878


October 9 | Free Kickstart Your Health Nutrition Seminar and Cooking Class

WHO: Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the nonprofit Physicians Committee and host of the PBS special Kickstart Your Health, will host the Oct. 9 and lecture. Food for Life instructor Kara Blank-Gonzalez will host the five-class cooking series.

WHEN:

  • Tues, Oct. 9, 6 to 8 p.m.: Special lecture with Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Tues, Oct. 16, 6 to 8 p.m.: The Power of Your Plate with Kara Blank-Gonzalez
  • Tues, Oct. 23, 6 to 8 p.m.: Let’s Go!
  • Tues, Oct. 30, 6 to 8 p.m.: Getting in Gear
  • Tues, Nov. 6, 6 to 8 p.m.: Breaking the Food Seduction
  • Tues., Nov. 13, 6 to 8 p.m.: Keys for Natural Appetite Control

WHERE: Physicians Committee, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016. The Physicians Committee is located a few blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro station.

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


October 21 | The New Science of Nutrition and Health

When: October 21, 7:30 pm
Topic: The New Science of Nutrition and Health
Location: George Mason University


October 26 | Buddha B Yoga Studio: How to Kickstart Your Health

When: October 26, 2-4 pm
Where: Buddha B Yoga Studio
Topic: How to Kickstart Your Health
Location: 1115 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009


October 30 | Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library Tackling Diabetes

When: October 30, 6-8 pm
Topic: Tackling Diabetes
Location: 1630 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

 



hamptons-fundraiser-physicians-committee

On Aug. 9, members joined Neal Barnard, M.D. in the Hamptons to show their support for the Physicians Committee.


For more information or to RSVP for events, please contact Tara Kemp at TKemp@PCRM.org

About the Physicians Committee

Upcoming Events

Hosting a Physicians Committee Event

Career Opportunities

How We Promote Wellness in Our Workplace

Membership

Volunteering

Internships

Opportunities for Visiting Medical Residents

FAQs

Annual Report

Physicians Committee Senior Staff

Contact Information

 

 
This site does not provide medical or legal advice. This Web site is for informational purposes only.
Full Disclaimer | Privacy Policy

The Physicians Committee
5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016
Phone: 202-686-2210     Email: pcrm@pcrm.org