The Physicians Committee


Physicians Committee Hosts Fifth-Annual International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine in Washington, D.C., on July 28 to 29, 2017

Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., president of the nonprofit Physicians Committee, brings the fifth-annual International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine (ICNM) to international health care providers and medical students on July 28 to 29, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.

‘Healthy Eating on the Fly Award’ for Newark Airport’s Plant-Based Thyme Restaurant

NEWARK, N.J.—Thyme, a new plant-based restaurant located in United’s Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport, earns the “Healthy Eating on the Fly Award” from the Physicians Committee, a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors prescribing a healthful diet as a first-line approach to help patients treat and reduce the risk of chronic disease.

Awards Event to Recognize Heroes of Green and Open Neuroscience

SAN DIEGO—On Monday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the founders of the Green Neuroscience Laboratory will recognize individuals and organizations that help forward the principles and culture of green and open neuroscience.

Green and open neuroscience aims to help improve our understanding of the brain, as well as health, through research and perspectives that strengthen ethics, the environment, education, arts, and protection of neurodiversity.

Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., Honored with American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Trailblazer Award

WASHINGTON—Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., president and founder of the Physicians Committee and the Barnard Medical Center, was presented with the Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine during its annual conference, which runs from Oct. 23-26 in Naples, Fla.