Advances in Integrative Nutrition 2nd Annual Conference

November 5, 2020 to November 7, 2020



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 Advances in Integrative Nutrition 2nd Annual Conference is specifically designed for healthcare professionals interested in using integrative     nutritional approaches to providing patient-centered care. Daniel A. Monti, MD, MBA, The Ellen and Ron Caplan Chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Science and CEO, Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at the Thomas Jefferson University has designed this multidisciplinary program to offer participants a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field of Integrative Nutrition.

This conference will cover the management and treatment of patients using this emerging and expanding approach to patient-centered care. Topics include gut microbiome, men and women's health, nutrients and brain physiology, peptides in nutritional health, nutrients as pharmaceuticals, and daily panel discussions.

Successful Completion

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Fee (On or before 11/2/20)                                                           

                Regular Fee(After 11/2/20)                                                                              



For a special discounted for Jefferson Student/Resident/Fellow rate of $50, please contact the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health for a reduced registration rate coupon code at or 215-503-8506

Target Audience

This program is targeted to physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, nurses, pharmacists, dietician, and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives





Day 1

  • Examine the role of nutrition in cardiovascular health.

  • Examine gut microbiome and its relationship to health and well-being.

  • Compare homeostasis to the physiological consequences of different nutritional states.

Day 2

  • Compare popular diets and the supporting evidence for effectiveness.
  • Compare the diet and nutrition impact of hormone biochemistry, physiology, and homeostasis between men and women.
  • Examine the role of peptides in maintaining homeostasis and their therapeutic application.

Day 3

  • Interpret current research on the potential effect of vitamins, nutrients, and supplements on brain health and physiology
  • Judge the use of nutrients as a form of pharmacotherapeutics.
  • Use evidence-based recommendations on nutrition for patients interested in maintaining brain health.

Commercial/In-Kind Support

This program has no commercial or in-kind support.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Content Areas: 
Integrative Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.75 Attendance
  • 17.75 CNE
  • 5.50 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/05/2020 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/07/2020 - 12:00pm EST


For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


This activity will be a live virtual meeting.

Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards. All planners, faculty, authors, presenters, and content reviewers are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interest entities within the past 12 months. Any conflict of interests have been resolved prior to this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the US FDA for the treatment of disease(s). 

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Planning Committee

No member of the planning committee have any conflict of interest to disclose.

Daniel Monti MD, MBA-Activity Director
Mary Gozza-Cohen PhD
Tracy Powell MSN, RN
Oia Cassar BA


None of the presenters have any conflict of interest to disclose.

Soussan Ayubcha MD
Nina  Ballone, MD
Anthony Bazzan MD
Madeleine Becker MD
Mimi Guarneri MD
Yiu Tak Leung, MD, PhD
Reina Marino MD
Andrew Newberg MD
Daniel Monti MD, MBA
Nicole Simone MD
George Zabrecky MD

Sara Gottfried MD-no credit will be awarded for her session

Content Disclaimer

The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals or devices or Thomas Jefferson University.

It should be noted that the recommendations made herein with regard to the use of therapeutic agents, varying disease states, and assessments of risk, are based upon a combination of clinical trials, current guidelines, and the clinical practice experience of the participating presenters. The drug selection and dosage information presented in this activity are believed to be accurate. However, participants are urged to consult all available data on products and procedures before using them in clinical practice.

Off-Label Use

This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.


In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation

Physicians: The Thomas Jefferson University designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards 17.75 nursing contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Other credit types

PA Patient Safety and Risk Credit

This activity qualifies for 5.5 PA Patient Safety and Risk credits. The following sessions qualify:

Day 1: 3.0 credits
Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health
Gut Microbiome: Advanced Concepts and Considerations for Cancer Populations
Gut Microbiome: A Scientific Overview and Implications for a Gut-Brain Axis

Day 2: 2.0 credits
Advanced Nutritional Concepts for Bone Health and the Post-Menopausal Woman
Men's Health: Diet and Nutrition Considerations for Midlife and Beyond

Day 3: No credits offered

Daily Credit Breakdown

Credit TypeDay 1Day 2Day 3
Other healthcare professionals7.256.254.0

Add 0.25 credit one time for the required evaluation completion time.

Available Credit

  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.75 Attendance
  • 17.75 CNE
  • 5.50 Patient Safety


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Registration Fees

Early Bird Fee (On or before 11/2/20)                                                                           Regular Fee(After 11/2/20)                                                                              


For a special discounted Jefferson Student/Resident/Fellow rate of $50, please contact the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health for a reduced registration rate coupon code at or 215-503-8506


No refunds will be granted after October 29, 2020. See full refund policy

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No refunds will be given after October 29, 2020.

Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and received by OCPD by October 29, 2020. Registrants who fail to attend the conference are responsible for the entire registration fee. All refunds will be processed after the conference concludes.

Should any emergency arise, of any nature, prior to the opening conference date that would prevent its schedule opening (destruction or damage to the facility by fire, flood, storms, acts of God, etc., or declaration of any emergency by the state of Pennsylvania or the United States Government), Jefferson reserves the right to cancel or postpone the conference. In the event of cancellation or postponement, Jefferson will refund registration fees, but is not responsible for related costs or expenses to registrants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines or travel agencies.