Regenerative Healthcare Conference, 2022
Announcing our first annual
Regenerative Healthcare Conference
October 16 – 19, 2022
This conference is the first of its kind in the world and aims to connect soil health with human health. There is a fundamental, epidemic-level disconnect between farming and healthcare. The Regenerative Healthcare Conference seeks to remedy this gap.
presented in partnership with
At Rodale Institute, we believe that regenerative organic agriculture is essential to reversing the trends of chronic disease in the United States. We are only as healthy as our soil.
We are inviting doctors, nurses, medical students, nutritionists, health coaches, and anyone working in the healthcare field to our 386-acre experimental farm for an immersive, hands-in-the-soil learning experience connecting the dots between agriculture and healthcare.
The Power of the Plate
This conference expands upon the case made in Rodale Institute’s 2020 white paper, The Power of the Plate: The Case for Regenerative Organic Agriculture in Improving Human Health.
Anyone working in the healthcare field that has an interest in learning more about agriculture’s influence on human health.
A hands-in-the-soil, integrated learning retreat designed to inspire, empower, and equip the wellness community with the necessary tools to integrate food as medicine into their own practices. Organic meals will be provided by farm-to-table chefs.
The conference will take place with the backdrop of Rodale Institute’s 386-acre regenerative organic experimental farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. A block of hotel rooms are available at a discount near the farm, and transportation will be provided between the farm and conference hotel.
October 16 – 19, 2022
Tuition is $2,500 per person.
Thanks to the funding of our generous partners, a handful of need-based scholarships may be available. If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please indicate during the application process.
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Dr. Reza Afshar
Dr. Monica Aggarwal
Integrative Cardiologist, Nutrition & Lifestyle Specialist, & Author
Urban Farmer, Herbalist, Former Healthcare Professional, & Founder of FarmerJawn Philly
Dr. T. Colin Campbell
Biochemist, Author, & Nutrition Scientist
Farmer, Educator, and Agroecology Site Director of Deep Medicine Circle
Dr. Andrew Goodbred
Physician at St. Luke's Hospital
Dr. Meagan Grega
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer of Kellyn Foundation
President of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance
Dr. Mark Hyman
Physician & Host of The Doctor's Farmacy podcast
Indigenous Plant Medicine Doctor, Certified Medical Herbalist, Director of Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Deep Medicine Circle
Dr. Shehzad Malik
Dr. Rupa Marya
Physician, Activist, Author, Composer, Executive Director of Deep Medicine Circle
Chief Executive Officer,
Dr. Uma Naidoo
Nutritional Psychiatrist, Chef, Author, & Faculty at Harvard University
Dr. Michelle Perro
Integrative Urgent Care Pediatrician, Author, & Co-Founder of GMOScience
Dr. Rajika Reed
Vice President of Community Health at St. Luke's Hospital
Dr. Maya Shetreat
Neurologist, Herbalist, & Urban Farmer
Dr. Andrew Smith
Chief Operating Officer,
Dr. Scott Stoll
Physician & Founder of Plantrician Project
Chief Impact Officer,
President & Founder of Pocono Organics
Dr. Ron Weiss
Executive Director of Ethos Primary Care
Dr. Gladis Zinati
Director of the Vegetable Systems Trial,
What to Expect
Conference Registration Includes:
- An opportunity to get your hands in the soil at our 75 year old certified organic farm, learning from experts at the intersection of healthcare & agriculture
- Farm-to-table breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks daily including plant-based and omnivore organic food options
- Movement classes including yoga & qi gong with instructor Julian DeVoe
- Daily transportation to and from all events and the conference hotel
- A post-event online community featuring recordings from the conference, monthly zoom discussions and presentations, attendee meet-ups, access to our scientists and much more.
Scroll through the photo gallery below for a snapshot of what you’ll experience during this event.
For questions about the Regenerative Healthcare Conference, please contact Nadine Clopton, Nadine.Clopton@RodaleInstitute.org