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A Lifestyle Medicine CME designed for the Modern Physician

Oct 6-9 2022, San Diego, California

Live In Person + Virtual Event

About the event

Join Us For A Weekend Of Lifestyle And Culinary Medicine Learning From An Interdisciplinary Team Of Experts. Delve into the latest research in these emerging fields of medicine. Your weekend includes culinary medicine workshops, well trained chefs, movement workshops designed to get you out of your seat, nature therapy immersion, and a day at the San Diego Farmers Market! Learn the latest in nutrition, nature therapy, exercise physiology, mindfulness, and how to be well from experts across the country in the diverse and very sunny San Diego!

There are also optional events throughout the weekend designed to help fundraise for local physicians in their endeavors to educate and empower their communities as well as highlight the culinary and ecological richness of San Diego.

Super Early Bird Registrants receive a free welcome bag with local goodies.
**Please note that all conference events take place in downtown San Diego or La Jolla.

*AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Pending



*Total Credit Hours: 17.5 hrs including some optional add on credit



Bringing together experts from across the country



Thursday October 6, 2022 - 4.25 Hours CME

12:00 -12:30

Registration + Lunch

12:30PM - 12:45PM

Welcome + Advocacy presented by Danielle Shelton, MD
  0.25 hr CME Downtown San Diego

12:45PM - 2:00PM

Culinary Medicine Workshop: Brain Health Lecture presented by Erin Presant DO + Clean Your Plate’s Executive Chef Benjamin Shelton
  1.25 hr CME Downtown San Diego

2:00PM - 3:30PM

The Kitchenista’s Film Screening and Panel Discussion presented by Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
  1.25 hr CME Downtown San Diego

4:30PM - 5:45PM

Mindful Movement Workshop presented by Brigitte Morin MS, RYT
  1.25 hr CME La Jolla

5:45PM - 7:45PM


Friday, October 7, 2022 - 6.25 Hours

7:30AM - 8:00AM

Light Breakfast with refreshments
  non CME Downtown San Diego

8:00AM - 9:15AM

Welcome and Keynote: Keys to Reducing Physician Burnout Speaker Kim Loomer EdD
  1.25 hr CME Downtown San Diego

9:15AM - 10:30AM

Keynote: Mindfulness + Breath + Sleep presented by Ni-Cheng Liang, MD
  1.25 hr CME Downtown San Diego

10:30AM - 10:45AM

  non CME Downtown San Diego

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Tax and Legal Considerations for Medical Entrepreneurship presented by Jeremiah Baba Pagano, Esq., LL.M., CEPA
  0.75 hr CME Downtown San Diego

11:30AM - 12:00PM

Lunch Break (Box Lunch)
  non CME

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Protecting Your Practice Through Cyber Security presented by Lawrence Muir, Esq.
  1.0 CME Downtown San Diego

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Keynote: Disrupters of Industry presented by Kathryn Martin, PhD, MPH
  1.0 CME Downtown San Diego

2:00PM - 3:30PM

Women's Health + Nutrition presented by Basma Faris, MD
  1.0 hr CME Downtown San Diego


Afternoon Break

5:00PM Conference Event

Dinner/Fundraiser + Farm tour Erin Presant D.O.

Taste the culinary and ecological diversity of California at the Garden Kitchen tasting menu event.

Proceeds will fund Erin Presant, DO and her work in Santa Barbara, CA to fund scholarships for underserved populations at risk for or diagnosed with, diabetes, obesity, hypertension or other metabolic diseases to attend the 6 week course that is an introduction to the basic principles of food, nutrition, shopping, prepping and cooking. We hope to expand her community’s access to education and services that would empower them to make lifestyle changes  and lead healthier lives regardless of their personal resources.

*This event will sell out. Tickets open to the general public after super early bird ends.

Those attending the conference may purchase a ticket for their travel companion etc before general public access.

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 4.0 Hours

6:30AM - 7:30AM

Optional Morning Movement Workshop: Yoga at Waterfront Park or Walk along Embarcadero
  non CME Downtown San Diego

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome + Food Access presented by Michelle Seguin, MD

9:30AM - 11:00AM

Track A: Farmers Market Tour + Lecture Michelle Seguin, MD
Track B: Culinary Med Brunch + Learn presented by Sabrina Falquier Montgrain MD
  1.5 hr CME Little Italy Farmers Market

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Track A: Culinary Med Brunch + Learn presented by Sabrina Falquier Montgrain, MD
Track B: Farmers Market Tour + Lecture presented by Michelle Seguin, MD
  1.5 hr CME Little Italy Farmers Market

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Farmers Market Activity Debrief presented by Michelle Seguin, MD
  0.5 hr CME Downtown San Diego


Afternoon Break
  non CME Downtown San Diego

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Farm-to-Table Fundraiser Dinner
*Sabrina Falquier Montgrain MD
  non CME Olivewood Gardens (extra fee)
Saturday evening's dinner brings you a unique opportunity to enjoy being and eating at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center’s historic 7.85-acre property in National City, California.This space is home of The Kitchenistas who are showcased in the multi-film festival selected documentary: This film is about women advocating for healthy food traditions to change communities and transform lives. It shows the giant role empowerment through knowledge of food and culinary literacy has have on individuals and communities, far beyond the kitchen.

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center’s purpose is to build healthy families and a healthy environment. They do this through science-based environmental education and nutrition lessons, hands-on gardening and cooking classes, and job skills and leadership development programs for youth, adults, and families.

Max capacity: 60

**This event will sell out. Tickets will open to the general public after super early bird ends.

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 3.0 Hours CME

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Lifestyle Medicine Through Movement presented by David Richardson, DPT
  1.5 hr CME Downtown San Diego

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Outdoor Nature Therapy Experience and Eco-Medicine presented by John La Puma, MD
  1.5 hr CME Downtown San Diego


Conference Concludes



Kimberly Loomer

Dr. Kimberly Vess Loomer currently serves as the Associate Dean for Learner Well-Being and a Professor of Psychiatry & Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University. Dr. Loomer is passionate about students, community resilience.

Erin Presant

A board certified Neurologist and fellowship trained Movement Disorders specialist, Dr. Presant has founded The Medicine of Yum, her new virtual Culinary Medicine endeavor. She is passionate about empowering her patients and feels that culinary medicine is a way to do that.

Sabrina Falquier Montegrain

Dr. Falquier (Fall-Key-A) is a board certified internal medicine and culinary medicine physician. Dr. Falquier promotes culinary medicine throughout San Diego and internationally in a variety of ways and to varied age groups and audiences including: hands-on cooking events, cooking demonstrations, both live and virtual, animated speaking engagements, expert panels, recipe development, recipe modifications for optimization of health, and active social media presence.

Kathryn Martin

Ph.D, M.P.H., M.P.A.
Associate Dean of Regional Campuses Medical College of Georgia At Georgia Regents University As a community leader Dr. Martin has served on a number of local boards across the state including chairing the board for Chatham County (Savannah) Board of Health, Resilient Georgia, the Mayor’s initiative Healthy Savannah and is currently President of the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council.
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Brigette Morin

M.L.S., M.A.
While teaching health science at Michigan Tech, Brigitte became interested in the science of mindfulness and yoga. This inspired her to create her own course, The Biology of Movement and Meditation, where she not only teaches her students the current understanding and benefits of mindfulness and yoga practices, but teaches them how to incorporate it into their everyday lives.
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Michelle Seguin

Michelle Seguin MD, FAAFP is a board certified family medicine physician, co-founder of Re:Think Health, and Director of Community Health at the Portage Health Foundation. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.



coming soon


Would you like to sponsor the Wellness Project Conference?

Opportunities include conference website recognition, meal sponsorships, vendor booths at the conference with a chance to mingle with conference attendees between sessions and during breakfast and lunch. 

Questions? Email 


Would you like to be a vendor For The Wellness Scavenger Hunt For Physicians And Attorneys?

Each Vendor item will be displayed on the scavenger hunt table during the event, applicable branding/business cards can also be displayed.This is an incredibly popular event and our attendees (healthcare professionals) love being introduced to new and amazing products. We have had everything from restaurant gift cards, to Bakery on Main delicious granola to the amazing HyperIce Hypervolt! 

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Need a Sponsorship?

We know times have been tough. We at Clean Your Plate firmly believe that wellness is for everyone, regardless of personal resources. Please don’t let cost be a factor in deciding to be a part of The Wellness Project. Let us know how we can support you. We are in this together. We mean it.*** 

***Sponsorships are subject to approval by the Sponsorship Committee. Sponsorships are limited, and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis as our sponsorship fund allows.