August’s Healthy Living in Practice Conference is Offering Scholarships to Residents, and Students, Young Physicians

Thanks to a special partnership with the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, limited scholarships are available for family medicine residents, medical students or early career family physicians (began practice in the last five years) to attend the 2018 Healthy Eating in Practice Conference in Asheville, August 26-29. Healthy Eating in Practice is a hands-on CME Conference focused on changing the culture of healthcare to better support healthy eating behaviors, particularly in children and families.

The conference is jointly sponsored by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, the Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center, the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and MAHEC, with financial support from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Additional scholarships may be available for individuals working in community health centers. Contact to find out if you qualify. Scholarship recipients receive a significantly reduced registration rate of $250, three free nights of lodging at the Grove Park Inn, all conference meals, and continuing education credits. Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first served basis, so it is important to get your application in right away.

To apply, use this form. Direct any questions to For more information, go to For scholarship opportunities contact Emily Jackson at