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7th Annual Food is Medicine Symposium

October 23, 2019 | Harvard Law School

The symposium will feature a facilitated discussion with health care providers, community-based organizations, and researchers about ongoing efforts to implement the State Plan. Keynote speaker Lauren Taylor will discuss upcoming opportunities and challenges for Massachusetts Food is Medicine programs in light of reforms to the Massachusetts Medicaid system.

 
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The Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan provides a blueprint to building a health care system that truly recognizes the critical relationship between food and health and ensures access to the nutrition services our state residents need to prevent, manage, and treat diet-related illness.


 

OUR VISION

 

We envision a health care system that truly recognizes the critical relationship between food and health and ensures access to nutrition services our state residents need to prevent, manage, and treat diet-related chronic conditions.

 

Learn more about the impact Food is Medicine nutrition services have on health outcomes and health care costs.