Whether we’re hosting, sponsoring or attending, these events connect, empower and grow the Gerson community.

By supporting organizations with missions surrounding food access, food education, regenerative farming, soil health and toxin-free households, we are investing in solutions to the very issues that impact people who come to Gerson to get better.

Through this community involvement, our hope is that less people will need us and those that do need us have a local and global community behind them.


The Forbidden Cure | Burbank Film Festival

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM -9:00 PM PST
Location: AMC 16 Burbank | 125 North Palm Ave | Burbank 91502

The Forbidden Cure is a short film is based on events during the life of Dr. Max Gerson. Selected as a Semi-Finalist for the 2018 Burbank Film Festival, the screenplay is written by Nancy Kramer, directed by Luis Robledo and stars Ryan McCartan.

Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine | 2018 Conference

Date: September 22 – 26, 2018
Location: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

This year’s conference focuses on topics ranging from the science of the biofield to the latest in psychoneuroimmunology and the business of health, and provides a forum for like-minded practitioners to come together to share, learn and grow.

Gerson Institute Patient Follow-up Coordinator, Kayla Szampruch, and Education Specialist, Jessica Luna, will attend as students in a health-related field.

CHIPSA Cancer Survivor’s Reunion and Scientific Forum

Date: September 28 – 29, 2018
Location: Town & Country Hotel | 500 Hotel Circle North | San Diego 92108

The first event of its kind in the industry, this special event honors those who chose a non-traditional path to treating cancer. The event not only signals a hallmark shift in the approach of cancer treatment, but also marks the first time that both conventional and alternative perspectives meet to share views on healing.

Featuring surviving CHIPSA and Gerson patients, world class scientists and immunologists, as well as representatives from the Gerson Institute and Gerson Research Organization, this is an extraordinary, historic event.

WASTED: A Celebration of Sustainable Food

Date: October 14, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Luce Court and Legacy Plaza at Liberty Station | 2641 Truxton Road 92106

Hosted by Chef Works and Kitchens for Good, WASTED challenges 30 local and national celebrity chefs to prepare dishes using food that might otherwise be thrown away.

All proceeds benefit Kitchens for Good, an organization that bridges the gap between wasted food and hunger by rescuing cosmetically imperfect food and engaging students in a culinary apprenticeship program to transform these ingredients into nutritious meals for hungry families.

Gerson Institute Executive Director Anita Wilson and Director of Development James Skeet will be attending and connecting with the regional food community.

Berry Good Noche

Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Troika | Rancho San Marcos Toros Pintos S/N Km 88 + 300 | Francisco Zarxo | Ensenada, Baja 22750 Mexico

For the past eight years, Berry Good Night has celebrated local growers, ranchers, and producers, along with championing the ideology of sustainable food. It has united kindred spirits for an evening of conscious conversation over a sensory sustainable feast.

This year Berry Good Night, or Berry Good Noche, will take place in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja. The evening will feature a 6-course feast with celebrated chefs from both sides of the border.

Join Gerson Institute Executive Director, Anita Wilson, and Gerson staffers at this event and support the collective efforts to tackle barriers standing between people and local, sustainably produced food.

2018 Food Tank Summit, San Diego

Date: November 14, 208
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Illumina Theater | The Alexandria at Torrey Pines

Food Tank, Berry Good Foundation and University of California – San Diego are excited to announce the inaugural San Diego Food Tank Summit. The theme for the Summit is Growing the Food Movement. This exciting event will feature more than 30 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials and students will come together for interactive panels, fireside chats and farmer spotlights.

Gerson Institute Executive Director Anita Wilson and Gerson Cookbook author Chef Eric Freeman will be attending.

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