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.


25th Annual Cancer Control Society Convention – Tokyo, Japan

Date: July 7 – 9, 2019
Location: Tokyo, Japan

On July 7, 2019, Executive Director Anita Wilson will present the keynote speech at the 25th Annual Cancer Control Society convention in Tokyo, Japan.

Kyoko Abe, the Gerson Institute’s Ambassador to Japan, will also be in attendance. Kyoko will host the Japanese premiere of The Food Cure documentary on July 6, 2019 in Tokyo Japan. A second screening will be held on July 8, 2019 in Kyoto, Japan.

Gerson Practitioner Training, Module I | Gerson Institute

Date: August 4 – 9, 2019
Location: San Diego, California

The Gerson Practitioner Training Program is a 2-3 year certification program designed to train qualified licensed medical professionals in the theory, application and case management of the Gerson Therapy for people with chronic degenerative disease and cancer.

Module I consists of six days with approximately 42 hours of instruction taught by a team of Gerson Therapy professionals.

Open to qualifying designations with appropriate clinical skill and background. Find details of the program, it’s requirements and the pre-screening form through the link above.

Gerson Health Centre, Europe – Ten Year Anniversary Celebration


Date: June 2019
Location: Gerson Health Centre – Budapest, Hungary

The Gerson Health Centre, opened in 2009, has the proud distinction of being Europe’s first and only licensed Gerson treatment center. The Centre is located approximately 30 km outside of Budapest, Hungary. Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Dr. Melania Nagy, is also a surviving Gerson patient.

Executive Director Anita Wilson will be in attendance along with surviving Gerson patients who have attended the Gerson Health Centre since it’s opening.

The Food Cure European Tour

Date: May 2019 – July 2019
Location: Switzerland, Amsterdam, Hungary, Germany and more countries across Eruope

The Food Cure documentary is touring across Europe! Screenings include a post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Sarah Mabrouk, protagonists from the film, Gerson Institute Executive Director Anita Wilson and other special guests.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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