Changing Eating Habits for the Medical Profession

Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 308, no. 10, Sep. 2012, p. 983-984

Posted on RAND.org on September 01, 2012

by Lenard I Lesser, Deborah Cohen, Robert H. Brook

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Health professionals spend a great deal of time at meetings. Grand rounds, noon seminars, research meetings, and medical conferences are part of the life of a health professional. At many of these activities, food is available. Although some members of the health professional community have called for changes to the food environment in the community in which they live, they have paid less attention to the quality of food served at hospitals, physician offices, and at conferences.

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