Speaking Engagements With Ellen Goldsmith

Contact Ellen Goldsmith to work with her individually, learn more about her teaching schedule, or inquire about her availability for your next speaking engagement.


Teaching Improved Health Through Lifestyle

Over the decades of working clinically, teaching at universities, and speaking on food as medicine, Ellen Goldsmith has seen the profound effect of implementing simple lifestyle changes to improve health.

3000 years ago, in Chinese medicine, it was clearly understood that to be healthy, one needed a healthy rhythm, healthy (and delicious) food, movement every day, good sleep, and ways to regulate the stressors of life.

With these foundational principles and practical applications drawn from Chinese medicine, Ellen brings clarity to audiences, from the general public to fellow practitioners. She offers dynamic presentations and is available to teach or speak at your school, university, college, organization, or conference.

Teaching and Speaking Engagements

Ellen has spoken and taught Chinese medicine to a wide range of audiences and prestigious institutions across the country, including:

College of Classical Chinese Medicine, National University of Natural Medicine, Graduate Chinese Medicine Students, Portland, Oregon

The Helfgott School of Graduate Studies

The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Integrative Medicine Fellows in San Diego, Ca.

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Access Integrative Medicine Group from George Washington University (Regular Speaker)

Notable Speaking Engagements:

With an aim to educate, Ellen Goldsmith has delivered many insightful and engaging presentations over the years to institutions and conferences, including:

National University of Natural Medicine’s Food as Medicine Symposium

National University of Natural Medicine’s Women's Health Conference

Bastyr University

State University of New York Stony Brook -Charles Wang Center for Asian Studies

Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Northwest Naturopathic Conference

Student Alliance for Integrative Medicine Conference

Food as Medicine Global Conference

Various podcast interviews

Speaking Topics:

Whether teaching medical students, Chinese medicine students, nutritionists or the general public, Ellen can offer a wide range of topics on health and food. Some of her most requested speaking topics are below:

Seasonal Eating: Culinary Strategies for Supporting Health Through the Seasons

    • Spring: Reducing Allergy Symptoms
    • Summer: Eating to Beat the Heat
    • Autumn: Building Immunity
    • Winter: Eating for Regeneration during the Winter Months

Nutritional Healing with Traditional Foods

Chinese Dietary Therapy for Western Nutritional Professionals and Health Care Providers

Traditions of Food as Medicine

Eating Well During Perimenopause and Menopause

Incorporating Mindful Strategies in the Kitchen

Cultivating Health Through Education

As a firm believer that we learn best through collaboration, and that learning together is enlivening, Ellen shares her knowledge through teaching and speaking engagements in addition to individual client sessions.

Whether addressing students, physicians, or the wider community, Ellen brings authenticity, captivating audiences and empowering them with tools to cultivate their own health and the health of others.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Inviting Ellen Goldsmith to engage audiences on the connection of food as medicine at your event promises to enlighten, educate, and inspire your audience with insights on the application of Chinese medicine, holistic wellness, and practical strategies for better health.

Yes. Ellen is experienced in delivering engaging and informative virtual presentations via video conferencing platforms. Whether you're hosting an online event or seeking remote learning opportunities, Ellen can accommodate your needs.

Ellen is comfortable speaking to audiences of all sizes, from intimate gatherings to large conferences, in-person or over Zoom. She adapts her presentation style to engage and connect with each audience.

It's recommended to book Ellen as early as possible to secure your desired date and ensure ample time for event planning and coordination. However, we understand that last-minute opportunities may arise, so feel free to reach out, and we'll do our best to accommodate your needs.

Yes! Ellen provides attendees with resources for continued education as well as offering further support through her website, including online classes and her book “Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: +175 Recipes for Optimal Health.”

While Ellen’s focus has shifted to education, Ellen continues to offer both in-person and virtual consultations for individual patients. Interested parties are encouraged to contact Ellen directly for more information.

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