2023 Calendar of Events
Register here for the 2023 March Spring Conference
Date: Saturday, March 11th at 8am- 12:30pm
Location: Via Zoom
Register Here: Spring Workshop | Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association
Monthly educational meetings are held the second Thursday of the month in September, October, November, and May. We also host a Saturday workshop in March, and our annual daytime Margaret L. King lecture in April. There are no educational meetings the remaining months of the year.
Continuing professional education is available free to SEMDA members at each meeting, and at a cost of $10.00/CPEU for non-members.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, educational meetings will be VIRTUAL for the 2023 year.
Must be registered prior to meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Join us for our May11th Education Session
Date: Thursday, May 11th at 7pm- 8pm
Location: Via Zoom
Mary Purdy, RD Presents ‘Sustainability on The Menu: Dietitians as Climate Champions’
Join Here: Education Session | SEMDA
Join us for our April 13th Education Session
Date: Thursday, April 13th at 7pm- 8pm
Location: Via Zoom
Rachel & Marlene Present ‘Interprofessional Teams & Communication in Dietetics and Foodservice’
Join Here: April Education Session | SEMDA
Join University of Michigan’s Digestive Nutrition and Lifestyle Program Annual Conference
Date: August 2nd to 4th, 2023
Location: Via Zoom or in person in Ann Arbor, MI
Food: The Main Course to Digestive Health
This is a 3-day specialized nutrition lecture series for RD’s and health professionals with an interest in caring for patients with GI diseases. This conference is offered yearly by expert faculty and dietitians from the University of Michigan and other institutions. It includes didactic lectures and panel discussions on key gastrointestinal diseases and disorders and state of the art talks addressing hot topics.
For more information, please visit their website: https://www.foodthemaincourse. com/
2023 SEMDA Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association scholarships. Log-in and check out the ‘Members’ page for guidelines and application form. Good luck to all who apply!
2023 Scholarship Recipients
Arielle Buckley, University of Michigan
Kristina Tate, University of Michigan
Beaumont Diabetes Meal Program
60 years or old diabetics may qualify to participate in a research study evaluating a medically tailored meal pilot program being offered from Beaumont Hospital, Troy funded by a grant provided by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
What the program includes: Diabetic friendly, frozen meals delivered right to your door at no cost.
Cooking Matters Volunteer Opportunity
Love to Cook? Love to help others? We need volunteer Culinary Instructors, Nutrition Instructors, and Classroom Assistants to teach a Cooking Matters nutrition-based cooking class to those at risk of hunger! Classes meet for 2 hours once a week for 6 weeks. We provide curricula, kitchen supplies, and staff support. Many classes to choose from in Wayne, Oakland, Monroe, Macomb, and Livingston counties. All volunteers MUST attend a training before volunteering. Questions? Contact Klair Urbin at email@example.com.
To sign up or check training dates follow the link: More Information
FREE: Eating Disorder Educational Program – CEU sponsor
Exciting program sponsored by Sanford House Eating Disorders and Substance Use Treatment Center, and the University of Michigan along with Dietitians of West Michigan, taking place on Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Midland, Michigan from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
* Please note the above schedules are subject to change.