International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals

San Diego Chapter

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IAEDP San Diego is here to promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders and assisting in prevention efforts.

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April 25th!

Wednesday, April 25th
12 – 2
Good Samaritan Church of La Jolla
4321 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121
$10 IAEDP Members & Students
$15 for Non-members
**Pay at the Door via Credit Card, Cash, Check**

1 CEU offered for LCSW & LMFT 
Light lunch provided
Network with premier eating disorder professionals in San Diego and beyond!

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED,
F.iaedp, CEDS Chief Clinical Education Officer and Medical Director of C&A Services, Eating Recovery Center

In this presentation, Dr. Bermudez will define and describe the DSM5 Diagnosis Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), and how to recognize and effectively manage it. He will discuss the definition, epidemiology, diagnostic criteria, clinical management and treatment outcomes. All of this in light of different types of ARFID, each of which require a difference conceptualization. He will discuss the management from the perspective of more severe clinical presentations.


Ovidio Bermudez, M.D. is the Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Services and Chief Clinical Education Officer at Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado. He holds academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is Board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

Dr. Bermudez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. He is Past Chairman and currently Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Association, Co­ Founder of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT) and Co­ founder of the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association (OEDA). He is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and training supervisor by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

Dr Bermudez has lectured nationally and internationally on eating pathology across the lifespan, obesity, and other topics related to pediatric and adult healthcare. He has been repeatedly recognized for his dedication, advocacy, professional achievement and clinical excellence in the field of eating disorders.

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