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Linda Shiue, MD, Chef, is an internal medicine physician, chef, and the Director of Culinary Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, where she founded Thrive Kitchen, a teaching kitchen for patients. She believes that the best medicine is prevention. Her cooking classes showcase seasonal produce, lavishly flavored with spices and fresh herbs. Her first cookbook, Spicebox Kitchen, was a 2022 Gold Award Winner in the Nautilus Book Awards and a Finalist in the 2022 IACP Awards. Her food writing has been published widely and she has been interviewed frequently on television and in print. Dr. Shiue is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine and was previously on the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Stanford University. Dr. Shiue serves on the boards of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, and the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative. She is a graduate of Brown University, San Francisco Cooking School, UCSF, and the kitchen of Michelin-starred restaurant, Mourad, in San Francisco and has a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. 

At the end of this activity learners will be able to:  

  • Recognize links between food and nutrition insecurity and health
  • Describe dietary patterns that prevent/reverse disease
  • Explain how culinary medicine/teaching kitchens improve health outcomes


Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, University of California, San Francisco Office of Continuing Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The credit maximum above reflects all Osher Center for Integrative Health Grand Rounds sessions in Fiscal Year 2024. Up to 1 credit may be claimed against any individual session.

CE for Acupuncturists:  This live activity is approved by the State of California Acupuncture Board for 1 hour of Category 1 CE course credit.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

Planners: The planners Shelley Adler, PhD, Selena Chan, DO, Anand Dhruva, MD, and Patty Moran, PhD, have no relationships to disclose. 

Speaker: Linda Shuie, MD, has no relationships to disclose.

Event Details


Zoom link: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/98700419235?pwd=cVZPTTJYa1ZwZ1R2dkk2aUZzL1JIdz09 

Meeting ID: 987 0041 9235 

Password: 455015