Vicki Berkus MD, PhD, CEDS is currently living in Newport Beach, California. She is the medical director for EDCC PHP program in Albuquerque and for Monte Nido PHP in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Berkus is a fellow at Remuda Ranch at the Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona and speaks for them around the country. She is the past president of iaedp and currently on the Senior Advisory Board. She is the author of a recent book chapter on metabolic effects of eating disorders and is the author of the acclaimed “10 Commitments to Mental Fitness”. She has been the medical director for several programs around the country that treat eating disorders and has medically worked with patients at all levels of eating disorders treatment. She has brought telemedicine to several facilities and is dedicated to providing treatment to patients who do not have eating disorder professionals in their area.