RD2RD hosted a Q&A series to help RDNs offer their services virtually during COVID-19.

  • Session 1: Logistics, Workflow and Technology for Virtual Visits with Nicole Goodrich, MBA, RDN
  • Session 2: Coverage, Billing and Reimbursement with Steve della Croce, MS, RDN
  • Session 3: Marketing Your Business During a Crisis with Jamie Mass, MS, RDN and Alissa Rumsey, MS, RDN
  • Session 4: Behind the Scenes of a Virtual Practice with Gabbi Berkow, MA, RDN
  • Session 5: Counseling Skills and Best Practices for Virtual Visits with Jessica Edelglass, MS, RDN and Amy Helms, LMSW, RD, CEDRD-S

These sessions were Live Q&As but video replays are available below.

Session 1: Logistics, Workflow and Technology

Special Guest: Nicole Goodrich, MBA, RDN has over 15 years of experience in nutrition business. She is the founder and CEO of Anderson’s Nutrition, LLC, a private nutrition practice in the Phoenix area. Nicole has also worked for several multi-million dollar companies in key management and executive level positions. She has studied at Wellcoaches and lectures at Arizona State University.

Learn more about Nicole at: https://rdnutritionbusiness.com/

Shop Nicole’s store on RD2RD for business tools and resources.

Session 2: Coverage, Billing and Reimbursement

Special Guest: Steve Della Croce, MS RDN helps other RDNs grow their practice by offering an administration service called Nutrition Practice Management. Dietitians delegate their marketing, phone calls, billing and more so they can focus on providing the best nutrition counseling and have more time for themselves. “Dietitians love to help people, and I love to help dietitians.”
 
Learn more about Steve at https://www.nutritionmgnt.com/

Session 3: Marketing Your Nutrition Business During a Crisis (and Beyond)

Special Guests:
 
Jaime Mass, MS RDN is the founder of Jaime Mass Nutritionals LLC. Jaime built and ran her own virtual nutrition private practice for 7 years and manufactured her Dietitian Developed and Delivered supplement line from the ground up. Jaime is now on a mission to empower sister Dietitians to nourish their confidence, passion, and soul by teaching them to create online businesses that will elevate their life, their worth, and their ability to impact the world. Jaime works full time with RD’s and RD2B’s helping them create the nutrition business and life of their dreams!
 
Learn more about Jaime at https://jaimemass.com/
 
Alissa Rumsey MS RDN a New York City-based registered dietitian and the founder of Alissa Rumsey Nutrition and Wellness, a weight-inclusive private practice that specializes in intuitive eating, body acceptance and disordered eating recovery. She is also passionate about empowering dietitians to start, grow and expand their nutrition businesses. In 2017 she founded the Dietitian Entrepreneur Mastermind Retreat, a biannual weekend workshop that brings together dietitians from around the country to start and grow their businesses
 
Learn more about Alissa at http://www.alissarumsey.com/

Session 4: Behind the Scenes of a Virtual Practice

Special Guest:
 
Gabbi Berkow, MA, RD, CDN, CPT, is a Registered Dietitian, exercise physiologist, certified personal trainer, certified Pilates instructor, and dancer with a private practice in New York City. Gabbi’s practice is a uniquely comprehensive blend of nutrition and fitness services, as she provides nutrition counseling/ medical nutrition therapy, personal training, customized exercise programs, Pilates lessons, and online coaching.
 
Learn more about Gabbi at https://gabbiberkow.com
 

Session 5: Counseling Skills for Virtual Visits

Special Guests:
 
Jessica Edelglass, MS, MAT, RD is a private practice dietitian in Newton, MA. She works with patients of all ages and walks of life to develop a healthy and sustainable relationship with food, body and self. Jessica believes that there is no “one size fits all” approach and tailors her counseling to patients based on their lifestyle, preferences, and health conditions.
 
Learn more about Jessica at https://jessicaedelglassrd.com/
 
Amy Helms is a certified eating disorder registered dietitian, iaedp approved supervisor, and licensed therapist. She lives in Columbia, SC with her two children and chocolate lab. She runs a successful private practice and teaches counseling skills to dietitians. Her main interest is the way trauma impacts our body.
 
Learn more about Amy at https://nutritionandtherapy.com