Code Blue reveals lapses in the current state of medicine and provides a common-sense solution by featuring the practice of lifestyle medicine to prevent, manage, and reverse chronic diseases. The film presents the hurdles to the proposed shift: antiquated curricula in medical schools, confusion in the media, inadequate government policies, and the underlying influences of the pharmaceutical and food industries.

98 mins | USA | Documentary | Stereo | HD | NTSC

Would you change your habitsto live a longer, healthier life?

Code Blue provides the prescription to do just that. Dr. Stancic’s triumphant story will inspire you, and reveal why medicine’s most powerful tool is almost never prescribed.

Code Blue follows a passionate physician, Dr. Saray Stancic, as she reflects upon her journey from a multiple sclerosis diagnosis to wellness through her own adoption of lifestyle medicine. Dr. Stancic introduces us to expert physicians and scientists who are paving the way to make meaningful and necessary change in our healthcare environment, and in turn, empowering audiences to stand up and reclaim control of their health.



Featuring the expertise of:
Saray Stancic, M.D.

David L. Katz, M.D.

Neal D. Barnard, M.D.

T. Colin Campbell, PH.D.

Kim Williams, M.D.

Michael Greger, M.D.

Dean Ornish, M.D.

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, M.D.

Also Featuring:

Dennis Bourdette, M.D. – Chairman of Neurology Department, Oregon Heath & Science University

Ralph Pellecchia, M.D. – Director of Women’s Health Services, Metropolitan Family Health Network

Susan Levin, R.D. – Registered Dietician, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Michelle McMacken, M.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine – New York University Langone Health

Ana Negron, M.D. – Family Medicine,
The Clinic in Phoenixville

David Eisenberg, M.D. – Professor,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Irminne Van Dyken, M.D. – General Surgeon,
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

Hanna Kahleova, M.D., Ph.D. – Director of Clinical Research,
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Marion Nestle, Ph.D. – Professor Emeritus, Nutrition, New York University

Pam Popper, Ph.D. – President, Wellness Forum Health

Ron Weiss, M.D. – Internal Medicine, Ethos Health

Jovita Oruwari, M.D. – Breast Surgeon, Mercy Hospital

Giovanni Campanile, M.D. – Cardiologist, Chambers Center for Wellbeing

Shelley Berger, Ph.D. – Director of Epigenetics Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Edward Phillips, M.D. – Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Boston VA Healthcare System

David Sabgir, M.D. – Cardiologist, Founder Walk with a Doc

Steven Adelman, M.D. – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Jennifer Trilk, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, USC School of Medicine Greenville

Paul Catalana, M.D. – Assistant Dean, USC School of Medicine Greenville

Thomas Pace, M.D. – Professor, USC School of Medicine Greenville

Baxter Montgomery, M.D. – Cardiologist, Founder Houston Cardiac Association

Graham Colditz, M.D. – Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health, Washington University

Robert Ostfeld, M.D. – Director, Preventive Cardiology,
Montefiore Medical Center

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D. – Associate Professor, Neurology,
Oregon Health & Science University

Rutgers NJ Medical School Students

Saul Bautista

Uma Raman

Rich Wolferz Jr.

USC School of Medicine Greenville Students

Natalia Bikulege

Hannah Van Patten

Bianca Stewart

Taylor Lucas

Alison Lebane

Riley Chambers

Katie Dumas


Orlando Ramirez

Alicia Ortiz

Kelly Broelmann

Glenn Rauco

Amy Kauffman, M.D.

Mark Coyle

And more…

Charlie Broelmann – son of Kelly Broelmann

Anthony Rauco – son of Glenn Rauco

Rip Esselstyn – Founder, Engine 2 for Life