4th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar
Treating Heart Disease, Diabetes &
Chronic Pain with a Plant-Based Diet
Saturday March 30th, 2019 – 6:30pm – 9pm
at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer St, Seattle
This seminar is given by board certified specialists, for the benefit of medical doctors and medical students. Includes both didactic and case studies.
This year’s speakers:
- Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist, Pulse Heart Institute, Tacoma, WA
- Dr Rachael Wyman – Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA
- Dr F. Patricia McEachrane-Gross – Preventative & Family Medicine, Port Angeles, WA
- Dr Chan Hwang – Physiatrist, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
See schedule below.
See Speaker Bios
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Washington State Medical Association and Vegetarians of Washington. The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for up to 2 hour(s) of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
|6:50 – 7:00pm||Amanda Strombom, President, Vegetarians of Washington||Introduction|
|7:00 – 7:30pm||Dr Uma Krishnan, Cardiologist||Treating Heart Disease patients with a plant-based diet – (Didactic)|
|7:30 – 8:00pm||Dr Rachael Wyman, Cardiologist||Clinical application of a plant-based diet in CAD patients – (Case studies)|
|8:00 – 8:30pm||Dr F. Patricia McEachrane-Gross, Preventive and Family Medicine||Treating Type II Diabetes patients with a plant-based diet – (Didactic and Case Studies)|
|8:30 – 9:00pm||Dr Chan Hwang, Physiatrist||Treating Painful Pathologies with a plant-based diet – (Didactic and Case Studies)|
A light plant-based buffet will be available from 6:30- 6:50pm, generously catered by The Upper Crust Catering Company.
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See speakers and videos from 2018 Medical Seminar