5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar
The Prevention and Treatment of Disease
with a Plant-Based Diet
Sunday May 14,2023 2:45pm – 6pm PST
WA State Fair Pavilion in Puyallup, WA, and online
Frontline physicians present the evidence-based medicine and share their clinical experience
with this safe and efficacious treatment.
2023 Seminar Speakers:
- Diane Bai, MD – Gastroenterologist, Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, Tacoma, WA
- Chan Hwang, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
- John Kelly, MD – Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine, founding president of the ACLM
- Uma Krishnan, MD – Cardiologist, Cardiac Study Center, Tacoma, WA
- Uma Malhotra, MD – Infectious Disease Specialist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
- Andrea Veach, MD – Oncologist, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA
See Speaker Bios
See List of Supporting Physicians
Amanda Strombom President of Vegetarians of Washington
|Welcome and Introduction|
|3:00pm||Uma Krishnan, MD, Cardiologist||Preventing and Treating Heart Disease|
|3:30pm||Uma Malhotra, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist||COVID-19 – Treating comorbid pathologies|
|4:00pm||John Kelly, MD, Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine||Preventing and Treating Type II Diabetes and DPN|
|4:30pm||Diane Bai, MD, Gastroenterologist||Treating IBS and IBD|
|5:00pm||Andrea Veach, MD, Oncologist||Preventing and Treating Prostate Cancer|
|5:30pm||Chan Hwang, MD, Physiatrist||Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus|
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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.