3rd Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar
Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet
Saturday April 7, 2018 – 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.
This year’s speakers include:
- Dr Helmuth Fritz – Internal Medicine
- Dr Chan Hwang – Physiatrist
- Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist
- Dr George Lee – Family Medicine
- Dr Uma Malhotra – Infectious Disease
- Dr F Patricia McEachrane-Gross – Preventative & Family Medicine
- Dr Mythili Ramachandran – Internal Medicine
- Dr Andrea Veatch – Oncologist
See schedule below.
See Speaker Bios
We are no longer able to accept online reservations for this event, but if you come to the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall at 6:30pm on Saturday April 7, walk-in registrations are welcome.
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 hours 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 – 7:15pm||Dr Uma Krishnan, Cardiologist||Coronary Artery Disease and Hypercholesterolemia|
|7:15 – 7:30pm||Dr Mythili Ramachandran, Internal Medicine||Type II Diabetes|
|7:30 – 7:45pm||Dr Andrea Veatch, Oncologist||Prostate Cancer|
|7:45 – 8:00pm||Dr George Lee, Family Medicine||Colon Cancer|
|8:00 – 8:15pm||Dr Chan Hwang, Physiatrist||Crohn’s Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|8:15 – 8:30pm||Dr Helmuth Fritz, Internal Medicine||Chronic Kidney Disease|
|8:30 – 8:45pm||Dr Uma Malhotra, Infectious Disease||Antibiotic Resistance and Zoonoses|
|8:45 – 9:00pm||Dr F Patricia McEachrane-Gross, Preventive and Family Medicine||Plant-Based Diets in Clinical Practice|
A light buffet will be available from 6:30- 6:50pm, generously catered by The Upper Crust.
See speakers and videos from 2017 Medical Seminar