Medical Seminar

The 3rd Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar for Medical Doctors and Medical Students with be held on:

Saturday April 7, 2018 – 6:30pm – 9pm

We are busy planning our 2018 seminar.  In the meantime, here are the details of 2017’s seminar:

 

Theme: Improving Patient Outcomes with a Plant-Based Diet

  • 2017’s speakers included:
    • Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist
    • Dr Uma Malhotra – Infectious Disease
    • Dr Joseph Marquez – Urologist
    • Dr Ann Pittier – Radiation Oncologist
    • Dr Ron Swensen – Oncologist
    • Dr George Lee – Family Medicine
    • Dr Chan Hwang  – Physiatrist
  • Free to all physicians and medical students.
  • Find out what’s in it for your patients and practice.
  • To learn more about Plant-Based Nutritional Medicine, see VegetarianPrescription.org
  • See Speaker bios
  • See list of supporting physicians

Location: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

A program of the Prescribe Vegetarian Campaign, the goal of which is to expand medical training and practice to include a plant-based diet, as an addition to standard modalities, foAppleRXr the prevention and treatment of disease.

2017 Evening Program

6:30pm Check-in
6:30pm Catered light buffet The Upper Crust Catering Co.
7:00pm The Prescribe Vegetarian Campaign Amanda Strombom, President, Vegetarians of Washington
7:05pm Enhancing Patient Compliance Stewart Rose, Vice President, Vegetarians of Washington
7:10pm Coronary Artery Disease Dr Uma Krishnan, Cardiologist, Cardiac Study Center – Tacoma, WA
7:25pm Type II Diabetes Dr George Lee, Family Medicine, Bellevue, WA
7:40pm Rheumatoid Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Dr Chan Hwang, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Multicare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Puyallup, WA
7:55pm Antibiotic resistance and Zoonoses Dr Uma Malhotra, Infectious Disease, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA
8:10pm Comorbidities in Oncology Dr Ron Swensen, Gynecological Oncology, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA
8:25pm Prostate Cancer & Erectile Dysfunction Dr Joseph Marquez, Urologist, Polyclinic, Seattle, WA
8:40pm Breast Cancer recurrence Dr Ann Pittier, Radiation Oncologist, Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology Center, WA
8:55pm The Broad Potential of a Plant-Based Diet in Medical Practice Stewart Rose, Vice President, Vegetarians of Washington
9:00pm Close