Medical Seminar

5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar

Difficult-to-treat Pathologies –

The efficacy of a Plant-Based Diet

Saturday May 2nd, 2020 – 6:30pm – 9pm

at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer St, Seattle

This seminar will be given by board certified specialists, for the benefit of medical doctors and medical students. Both didactic and case studies will be included. 

2020 Speakers and topics are being finalized.

In the meantime, here are the 2019 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

See List of Supporting Physicians

2019 Schedule:

Time Speaker Title
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 was generously catered by The Upper Crust Catering Company.

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See speakers and videos from 2018 Medical Seminar