5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar
Treating Clinically Challenging Pathologies
The Efficacy of a Plant-Based Diet
Sunday November 15, 2020 – 3:45pm – 6pm
An evidence-based seminar, presented by frontline physicians experienced in the use of this affordable treatment that has no adverse reactions or contraindications.
- Chan Hwang, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
- Helmuth Fritz, MD – Internist, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA
- Diane Bai, MD – Gastroenterologist, Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, Tacoma, WA
- Esther Park-Hwang, MD – OB/GYN, Multicare Women’s Center, Tacoma, WA, and Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Washington
See Speaker Bios
Note that this webinar will be available online until Sunday November 22 for those who are registered, so please register even if you are unable to participate at the time specified.
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. Eligibility will be assessed by evaluation sent via email after completion. Learners must achieve a minimum of 80% correct answers in order to pass.
President of Vegetarians of Washington
|Welcome and Introduction|
|4:00pm||Chan Hwang, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation||Treating painful symptoms of chronic pathologies with a plant-based diet|
|4:30pm||Helmuth Fritz, MD, Internist||Treating chronic kidney disease with a plant-based diet|
|5:00pm||Diane Bai, MD, Gastroenterologist||Treating IBS and IBD pathologies with a plant-based diet|
|5:30pm||Esther Park-Hwang, MD, OB/GYN||Treating the pregnant patient with significant morbidities with a plant-based diet|
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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.