Medical Seminar

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

See List of Supporting Physicians

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.

 

Planned schedule:

Time Speaker Title
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