3rd Annual Vegfest Medical SeminarPlant-Based Diet Team
Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet
was held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer Street, Seattle.
Given by medical doctors, for the benefit of medical doctors and medical students.
Videos of the talks given at this seminar are now available. Click on each title in the Schedule below to see an individual talk, or click on the video link below the Schedule to see the whole seminar.
This year’s speakers included:
- Dr Helmuth Fritz – Internal Medicine
- Dr Chan Hwang – Physiatrist
- Dr George Lee – Family Medicine
- Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist
- Dr Uma Malhotra – Infectious Disease
- Dr F Patricia McEachrane-Gross – Preventative & Family Medicine
- Dr Mythili Ramachandran – Internal Medicine
- Dr Andrea Veatch – Oncologist
See Speaker Bios
Schedule of events:
|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|
Video of complete seminar:
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.