4th Annual Vegfest Medical SeminarPlant-Based Diet Team
Treating Heart Disease, Diabetes &
Chronic Pain with a Plant-Based Diet
was held on Saturday, March 30th, 2019, 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. Included both didactic and case studies.
2019 speakers included:
- Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist, Pulse Heart Institute, Tacoma
- Dr Rachael Wyman – Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle
- Dr F. Patricia McEachrane-Gross – Preventative & Family Medicine, Port Angeles
- Dr Chan Hwang – Physiatrist, Multicare Health System, Tacoma
See Speaker Bios
See List of Supporting Physicians
Schedule of events:
Click on the Title link in the schedule below to see video of each presentation.
We had some technical difficulties this year, so the quality of the videos is not as good as we would wish, but we think they’re still helpful for those who couldn’t attend. The video for Dr Rachael Wyman’s presentation is delayed due to technical issues, but we hope to be able to post it soon.
|6:50 – 7:00pm||Amanda Strombom, President, Vegetarians of Washington||Introduction|
|7:00 – 7:30pm||Dr Uma Krishnan, Cardiologist||Treating Heart 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 provided from 6:30- 6:50pm, generously catered by The Upper Crust Catering Co.
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See speakers and videos from 2018 Medical 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 hour(s) of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.