5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar

Posted by: Plant-Based Diet Team Post Date: October 20, 2020

5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar

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5th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar

The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet

 Sunday May 14, 2023   2:45pm – 6pm PST

The Pavilion at the WA State Fair Events Center in Puyallup WA, and Online

Frontline physicians present the evidence-based medicine and share their clinical experience with this safe and efficacious treatment.

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2023 Seminar Speakers:

Diane Bai, MD – Gastroenterologist, Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, Tacoma, WA

Chan Hwang, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA

Ann Pittier, MD – Internist, Radiation Oncologist, Tacoma Valley, WA

Uma Krishnan, MD – Cardiologist, Cardiac Study Center, Tacoma, WA

Uma Malhotra, MD – Infectious Disease Specialist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Andrea Veatch, MD – Oncologist, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA

See Speaker Bios

See List of Supporting Physicians

2023 Schedule:

Time Speaker Topic
2:45pm Amanda Strombom, President of Vegetarians of Washington Welcome and Introduction
3:00pm Uma Krishnan, MD, Cardiologist Preventing and Treating Heart Disease
3:30pm Uma Malhotra, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist COVID-19 – Treating comorbid pathologies
4:00pm Ann Pittier, MD, Internist, Radiation Oncologist Preventing and Treating Type II Diabetes and DPN
4:30pm Diane Bai, MD, Gastroenterologist Treating IBS and IBD
5:00pm Andrea Veatch, MD, Oncologist Preventing and Treating Prostate Cancer
5:30pm Chan Hwang, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus
6:00pm Close

Additional Resources:

Purchase the companion book, The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet. This book meets the needs of practicing physicians. It includes 25 articles, published in peer-reviewed medical journals, all fully documented with both epidemiological and interventional studies, plus clinical considerations..

Receive emails about Plant-Based Diets in Medicine and our published articles on medical topics.

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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 (WSMA) 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 3 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 3 hour(s) of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

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