October 4, 2019 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM Pacific Time (PDT)

Fees: $129 | $149 (non-members)
CPE Units: 6.5

Performance Indicators


Professional Presentations for Health Care Providers and the Community
This conference is intended to provide health care practitioners in all fields with the latest research and information on nutrition and health as it relates to food and plant-based diets. Answering questions such as “What are the health effects of moving to a plant-based diet?”, “What is needed to make that diet healthy?” and “How can you implement these into your practice?”

This conference will examine:

  • The links between diet, general health and chronic diseases such as cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes and obesity
  • Appropriate plant-based diets to aid in the prevention and treatment of disease
  • Up-to-date expertise & resources for health care professionals
  • How you can build, connect & network in the larger medical community
  • How you can implement this education into your practice

Friday, October 4, 2019

7:45–8:45 Registration & Check-In
8:45–9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00–10:15 John McDougall, MD: The Natural Cure for the Food Poisoning Epidemic
10:15–10:30 Break
10:30–11:45 Monica Aggarwal, MD: How getting sick taught this Cardiologist truly how to heal herself and her patients
11:45–12:45 Lunch
12:45–2:00 Pamela Fergusson, PhD, RD: Motivating behavior change for healthier diet and lifestyle: practical tips for practice
2:00–2:15 Break
2:15–3:30 Kristi Funk, MD
3:30–3:45 Break
3:45–5:00 Saray Stancic, MD: Lifestyle Medicine: A Common Sense Solution to the Chronic Illness Epidemic
5:00–5:05 Closing Remarks

Registration includes lunch and a free one-day pass to the Portland VegFest October 5 and 6.

$155 – Early Bird – paper slide copies ($185 after September 5)
$149 – Early Bird – electronic slide copies ($179 after September 5)
$135 – Member of supporting organization – paper slide copies ($165 after September 5)
$129 – Member of supporting organization – electronic slide copies ($159 after September 5)
$85 – Student – paper slide copies (proof of status required)
$79 – Student – electronic slide copies (proof of status required)


Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232

Provider Information

Northwest VEG


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