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April 2021 Health & Wellness

America the Healthy: Cooking the Food You Love for the Health You Deserve

By Linda D. Bradley, MD Fondly referred to as a “foodie gynecologist” by her patients, Dr. Linda Bradley has spoken at over a dozen Symposia Medicus conferences since 2007. An expert in her field and in the kitchen, Dr. Bradley attributes her passion for cooking to her father: “Dad’s hard work provided the income to…

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Health & Wellness March 2021

Gynecology During the Pandemic & Telemedicine: Are You Kidding Me?

By Gretchen Lentz, MD Professor and Division Director of Urogynecology at the University of Washington Medical Center, Dr. Gretchen Lentz has spoken countless times for Symposia Medicus over the last decade. Dr. Lentz offers her timely take on the topic of telemedicine as it pertains to gynecologic care—particularly during the pandemic.   The telemedicine gynecologic…

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Get to Know March 2021

A Doctor on a Mission: Saving the Lives of Pregnant Women & New Mothers

A revered speaker for Symposia Medicus, Dr. Cornelia Graves is an extensively published and nationally recognized expert in the field of maternal-fetal medicine. With the ever-present knowledge that the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any developed country in the world—and that women of color experience the worst of these birth outcomes—Dr.…

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February 2021 Health & Wellness

COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

By Jay Goldberg, MD, MSCP A professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Jay Goldberg has authored over one hundred publications and lectured at countless conferences for Symposia Medicus over the last 15 years. Dr. Goldberg gives us his timely take on the topic of COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers.    Although the…

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February 2021 Recipes

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seed Pudding

By Lia Valenzuela Lia Valenzuela, Social Media Coordinator for Symposia Medicus, shares a food-allergy-friendly recipe fit for 4-6 people—or one teenage boy.   My son, Enzo, was only three months old when we discovered he had severe food allergies. I was breastfeeding him at the time, and as expected, I was advised to remove all…

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January 2021 The New Normal

Virtual CME Experience: Both Sides of the Coin

By Dr. Steven Anderson, MD

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January 2021 Recipes

Resolution Recipe: Revithia Soup

by Artemis Morris, ND, MS, L.Ac. Dr. Artemis Morris, a speaker at Symposia Medicus’ annual conferences on Integrative Medicine in Women’s Health over the last six years, shares a healthy, feel-good recipe to start us all off on the right foot—or should I say right food—for the New Year.   There is such a thing as “healthy”…

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Health & Wellness January 2021

Small & Easy Changes for Fitness & Well-Being

by Judi Bar, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT Judi Bar, a speaker at Symposia Medicus’ annual conferences on Integrative Medicine in Women’s Health over the last three years, offers ways to start the New Year with small, easy changes for fitness and well-being.   We have come off quite a year. Mostly everything has changed, although you…

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December 2020 Recipes

Monkey Bread

by Angie Dimitri Symposia Medicus Assistant Manager and Conference Planner Angie Dimitri shares a family favorite tear-and-share recipe. She invites everyone to dig in and rip off a piece of this dessert-in-disguise during breakfast this holiday season.      Every Christmas morning of my life (and let’s just say that I have turned 29 many, many…

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December 2020 Health & Wellness

Playing the Long Game

by Edward Walker, MD, MHA Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Edward Walker provides perspective on the importance and impact of self-care during the ongoing pandemic. Today is the nine-month anniversary of the little index card sign I placed over the latch of my front door. Its crumpled, askew message says, “WASH HANDS.” It was a…