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Facts: Healthcare spending is increasing exponentially and is expected to reach 25% of GDP by 2025.

What we can do: The best way to mitigate this problem is by preventing the early onset of disease.

To help us better meet this challenge, and understand how we can all contribute to reducing chronic disease, Riverside Medical Clinic Foundation, in conjuction with the UCR CME Program (Division of Biomedical Sciences and UCR Extension), is presenting the first annual CME Conference on "Power of Prevention." The conference includes a series of leading national speakers in their chosen fields who will help us better understand the burden of chronic disease and strategies to prevent them. We look forward to an afternoon sparking great discussion and powerful insights.
Part One of the conference is open to physicians as part of their Continuing Medical Education (CME). The course is worth 4 CME Units through UCR Extension(Course # 083SCHH50).
When: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 12:30 - 6:00 pm
Where: Main Location - UCR Extension Center Riverside
Videoconference Location - Canceled
Topics Include:
  • Patient Wellness: Risk Reduction - Mark Moyad, MD MPH
  • The Patient at High Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes: Strategies to Delay or Prevent Onset - Robert R. Henry, MD
  • Prevention and Early Detection of Coronary Heart Disease - Pranav M. Patel, MD
  • Breast Cancer: Prevention and Early Detection - Helena R. Chang, MD
Cost: $75
Registration includes refreshments, course materials, and parking.
Registration has been extended to February 20, 2009.

PDF Icon  Download the Power of Prevention brochure for detailed information
including full schedule and registration form.
Part Two of the conference is open to the public and consists of a booksigning and free community lecture by Mark Moyad, MD MPH, of the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Moyad is an expert on preventive and alternative medicine, and is the author of over 100 medical articles and a series of complementary/preventive medicine books, including Promoting Wellness.
When: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 6:30- 8:30 pm
Where: UCR Extension Center Riverside
1200 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
(In Conference Rooms D and E)
Topics Include:
  • Book Signing
    Promoting Wellness and
    No BS Diet Health Advice, A Step-by-Step Guide to What Works and What's Worthless!
    Both available while supplies last at $10 and $20 respectively.
    Pre-order with a call to our office at (951) 682-2753.
  • Fad Diets and Dietary Supplements: What Works and What is Worthless
Cost: FREE (with Free Parking)

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The University of California Riverside is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. University of California Riverside designates this educational activity for a maximum of four (4) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.