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Traveling to Hawaii 2021

From MeetHawaii.com, Hawaii Tourism Authority July 8, the State of Hawai‘i began granting quarantine exceptions to travelers on domestic flights (from U.S. states and territories) who uploaded proof of full vaccination (two (2) Moderna or Pfizer shots or one (1) Johnson & Johnson shot plus 15 days after last dose) received within the 50 states…

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Clinical Content July 2021

Maternal Sepsis: Key Challenges

By Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN As Director of Nursing for Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics, Suzanne McMurtry Baird consults for hospitals and aids them in developing and implementing obstetric care programs and bundles. Speaking for Symposia Medicus since 1995, Dr. McMurtry Baird here discusses the major challenges to maternal sepsis bundle incorporation and implementation.      …

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Clinical Content July 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Traveling With Kids: Car Safety

By Karen J. Miller, MD Many families have been cooped up too long and are getting ready to hit the road. With summer in full swing and the population increasingly getting vaccinated, some people are going to start traveling again. But taking a road trip with the whole family can be a difficult situation—even without…

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July 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Resuming Travel

By Sarah Reagan & Jenna Korver 2021 is halfway over and we are ready to get outta here! While we are excited to start traveling again, things are not going to be completely “back to normal.” Whether we see you in Big Sky, Oahu, or Lake Tahoe, here is some information to keep in mind…

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June 2021 Newsletter Recipes Symposia Snacks

Maria’s Simple Salad

By Maria Craig Baldwin When it comes to cooking, simplicity is key. Simplicity is also key when it’s the middle of the week and you need a quick and healthy meal. Adding little touches like toasted nuts make all the difference. And using store-bought salad dressing is so pre-pandemic! This salad and salad dressing recipe…

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Health & Wellness June 2021

An Integrative Approach to Immune Health

By Anne Kennard, DO, FACOG An active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District Wellness Committee, Dr. Anne Kennard is fully immersed in the world of integrative medicine. In this article, she discusses several natural methods that can boost our immune systems and bolster our overall immune health.     During COVID-19,…

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Clinical Content June 2021

Cord Clamping

By Stephanie R. Martin, DO As Medical Director of Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics, Dr. Stephanie R. Martin consults for hospitals and aids them in developing obstetric intensive care programs. Specializing in medical and surgical complications in pregnancy as well as critical care obstetrics, Dr. Martin has spoken for Symposia Medicus since 2008. Here, she shares…

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Health & Wellness May 2021

Poison Control: The Mother of Telehealth

By Cyrus Rangan, MD, FAAP, FACMT Assistant Medical Director of the California Poison Control System and Medical Toxicologist for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Cyrus Rangan has spoken for Symposia Medicus since 2015. Amidst the rise in telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Rangan reminds us of the vital role that Poison Control Centers can…

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COVID-19 May 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy

By Curtis Cook, MD, FACOG A reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) and a recipient of several national teaching awards, Dr. Curtis Cook has spoken at several Symposia Medicus conferences over the last seven years. Here, Dr. Cook provides his evidence-based perspective on COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant patients. The novel coronavirus…

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May 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Oh, the Places We’ve Been!

It’s been a long year of not traveling. While more of the population is getting vaccinated and renewing their passports, we are revving up to get away again. Symposia Spotlight asked our Faculty to share some of their favorite Symposia Medicus places they have traveled to. We are already packing our bags! Big Sky, Montana…