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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…

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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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April 2021 Newsletter Recipes

Rosie’s Dairy-Free Banana Bread

by Roselynn Granados In her journey toward reducing her blood pressure, increasing her energy, and improving her overall health, Symposia Medicus Administrative Assistant Roselynn Granados takes family-favorite recipes and gives them a healthy and clean twist. One such recipe is her dairy-free banana bread. Perfected over the years, Roselynn has replaced traditional components with cleaner,…

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April 2021 Newsletter

Sexual Health & General Health Intertwined

Dr. Michael Krychman is Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health & Survivorship Medicine in Newport Beach, California and Co-Chair for this year’s 6th Annual Conference on Challenges in Sexual Healthcare being held in Napa, California this June. Reflecting on the past year and how social isolation has affected healthcare workers and…

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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…