Held over three days, this year’s plenary sessions featured a number of seminars that are of interest to physicians who practice in a wide variety of specialties. The theme for the 2021 Annual Postgraduate Convention plenary sessions was: “Making Man Whole: A Time For Review and Restoration.”

Friday, March 5, 2021

8:00 a.m.   Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD

The Skin You’re In: Race, Racism and Inequalities in Health

9:00 a.m.   JACK W. PROVONSHA LECTURESHIP: Kimbell Kornu, MD, PhD

Christian Bioethics Session: Medicine Made Strange: Seeing Medicine’s Power Through the Lens of Liturgy

10:00 AM   Kimbell Kornu, MD, PhD  |  Sigve Tonstad, MD, MA, PhD  |  Grace Oei, MD, MA, HEC-C  |  Gerald Winslow, PhD   

Christian Bioethics Session Panel

11:30 a.m.  Hobart Lee, MD

Primary Care Updates

12:30 p.m.    Alexandra Clark, MD

Pediatric Care in the COVID-19 World

1:30 p.m.     Gina Mohr, MD

Palliative Medicine in the Era of COVID-19

Sunday, March 7, 2021

8:00 a.m.    David Baylink, MD

Strategies to Protect and Utilize the Regenerative Properties of Stem Cells

9:00 a.m.  Wise Young, MD, PhD

Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cell Therapy of Chronic Complete Spinal Cord Injury

11:30 a.m.   Sarah Sydnor, PT, CAPP, WCS

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: The Role of Physical Therapy

12:30 p.m.   Melissa Pereau, MD

The Darkness Within: Battling Postpartum Depression

1:30 p.m.   Gary Fraser, MBChB, PhD

New Results from Adventist Health Study 2

Monday, March 8, 2021

8:00 a.m.   Timothy Martens, MD, PhD

A Biomimetic Approach to Engineering Arterial Conduits for Congenital Heart Surgery

9:00 p.m.    Lawrence Loo, MD  |  Chad Vercio, MD

Good-bye Baby Boomers, Move Over Gen X and Gen Y, Hello Gen Z (the iGeneration)

11:30 a.m.   Jeffrey Kim, MD

Telehealth – Past, Present, and Future

12:30 p.m.    Eugene Pak, MD

Chronic Lower Back Pain

1:30 p.m.    Mark Bussell, DPT

A Novel Approach To Treating Neurovascular Inflammatory Disorders