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Registration open for woman’s health event

Published 9:41am Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The 15th annual Women’s Health Care Symposium (formerly called Women in Health Workshop) is will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 3 at the Historic Hormel Home in Austin. Doors open at 8 a.m.

Mark Ciota, M.D., and CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, will be at the event, which will be emceed by Mary Anne Wolesky, the foundation director at Mayo Clinic Health System.

The 2014 women’s event will treat women from all over the area with health care information from Mayo Clinic Health System, including:

•Breast health and surgical options —Don Smith, M.D., surgeon at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin

•Cosmetic procedures: Are they right for you? — Chad Weaver, M.D., dermatologist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin

•Patient online services: Your online source for personal health information — Kristie Smith, Informatics manager at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin

•Where have you gone Marcus Welby: How changes in health care will impact you and your family — Robert Stroebel, M.D., associate medical director of the Midwest Office of Population Health at Mayo Clinic, and Kris Johnson, operations administrator of the Midwest Office of Population Health at Mayo Clinic

This symposium may be worth 2.1 contact hours and has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to determine if this meets the criteria for continuing education for their profession. A light breakfast also will be provided.

Call 507-379-2046 to register. The symposium is free and open to women of all ages. Space is limited.

 


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