Women's Cardiovascular Education and Outreach | UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program

Education and Outreach

Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program

The program faculty are leaders in their respective fields who are involved in community service and outreach, speak at public events and national scientific and medical meetings, and belong to over 100 professional organizations and societies.

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Education for Health Professionals

Since 1995 the UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program has convened an annual Health of Women Conference (formerly Women’s Health Conference), a premiere interdisciplinary CME women’s health conference in the U.S. Featured are experts on a broad range of topics on the health of women across the lifespan. The 3-day educational conference for health care professionals is focused on promoting a comprehensive understanding of disease and health in women. Topics include disease risk factors, prevention, clinical presentation, treatments and outcomes of head to toe topics including cardiovascular, reproductive, mental, breast, and other health conditions in women, highlighting areas where women have unique disease features and outcomes. The target audience includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, and pharmacist. The conference is typically held in May-June at a resort in California and strives to improve the care for women through education, awareness, and state of the art clinical practice.

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Additional Resources

Information about heart-healthy living

Guidelines for reducing cardiovascular disease

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