Desert Heart Foundation Wine & Heart Health Research Initiative
Providence St. Mary Medical Center is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education activities for physicians. Providence St. Mary Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours that may be claimed by physicians in attendance.
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Your Invitation to the "Wine Summit"
Walla Walla, Washington
Wednesday July 15 Saturday July 18, 2009
5th International Wine & Heart Health Summit Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center Walla Walla, Washington USA This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The CME provider designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Wednesday July 15, 2009 Special Society Event: Renaud Society : Blind Wine Competition
Juried Competition for the Renaud Tastevin Gold - Silver - Bronze Medals Awarded Judging Seats Limited to Renaud Society Members (Limited) 12:30 - 4 PM
4:00 - 5:30 PM - Investigators Meeting: WICS III-Wine in Coronary Subsets Meeting of the principal investigators The Board Room - The Marcus Whitman Hotel
8 PM - Special Lecture in Cardiology: The Past, Present, & Future of Cardiac Electrotherapy David Steinhaus, MD
Professor of Medicine/Cardiac Electrophysiology
University of Missouri School of Medicine - Kansas City Immediate Past President, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Dr. Steinhaus will lead a stimulating evening discussion on the history of electricity as a feasible modality in heart disease, exploring intitial emperic trials from anciet times progressing to the modern scientific era, Highlights from key technological innovations in biomedical engineering and scientific thought reveal how electrotherapy offers relief from cardiac
disability, and enhances survival among the most severely impaired heart patients. A selection of fine wines will be served with this evening presentation. This program is open to all conference delegates.
Thursday: July 16, 2009 10 AM Registration Desk Opens 1 PM Welcome Toast Dr. Tedd Goldfinger, Chairman(USA) Dr.D. Petithory Lanzmann, IntI. Co-Chairman (Paris,FR) And Mr. Gary Figgins, Hon. Co-Chairman Leonetti Cellar, Walla Walla, Washington(USA) 1:30 2:30 Lecture 1 Preventing Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease; Conventional Wisdom Marvin Slepian, MD Arizona. USA 2:30 3:30 Lecture 2 Introduction to Wine & Health R Curtis Ellison, MDBoston, USA 3:30 PM Break 1st Blind Wine Tasting Available 4:00 5:00 PM Lecture 3 The Geology of Washington State: Destiny to Wine Greatness (non-credit) Kevin R. Pogue, PhD Whitman College Walla Walla, Washington
5:00 6:00 PM Lecture 4 Washington Wines on the World Stage (non-credit) Shayne Bjorholm, Master Sommelier Director of Education with Chris Stone, Director of Markering Washington State Wine Commission 6:00 PM Washington State Wines In the House Hosted Wine Tasting of Select Washington State wines At the Seven Hills Winery, Walla Walla, WA Friday July 17, 2009 7 AM Registration Desk Opens 8:00 AM Lecture 5 Biochemistry of Wine: Implications for Health Roger Corder, MDLondon, United Kingdom 9:00 AM Lecture 6 Mediterranean Living: Model of Health and Longevity Dominique Lanzmann, MD, PhDParis, France with Serge C. Renaud, PhD Bordeaux, France 10:00 10:15 AM Break 2nd Blind Wine Available for tasting
10:15 - 11:15 AM Lecture 7 Atherogenesis, Atherosclerosis, and Vascular Disease Andrew Selwyn, MD, FACC Boston, USA 11: 15 12:15 PM Lecture 8 Alcohol and Coronary Heart Disease: Recent Insights Morten Gronbaek, MD, PhDCopenhagen,Denmark Afternoon Free
6:30 PM Hosted Gala Wine Dinner & Benefit Silent Auction An Affair of the Heart Elegant cuisine, Great Wines, and Indulgent Gaiety (Black Tie Optional) Marcus Whitman Hotel Empire Ballroom The Renaud Society Ceremonial Inductions Wine Auction benefits the Desert Heart Foundation Wine & Heart Health Research Initiative Music by Lark Drive Saturday July 18, 2009 8 AM Lecture 9 Wine and the Lung: Good, Bad or Indifferent Stephan Kamholz, MDNew York, NY
9 AM Lecture 10
Moderate Wine Consumption and Liver Disease: A Balance of Risk
Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD
University of California San Diego, San Diego, California USA
10 AM Break 3rd Blind Wine Available for tasting 10:15 AM Lecture 11
Beer, Wine, and Alcohol: Scientific Truths
Arthur Klatsky, MD
Kaiser Permenente Medical Center, Oakland, California USA
11:15 AM - Lecture 12 Encouraging Responsible Drinking Patterns: Efforts Towards a Worldwide Solution Helena Conibear, Executive Director AIM (Alcohol in Moderation) Digest Bath, England United Kingdom 12:15 PM Lecture 13 The Official Position on Healthy Wine Drinking W. Douglas Weaver, MD President, The American College of Cardiology Detroit, Michigan USA 1:15 PM Hosted Lunch Lecture 14 (non-credit) Winemaking in Walla Walla: A lunch panel with noted Walla Walla Winemakers ~ including
Gary Figgins (Leonetti), Rick Small (Woodward Canyon),
Casey McClellan (Seven Hills), Marty Clubb (L'Ecole), and others.
Joseph Gunselman, DO (Robert Karl Cellars; Spokane, Washington) - moderator A progression of fine Washington State wines are selected to complement the lunch menu! 2:45 PM End of Program with closing comments
An Exclusive Post Conference Reception With Wine Tasting is Planned Hosted By Honorary Co-Chairman, Gary Figgins and his family at The Leonetti Cellar, Walla Walla Personal Invitations Will be Sent to All Registered Delegates Ahead of the Meeting Date Be Sure Not to Miss This Unique Opportunity!
Spouses Wine Tutorial: Washington Whites: A Guided Tasting of Select Washington State White WinesFriday July 17, 200911:00 AM 12:30 PM Washington Reds: A Guided Tasting of Select Washington State Red WinesSaturday July 18, 200911:00 AM 12:30 PM
Your guides: Rebecca Gunselman
Robert Karl Cellars
and Elizabeth Martin-Calder
Executive Director, Walla Walla Wine Alliance Wine Summit Tours: See Separate Header for Wine Summit Tours 5th International Wine & Heart Health Summit Fees: Cost: $825 Physician Registration The registration fee includes conference tuition, and conference materials; Hosted breaks with beverages and snacks; Poured wines during the conference with complementary etched Wine Summit Cabernet glass; 1 ticket to gala evening Friday April 3, 2009 (An Affair of the Heart); 1 ticket to hosted lunch and winemaker panel Saturday April 4, 2009 Renaud Society Registration: $725 Discounted Registration is Available to New Members! Additional guest ticket : Affair of the Heart Gala Dinner & Benefit Auction Friday July 17, 20096:30 PM $ 110 Additional guest ticket : Lunch12:30 PMApril 4, 2009: Winemaking in Wall Walla: The Walla Walla Wine Pioneers A lunch panel with highly noted Walla Walla Wine Winemakers Saturday July 18, 200912:30 PM $45 Spouses program :$25 per day or both daysfor $40 Additional Etched Wine Summit Cabernet Glass$18 If not pre-ordered, there may be additional glasses available at the conference desk during the conference Blind Wine Tasting : Test you blind wine tasting skills and taste three selected wines, one on each day of the scientific program. Fill in your scoring sheet and compete for great prizes awarded at lunch on Saturday April 4, 2009. $20
Judges Seat @ Renaud Society : Blind Wine Competition. A Juried Competition for the Renaud Tastevin Wednesday, July 15, 2009: $ 50
Program will be updated regularly
For Registration and Information Please Call the Wine Summit Staff/ Desert Heart Foundation at 1- 520 - 544 - 5500
Register On-Line Now @ www.winesummit.com
Recession Relief ~ Wine Summit 2009
Walla Walla is a fantastic bargain in these recession times with great wines at less than half the cost of similar quality from Napa,
Here's a limited time deal for you and your colleagues to attend the Wine Summit at a significantly reduced fee. The first registrant pays full registration (Thats $725 for Renaud Society members) And your colleague pays $400 (Thats less than half the full registration cost of $825) Here's how it works -
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Mr. & Mrs Robert Mondavi at "An Affair of the Heart", Napa, California, 2003
Don't miss this gala food & wine experience, with ceremonial regalia and an exclusive fast paced wine auction