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Breakout Sessions

Morning Breakout Sessions I

10:00-10:50am

Each exciting morning session will present in its own terrace number during this hour.
So be sure to pick the session you just can’t miss because you’ll only have time for one!

Speakers and doctors are subject to change.

Judy Walz

Kathy Bonaventura

Money Bootcamp: Financial Exercises To Give Your Money The Right Workout

Sponsored by VyStar Credit Union

Your money will last longer and go further! This is not just for you, but also for those who count on you. During the session we would show you how to choose the right financing for a car, for a home, for a college education. We’ll talk about checking your credit score, and how to improve your credit. Do you know how to use a credit card wisely? When is the right time to borrow for furniture and other home needs? How do you know if its ok to refinance? Our session will get you in shape for your financial decisions. (Capacity 140)

Judy Walz

Judy Walz holds the position of Senior Vice President Marketing and Planning with VyStar Credit Union. Her responsibilites include marketing, advertising, product development and research for VyStar. She was instrumental in developing and introducing Vystar’s Money Makeover program to the northeast Florida community.

Kathy Bonaventura

Kathy Bonaventura holds the position of Chief Lending Officer with VyStar Credit Union. Her responsibilities include consumer, mortgage and business lending. She has worked in various capacities within the lending industry for more that 25 years.

Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Lee, MD

Diets

Pam Rama, MD

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Hearing

Sponsored by Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute

Doug Green, MD

After completing his residency at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, he received a fellowship in otology/neurotology at the prestigious House ear Clinic (Los Angeles). He was an instructor at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Jacksonville) and consultant to the Nemours Children’s Clinic. He founded JHBI (1997), and is presently on the active staff at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville.

Mona Shah

Heart Disease

Sponsored by Baptist Health

Mona Shah, MD

Monah Shah, MD, is board-certified in holistic medicine and cardiology. She graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School in 1999 and then specialized in cardiology at Ohio State University. Dr. Shah became board-certified in holistic medicine because she realized that when patients made nutritional changes and learned how to cope with stress, their heart health improved.

Dr. Shah works with patients to fully understand the connection between their lifestyle and their heart health. And if patients prefer natural remedies, she integrates vitamins and supplements with their prescribed medications.

More info coming soon!

Morning Breakout Sessions II

11:05-11:55am

Each exciting morning session will present in its own terrace number during this hour.
So be sure to pick the session you just can’t miss because you’ll only have time for one!

Speakers and doctors are subject to change.

Medical Mythbusters

Pat Calhoun, MD

Mindfulness

Kristen Kelly, MD

Ortho Robotics

Brett Frykberg, MD

More info coming soon!

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1:15-2:00pm

Each exciting afternoon session will present in its own terrace number during this hour.
So be sure to pick the session you just can’t miss because you’ll only have time for one!

Speakers and doctors are subject to change.

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50 Shades of Gray

Sponsored by Baptist Health
City Terrace 7

If you’ve ever had difficulty getting a doctor to address your questions about sex or problems with sex, then this session is for you! Dr. Mary Ellen Wechter will help you understand your anatomy, origins and maintenance of libido, and how to achieve comfortable sex. She’ll also answer your questions about sex. (Capacity 140)

Mary Ellen Wechter, MD, MPH

Mary Ellen Wechter, MD, MPH, is a gynecologist and gynecologic surgeon with North Florida OBGYN. She trained at the University of Michigan, Mayo Clinic, and the University of North Carolina. Her practice is focused on benign gynecologic diseases including minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and robotics, treatment of abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, diseases of the vulva and vagina, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Wechter is also the head of the Fibroid Care Clinic, a clinic focused on achieving relief for women with fibroid-related symptoms of bleeding, pain, and pressure. Dr. Wechter is married to a skin cancer surgeon and has three small children and a dog. She enjoys running, reading and travel, and speaks conversational Spanish.

Sleep Disorders

Dr. Nassar, MD

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Strokes & Aneurism

Sponsored by Baptist Health

Eric Sauvageau, MD & Ricardo Hanel, MD

Eric Sauvageau, MD, and Ricardo Hanel, MD, PhD, are cerebrovascular neurosurgeons. They both specialize in ground breaking minimally invasive procedures to treat neurovascular conditions in adults and children, including strokes, cerebral aneurysms, brain tumors and brain arteriovnous malformations.

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Hits and Giggles: Make Tennis and Golf a Part of Your Healthy Lifestyle

Sponsored by Baptist Health

We will discuss ways that you can incorporate two sports that can be played at any age into a healthy lifestyle. Whether you have never played either sport before or you are a regular on the courts and greens, we will discuss ways to maximize your health benefits and reduce your risk of injury while playing.

Michael A. Yorio, M.D.

Michael A. Yorio, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Yorio currently serves as team internist for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Prior to arriving in Jacksonville, Dr. Yorio served as the Director, Player Medical Services for the US Open Tennis Championships as team physician for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.

More info coming soon!