May 11-13, 2017

Spokane, Washington

Make plans now to attend this special AMEN medical ministry conference for health care providers at all levels, pastors, outreach coordinators and Bible workers.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Zeno L. Charles-Marcel

Determinants of Health – Redefining Lifestyle

Dr. Zeno L. Charles-Marcel is a professor of medicine and was director/dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Montemorelos University.  He is adjunct associate professor of medicine at Loma Linda University, at Andrews University (Public Health), and adjunct research professor at the University of Colorado.

His ongoing academic interest is the study of NCDs and metabolic syndrome: hypertension, coronary artery disease, obesity, dyslipidemias, cancer, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and its complications. He is currently serving as associate director of health ministries at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.


Registration Info


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$35, Early Bird, No CME Credit*  (Through April 16, 2017)
$85, Early Bird, With CME Credit*  (Through April 16, 2017)
$50,  Regular, No CME Credit*  (After April 16, 2017)
$100, Regular, With CME Credit*  (After April 16, 2017)
$10, Sabbath only tickets include Sabbath meal (purchase by Thursday, May 11, 2017)


*Includes Friday and Sabbath lunches


List of Speakers:

Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel

Elder John Stanton

Dr. Wichit Srikureja

Dr. Anabel Facemire

Elder Mark Weir

Dr. Adam Lyko


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Upper Columbia Conference
3715 S Grove Rd,
Spokane, WA 99224

CME Credits

6 hours Cat 1 CME credits

Conference Schedule

Most Up-to-Date Schedule

Thursday, May 11

5 – 7 p.m. Registration
7 – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Address
"Determinants of Health - Redefining Lifestyle" - Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel

Friday, May 12
8 - 9 a.m. Morning Devotional
Elder John Stanton

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session
"Whole Person Care: Tools for incorporating spiritual care in a busy practice"
Dr. Wichit Srikureja

10:45 - 12 noon Plenary Session
"Tools to Facilitate Lifestyle Change"
Dr. Anabel Facemire

12:15 - 1:30 AMEN Business Meeting/Lunch

2 - 3:15 p.m. Plenary Session
"An Answer to Cancer"
- Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel

3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Plenary Session
"Rebalancing insulin, transitioning to basal bolun insulin therapy, and insulin dose titration in insulin dependent type 2 diabetics" - Dr. Adam Lyko

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Plenary Session "The Role of the Physician in a Godly Society" - Elder Mark Weir

Sabbath, May 13

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Worship (Sabbath School) Elder John Stanton

10:45 - 12 noon Worship (Church)
"The Combined Work" - Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 4 p.m. Developing a Ministry Team

4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Roundtable discussion with moderator: Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel "Where do we go from here? Planning for Ministry."