Anne Arundel Medical Center docsTALK to cover Digestive Health on November 15

WHAT: Anne Arundel Medical Center’s monthly health and wellness series, AAMC docsTALK, provides comprehensive and interactive health education to the community. The series will offer FREE insight, information and access to health care professionals.

Transforming traditional seminars into casual conversation, AAMC docsTALK offers a relaxed atmosphere to tackle tough issues, raise questions and encourage participation.

This event, “A Burning Issue,” will cover acid reflux and digestive health disorders. Featuring internationally renowned surgeon Adrian Park, M.D., chair of surgery and gastroenterologist, Melanie Jackson, M.D., guests will learn about the many options available to treat heartburn, reflux and other complex digestive disorders. After the show, guests can meet our experts, ask questions and get answers.

WHEN: Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 6:00 PM

WHERE: AAMC HEALTH SCIENCES PAVILION, 7TH FLOOR DOORDAN INSTITUTE, Annapolis, MD 21401
Free Parking in Garage E
Directions: http://www.aahs.org/gethere/hsp_driving.php

WHY: Typically, hospitals offer health education in a stuffy setting with powerpoints and medical jargon. AAMC docsTALKwill take complex topics and break them down to easy conversation.

Playing on the popularity of shows like The Doctors and Dr. Oz, the series will offer the same type of medical expertise as those popular broadcasts, on a local, monthly basis, taking complex conversations from the operating room into a living room setting.

WHO: The show is hosted by physicians Dr. Briana Walton and Dr. John Martin.

Dr. Walton is the director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the AAMC Women’s Center for Pelvic Health.

Dr. Martin is the Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute.

REGISTER: By calling 443-481-5555 or visit AAMCevents.org

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