4:30 pm - 6:30 am
This year’s annual Braden Diabetes Center Fall Fest event will be an exciting virtual townhall for medical professionals as well as patients with diabetes and their families!
This informative event will focus on the emotional, psychological, and social factors impacting diabetes management, how patients, caregivers, and providers can successfully work together to address these factors, and how effective communications and interactions can optimize patient safety and outcomes at this crucial time.
4:45 pm: Patient Education Fair
5:00 pm: Welcome Remarks and Introductions—Dr. Gaudiani
5:05 pm: Meet the Professor Lecture— “Why Aren’t My Patients Following My Brilliant Recommendations?: Effective Communication Strategies in the Treatment of Diabetes”—Dr. William Polonsky
5:50 pm: Townhall Q&A session with Dr. Polonsky, Dr. Gaudiani, and Braden Diabetes Center Clinical Nurse Manager Kelly Stroup
MEET THE PROFESSOR—DR. WILLIAM POLONSKY
Our guest speaker Dr. William Polonsky is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego and ADA’s 2020 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes. Dr. Polonsky received his PhD in clinical psychology from Yale University, is President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, and previously served as Chairman of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.Register and attend this year's event via www.mymarinhealth
Contact: Linda Gaudiani
Contact Phone: 4156131070