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Join us for DocTalks, a new monthly virtual speaker series where you’ll have the chance to hear from Providence physicians who are leading the way in care throughout Oregon. Topics include How Childhood Brain Development Affects Us as Adults, Heart Failure Treatments – When Less is More, Advancements in Neurosurgery and more.  DocTalks began in April and run through October. It’s free to join and all are welcome. Register to reserve your virtual seat today! 

If you missed a DocTalk or would like to re-watch one, all DocTalks are or will be available to view here.

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Don’t miss this fascinating discussion on state-of-the-art ways to treat heart disease.

Cardiologists Dr. Jacob Abraham and Dr. Ethan Korngold will tell how doctors at Providence Heart Institute are using minimally invasive procedures to revolutionize cardiac care.

Join us online to learn:
• How hearts can be repaired without traditional surgery
• Which procedures can be done using minimally invasive techniques
• How effective the new procedures are compared to traditional open heart surgeries
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Brain surgery can now provide a whole new world of possibilities for some of the most vulnerable patients. Learn how the neurosurgical team at Providence Brain and Spine Institute is offering hope for today’s patients as they prepare for tomorrow’s.

Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, chairman of neurosurgery at Providence, will discuss:
• Current neurosurgical applications for patients affected by stroke, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy
• The future of brain and spine care at Providence
Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Meet us online for an important presentation on maternity-related mood disorders. Considered the No. 1 complication of childbirth, this behavioral health condition affects 20% of new mothers.

Dr. Kara Johansen, a licensed psychologist at Providence Women’s Clinic, will explain how Providence is tackling the problem.

You’ll learn:
• How “baby blues” differ from postpartum depression
• How behavioral health before, during and after pregnancy impacts the entire family
• How Providence is helping moms before families are in crisis
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Featuring Nick Kockler, Ph.D., and Kevin Dirksen, M.Div., MSc.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM
More information to follow.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM
More information to follow.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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