All Events and Health Talks

Register buttonHeart Disease, A to Z
Tony Saraon, MD

Date: FebruTony Saraon, MDary 18, 2016
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: Somers Auditorium
Highline Medical Center
16251 Sylvester Southwest
Burien, WA 98166

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

Heart disease takes many forms: coronary artery disease, aortic valve stenosis, heart failure, to name a few. We all know high cholesterol and obesity is bad for our heart health. But, did also you know if you've had a heart event your risk for developing heart failure increases? Or that habitual stress can impact your chances of having a heart attack? Join us for a free health talk with Tony Saraon, MD, board-certified cardiologist and advanced heart failure specialist. Learn about how your lifestyle choices, family and personal health history can increase your risk for heart disease and what you can do to achieve your best heart health.


Register buttonIs It Time to Consider Joint Replacement?
Erin Moyer, MD, FAAOS

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016Erin Moyer
Time: 5:15-7 p.m.
Location: The Orthopaedic Center at Harrison
1800 Northwest Myhre Road
Silverdale, WA 98383

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

If hip or knee pain is keeping you from living the life you love, it might be time to consider joint replacement at The Orthopaedic Center at Harrison. Attend our free, expert talk with Erin Moyer, MD, FAAOS, sponsored by The Orthopaedic Alliance to learn more. Facility tour: 5:15-5:45 p.m., Health talk: 6-7 p.m. If you plan to attend the tour, please be sure to bring any walking aids you may need to assist you (e.g. cane, walker, etc.).


Register buttonSolutions to Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Syndromes
Chanda Reese, MD, FACOG

Date: TuesChanda Reese, MD, FACOGday, March 15, 2016
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: The Rainier Room at the Truitt Building
102 West Main Street
Auburn, WA

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

We're no strangers to pelvic pain and discomfort, from periods to childbirth and beyond. Women are made tough, but when pelvic pain symptoms affect your day-to-day activities, or ability to be intimate with your partner, don't suffer in silence. Learn about common health challenges for women, including endometriosis, fibroids and menopausal transition, and the variety of treatment options available, presented by expert Chanda Reese, MD, FACOG.


Register buttonSolutions to Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Syndromes
Chanda Reese, MD, FACOG

Date: TuesChanda Reese, MD, FACOGday, March 21, 2016
Time: 5:15-7 p.m.
Location: St. Francis Hospital - MOB Conference Room
34509 9th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

We're no strangers to pelvic pain and discomfort, from periods to childbirth and beyond. Women are made tough, but when pelvic pain symptoms affect your day-to-day activities, or ability to be intimate with your partner, don't suffer in silence. Learn about common health challenges for women, including endometriosis, fibroids and menopausal transition, and the variety of treatment options available, presented by expert Chanda Reese, MD, FACOG. Come early and see the robot-assisted surgical system, one of many tools our providers use for surgical treatment. The tour of the equipment begins at St. Francis Hospital Lobby at 5:15 p.m. Health talk begins at 6 p.m. in the St. Francis Medical Office Building. If you choose to view the equipment, please bring any walking aides you might need.


Register buttonIs It Time to Consider Joint Replacement?
Christopher Rankin, MD, FAAOS

Date: March 23, 2016Christopher Rankin
Time: 5:15-7 p.m.
Location: The Orthopaedic Center at Harrison
1800 Northwest Myhre Road
Silverdale, WA 98383

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

If shoulder pain is keeping you from living the life you love, it might be time to consider joint replacement at The Orthopaedic Center at Harrison. Attend our free, expert talk with Christopher Rankin, MD, FAAOS, sponsored by The Orthopaedic Alliance to learn more. Facility tour: 5:15 - 5:45 p.m., Health talk: 6 - 7 p.m. If you plan to attend the tour, please be sure to bring any walking aids you may need to assist you (e.g. cane, walker, etc.).


Register buttonTransplantation Choices for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Conference

Date: April 4, 2016
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lagerquist Rooms A and B
St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 South J Street
Tacoma, WA 98405

Cost: Free

Registration: Register online or call toll-free 1-888-825-3227. Seating is limited and registration is required.

If you are facing a kidney transplant, you probably have questions. CHI Franciscan Health's nephrology services is offering a free class with the region's experts. Kidney specialists from University of Washington, Swedish Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center will join our clinical staff to present information on donor selection, the procedure and care after transplant. Also, hear from our panel of patients who have been through a kidney transplant.