Women’s Health Initiative
In 1995, MCVI founded the first women's health conference in the region - the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). The Pulse3 Foundation (formerly MCVI Foundation) continues the tradition of providing community health education specifically for women through the one-day conference filled with humor and fellowship.
Designed by women, for women, WHI encourages women to take time to care for themselves and to hear the messages our bodies send to us.
Our 22nd Annual Women's Health Initiative conference will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Horizons Conference Center from 7:30 am to 3:15 pm. This conference has been approved to provide 5.25 nursing contact hours. Mid-Michigan Region of Ascension Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)(OH-298,11-1-2018)* The American Society of Radiologic Technologists has approved 4.75 Category A credits. Please note that in order to receive contact hours, you must be present for the entire conference and submit a completed evaluation form.
*Approved Provider status does not imply endorsement by the provider, ANCC or ONA of any products displayed in conjunction with an activity. Members of the planning committee and conference faculty have declared no conflicts of interest.
2017 Conference Topics and Speakers
Acute Stroke Management
JOSEPH ADEL, MD
St. Mary’s of Michigan Neurosurgery
Surgical Weight Management
JEFFREY BONACCI, MD
MidMichigan Health Bariatric Surgery
Operation Rx - How Courts & Communities Respond
THE HONORABLE LINDA DAVIS
District Judge, Macomb County Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse
Advances in Cardiac Disease Management
PETER FATTAL, MD
Michigan CardioVascular Institute
The Secret to Happiness
AMY DEE, RN
Motivational speaker, author, musician and RN