2018 Calendar of Events

Educational Meetings

Monthly educational meetings are held the second Thursday of the month in September, October, November, and May.  We also host a Saturday workshop in March, and our annual daytime Margaret L. King lecture in April. There are no educational meetings the remaining months of the year.

Monthly meetings are held at St. John Providence Hospital, Fisher Center Auditorium at 16001 West Nine Mile Road, Southfield, MI.

Networking & light refreshments at 6:00 p.m., educational meetings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meeting times may vary throughout the year, so please check the times below.

Continuing professional education is available free to SEMDA members at each meeting, and at a cost of $10.00/CPEU for non-members. Don’t forget that professional networking takes place for 30 minutes prior to each meeting, so come early!

October Meeting- Plant Based Diets

Speaker: Dr. Joel Kahn MD Integrative Cardiologist

Presentation slides 

November Meeting- Dyslipidemia, inflammation and the role of antioxidants in Chronic Kidney Disease

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30  pm
Speaker: Dina Tallman, RD, PhD Candidate at Wayne State University
CPEUs: 2

CKD slides

2018 Guidelines on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

Other Related Events

Please note these meetings are NOT sponsored by SEMDA, and are therefore not free of charge to SEMDA members.

MSPEN Conference


32nd Annual Nutrition Symposium

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 7:15 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI
CPEUs: 7

Event Information

2nd Annual Diabetes Conference- Achieving The Sweet Spot 2018: Latest Advances in Diabetes Care For The Multidisciplinary Team.

Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Location: Troy Marriott, 200 West Big Beaver Road, Troy
CPEUs: 5.5

Conference Information and Registration 

Free Webinar: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Revisited: New Concepts Connecting the Gut Microbiome, the Circadian Rhythm, and Hormones to the Development and Treatment of PCOS

Date: Tuesday, December 11
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Speaker: Felice L. Gersh, MD OB/Gyn
Registration Link
CPEUs: 1







* Please note the above schedules are subject to change.