The 10th Conference on Health Care of the Chinese in North America


Host: Association of Chinese Community Physicians, San Francisco
Chinese American Physicians Society, East Bay, Oakland
Chinese Community Health Care Association, San Francisco
Chinese Hospital Association, San Francisco
Chinese Hospital Medical Staff, San Francisco
Date: June 30 – July 1, 2000 (Friday/Saturday)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Conference Committee: Gregory Fung, MD (Chairman), David Der, MD, and Edward Y.C. Chan, MD
Administrative Committee: George Ma, MD (Chair), Huo Chen, MD, T.G. Chow, MD, and Hin-Chiu Hung, MD
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Morning Session 1


Abstract Session I – Breast Cancer/PAP Smear Screening


Abstract Session II – Neurology/Psycho-Social


Abstract Session III – Healthy Heart/Cancer Support


Abstract Session IV – Ophthalmology


Abstract Session V – General Medicine


Panel 1 – Incorporating TCM Into Practice


Panel 2 – Cultural Competency in Caring for Chinese/Asian Patients


Panel 3 – Spectrum of Rheumatologic Diseases in the Chinese Population


Panel 4 – Alzheimer’s Disease and the Chinese Population

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Overview
    Donna L. Masterman, MD, Associate Professor and Director, University of California Los Angeles Alzheimer’s Disease Center Clinical Drug Trials Program (Los Angeles)
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia in Chinese Patients
    Tiffany T. Chow, MD, Director, University of California Los Angeles Frontotemporal Dementia Clinic, Reed Neurological Research Center (Los Angeles)
  • Community Resources
    Mariann DiMinno, RN, MA, Clinical Nurse IV & Research Coordinator, Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco (San Francisco)


Panel 5 – Chinese Children with Disabilities


Afternoon Session 1 – Treating Patients in an Integrated CAMS Clinic Setting: The Northern California Experience


Chinese Hospital Annual Award Lecture


Morning Session 2


Panel 6 – Women’s Health Issues

  • Herbal Therapy for Women
    Victoria Rand, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco (San Francisco)


Panel 7 – Erectile Dysfunction and Prostatism


Panel 8 – Pediatric Issues in Chinese Patients


Panel 9 – Ocular Diseases in Chinese Patients


Panel 10 – Psychosocial Issues in the Chinese Population


Panel 11 – Nursing Care of the Chinese Patient