Hoag Hospital Foundation to host Second Annual H.E.R. Summit

Hoag Hospital Foundation has announced their second annual H.E.R. Summit by Hoag at VEA Newport Beach, A Marriott Resort & Spa, on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

This year’s event presents an enriching program filled with captivating conversations that explore the depths of women’s mental and sexual health, as well as the secrets to healthy aging inside and out. Keynote speaker and fashion entrepreneur Rebecca Minkoff will share insights on finding balance in a busy life.

The H.E.R. Summit will feature:

–Keynote Conversation: “Embracing Inner Wholeness: Empowering Women’s Authentic Journey to Self-Fulfillment and Balance, Beyond Social Expectations,” with Rebecca Minkoff, fashion industry leader, host of “Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff” podcast” and founder of Female Founder Collective and author.

–Interactive Panel Discussions with world-class physicians at Hoag and health and wellness thought leaders, including:

~“Shattering Stigmas, Nurturing Minds: A Comprehensive Exploration of Women’s Mental Health Across Life’s Transitions”

Anusha Wijeyakumar, wellness consultant, Hoag Women’s Health Institute

Mercedes Szpunar, M.D., Ph.D., physician director, Maternal Mental Health Program, Hoag

Anne Ray, M.D., family medicine, Hoag; physician director, Hoag Compass and medical director, Hoag at Home Postpartum+

~“Breaking Barriers, Empowering Desires: A Candid Conversation on Sexual Health”

Allyson Brooks, M.D., FACOG, Ginny Uberroth Executive Medical Director Endowed Chair, Women’s Health Institute

Judy Wei, M.D., obstetrician & gynecologist, Hoag

Danielle Dawson, M.A., LMFT, psychotherapist, licensed marriage & family therapist, Hoag

~“Unveiling the Secrets to Radiant Health: Healthy Aging Inside and Out”

Kelly LeVeque, founder of Be Well by Kelly, celebrity nutritionist, wellness expert and best-selling author

Lisa Karamardian, M.D., FACOG, obstetrician & gynecologist, Hoag, Jeffrey M. Carlton Endowed Chair in Women’s Health, in honor of Dr. Anne M. Kent

Elizabeth Raskin, M.D., surgical director, Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Hoag

Shawna Jones, PA-C, aesthetic injector, SkinSpirit Newport Beach, national trainer, Allergan Medical Institute

–H.E.R. Market features a curated marketplace with local businesses including Lil O’Blossom, ARGAUX, Elia Parfum and So Niice jewelry.

–Healthy breakfast bites, lunch, snacks and beverages.

Swag Bag filled with gifts will be handed out to inspire healthy living.

Special Guest and fashion entrepreneur Rebecca Minkoff will conclude the event, taking the stage to discuss the art of harmonizing the myriad of roles women embody across their personal and professional lives. Her keynote conversation will begin at 1:15 p.m.

General Admission tickets are $150 per person with a “bring a friend” price of $225 for two tickets, VIP and underwriting options also available. Tickets are available at www.hoaghospitalfoundation.org/hersummit/.

VEA Newport Beach, A Marriott Resort & Spa is located at 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

By: Stu News Newport