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All Aboard for Opening Doors!

WHO: The National Uterine Fibroids Foundation welcomes special guests Dr. Paul Indman, Dr. William Parker, and Dr. Mahmood Razavi presenting information on fibroid treatment alternatives.

WHAT: Opening Doors - A Fibroid Empowerment and Wine Tour Celebration (see Schedule of Events below)

WHEN: January 24 & 25, 2003

WHERE: Casa Munras Hotel, Monterey, CA (special room rates apply; information sent with registration materials)

COST: $165, Meals and Wine Tour Included (as outlined in schedule below), Hotel Accomodations NOT Included; You may pay by check or credit card (PayPal Online).

HOW: To receive registration and payment instructions along with additional hotel information/rates for this event, please send an email to:

Opening Doors - Monterey, California brochure (.pdf)


Friday, January 24
Noon Arrive early and join us for an informal walk and a bit of shopping around Monterey's historic Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row
4:00-7:30 p.m. Registration and Informal Pre-Dinner Gathering
7:30 p.m.

Paul Indman, MD
Alternatives to Hysterectomy - Myomectomy

Saturday, January 25
7:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. Carla Dionne, Executive Director
National Uterine Fibroids Foundation
Opening Doors - Our Mission in Action
10:00 a.m.

Wine Tour - bus pick up

Drive south through the valley, stopping at Jekel Vineyards for a Winery Tour and Tasting along with a Catered Luncheon.

After lunch, continue on to Smith & Hook / Hahn Estates Winery for a vineyard walk and absolutely spectacular views! Wine tasting rounds out the visit and afterwards we will return to Monterey along scenic River Road.

(Wines will also be available for purchase at both vineyards.)

4:00 p.m. Return to Hotel Casa Munras
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Book Signing - a local Monterey business will be offering specially selected women's health books for sale and author signing of the following:

A Gynecologist's Second Opinion by William Parker, MD

Sex, Lies, & the Truth About Uterine Fibroids by Carla Dionne

6:30 p.m.


William Parker, MD
Alternatives to Hysterectomy - 'Watchful Waiting' - Right or Wrong?

Mahmood Razavi, MD
Alternatives to Hysterectomy - Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Sunday, January 26

No formal activities planned. However, Monterey is full of great places to eat and you may join us for a no host Sunday Brunch or gather with new found fibroid friends for an end of the weekend breakfast.

Have a need to watch the Super Bowl? You may want to head home early OR hit up a local pub in Monterey to watch the game before heading out.

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