As part of their ongoing initiative to connect residents and visitors with high quality healthcare in Southwest Florida, Collier County Medical Society (CCMS) and the Foundation of CCMS are pleased to host the 13th Annual Women’s Health Forum, a free health education event, on Saturday, April 23rd.

­The forum, with the theme “Good Health in Our Changing Times” will take place at Naples United Church of Christ, McSpadden Hall from 8:30am-1:00pm, and will feature breakout sessions with educational presentations on a wide spectrum of women’s health topics from 24 local physicians, an exhibit hall with vendors that offer services for women, and light refreshments. The Forum regularly draws approximately 400 women attendees.

Breakout session topics include: Breast Health, Cardiology, Vein Health, Healthy Vision, Bone Health, Caregiving, Dermatology & Cosmetics, Sleep Apnea, Pain Management, Mental Health, Cognitive Diseases, Urological Care, and more. Each presentation has a dedicated physician Q&A session allowing attendees time to gain a deeper understanding of the topic.

Interested attendees should register online at, or call 239-435-7727. A suggested donation of $5 at the door will benefit the Foundation of CCMS, a charitable organization that provides medical scholarships and funding to local healthcare programs in need. Volunteer and support opportunities are also available; visit, email, or call 239-435-7727 for more information.

The Women’s Health Forum is made possible from the support of presenting sponsors Goodwin Medical Center and Magnolia Breast Center, and sponsors èBella Magazine; Hobdari Family Health; Physicians Regional Healthcare System; Radiology Regional; and Vein Specialists.