Family Care Center’s Holiday Celebration

Once again the Family Care Center was transformed into a holiday setting. While our staff works together every day, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate the Holidays together. With Christmas music playing in the background, we shared delicious food, beverages and good cheer. Thanks to all who helped put the event together. We are truly blessed with wonderful people who come together to appreciate one another and to care for our community. [Show as...

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Playoff Pay Back

The NFL football play-offs generated a bet between our own Dr. Beth Damitz (an ardent Lions fan) and residency coordinator Julie Delahaut (a rabid Packers fan). The winner of the Packer/Lions game would be free to decorate the loser’s office door. The decorations would need to be retained until the winner’s team was eliminated from the play-offs. Julie’s victory was complete and she decorated Dr. Damitz’s door with gusto. Dr. Damitz is reminded of her folly whenever she enters her...

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Innovative Patient Education

  Early this month, twelve of our patients with a diagnosis of hypertension whose blood pressure (BP) had not been controlled, attended an innovative group visit. The visit had three components.  The first was educational.  Patients were educated about the causes of hypertension and how it can be controlled by Dr. Josh Bettner, one of our 3rd year residents.  The second component involved relaxation and mindfulness led by our integrated behavioral psychologist, Dr. Heather Martens.  Pre and post blood pressure readings demonstrated that the technique significantly reduced BP.  Finally,...

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All Saints Residents Bring Halloween Fun to the Family Care Center

This week our residents pulled together to create a fun and spooky Halloween event for kids in our community. The party was complete with decorations, snacks and a great turn out of kids and families from our neighborhood. The residents even created spooky mystery boxes of werewolf hair, ogre eyeballs, and bat wings that the kids could put their hands in to take the fun to another sense. “It was a lot of fun to put together and the smiles made all of our work well worth the effort” said Dr. Kobayashi, 2nd year resident. Thanks to all of the residents for their hard work and commitment to our...

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2014 Advance Practice Nurse Excellence Award – our very own Laura Mesenbrink

Article below from the Medical College of Wisconsin newsletter. Four Advanced Practice Providers honored The fifth annual Advanced Practice Provider (APP) recognition event was held May 8, and more than 160 people attended. The theme, Teamwork in Health Care, was introduced by Tom Haudricourt, the keynote speaker. Haudicourt is a beat writer for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team and is currently receiving care at Froedtert Hospital. He used humor and insight to share his personal experiences with receiving care over the last 12 months. “Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of...

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