Welcome New Residents

We are happy to welcome 6 outstanding new residents to our Family Care Center family!   Our new residents include two DO residents: Aubrey and Bryan.   And four MD residents: Michelle, Malika, Shehla and Deyanna.   We are looking forward to working together....

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A Heart Healthy Community Dance

Who says staying healthy can’t be fun. We will be hosting a heart healthy Valentines dance on February 18th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The focus is heart health for the month of February. We will highlight our favorite healthy combo… moving and eating healthy. We will DJ songs to “dance your heart out,” with healthy snacks, punch, and recipes there for the tasting. Our entire “family” is invited, both patients and staff. We hope to see you...

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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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Family Care Center transformed into holiday restaurant

On the wintry evening of December 3rd, the conference room at the Family Care Center was transformed into a holiday restaurant in hopes of giving some special patients a unique dining experience. Equipped with handmade menus, the “wait staff” consisted of med students, residents from the Family Care Center and the creators of the project themselves. The dinner was dreamt up by Dr. Reema Shah, second year resident and Kelsey Prestby, nurse Jenny’s youngest daughter studying dietary and food science. Residents were given fancy invitations to choose someone who might not...

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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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