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Dec. 2: Stress Relief with Dogs on Call

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Friday, December 2 at 11:30 am for this stress relief program presented by Dr. Sandra Barker.  Dr. Barker is Director of the VCU Center for Human-Animal Interaction and a Professor in the VCU Department of Psychiatry.  She will present practical tips to minimize the stress that …. Read more

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Nov. 30: Stress Relief Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Wednesday, November 30 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Breathe Your Way to Bountiful (Less is More) Restore, renew, relax, …. Read more

Nov. 16 & 18: Stress Relief Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Wednesday, November 16 and Friday, November 18 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Breathe Your Way to Bountiful (Less is …. Read more

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Nov. 10: Arts in Healthcare

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center on Thursday, Nov. 10 at noon to learn about how the arts can have a positive impact on health. This program will be presented by the VCU Arts in Healthcare team. Philip “Muzi” Branch, Arts in Healthcare Director; Unicia Buster, Art Specialist; Melissa Owens, Music Therapist; …. Read more

Nov. 9 & 11: Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Wednesday, November 9 and Friday, November 11 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Breathe Your Way to Bountiful (Less is …. Read more

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Nov. 2 & 4: Stress Relief Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Wednesday, November 2 and Friday, November 4 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Breathe Your Way to Bountiful (Less is …. Read more

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Participatory medicine advocate wants to change the conversation about the patient’s voice in health care

Activist artist Regina Holliday spoke at Virginia Commonwealth University on Thursday Oct. 20. Part of the movement known as participatory medicine, Holliday believes that the patient should be a partner with their provider and both should work together as a team. She also argues for speedy access to digital medical records, has strong opinions about patient care …. Read more

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Oct. 26 & 28: Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Wednesday, October 26 and Friday, October 28 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Too Good to Be True? Determine for …. Read more

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Oct. 21: Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation sessions with Georgianne Ginder will be held on Friday, October 21 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is limited. Please let us know which of the 30 minute sessions you plan to attend by contacting seamick@vcu.edu or calling 804-828-2432. Too Good to Be True? Determine for yourself! What if a …. Read more

Oct. 20: The Patient Experience: Providing Quality Care and Safety

Regina Holliday, patient advocate, artist, and activist, shares her personal experience caring for her husband and addresses ways of improving the quality of health care delivery, as well as ways to enhance patient safety. This event is free and open to all. Please register  Oct. 20, 2016 11:00 AM – Noon: Lunch in Room 3-101 …. Read more

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Did You Know?

Next to the common cold, an ear infection is the most common childhood illness.  – American Academy of Pediatrics Patient Education Portal