Quinton Harold, clinic supervisor, and his son, Anthony, volunteered their time handing out shoe wallets and promoting OHSU breast-care services at the OHSU Race for The Cure booth on Sept. 14.
Sixteen Scappoose employees attended the Project Improvement Committee (PIC) Retreat that was held on Sept. 18 at the Scappoose Columbia County Library. The goal of the retreat was to develop a clear vision of how to operate as a group, how to prioritize and how to move forward. The retreat was both innovative and productive, and the committee came up with fresh ideas on moving ahead with clinic projects and spreading project information clinic wide.
Emma Jones Hall
The Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Lecture, with hands-on simulation instruction and techniques, was held Sept. 13. It was a review of ALSO updates for faculty to maintain their five-year ALSO certification. Instructors included Charles Webb, DO; and Meg Hayes, MD. At left, Course Director Johanna Warren, MD, FM at Gabriel Park, readies a mannequin. The next also course will be Jan. 30-31, 2014. Contact Genevieve Hammond for registration information.
The B.A. Warriors from Family Medicine at Richmond won second place for having the largest team (55 members) in the 9th Annual United Cerebral Palsy Walk Roll ‘n Run on Sept. 7. The team raised $3,610 – an increase of $841 dollars over 2012. The B.A. Warriors team name stands for Bethany and Adelynn both pediatric stroke survivors. People from all over Portland joined the team with representatives from Family Medicine at Richmond staff, Portland Police officers, chiropractors and Franklin High School administrators. This is the third year the team has participated. United Cerebral Palsy of S.W. Washington and Oregon serves more than 800 families, helping people with disabilities live lives with no limits.