Share Out Why You Love Your UMass Memorial Doctor!

whyilovemydoc-hospital-slideMarch 30 is National Doctors’ Day, a day in which we honor all of the amazing physicians and surgeons across the UMass Memorial Health Care system. Throughout the month of March, we will be celebrating our doctors and we invite you to join us by participating in our ‪#‎whyIlovemydoc campaign! What better way to celebrate than to hear from you – our patients, employees and community – on why YOU love your doctor. Is there a doctor you would like to thank? We encourage you to share a story, a few words or a shout out about your doctor on our Facebook page. Download the flier to share with patients and post in workplace areas.

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Celebrates 15th Anniversary 

Care MobileWe celebrate the UMass Memorial Ronald McDonald Care Mobile’s 15th year of service to the community! The care mobile provides invaluable medical and dental services to communities in Worcester that need them the most. The 40-foot lab on wheels offers physicals, lab tests, blood pressure screenings, dental cleanings, fluoride treatment and many services to kids who otherwise would go without them. “We have found that Worcester is such a transient population that there are always new kids coming in who need our services,” said Karen McEachern, executive director of Ronald McDonald House Charities. Read Telegram & Gazette story and visit our website.

Community Outreach Worker to Receive Caffrey Memorial Award 

Caption: Ana Rodriguez, center, is flanked by Douglas Caffrey and Susan Caffrey Scavone.

Caption: Ana Rodriguez, center, is flanked by Douglas Caffrey and Susan Caffrey Scavone.

Congratulations to Ana Rodriguez, community relations liaison for over 15 years, who has been selected to receive the Caffrey Memorial Award. The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding courage, resilience and dedication to the enrichment of their community. Rodriguez’ efforts as an outreach worker for the Belmont Hill neighborhood include several research projects, revitalization efforts and involvement with neighborhood crime watch meetings. She was presented with the award this week before the City Council meeting. In a Telegram & Gazette article, Ana said her role in the neighborhood has always been about working with families to get them help and access to programs.

Get Involved with Our Maternity Center; Learn about Advisory Council

Our Maternity Center Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is recruiting new members! We are in the beginning stages of forming our PFAC and are looking for former patients to serve as members of this new group. The group will include committed patients, family members, caregivers and health care providers who work together in partnership to improve quality, safety and patient experience. Complete our inquiry form. Learn more about the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s PFAC. Have a friend or loved one who might be interested? We encourage you to help spread the word by sharing this message.

 

Our Website Links Patients to Latest Zika Information

The Zika virus is becoming a pandemic and pregnant women should be especially cautious of contracting the disease. It’s transmitted by the same type of mosquito that carries dengue fever, yellow fever and chikungunya virus. A mosquito bites an infected person and then passes those viruses to other people it bites. To keep patients informed of the latest news on the virus, UMass Memorial Health Care offers links to the Centers for Disease Control throughout our website. Those looking on our newsroom, Travelers’ Health Clinicwomen’s health and infectious diseases pages will find access to the most recent Zika updates.

New Products and Special Offers from the Cosmetic Surgery Center 

March cosmetic specialsThe Cosmetic Surgery Center extends its introductory offer on Epionce, a new skin care and peel line proven to enhance skin clarity, smooth skin texture and reduce visible appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, with minimal downtime. The introductory offer is: two peels for $299, four for $569 and six for $799. Learn more about Epionce. In addition, other offers include:

  • Free Epionce anti-aging lip renewal ($20 value) with any Epionce Peel Series purchase!
  • Filler special Restalyne and Perlane for $499 per syringe or Radiesse and Juvederm, $599 per syringe.

All appointments for these offers must be scheduled and completed by April 30. Take advantage of evening hours for any consult, botox or filler appointment. Evening clinics are scheduled March 23 and April 13. Employee Advantage members, don’t forget to cash in on your $500 cosmetic surgery reimbursement! Book your appointment: Call 508-334-5990 or visit website.