Come over to Methodist University Hospital and learn more about the Congregational Health Network. This initiative is now almost 10 years old, and nearly 700 area congregations have partnered with Methodist Healthcare in an inspiring collaborative effort to affect the health of our local communities. How did it get started? What are its success stories? What are the ideas for the program going forward? What ideas of YOURS will this inspire and ignite? You are invited to attend. Registration is required, so if you want more information, email Jonathan Lewis.
Join us for the 3rd Annual Ethics Symposium held at the Center of Excellence in Faith and Health at Methodist University Hospital on Union Ave. The focus at this year's event is "The Ethics of Death and Dying." Featured speakers include Dr. Clay Jackson of Methodist Hospice and Palliative Care, who also holds a Diploma of Theology from Oxford University to go along with his extensive medical expertise and experience. Also featured will be Dr. Bryan Darling, a neonatologist who works in the Methodist Le Bonheur system. There are spots reserved for UTHSC students! Registration is required, so email Jonathan Lewis if you are interested in attending.
Serving The Underserved is a 6 week certificate course sponsored by Church Health and Methodist Healthcare. It seeks to create a space for productive dialogue among health science students on the components of healthcare among underserved populations and the ways in which poverty shapes the health lives of people and communities.
Come get a free lunch and engage with a great topic at Noon on Wednesday, September 27 in GEB A103. This event is hosted by the Faith Health Collaborative and CHConnect student groups. We’d love to see you there!
Our topic is “Called to Care: Volunteering as Part of Your Medical Career.” We will be hearing from Dr. Susan Nelson, Medical Director at Church Health. She’ll be joined by Dr. Homer Hickey and Dr. Clarence Davis, also physicians at Church Health.
Volunteer service can be the most fulfilling part of a career, and there are lots of great ways to engage. Come and hear more, and grab some free food while you’re at it!
The Center for Transforming Communities is offering their Social Network Mapping workshop on August 31, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This workshop introduces you to Social Network Mapping - a tool for visualizing and thinking about your networks and how your networks can help you achieve your goals. Cost to attend the workshop is $45 per person, or, if you bring a colleague, $75 for a team of two. This workshop has become one of the most popular offerings at CTC, and it often fills up. Please be sure to register now to reserve your spot.
Announcing a new course offering through the University of Memphis that is now open for enrollment to all! Through a partnership between the U of M, Methodist Healthcare, and Church Health, you can now apply to a Masters level Graduate Certificate Course in Faith & Health. The entire program can be completed in one full academic year and awards both the certificate and 16 hours of Masters level academic credit, applicable towards a Masters of Public Health and other degrees. This course is approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents and includes experiential learning credit. You may also enroll in either of the two classroom courses without completing the full 16 hour Certificate. The in-class meetings occur only once a month in the evenings.
See this link for more information:
Registration ends on August 25.
Also, feel free to email Chaplain Jonathan Lewis.
The Living Awards Benefit is one of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare's most important events. It's a special evening when we honor individuals and community organizations doing outstanding work in the realm of faith and health locally, nationally and even globally.
Check here for more information: Living Awards
Faith community nursing provides a wholistic blending of nursing expertise and spiritual care as professional nurses practice in congregations and faith-based organizations as part of the ministry team. This educational program is organized to assist all faith communities to grow toward wholistic health from a global perspective and to develop local community outreach opportunities.
This non-denominational Foundations of Faith Community (parish) Nursing course offers experienced registered nurses an educational program based on the 2014 curriculum developed by the Westberg Institute in Memphis, TN.
The next offering of this course will be May 22-26, 2017 here in Memphis. If you're interested in taking the course, contact Chaplain Jonathan Lewis at (901) 516-0990 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There are scholarships available for United Methodist's. Get in touch if to find out more!
Sarah Schuman, 2019 PharmD Candidate at UTHSC, is organizing a community health fair April 8th from 9:00-3:00 at the Memphis Muslim Center (1065 Stratford Rd, Memphis, TN). They would love to have students there to serve.
The fair will be targeting the underserved community, and there will be several stations set up to provide screenings and services through students and residents from the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Memphis School of Law, and Southern College of Optometry.
If anyone is interested in volunteering, they can contact Sarah at email@example.com or 901-786-2326. She’ll get you the details you need.
Donna DiClementi LCSW CEAP will be speaking to us about suicide prevention and awareness. Burnout, anxiety, and depression are very common among health science students, healthcare professionals, and the population at large. Knowing when and how to reach out, for yourself or someone else, could not be more important. Come for a free lunch and a great talk in GEB A103. Enter your email below so we know to expect you!
Come join us for a free lunch and a great talk! Dr. Scott Morris, founder and CEO of Church Health, will be talking to us about, well, what is Church Health? What is the story of Church Health and how does it work? How do the faith and healthcare of the organization and the people work together? Come find out!
Join us for free food and great discussion in the GEB! Our topic will be "Is there a spiritual dimension to the practice of medicine?" We are very excited to host Dr. Scott Morris and Dr. Nadeem Zafar as guest speakers. Dr. Morris is the CEO and founder of the Church Health Center, as well as a family practice physician and an ordained minister. Dr. Zafar is an associate professor of Pathology at UTHSC and a Director of the Residency Program. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. Nia Zalamea, a surgeon at Methodist Healthcare and assistant professor at UTHSC.