Hear Dr. Robert Parker speak on Working with an Aging Population, and Sandy Sullivan, CFE, speak on Immunizing Yourself Against Fraud. WE LEAP is only halfway done, so please join us for session 5 on Feb 21--it's FREE!
Hear Dr. Emily Ratner speak on Integrative Medicine, Dr. Michael Lumpkin speak on Stress Reduction and Wellness, and Jackie Dansby, PhD speak on Happiness. In addition to these great speakers, be treated to a very calming and proven effective meditation exercise by Dr. Michael Lumpkin.
And join us for session 4 on Dec 13--it's FREE!
Take advantage of the wealth of knowledge from our Chairman, Dr. Adam Ratner, and our Geriatrics Council Co-Chair, Susan Blumhorst (Senior Path Specialists), as they discuss taking control of your healthcare. Catch her wonderfully informative show every Thurs from 11-12pm on Facebook.
Hear Claudia Trevino give a talk on Leadership & Communication Skills, and our Chairman, Dr. Adam Ratner, give a talk on Applications, Personal Statements & Interviewing. There will even be a fun interactive portion on interviewing so students get more comfortable with the process. Join us for WE LEAP session 3 on Nov 15--it's FREE!
Please join us Sept 22 to hear Bonnie Pitman, a former director of the Dallas Museum of Art and current Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the University of Texas at Dallas speak on The Art of Examination: Art & Medicine Explored. The event is FREE!
Register here: bit.ly/2cOlOg5
Please join us on Sept 14 to hear Dr. Efraim Jaul, a noted specialist in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, give a talk on "Tips for Healthy Aging." This invaluable knowledge is FREE, and refreshments will be served. We hope to see you!
When: Sept 14 at 7pm
Where: Fisher Board Room of the Jewish Federation (Barshop Jewish Community Center)
Address: 12500 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX
For more info: 210.616.4811 (Golden Manor Jewish Senior Services)
Becky brings an impressive career of 30 years of fundraising and development experience, we're so thrilled to have her at The Patient Institute!
Dr. Robert Parker, Chair of our Geriatrics Council, is speaking at Golden Manor Jewish Senior Services on July 21. Dr. Parker is a noted gerontologist, and will cover topics such as: caring for an aging parent at home, polypharmacy issues, and healthcare delivery systems. Space is limited, click on photo for more details and RSVP info.
At 3pm, President and CEO, Varda Ratner, presents an educational workshop of our large print booklet "Taking Control of Your Healthcare: A Guide for Seniors" at the Charles A. Gonzales Senior Community Residence on 2022 S Zarzamora St.
We're very grateful to Senior Path Specialists for sponsoring our booth at Texas Public Radio's "Silver Solutions." This is a free event spotlighting programs and services provided by institutions that support San Antonio seniors and their caregivers.
Please join us:
When: Thursday, May 19
Location: TriPoint, 3233 N. St. Mary's
> For more event information click here
Visit The Patient Institute booth at the Alzheimer's Association's "Making San Antonio a Dementia Friendly City" Educational Summit
We hope to see you for a fantastic panel of speakers at the 2016 San Antonio Educational Summit on Alzheimer's Disease. We'll have a booth of educational materials for seniors, their families, and caregivers so please stop by and say hi! Registration details below:
May 8 at 10am: Tune in to http://bobbyandjjradio.com/ to hear more about The Patient Institute, our programs, and our recently formed Geriatrics Council. The show features Chairman, Dr. Adam Ratner, President and CEO, Varda Ratner, and Geriatrics Council Chair, Dr. Robert Parker.
Our Geriatrics Council Speakers Bureau member, Dr. Neela Patel, will present the seminar "Take Control of Your Health--6 Steps to Prevent a Fall!" at the grand opening of Memory Care of New Braunfels. We recently attended the grand opening of their Westover Hills location and were so impressed! Don't miss the event, RSVP details below:
April 9, 2016
We couldn't be more grateful to our Elegant Evening 2016 sponsors, donors, honorees, attendees, and volunteers! And a special thanks to the village it takes to put on an event, you made the night incredibly memorable:
• Buck Buchanan, Hector Rodriguez, and JC Cody (ACA Digital)
• Troy Robertson (Dahill)
• Leslie Komet Ausburn (Komet Marketing Communications)
• Yolanda Forney (Memory Care of Westover Hills)
• Jim Landers (Landers Photography)
• Danny Owen-Kohutek (DEKO 37)
• Carrie Anne Silver (Plaza Club)
• Planning team: Fran Cohen (Event Chair/Vice President), Varda Ratner (President/CEO), Janet Poole (Assistant Secretary), Sarah Cano (intern)
Join us for the 6th Annual
Honoring Leaders in Healthcare & Their Patients
An Elegant Evening is an annual event dedicated to honoring those in our community who have made significant contributions to healthcare and patient advocacy. This wonderful evening would never be possible without the tireless efforts of our volunteers and sponsors. Thank you to them all.
Elegant Evening 2016 honorees:
Click here to purchase tickets or become a sponsor
Join Chairman Dr. Adam Ratner at the 9th Annual Community Service Learning Conference at the UT Health Science Center on Saturday, April 2. The FREE event is from 8am - 1:30pm, Dr. Ratner will be at our booth with educational materials from 12 - 1:30pm.
Our President/CEO Varda Ratner presents "Taking Control of Your Healthcare: A Guide for Seniors" at Congregation Rodfei Sholom. It's free! And large-print guides will be given to attendees. RSVP details below:
Our Geriatric Council Chair, Dr. Robert Parker, has been selected as the keynote speaker for EdenHill Communities' Age & Engage 2.0! This event is FREE, and lunch will be served. Call 830-500-2349 or visit their website for more information.
We're excited to officially share this brand new site with you! The team has been hard at work to deliver our most user-friendly, informative site yet. Drop us a line and let us know what you think, we'd love to hear from you!
What a great night at the Plaza Club mixing the Patient Institute's Board, Advisory Board, Geriatrics Council, WE LEAP Chairs, Intern, and PR/Marketing consultant. It was so nice to catch up, and also see new faces. Cheers to the Plaza Club for excellent food, drinks, and views!
WE LEAP, our free (yes, free!) strategic training program for future healthcare professionals, is back for it's 4th year. Okay, so we've been planning since last year, but now we ramp it up, and will bring you more details soon. An important new detail: we're moving from summer sessions to monthly sessions starting in September.
Click here for more information, we'll make an announcement once registration begins. Feel free to contact us with any questions, and don't wait too long after registration begins to sign up, as classes fill up fast. We hope to see you at WE LEAP!
Our Geriatrics Council Chair, Dr. Robert Parker, to speak at grand opening of Memory Care of Westover Hills
Our Geriatrics Council Chair, Dr. Robert Parker, will host a seminar on "How Do We Diagnose Dementia?" at the grand opening of Memory Care of Westover Hills on January 28. There will be food, drinks, live music, and more! Call 210-802-6653 or visit their website for more information.
It's moving day for The Patient Institute. It's time to unpack the boxes of memories (like the original logo notes below!) and set up shop in the gorgeous new BCMS building on 1604. We look forward to all the great ideas to come out of our lovely new space.