May 2010


Balance Your Life - Go With the Flow

Join Acupuncturist Dr. Brenda Yanofsky for free wellness lectures 9:30-11 am May 5 (Meridian Pathways & the Movement of Qi) and 9:30-11 am June 2 (pain management), in the Healthplex Education Room, Sarasota Memorial Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. RSVP: (941) 917-7000.



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Understanding Personality Disorders

Free community presentation by John Oldham, MD, president of the American Psychiatric Association, 1-3 pm May 8, Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail. Two CEUs available for qualified professionals for $10 fee. Please RSVP: mhcci.com or (941) 953-3477.



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Innovations in Medicine

OB-GYN Daniel Watts, MD, will present a free lecture on advanced technology and treatments transforming health care, 11 am-noon, May 12, in Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine education room, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. RSVP: (941) 917-7777.



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Advances in Hip & Knee Replacements

Join Orthopedic Surgeon Vance Askins, MD, for a free education presentation, 11:30 am-12:30 pm May 25, in the Healthplex Education Room, Sarasota Memorial Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. RSVP: (941) 917-7777.



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National Cancer Survivors' Day

Cancer survivors and a guest are invited to a special National Cancer Survivors’ Day celebration – an afternoon celebrating the music of life. This year’s event will be held 2-4 pm June 6 at Michael's on East Ballroom, 1212 East Ave. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Please RSVP: (941) 917-7777 or register on smh.com



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Healthy Pregnancies

Join Washington Hill, MD, Perinatalogist and Medical Director of Sarasota Memorial’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department, for a free presentation, What You and Your Family Need to Know About Having a Healthy and Successful Pregnancy, 4:30-5:30 pm June 9 in the Healthplex Education Room, Sarasota Memorial Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. RSVP: (941) 917-7000.



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Healing Arts

Relax at Sarasota Memorial’s free expressive arts studio, a weekly program to promote creative expression, relaxation, health and healing, every Monday, at Sarasota Memorial's Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. Supplies provided. RSVP: (941) 917-7293.



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Coping with Anxiety or Depression?

If you or someone you care about is struggling with depression, anxiety or substance abuse, Sarasota Memorial’s licensed mental health professionals are on call 24 hours a day to provide free mental health assessments, referrals and advice. Call our Bayside Center at (941) 917-7760.



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