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Women’s Health Month Series: Annual Screenings

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/10/22 10:06 AM

To recognize women’s health throughout the month of May, Dignity Health Medical Groups will be sharing insight from four physicians across different specialties about topics that are crucial to women’s health.

First up in our Women’s Health Month series is Anila Chadha, MD, with Dignity Health Medical Group — Bakersfield. Dr. Chadha is a family medicine physician and discusses the importance of annual screenings and preventative care.

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Stay Safe Amid High Temperatures and Adverse Air Quality

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 9/14/21 3:52 PM

Your health can be affected by the environment around you, and this includes elements of weather like temperature and air quality.

Over the past few months the western region of the U.S. has experienced extreme weather patterns that have contributed to periods of high heat, dry, drought conditions and wildfires. To help you understand the potential effects of high temperatures and air quality on physical health, we’ll address both topics with the help of Dignity Health Medical Group physicians.

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April is National Stress Awareness Month

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 4/28/21 9:26 AM

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Stress levels among Americans are on the rise largely on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association (APA). April is National Stress Awareness Month and while stress is a natural human emotion that helps us prepare and perform as necessary (think “fight or flight” mode), it can also negatively impact our health.

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Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 2/2/21 4:31 PM

We celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Feb. 3, commemorating Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S. in 1849. Today, we honor and recognize the accomplishments and milestones of all women doctors since then.

To celebrate, we asked a handful of women physicians within Dignity Health Medical Groups to weigh-in on what National Women Physicians Day represents for them and share advice for other women entering the medical profession.

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Dignity Health Medical Foundation Names New VP of Operations, Central and Southern California

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 8/19/19 11:19 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation announced that Joe Kim has been promoted to VP of Operations, Central and Southern California. Joe was previously Executive Director of Dignity Health Medical Network, Dignity Health Medical Foundation’s HMO physician network and Independent Provider Association. 

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