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Seeking stories of Resilience

The planning committee for Mennonite Health Assembly is looking for stories for the next Assembly, to be held March 8-10, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of the Assembly is Celebrating Resilience. Through stories, discussions and learning labs, we’ll be...

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Creating Healing Environments

      Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, May 26, 2017 Creating Healing Environments Jessica Clasen, RN Read in PDF Providing a healing environment is essential to patient-centered care and aids in reducing anxiety and stress.  Healing is not the same as...

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Medical Mission Trip to Nicaragua

Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, May 11, 2017 Medical Mission Trip to Nicaragua Milan Sheth Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship 2017 Essay Scholarship Read in PDF It is a privilege and a blessing to be in a position to help those in need. In the Bible, Jesus...

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The Healing Power of Story – Beth Toner

  Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, May 8, 2017 The Healing Power of Story Beth Toner, MJ, RN Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship 2017 Essay Scholarship Read in PDF   The shift report might have sounded something like this: "82-year-old female, status...

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Elisa Troyer SET Report

Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, May 3, 2017 Student Elective Term Report Shirati KMT Hospital, Tanzania 27 Dec 2016 – 26 Jan 2017 Elisa Troyer, MD, MPH I like to minimize surprises as I embark on new adventures, so I did some research before I set off for...

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2017 Annual Gathering

With gratitude to the 2017 Annual Gathering planning committee (members listed below), we announce the content of our weekend. You’ll find a diversity perspectives represented in plenary and workshop sessions around the theme “Creating Healing Environments.” Registration booklets will be mailed in mid-February and online registration will also be launched around that time. We hope that you will plan to join us for this enriching weekend!

Planning Committee…

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Prayers for Healing and a Short-term Interim Executive Director

Today I write with subdued emotions since I have to share that our Executive Director, Paul Leichty, is currently unable to work in his role due to serious illness. The board is actively working together to continue planning and making arrangements for our annual gathering as well as taking care of other responsibilities Paul had. We want to hire a short-term interim Executive Director until Paul can return and ask you to please send in nominations to Or, if you are…

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