USACS

Making Spirits Bright: Volunteer Santa Diver Brings Joy to Central Ohio

Santa goes everywhere – even underwater Each December, you can find Paul Willette, DO, FACEP, happily, deeply entrenched in saltwater… in Columbus, Ohio. Bringing smiles to thousands of children, Dr. Willette relishes his role as a volunteer Santa diver, a specially trained volunteer for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, feeding 70+ species of fish in […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Emotional Wellness

What Is Emotional Intelligence, and Why Is It Important? Emotional intelligence starts with understanding your own emotions (self-awareness), then being able to manage them (self-regulation) and use them to achieve your goals (self-motivation). Once you are able to understand and manage yourself, you can understand the emotions and feelings of others (empathy) to positively interact […]

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Here’s to your heart

World Heart Health Day Today is World Heart Health Day, a global initiative that focuses on cardiovascular disease. As providers who care for each other, I want to be part of encouraging my colleagues to care for your heart by caring for your whole self: physically, mentally, and emotionally. I would like to share some […]

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Wear your seatbelt. And your mask.

Buckle Up By John Casey, DO, MA, FACEP, FACOEP US Acute Care Solutions National Director of Scholars, National Clinical Governance Board I have the deepest appreciation, love, and respect for all of the medical staff tirelessly working on the front lines of this pandemic. Anyone who knows me knows of my deep passion for teaching […]

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Wellness: Be Kind and Compassionate

In this new month, many changes occur – including the welcoming of new residents to our programs! Dr. Jess Badwards reminds us of the impact of treating others well, which in turn allows us to experience personal wellness and to derive joy and happiness from what we do. We may not always have control over […]

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Breaking into Pride

By Joyce Perfetti, DO Assistant Medical Director, USACS South At US Acute Care Solutions, we know that when people of different experiences and backgrounds come to the table, it leads to making better decisions. We value diversity of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, family status and life experiences.   Incorporating diversity and inclusion into […]

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Honoring our Heroes: Dr. Bob Sobehart, MD, FACEP

As medical director for the new Allegheny Health Network’s Brentwood Neighborhood Hospital, Dr. Bob Sobehart is still relatively new to both US Acute Care Solutions and AGHN. But he’s no stranger to leadership – or adventure. Before coming to USACS, he was assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, […]

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Wellness: Relinquish Expectations

Have you ever been frustrated when others failed to meet your expectations? This week, Dr. Jess Badwards discusses how letting go of your expectations for others can result in less stress for yourself. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com    Consider relinquishing your expectations. At work, at home. Do your best, accept what […]

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Wellness: Breathe

It’s not that easy to just disconnect from all the stressors in our life, admits Dr. Jess Badwards in this week’s wellness post. So when you find that your shoulders are tense… your teeth are clenched… when your emotions are taking over: simply breathe deeply. Close your eyes, loosen the tension in your body, and […]

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