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Mindful Living

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar will highlight helpful hints for enjoying holiday season without the traditional stress. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.

Miller School campus: Tuesday, December 12, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Rosenstiel campus: Wednesday, December 13, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, December 14, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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UHealth Dermatology Opens South Miami Clinic, Offers Discounts

111417-MZachs-075 - Grand Opening for the University of Miami Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery division at their new location in South Miami on Nov. 13th, 2017. (Photo by Mitchell Zachs)

From left are Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Drs. Brian Morrison, Andrea Maderal, Robert S. Kirsner, department chair, and Shasa Hu.

Now open in South Miami, the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery’s new clinic, at 7000 S.W. 62 Avenue, is just a mile from the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus and offers general dermatology services, as well as cosmetic and Mohs micrographic surgery.

New patients also can receive a 30 percent discount on cosmetic procedures scheduled during the month of November 2017 (exclusions apply).

Now through Friday, December 8, faculty and staff who visit the Department’s clinic at University of Miami Hospital, 1295 N.W. 14, Street, South Building Suites K-M, can receive a 20 percent discount on all products, including Alastin and Elta MD product lines (exclusions apply).

Faculty and staff enrolled in the UM/Aetna medical plan can schedule their free annual skin cancer screening at both locations and may qualify for Well ’Canes Incentive program points.

Learn more at http://dermatology.med.miami.edu/.  To make an appointment at the South Miami clinic please call 305-689-8900 and for the UMH clinic, 305-243-6704.

 

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Mindful Living

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant, this month’s session will focus on the importance of fostering gratitude. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.

Miller School campus: Tuesday, November 28, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, November 29, 12-1 p.m., 1300 Campo Sano, room 250AB

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, November 30, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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Mind and Matter

MindandMatterThe winter edition of Mind and Matter explores the importance of mindsets. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program’s quarterly newsletter, Mind and Matter features articles on health and well-being, helpful tips on maintaining work-life balance, and other valuable resources such as free wellness seminars for faculty and staff.

If you are interested in receiving the newsletter or seminar announcements via email, please visit the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program website or contact Caliope Bootle at cbootle@miami.edu.

 

 

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UHealth Dermatology Opens South Miami Clinic

Derm South Miami ClinicThe Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery’s new UHealth Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Clinic opens in South Miami on Monday, November 6.

Located at 7000 S.W. 62 Avenue, Penthouse A, the clinic will offer general dermatology services, as well as cosmetic and Mohs micrographic surgery. New patients qualify for a 30 percent discount on cosmetic procedures scheduled during the month of November 2017 (exclusions apply).

Faculty and staff enrolled in the UM/Aetna medical plan can schedule their free annual skin cancer screening at this location and may qualify for Well ‘Canes Incentive program points.

Learn more at http://dermatology.med.miami.edu/.  To make an appointment please call 305-689-8900.

 

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