Prostate Cancer Support Group
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Prostate Cancer Support Group meets twice today, with the first session beginning in the River Conference Room, third floor of the America Building (Bldg. 19), adjacent to the Center for Prostate Disease Research, from 1 to 2 p.m. The second session is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Vin McDonald at (703) 643-2658 or vpmjamaol.com.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as well as at noon on Wednesdays in Building 8, Rm. 2230 (Chaplain's Conference Room). For more information, call (301) 503-1210.
Youth Health, Fitness Fair
Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) Fleet and Family Services (FFSC) will host a Youth Health and Fitness Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium of Building 17. The event will include food, games, giveaways and special guests, the Washington Redskins cheerleaders. Come dressed to move and receive prizes for participation. For those who participated in the FFSC's essay contest, about what it means to be a military child, the winner will be announced during the fair. For more information, call (301) 319-4087, or email ffscmed.navy.mil.
Patient Family Centered Care Survey
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Patient Family Centered Care (PFCC) Command Committee is conducting a hospital-wide survey, which takes a few minutes to complete, to assess staff understanding of PFCC principles and their incorporation into daily practices. Formal recognition will be awarded to the top three directorates with the highest completion rate (percentage) of this survey, which will run until Saturday. Participants must identify their directorate by making a selection from the drop down menu when accessing the survey at the "PFCC Survey" icon on the WRNMMC intranet homepage.
Pulmonary Clinic Educates Patients, Staff
Throughout April, Walter Reed Bethesda's Pulmonary Clinic is focusing on educating patients and staff about Sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease. Most commonly affecting the lungs, this disease can have an impact on almost any organ in the body. Additionally, it can cause heightened immunity, damaging the body's tissues. For more information, contact Gail Hayes in the Pulmonary Clinic at (301) 295-7786.