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Teddy Bear Clinic Featured During the Great Kindness Challenge

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Woodland Memorial Hospital and Dignity Health Medical Foundation - Woodland and Davis Care Centers host Teddy Bear Clinic.

On Thursday, Jan. 28, providers, nurses and volunteers from Woodland Clinic Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital and Dignity Health Medical Foundation, sponsored a teddy bear clinic to show younger children the importance of kindness and encourage them to not be afraid of the doctor. Children brought in their favorite stuffed animal for a “check-up” from friendly and kind physicians.

The event, at St. John’s Preschool in Woodland, included Dr. Ashley Sens, pediatrician in Davis, Dr. Tom March, pediatrician in Woodland, Dr. Mitesh Patel, VP of Medical Affairs, Heidi Mazeres, RN, CHWC, CDSMPS Master Trainer, Lori Maloney, RN , Julia Leroux, RN, CWS, AGCNS-BC.

Read the Woodland Daily Democrat coverage.

Dignity Health Medical Foundation pediatricians specialize in the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to adolescence. Pediatricians understand that children aren’t simply small adults and there are many factors that can affect their growth and development. Children change so rapidly and pediatricians are there every step of the way to help ensure your child reaches their full potential.

Learn more or participate in the Great Kindness Challenge.


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Thursday, January 28, 2016

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