Health Care As It Should Be
October 2011

    Role of the Hospitalist AC
    Healthy Night Out
    W, Oct 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Patricia Avila, MD, Medical Director, Eisenhower Wellness Institute
    Mehrdad Abbasi, MD, Internal Medicine
    $8, includes dinner. Payment due by Oct 14.
    760-568-1234 Read More

    Update on Breast Cancer Treatment Options LC
    W, Oct 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Monica Khanna, MD, Radiation Oncologist; Iliana Popescu, MD, Medical Oncologist; Peter Schulz, MD, General Surgeon
    Register by Oct 24.
    760-834-3798 Read More

    Breast Reconstruction: Options After Mastectomy LC
    Th, Oct 20, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    Andrew Hayduke, MD
    To register call 760-834-3798 Read More

    Joint Replacement Surgery — Hips and Knees
    TU, Oct 25, 6 to 7 p.m.
    Sohail Ahmad, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-568-1234 Read More

    Shoulder Update: Instability, Rotator Cuff Repair, Replacements and More! LQ
    Argyros Health and Wellness Series
    TH, Nov 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Patrick St. Pierre, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-610-7205 Read More

    Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer LC
    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    TH, Nov 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Davood Vafai, MD, Medical Oncology
    Dinner at 5:30 p.m., register by Nov 2.
    760-834-3798 Read More


    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit Online registration is available for most events.

    • AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    • KB Kiewit Building, Eisenhower Medical Center
    • LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    • MZ Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs
    • TC The LGBT Center, Palm Springs


    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information.

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Topics ranging from reducing the risks of breast cancer to breast reconstruction after mastectomy will be the focus of Eisenhower Medical Center’s FREE community lectures offered throughout the month of October — recognized nationally as Breast Cancer Awareness more...

  • Five Star Club Stellar Care for Patients with Dementia

    The only non-profit provider of adult day care to Coachella Valley seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other organic brain diseases, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Five Star Club has provided compassionate care to clients for more than 23 years.

    Whether memory loss stems from Alzheimer’s, a stroke, Parkinson’s disease or another cause, both patient and caregiver often experience frustration, boredom, anger or depression. Those who have Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can experience a prolonged decline in their health but often retain their social more...
  • 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine

    1. Eliminate Fear
      Take baby steps. Open up and talk to someone you trust. Get help. Change your attitude. Then...face your fear!
    2. Find a Great Pumpkin
      Pumpkin is rich in carotenoids (which boost the imune system). beta-carotene (a powerful antioxidant) and alpha-carotene, believed to slow aging and prevent eye disease. This festive, fall fruit is also high in fiber, potassium and more...
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