Health Care As It Should Be

    When Your Feet Hurt, Everything Hurts AC
    TU, Apr 18, 4 to 5 p.m.
    David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Nutrition and Lung Disease RW
    Breathe Better Education Series
    W, Apr 19, noon to 1 p.m.
    760-773-2031 Read More

    Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes Link AC
    Desert Diabetes Club
    W, Apr 19, 2 to 3 p.m.
    Pedram Ilbeigi, DO, FACS, Valley Urologic Medical Group
    No registration required; visit for more information, or call 760-773-1578. Read More

    Roadmap to Medicare AC
    TH, Apr 20, 1 to 3 p.m.
    Jessie Elmer, Latino Outreach Coordinator, HICAP of Riverside County
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Update on Multiple Myeloma Services and Support LC
    TH, Apr 20, 3 to 4:30 p.m.
    Roxanne Garza, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    760-834-3798 Read More

    Promoting Wellness Through Exercise and Preventive Screenings JS
    F, Apr 21, 9:30 a.m. to noon
    Danielle Meglio, COTA/L, MLT/CDT, Eisenhower Rehabilitation Services
    760-423-4855; registration required. Read More

    Men’s Health: A Focus on Erectile Dysfunction AC
    TU, Apr 25, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Kevin C. Shandera, MD
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Lymphedema: Prevention and Treatment LC
    W, Apr 26, noon to 1:15 p.m.
    Danielle Meglio, COTA/L, MLT/CDT, Community Class Coordinator, Eisenhower Rehabilitation Services
    760-834-3798; registration required by Apr 25. Read More

    Take Time to Unwind LL
    TH, Apr 27, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    Joy Jones-Harris, MD, Family Medicine Associate Physician
    760-423-4855 Read More

    New and Emerging Technologies for Blood Cancer LC
    TH, Apr 27, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Davood Vafai, MD, Medical Oncology
    760-834-3798; registration required by Apr 25. 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.



    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
    • PD Eisenhower Wellness Institute MindBody Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert

  • Eisenhower Receives Two Employee Engagement Awards

    Eisenhower Medical Center has been awarded not only The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace Transformation Award but also its 2017 Workplace of the Year Award. These awards, given annually, recognize hospitals and health systems nationwide that have made a transformational change in their employee engagement and have achieved outstanding levels of employee engagement. There are 800 facilities in The Advisory Board Company’s national benchmark. Eisenhower Medical Center is one of five organizations in the country to receive the Workplace Transformation Award and one of 20 to receive the Workplace of the Year Award. read more...

  • A Full Range of World-Class Care for your Heart

    Your heart is in good hands at Eisenhower Medical Center. From comprehensive preventive care to state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, today’s most advanced medical and surgical treatments, and a respected cardiac rehabilitation program, it’s all right here at the Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center.

    “We provide a full range of advanced cardiac services that rivals that of any big-city medical center,” says Board Certified Cardiologist Barry Hackshaw, MD, President, Eisenhower Desert Cardiology Center, the largest single-specialty cardiology group in the valley. “Short of heart transplantation, there’s no reason to leave the desert to obtain truly leading-edge care.”

    In fact, Eisenhower has earned recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital in bypass surgery, aortic valve surgery, and treatment of heart failure and obstructive cardiopulmonary disease (COPD), and as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross/ Blue Shield. read more...

  • Mooove Over, Divine Bovine!

    Milk from mammals such as cows and goats has long been associated with strong teeth and bones, and a significant source of protein (eight grams per cup) and nutrients. Increasingly, there is an awareness of the potential adverse effects of drinking milk, including lactose intolerance and allergies. According to Food Allergy Research & Education, allergy to cow’s milk is the most common food allergy in infants and children. read more...

  • 5 Things you can do right now as a part of your wellness routine

    1. Smile More
    Smiling begets smiling, it’s free and it will positively impact those around you.

    2. Try a New Vegetable Each Week
    Choose new vegetables, starting with the oddest looking, most colorful ones you can find! Online recipes will assist with how to use them. read more...

  • Restaurant Review: Rooster and the Pig

    My father absolutely could not stand Vietnamese food,” recalls restaurateur Tai Spendley, born of an American soldier and the Vietnamese love of his life. “He was a steak and potatoes guy. My mom thought steak and potatoes were really boring, so she’d secretly use fish sauce to caramelize the meat and add flavor in her traditional Vietnamese sauté style.” Spendley’s dad ate it up. Decades later, when deciding to open his Vietnamese-American café, Rooster and the Pig, on the south end of Indian Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, Spendley followed in his mother’s footsteps. “I take famous Vietnamese dishes and put an American twist on them.” read more...

  • Blood Drive

    LifeStream, a non-profit comprehensive blood center serving more than 80 medical facilities in southern California, will be conducting an on campus blood drive on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences from 11 a.m. to 3 pm.

    For every lifesaving donation, participants will receive a free cholesterol screening and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream’s online donor store at

    Those wishing to donate blood should be sure to drink plenty of fluids and bring photo identification. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged and receive priority. Set your appointment today by calling 1-800-879-4484, or by visiting

    All Community members are invited to participate. For more information, please call 800-879-4484.

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