Safe sleep practices are critical to aid in the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome. SIDS is defined as the sudden death of an infant under one year of age, which remains unexplained after a thorough investigation.
From June 12 to 14, Southcentral Foundation President/CEO Dr. Katherine Gottlieb led a trip to visit the Cook Inlet villages with 22 SCF Executive Leadership Experience participants and senior directors.
When the Southcentral Foundation Dental Assistant Training program began in 1991, no one imagined what the future would hold. The training was originally offered as a two-week course for students around Alaska and was held in a portable learning space outside of the old Alaska Native Medical Center hospital, without textbooks or technology, and with a focus on discussion rather than clinical experience.
Trees fly by in a whir as the mountains rise up from the encroaching horizon, the scene is electric; conversations are charged with the beauty of the landscape as old friends connect and new friends meet.