As Anna Demientieff entered Southcentral Foundation’s Elder Program on April 27, she did so with a smile. For Anna, April 27, 2018 was a very special day, her birthday, and not just any birthday, it was a birthday celebrating being 100 years old.
Your Care, Your Choices, the advanced care planning initiative created by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Southcentral Foundation, was awarded an Indian Health Services Director’s Award for 2017.
Recognizing her extraordinary life’s work in health care and research, Dr. Marjorie Mau has been named a fellow in the Royal College of Physicians. Founded in 1518 by a Royal Charter from King Henry VIII, the Royal College of Physicians of London is the oldest medical college in England.
Commissioned Corps officer Kim Pitts was a SCF dental hygienist from 2005 until she passed away from a pulmonary embolism in January 2006. During her short time at SCF Dental, Kim became interested in the SCF Elder Program food drive, which collects food donations from employees across the organization and distributes to Elders during the Thanksgiving holiday.
For far too long, Alaska has ranked the highest in the nation in rates of child abuse and sexual assault. This April, thanks to Southcentral Foundation’s Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, hundreds of Alaskans took part in awareness, education, and action in an effort to end the violence.
From June 18 – 22, Southcentral Foundation will host the 8th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference. The conference provides SCF the opportunity to share the successes of our customer-owner driven health care system.