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2018 ANMC Health Fair

Are you or your family members planning to attend the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention? The 2018 convention will be held in the heart of downtown Anchorage at the Dena’ina Convention and Civic Center on October 18 – 20. The theme for this year is Innovation in the past, present, and future.

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Dental Teams Carry on Food Drive in Memory of Co-Worker

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.

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New Pediatric and other Services on the Alaska Native Health Campus

Southcentral Foundation is committed to providing the very best health care to the Alaska Native Community. From state-of-the-art facilities, to the finest integrated care teams, SCF has invested heavily in the Alaska Native Medical Health Campus.

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Tooth Fairy Comes to SCF

Children’s Dental Health Month is celebrated across the nation every February with a variety of activities.

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Dental Program Longevity and Improvements

Opening with just 11 chairs and seven employees, Southcentral Foundation Dental has come a long way since its humble beginnings.

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Southcentral Foundation Celebrates as Inaugural Class of SKC-SCF Dental Assisting Technology Program Graduates

On Jan. 24, the inaugural class of the new Dental Assisting Technology Program graduated.

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Good Oral Health Begins With Your First Tooth

Children’s Dental Health Month has been celebrated each February since 1981. During the month, thousands of oral health professionals such as hygienists, dentists, and pediatric dentists help to promote the benefits of good oral health to children (and adults).

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Alaska Native Health Campus’ Newest Facility Receives Official Name

Southcentral Foundation’s Board of Directors passed a resolution naming the newest building on the Alaska Native Health Campus the Dr. Katherine and Dr. Kevin Gottlieb Building.

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Premiere Partnership Unifies Tribal Education Programs

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.

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Southcentral Foundation Assumes Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Program

The State of Alaska Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic was assumed by Southcentral Foundation in October 2016.