St. Louis’ Deaconess Nurse Ministry, Epiphany UCC, and Muslim Community Physicians Partner to Open New Free Clinic Location

Alderman Dan Guenther presents a "Salam Clinic Day" proclamation to Zia Ahmad, M.D., and Nabil Ahmad, M.D.

The November weather was crisp and clear, and the hearts of those gathered on the steps of Epiphany UCC in St. Louis matched the warmth of the sunshine as the newest Salam Clinic was dedicated. The Salam Clinic — a partnership of local churches, CHHSM member Deaconess Nurse Ministry, and physicians from the Islamic Foundation […]

MIT’s Coughlin to Keynote Fourth Annual Ruth Frost Parker Center Symposium on Abundant Aging

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Joseph F. Coughlin, Ph.D., founder and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, will keynote the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging’s 2019 Annual Symposium. The event takes place Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. Registration/check-in opens at 8 a.m. Coughlin, who teaches in MIT’s […]

UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health Contributes $2.1 Billion to Community Charitable Care

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Advocate Aurora Health contributed $2.1 billion in charitable care and services in 2018, an increase of more than $110 million over 2017. To respond to unique community needs across its geographic footprint, the not-for-profit health system sponsored numerous programs and services, including behavioral health and school-based care, wellness screenings, workforce development initiatives, community-building efforts and […]