New course launching May 1 offers 4 modules and in-person workshops
The deadline has been extended to June 15 to apply for a 6-week immersion experience in healthcare
What is ‘an immersion experience in healthcare,’ actually?
On November 4, we held our 20th Anniversary benefit event and Inaugural Canes Film Festival at 1544 Broadway in downtown Oakland.
JOF 2018 summer interns were enthusiastic and hard-working
We're proud to announce our 2018 class of Summer Interns!
JOF’s Summer Intern Program is designed to provide college students with an immersion experience in healthcare.
Julie Cragholm and Justin Clark join JOF Board
At the February 15 Board of Directors meeting, JOF welcomed new Directors Julie Cragholm and Justin Clark.
Did you know that Ankylosing Spondylitis may be harder to diagnose in women?
JOF's Kathy Geier and AJ Benham to present workshops at CANP 41 in San Diego
We’re celebrating National Staying Healthy Month in January!
Missed our last free webinar on Orthopedic Primary Care? We have another planned for Saturday, July 15 at 9:30 a.m. Sign up today
About the webinar:
We're excited to again offer our free webinars on our Orthopedic Primary Care course. This free preview webinar will provide you with the research-based rationale behind Jackson's concept of orthopedic primary care and an overview of the topics and skills covered in the course curriculum.
As part of our effort to improve patient outcomes through professional education, we are proud to offer our Orthopedic Injections Workshops. The course is available to all holders of advanced practice degrees in healthcare holding a current license.
Peter Slabaugh MD
Dr. Slabaugh completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), after which he completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Minnesota before coming to practice at Webster Orthopedics.
Cathy Matthews RN
Ms. Matthews was born in Yorkshire, England months after the end of World War II and later immigrated with her family to America in 1957. After several moves throughout her life she settled and spent most of her life in California.
Maggie Macy has gone from student to star -- first a JOF intern and then on our staff as our Summer Intern Program Coordinator.
Are Nurse Practitioners Prepared To Treat Common Musculoskeletal Conditions?
Another joint publication by our Education principals Drs.
October is National Physical Therapy Month – a time when we officially recognize those vital members of our professional healthcare family: physical therapists.
We may not recognize it but we’re often surrounded by hazards, at home and at work, which put us at risk of having a fall. Falls are a common and often painful reminder that our bodies are fragile.
As you may have seen in our blog recently, summer is intern season at JOF.
It’s peak summer travel season – when the whole family’s attention turns to sun, surf and time away from the daily grind. But for too many of us, vacations can also bring bone, muscle and joint injuries.
Enrollment for our 2016-17 Orthopedic Primary Care Course is now officially closed. We are, however, accepting applications for our wait list in case of last-minute openings or cancelations.
While many of us think of arthritis as a disease of the elderly, the truth is it can affect people of any age. In fact, there is a group of autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that affect children under 16 – which we group into a general term, juvenile arthritis (JA).
We're proud to announce we've selected our 2016 class of Summer Interns! They'll be shadowing a variety of clinicians from July 11 - August 19.
May is an important commemorative month for us at JOF – actually there are three in one: simultaneously, it’s National Arthritis Awareness Month,
April is a time to celebrate spring – and for many a commitment to living more healthily. Often we’ll think about eating right and exercising more, which is great. But did you know that many of us still risk bone, joint and muscle strain and injury where we spend most of our time – at work?
Orthopedic Primary Care (OPC) prepares clinicians to diagnose and manage common orthopedic conditions in primary care settings.
Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month®?
Students: Interested in a career in healthcare? Consider applying for one of our Summer Internships. Applications open April 1. This year's program runs July 11 - August 19.
2015 has been an exciting year for JOF. With your support, We have accomplished the following:
We're all in high holiday gear at the moment, from shopping to celebrations - but many of us are suffering pain from injuries and added stress on muscles, bones & joints that the festive season can bring.
Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of philanthropic giving that takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It is a day to reflect on how you can give your support or time to improve the world around you.
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us. And while it’s definitely a time for celebration and spending time with those we love, we want to remember to be grateful for our good health and physical mobility.
Did you know that you can improve your bone health by eating more salmon, tuna, swordfish and mackerel?
We've extended the application deadline for our Orthopedic Primary Care course to August 14. Learn more and apply today.