Another successful Orthopalooza!
Thanks to everyone who made our Spring Orthopalooza 2-Day Workshop a success! The focus of the April 21-22 event was on musculoskeletal fundamental skills, with students including a mix of advanced practice nurses, NP students and physicians.
Our next Orthopalooza is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 21-22. The focus will be Upper Extremity: common disorders of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, as well as relevant orthopedic injections.
Thank you Class of 2022 preceptors!
Our 2022 summer Healthcare Immersion Program was a great success for our seven students, giving them the opportunity to explore various health fields while shadowing experienced providers -- preceptors -- as they treat patients.
We'd like to thank these preceptors for their generosity and expertise that is vital to our students' success:
Welcome HIP class of 2022!
Our summer Healthcare Immersion Program is now underway. We're excited to introduce our seven students -- a brilliant group of young people with diverse interests and aspirations for a future career in healthcare. Our 2022 program runs through August 5.
We’re excited to announce that Maggie Macy, RN is joining our team as our 2022 Healthcare Immersion Program (HIP) Coordinator.
Along with being a guide and mentor for student participants, the HIP coordinator is responsible for planning and organizing the program schedule, and managing day-to-day activities, along with administration, evaluations, and working with our Board and marketing teams as needed.
2022 HIP applications are open
Are you -- or is a college student you know -- considering a career in healthcare? Check out our Healthcare Immersion Program, a unique summer experience to explore various health fields while shadowing experienced providers as they treat patients.
Applications are now open for our 2022 program, which runs July 11-August 5. Applications are due Friday, June 17.
Our first Orthopalooza was a success!
Our inaugural Orthopalooza MSK skills weekend was a hit. Usually part of our blended learning Orthopedic Primary Care Courses, we broke out the weekend workshop as a standalone two-day workshop event April 8 & 9.
Held at Creekside Commons in Lafayette, California, the workshop, valued at 15 contact hours, quickly sold out and we're already planning our next Orthopalooza event for September 9-10.
Thanks for a great CANP44!
Education is a key focus for us at JOF -- and it was a great experience to finally be in person again with friends and colleagues at the California Association for Nurse Practitioners 44th Annual Educational Conference in Pasadena.
It was a lively event filled with learning and networking -- including presentations on menopause and foot and ankle pain by our instructors Kathleen Geier, DNP and A.J. Benham, DNP
Save the date: It's Orthopalooza!
Get ready for Orthopalooza!
Join us Friday and Saturday, April 8 & 9 for a fun and educational two days covering fundamental musculoskeletal skills and procedures common to primary care settings.
This Clinical Workshop is designed for front-line clinicians looking to acquire new evidence-based skills they can use immediately with patients.
Space is limited to 20 participants.
Thanks for a Great Year!
Much like last year, 2021 was a mixed bag of challenges and accomplishments for JOF. Despite lingering uncertainties around COVID-19, our volunteers, donors, students, preceptors, and team persevered, and we’re grateful to be able to continue our MSK-focused work through education, research, and service.
We approach the New Year with a renewed confidence, as we prepare to expand our reach to students nationwide -- and ultimately help improve the lives of orthopedic patients and the clinicians who care for them far beyond our original California/west coast roots.
Here Comes Canes 2021!
It's here! Our Fourth Annual Canes Film Festival & Gala is this Sunday, Nov. 7!
Tickets are still available via our website -- Standard Tickets are $50, Student Tickets are $25. Click on the button below to reserve your spot either in-person or on YouTube.
We're the staff and volunteers at Jackson Orthopedic Foundation, committed to improving the lives of patients with musculoskeletal conditions through education, research and service.