Get to Know: Peter Barkin, MD
Dr. Peter Barkin is a pulmonologist and critical care specialist and the director of Emerson’s intensive care unit. He explains how the technological tools and multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and specialists benefit patients at Emerson.
EmerSong – An A Cappella Festival on March 2 to Benefit Emerson Hospital Program to Aid Addiction Recovery
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is pleased to present its third annual EmerSong – an A Cappella Festival on Saturday, March 2, from 7–10 p.m. at Kerem Shalom, 659 Elm Street in Concord. The event benefits Emerson's comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
Free Surgical Weight Loss Information Session on February 19 in Worcester
Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough. If you are considering surgical weight loss, the first step is to become educated about the different procedures, what to expect and how to live a long, healthy, energetic life. The Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss will host a free surgical weight loss information session on Tuesday, February 19 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 35 Major Taylor Boulevard, Worcester.
Screen Prints and Collages by Concord Artist Jean Carter Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury through Mid-April
As part of its focus on providing high-quality healthcare to the community, which includes creative arts to inspire wellness, Emerson Medical at Sudbury is continuing its Art Exhibit series. The latest exhibit features colorful screen prints and cut paper collage by Jean Carter, a Concord resident and artist.
Bike Camp for Children with Special Needs Now Accepting Registrations
Emerson Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is hosting its fifth annual bike camp for children and adults with special needs during April school vacation week - April 15-19, 2019. Held in conjunction with Lawrence Academy, the camp is open to those who are at least eight years old, have a disability and are able to walk without an assistive device. Trained counselors and spotters work individually with campers to teach them how to ride a conventional bike.
“Little Hands, Big Hearts” Valentine’s Crafting Event on February 12
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites families with young children to participate in a free Valentine crafting party on Tuesday, February 12. At “Little Hands, Big Hearts,” all the Valentine trimmings will be provided to make special handmade cards that will be given to patients at Emerson Hospital on Valentine’s Day.
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – February 21
Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, a support and information group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its 2018-2019 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, February 21st from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital
Quitting smoking is not as easy as it sounds. It often takes multiple attempts for people to quit and the most effective ways are with the support of others who are working to stop smoking too. Starting Monday, March 11 and continuing through April 22, Emerson Hospital will host a Freedom from Smoking® group clinic to help people learn how to overcome tobacco addictions and enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money and healthier relationships.
Private Wellness Treatments Now Available at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to take better care of yourself? Are you aiming to do more self-care this year to promote good health? The Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is now offering private wellness treatments. Acupuncture, muscular therapy, massage therapy and Tui Na therapies are now available at the beautiful new wellness center located at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord.
Boston Magazine Names 45 Emerson Physicians as Top Doctors
Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors issue features 45 Emerson-affiliated physicians on this year's list.