Health & Wellness November 2020 Travel Tips

Navigating the Holidays During the Pandemic

The holidays like we’ve never had them before. Well, here we are in November. Who would’ve thought it could arrive so quickly while this year has felt so long? As we dive into the holiday season, we must remember that we aren’t out of the woods yet. While we continue to navigate the currents of…

Health & Wellness November 2020

The Blind Man’s Lantern

Symposia Medicus faculty member and Martial Arts Grand Master 8th Degree Black Belt Dr. Michael Foley shares a story and insight surrounding the challenge of healthcare provider burnout. One evening after a Martial Arts class, a blind student approached the Master to request a lantern for his journey home. On hearing the request, the Master—who…

Health & Wellness Newsletter November 2020

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About the U.S. Healthcare System

by Frank LoVecchio, DO, MPH, FACEP, ABMT Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Frank LoVecchio gives his thoughts and opinions on the pandemic and what COVID-19 has taught us about the U.S. Healthcare System. A challenging game played by teens is to ask me how to spin bad events into a positive. I applied this philosophy…

November 2020 Recipes

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie

by Alexandria Morales Symposia Medicus Office Manager and Conference Planner Alexandria Morales shares her recipe for a fall favorite treat that dairy-free pie lovers can enjoy! I have been in love with pumpkin pie since the beginning of time. However, when I found out I had a dairy allergy, I couldn’t eat it anymore. It…

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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Dr. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist and Symposia Medicus faculty member, discusses ADLs on his website’s April 13, 2020 newsletter: “Another important topic is ADLs. In medical speak, that’s Activities of Daily Living. Usually, the structure of our lives provides this. Dressing for work. Grabbing lunch with coworkers or friends. Going to bed on time so…