Tag Archives: Patient Navigation Program

2012 Scholarship Program Update

Friday marked the due date for the 2012-2013 UCF Scholarships and we were overwhelmed by the number of applications we received- in total, 698!  Last year we received 342- unbelievable!  We are thrilled that we have this program that helps … Continue reading

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Thank You 24 Hours of Booty!

Dear Friends: We are so humbled and grateful for the amazing level of support so many individuals have put forth to support this year’s 24 Hours of Booty – riders, volunteers, sponsors and the community as a whole. Although disappointed … Continue reading

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Understanding Patient Navigation

I recently joined UCF as a Program Associate, responsible for expanding Ulman’s successful Young Adult Patient Navigation Program, launched at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore, to new cancer centers.  So, what is patient navigation, why do … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome

For the past couple of months, we have been talking with the Head of Oncology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) in Towson about getting our services into their hospital to benefit their young adult population. After many meetings, … Continue reading

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Learning Something New

I learn a lot of from the young adult patients I serve. Regularly they teach me about resilience, loyalty and grace—hope in the face of unimaginable stress and odds.  These moments motivate me to come to work each day and … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Baltimore?

Well the answer is LOTS!  As Team Fight grows, Kyle and I are working closely together to both grow our program into Baltimore and also have more of a presence at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, where our … Continue reading

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Not Business as Usual at UCF in 2011…

Last week the UCF team had a chance to break away from the office for our annual staff retreat. We got to spend some time together, talk about 2011 plans and explore that critically important question of “WHY?” Why do … Continue reading

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UCF in NYC

Last week, I had the privilege to attend an amazing patient navigation training lead by the man who started the concept in the NYC neighborhood of Harlem, Dr. Harold P. Freeman. I had been looking forward to the training for a … Continue reading

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Focus on What Matters!

In this digital age, our brains are often overloaded with information received from multiple channels; whether that be from conversations, emails, instant messages, texts, tweets, Facebook updates, etc. With so much information coming in, it is easy to become distracted … Continue reading

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Fertility Preservation, Patient Navigation and Cancer Survivorship

March is Women’s History Month and an appropriate time to blog about one of the most rewarding and complex parts of my work as a patient navigator- supporting young women in their decision making processes related to fertility preservation options … Continue reading

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