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Finding Balance During The Holiday Season


Tuesday Evening

November 27th

6-8:30 PM

Anschutz Medical Campus



$15 per person includes dinner


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Surgical Weight Loss Center

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Why Drink More Water?

By Jenny Madrid MPH, RD, CDE, BC-ADM UCH Registered Dietitian

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A Wish for WISH
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WISHing You Well
An informative health communique for our patients and their families
Issue No. 19 Fall 2012

WISHing you a Healthy Fall



Here are a few quick updates:  

Thanks to you we have grown our practice. In order to serve you best we have added a new doctor to our WISH team. Please welcome Dr. Michelle Cleeves.


Michelle Cleeves MDDr. Cleeves received her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2009. In June 2012, she completed her internship and residency at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx as part of the Social Internal Medicine program unique to Montefiore. She returned to her home state of Colorado and joined the WISH primary care practice on September 4, 2012.


Join us for another lecture...

Let's Talk: Conversations About Women's Health November 27th from 6 PM to 8:30 PM 


In this issue we have asked subject matter experts to write about: 

  • Predictable Cycles of Depression and Anxiety in a Woman's Life
  • What is happening at UCH Mammography?
  • Dizziness in Women: The Big Three

WISH makes a commitment to educate women on health. To facilitate this goal we have engaged a community educational outreach program and created a Library of Articles. Connect to this electronic archive and read good information on health topics. Print out a copy of  our tools:


Learn more about efficient Prescription refills at WISH

The Predictable Cycles of Depression and Anxiety in a Woman's Life- The Complex But Achievable Path to Wellness 
By Cheryl Chessick, M.D.,
Director of Women's Studies and Treatment 
 woman sad 
Depression is  a common condition affecting approximately 15 million American adults.  Women are twice as likely to develop depression and two to three times more likely to develop anxiety compared to men.  Women may have a  different treatment course than men. Read More...
Dr Chessick will be the keynote speaker on November 27th at our Let's Talk Event- "Maintaining Mental Health Wellness Through Holiday Stress and Fatigue". Learn techniques to create balance in your life.
Mammogram  Appointment "Pink Life Saver" prepares to wrap The hospital's distinctive mobile mammography unit will be road-ready by the end of the week, and officially unveiled at the Oct. 16 "Men for the Cure" event. Soon thereafter, it will bring breast cancer screenings to patients at the hospital's  internal and family medicine clinics, on campus and off..Read More

Dizziness in Women: The Big Three

By Carol Foster, M.D., Associate Professor

Director of  the Balance  Laboratory

University Of Colorado Hospital 


Dizziness Dizziness is one of the most common symptoms people experience, and can range forma mild feeling of being off balance to a profound whirling sensation and vomiting. There are many causes of this symptom, but the three we discussin the article are responsible for at least half of all dizziness complaintsRead More  



Special Offerings:  Flu Vaccination


As flu season approaches, it's important to protect your health with a flu shot. We are now scheduling daily appointments for flu shots.  Influenza, known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe symptoms and even death.  Be protected; get your flu shot early.  The charge is $25.75 if paying cash for this service but most insurance companies cover the cost completely.


To schedule your Flu Shot, 

call WISH at 720-848-9474


More information on the flu from UCH experts 

WISHful Info: 


 University of Colorado Hospital
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion


 1635 Aurora Ct
3rd floor AOP
 Aurora, CO 80045  



Thank you for your choosing

Women's Integrated Services in Health for your primary care.


Yours in Service,  

Women's Integrated Services in Health Team




Wouldn't it be nice to access to your medical records from home or on the go?


Our hospital is growing and making improvements too. It's not quite like our first tooth, but UCH is marking the start of a new era of safe electronic communication with your doctor. My Health Connection allows you to access your test results, make appointments with your doctor, communicate with your doctor, nurses and front desk staff by email.  Read about My Health Connection (MHC) and the new Iphone application. We invite you to sign up today. Choose to connect from your desktop or download the app that allows iPhone users to connect directly to the popular My Health Connection. It is FREE! Other smart phone apps will follow soon.