Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dr. Robert Wachter, Author of the “The Digital Doctor”

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Wachter, Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at U.C. San Francisco. He is considered the founder of the “hospitalist” movement and is author of The Digital Doctor: … Continue reading

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We’re Here to Help

This is an email from Mark Masselli to CHC Staff, adapted for the blog. Greetings, We’re here to help and we do – whether you’re a physician practice in Colorado, a Health Center in Maine or a homeless person in … Continue reading

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A New On-Site Medical Director for Norwalk and Stamford!

This morning all of Community Health Center’s staff received an email from our Chief Medical Officer, Veena Channamasetty M.D. announcing the new onsite medical director for our Nowalk and Stamford sites. Read on for the announcement:   I’m excited to  announce … Continue reading

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Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, Founder and President of The Civic Engine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, Founder of The Civic Engine which assists civic leaders in strengthening the economic drivers of health in communities. The long-time Director of Occupational and Environmental Health for … Continue reading

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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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Service with Habitat for Humanity to finish Americorps Week!

For the fifth and final day of Americorps Week 2015, our group traveled to a construction site in New Haven to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven. 603 Sherman Parkway is Habitat for Humanity’s 11th build and … Continue reading

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Dr. John Lumpkin, Sr. Vice President at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John Lumpkin, Sr. VP and Director of Targeted Teams at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Lumpkin oversees the RWJF project targeting childhood obesity and talks about the myriad … Continue reading

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The Fourth Day of AmeriCorps Week at Open Door Shelter

On Thursday, March 12th, the HealthCorps members hosted a career fair at the Open Door Shelter in Norwalk, CT as part of AmeriCorps Week. Approximately 20 people received career counseling, free interview attire, mock interviews, and resume assistance at the shelter, … Continue reading

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The Third Day of AmeriCorps Week – Serving at Master’s Manna

During our week of service, the AmeriCorps members of the Community Health Center took some time to help both medical and non-medical services throughout the state. We spent time honing our less-used skills of light construction, furniture moving, and even … Continue reading

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The Second Day of AmeriCorps Week, Serving Meals in New London!

For the second day of AmeriCorps Week the CHC HealthCorps members and I took a trip down to shore where we spent the day to volunteering at the New London Community Meal Center. The Meal center was established in 1985 … Continue reading

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