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National Women Physician Day

Feb. 3 - February 3 marks the 196th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. By taking these first courageous steps forward, Dr. Blackwell opened the door for women to enter the field of medicine - a career that had previously been inaccessible to females.

Perinatal group: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy being offered by Dr. Abbey Kruper

Dec. 30 - Mindfulness is an accepting and non-judgmental awareness of thoughts, emotions, and present circumstances. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) blends cognitive therapy and mindfulness practices. Participants familiarize themselves with modes of thinking that contribute to negative mood states and develop new relationships to thoughts to promote healthier ways of living.

Media Contacts

Holly Botsford
External Communications Lead
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-8761 (Office)
(414) 688-7960 (Cell)

Alex Krouse
External Communications Specialist
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-5825 (Office)
(414) 491-7156 (Cell)

media@mcw.edu

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