In this issue of For Your Benefit, you will learn why choosing a primary care physician is one of the most important steps you can make in ensuring that you receive that whole-person care. We are also happy to introduce to you Dr. Van H. Dunn, a former primary care physician himself, who recently joined our Funds as Chief Medical Officer.
You will read about how one of your fellow members, Shelly Hall, a Patient Access Coordinator at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center’s Rutland Nursing Home, lost 85 pounds and got her health back on track with the help of her physician—and her Benefit Fund coverage. And because flu season is just around the corner, we remind you to get your flu shot to protect yourself, your family and your patients or residents.
We are happy to introduce to you Dr. Van H. Dunn, a former primary care physician himself, who recently joined our Funds as Chief Medical Officer.
We asked our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van H. Dunn, to share his views on why it’s important to have a primary care physician.
Shelly Hall lost 85 pounds in the last year by changing her diet and starting an exercise routine—and she’s not done yet!
If you have made positive changes in your health — or are just starting to — we want to hear from you!
Did you know that if you are suddenly faced with a long-term or permanent disability as a working 1199SEIU member, you may be eligible for a disability pension benefit?