Migraine Awareness Dress Down Day!!! We are wearing purple to support the cause. Donations are appreciated.
Atkinson Family Practice has some exciting news!! We wanted to let you all know that one of our patients has a personal migraine blog that is being featured several days this month on the American Migraine Foundation’s home page in honor of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM). There are 6 bloggers being featured altogether and all of the other writers are unbelievable. Here is the link: http://www.americanmigrainefoundation.org/ if you are interested in reading the blog.
The office will be closed in observance of the holiday Memorial Day 5/25/2015 The office will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday 5/26/15
There is a provider on call if you’re in need of assistance. Have a nice long weekend!
AFP Healthy Pleasures – shared medical appointments. A 12 week long program with meetings once a week. If you have been diagnosed with obesity and have a BMI>30 and you have a desire to create a healthier, happier you, Healthy Pleasures could be the resource you’re seeking! Select the link to find out more about it this wonderful new program.
Healthy Pleasures flyer
On 04/16/2015 our receptionist Sabre gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Hayden who came in at 9.0lbs, 20.5inches long. Both mom and baby are resting happy and healthy.
FOR A CURRENT PATIENT OF THE PRACTICE
Students must be current patients of our practice and be enrolled for the coming academic year in ANY college-type full-time program. Submit one to two short paragraphs explaining what your plans are for the coming year and how a scholarship would be helpful. Award is based on need and application must be resubmitted annually. $250 a year. Open to students from local high schools.
THIS IS FOR NON PATIENT
For a young woman graduating from high school – must be enrolled for the coming academic year in a four-year college with an interest in pursuing a healthcare profession. Submit one or two short paragraphs explaining why you are interested in health care professionally. Not based on need. Chosen by Atkinson Family Practice staff with student name blocked out. Do not mention if you are a patient of the practice. Renewable if student remains full-time and in good standing in their college.
Mail in to:
Or Email to: Office@Doctorkate.net
I’m a graduate of the Springfield College Physician Assistant program. I also received my bachelors degree from Springfield College. I have always wanted to work in primary care and enjoy building lasting relationships with my patients.
I am currently planning my wedding for September 2015. My fiancé Andy and I are both from Belchertown and have recently bought our first home there. I enjoy spending time with my family whether it be camping, kayaking, hiking, or listening to/signing with my dad’s band.
We are very sad to inform you that our Physician’s Assistant Maggie Ryan will be leaving May 15th to transition to a new position within a surgical practice. When we hired Maggie she was strongly considering a career in surgery, but we encouraged her to try family medicine as she was such an exceptional and personable practitioner. While she enjoyed working in our office and especially enjoyed the patients she saw here, she felt that her heart was still with surgery. We will miss her greatly, but wish her only the best for the future.