Health and Wellness
Health and wellness has become an area of broad interest for SCLSNJ as we continue to provide referential guidance and information during the pandemic. The physical and psychological well-being of our communities is a matter of paramount importance in a time of increased vulnerabilities. The U.S. National Library of Medicine identifies eight mutually interdependent dimensions of wellness: physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, vocational, financial, and environmental.
Upcoming Virtual Events
See the calendar below for relevant program information surrounding topics like yoga, meditation, and tai chi, as well as public health resources.
How to Look for a Doctor
DoctorFinder (American Medical Association)
If you are interested in finding physicians who are members of the American Medical Association, this is your source. The online directory lists all licensed physicians in the U.S. and indicates whether they are current members of this prestigious association. This resource does not include dentists, optometrists, chiropractors, nurses, or allied health personnel.
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees 24 approved medical specialty. Explore their site to check whether your doctor is certified. Why is this important? The ABMS routinely checks to see whether physicians meet nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge, experience. and skills.