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Have you tried the Impossible Burger? What did you think?

Learn more in our event next week with the CEO and Founder!

𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗡𝗼𝘄: tinyurl.com/impossible-musc
𝐏𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐝: live-meating

Impossible Foods | Conversation Cafe Series
Wednesday, July 1st from 1-2pm
featuring Impossible Foods

#plantbased #chs MUSC Office of Health Promotion MUSC Weight Management Center
Eggs on Toast with Samphire Salad & Green Garlic Dressing | Planet Based Meal Series

Share your earth-friendly meal in the comments below!

How to support your local farmers during this crisis:
https://tinyurl.com/localfoodcovid

The meal – Local, soft-boiled eggs on homemade toasted multigrain bread with a local samphire salad (a.k.a. Charleston Sea Beans) both covered in a fresh green garlic dressing.

What is samphire?
I hadn’t heard of it either. Samphire (a.k.a. sea beans and sea pickles,) is a salt-tolerant, marsh dwelling plant. These ‘sea beans’ are grown locally by Heron Farms with the aim to use sea-level rise as a resource for a new type of agriculture. Heron Farms also uses the sale of their product to fund coastal restoration projects in coastal SC!

Samphire - Heron Farm
Pasture Raised Eggs - Wishbone Heritage Farms
Green Garlic – Spade & Clover Gardens

Produce from The Veggie bin!

Lowcountry Local First MUSC Office of Health Promotion
Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Light Up the Farm celebration on Nov. 7th from 4-6 PM!

This is a public event, open to MUSC employees, students and community members alike.

Musc Urban Farm MUSC Office of Health Promotion
Thank you for coming out and supporting the MUSC bike fair. The event was a huge success, and together we raised $1,200 for the Charleston Medical District Greenway. Take a look at some of the data we collected during the auction...

And thank you to all our partners:
Lowcountry Go, Charleston Moves, MUSC Health, MUSC Wellness Center, MUSC Office of Health Promotion
🚲 Pictures from the MUSC Bike Fair & Auction 🚲

Thanks to all that made this day special:

MUSC Wellness CenterCharleston Medical District Greenway MUSC Office of Health Promotion LOWVELO and more!
Get your tickets for the Slow Food Ark of Taste Dinner at the MUSC Urban Farm here:
https://m.bpt.me/event/4258822

Help preserve the celebrated, heirloom ingredients of Slow Food’s Ark of Taste list!

MUSC Office of Health Promotion
** TOMORROW, MAY 17 is Bike To Work Day! **

Morning Commute: 7 am — 8:30 am | Ride starts promptly at 8 am (back parking lot of Half-Moon Outfitters, West Ashley)
Evening Commute: 6:30 pm —7:30 pm | Ride starts promptly at 6:30 pm (Brittlebank Park, Downtown)

We are riding in support of the proposed new bicycle and pedestrian bridge! It is important that you join us as we work with the City of Charleston and other partners to get this bridge funded and built!

Specific event details can all be found here >>> https://www.facebook.com/events/1113417012171140/

Please note: If you need to rent a Holy Spokes bike for tomorrow, you must SIGN OUR WAIVER (bit.ly/BiketoWorkDayMay17) requesting it by 5 pm TONIGHT.

Half-Moon Outfitters| Counter Culture Coffee | Three Little Birds Cafe | Earthfare | City of Charleston Police Department | MUSC Health | MUSC Office of Health Promotion | MUSC GoGreen | LOWVELO | Lowcountry Go | Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments | The Bridge at 1055

Office of Health Promotion serves as an organization-wide resource for multi-disciplinary health promotion and wellness programs and initiatives

In striving to become America's healthiest academic medical campus and consistent with the MUSC mission and Imagine 2020 Strategic Plan, the Office of Health Promotion (OHP) provides dynamic, visionary leadership for MUSC by establishing a framework of wellness for the entire MUSC enterprise. OHP seeks to reach across departments to lead an interdisciplinary effort and create a comprehensive welln

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03/08/2022

Rethink Your Drink: Excess sugar consumption may contribute to unwanted weight gain and increase your risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Learn how to make simple swaps to various, commonly consumed beverages!

Watch our 4-minute video to learn more:
https://player.vimeo.com/video/682980447

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion 02/07/2022

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion

Check out this week's Wellness This Week newsletter for the latest health and wellbeing-related events, employee promotions and resources!

https://conta.cc/3uCVQUV

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion Wellness This Week February 7, 2022 Wellbeing at MUSC Enjoy the Latest Wellbeing Programs, Perks & Events for MUSC Care Team Members Participate in a Worksite Biometric Screening Free Biometric Screen

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion 01/24/2022

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion

Learn about the latest Health Promotion programs, offerings events for MUSC Health employees in our latest Wellness This Week Newsletter! https://conta.cc/3fUE9ax

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion Wellness This Week January 24, 2022 Wellbeing at MUSC Enjoy the Latest Wellbeing Programs, Perks & Events for MUSC Care Team Members Participate in a Worksite Biometric Screening Free Biometric Screen

01/19/2022

Special workouts for you designed by our trainers. Try the latest Workout of the Week!

Learn more about our exercise programs that will help you meet your wellness goals: https://web.musc.edu/resources/health-and-wellness/wellness-center/programs/small-group-training

01/05/2022

Looking for some quick workouts or ways to get moving as you begin the New Year? The MUSC Wellness Center has provided effective and approachable workout templates designed by their trainers for you!

Special workouts for you designed by our trainers. Try our new Workout of the Week!

Learn more about our exercise programs that will help you meet your wellness goals: https://web.musc.edu/resources/health-and-wellness/wellness-center/personal-training

12/14/2021

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Purchase an MUSC Urban Farm 2022 calendar featuring beautiful illustrations of locally grown produce throughout each season!

We will have a table @cmdgreenway two days this week to sell our 2022 Urban Farm calendars. Email us at [email protected] if you have any questions 🗓🎁

MUSC health promotion director selected as inaugural Sustainability Leadership Initiative fellow 11/08/2021

MUSC health promotion director selected as inaugural Sustainability Leadership Initiative fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Johnson for being selected to the inaugural fellowship class of the Sustainability Leadership Institute!

https://web.musc.edu/about/news-center/2021/10/29/sustainability-leadership-initiative

MUSC health promotion director selected as inaugural Sustainability Leadership Initiative fellow Susan L. Johnson, Ph.D. has been selected to be part of the inaugural class of the Sustainability Leadership Initiative.

2021 Sporting Clays Shoot - Lowcountry Land Trust 11/01/2021

2021 Sporting Clays Shoot - Lowcountry Land Trust

Great opportunity to get outdoors in the beautiful ACE Basin for a great cause & some great perks for volunteering!

2021 Sporting Clays Shoot - Lowcountry Land Trust Join us for Lowcountry Land Trust’s Annual Sporting Clays Shoot at White House Plantation, a protected property in Green Pond, SC. On Saturday, November 13, and Sunday, November 14, guests […]

MUSC Care Team Appreciation Day 10/18/2021

MUSC Care Team Appreciation Day

MUSC Health Care Team Members are invited to attend/register for the MUSC Care Team Appreciation Day sponsored by Coca-Cola Consolidated on October 23 from 9-11 am at MUSC Charleston's Main Campus!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/musc-care-team-appreciation-day-tickets-180067204857

MUSC Care Team Appreciation Day Coca-Cola Consolidated and Harris Teeter would like to invite you to the Care Team Appreciation Day.

Join conversation 08/25/2021

Join conversation

We've reimagined Imagine U on Microsoft Teams - check us out at www.musc.edu/iu

https://player.vimeo.com/video/552516112

Join conversation

Resiliency program started to ease COVID stress expands 08/10/2021

Resiliency program started to ease COVID stress expands

https://web.musc.edu/about/news-center/2021/08/09/resiliency-program-started-to-ease-covid-stress-expands

We are so proud of our colleagues who are committed to caring for our care team members. Please share with anyone who needs support!

Resiliency program started to ease COVID stress expands MUSC Health employees dealing with work-related stress have an in-house place to turn for help, whether they need it as individuals or as a team.

CHBC August Seminar 08/05/2021

CHBC August Seminar

Register today for our first in-person seminar since January, 2020!

https://myemail.constantcontact.com/CHBC-August-Seminar.html?soid=1120134736904&aid=NA3xmtHYDFI

CHBC August Seminar Reserve Your Spot Today! The CHBC 2021-2022 Seminar Series Presents  Wellbeing in the Post-Pandemic Workplace: "Navigating the post-pandemic landscape, understanding the new needs of your workforce a

Summer program puts smiles on faces and food in bellies 07/13/2021

Summer program puts smiles on faces and food in bellies

The MUSC Office of Health Promotion is proud to oversee and manage the Kids Eat Free at MUSC Program in conjunction with our partner, the Lowcountry Food Bank . Kids Eat Free @ MUSC ensures that every child on our campus has the opportunity to enjoy a nourishing and delicious meal, no questions asked!

Summer program puts smiles on faces and food in bellies Kids Eat Free, now in its sixth year has served more than 25,000 meals to children around Charleston.

SouthCarolina7 07/09/2021

SouthCarolina7

Join MUSC & Participate in the 2021 South Carolina 7 Expedition

MUSC is proud to serve as a sponsor of the 2021 South Carolina 7 Expedition, led by SC Floodwater Commissioner Tom Mullikin.

Following the Palmetto Trail as the guiding pathway from the mountains to the sea, the expedition will highlight the ‘South Carolina 7’ named for the seven geographic wonders unique to the Palmetto State.

The purpose of the expedition is to bring attention to the natural marvels that need our protection and the outdoor adventures that await us from our own backyards and beyond. Along the route will be opportunities to discuss topics such as conservation, resiliency, adult and childhood fitness, outdoor therapy, floodwater-mitigation issues, and more.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

You’re Invited.
The SC7 Expedition Team invites you to join them on the expedition, for itinerary and event details, download the field guide at https://www.southcarolina7.com/

Become a Virtual Team Member.
Become a Virtual Team Member by following the SC7 page where we will be posting live chats and showcasing amazing scenery along the route.

Plan your own Expedition.
Plan your own expedition; hike a trail, explore waterfalls, paddle a river, view spectacular wildlife or camp out under the stars. Create your own pathway and let your adventure begin! Share your adventures by using the following hashtags: #SC7wonders and #30days1epicadventure

SouthCarolina7 Digital Field Guide View the Guide Outdoor Adventure Book View the Book 2021 ITINERARY DAY 1OCONEE COUNTY - “Garden of the Gods”Oconee Passage begins in Oconee State Park and ends at Oconee Station State Historical Site, a backcountry military garrison and trading post from the 1790s. From the p...

Home - PowerPlantSC 04/21/2021

Home - PowerPlantSC

https://powerplantsc.com/

MUSC is excited to join organizations from across the state in what could be the largest single-day tree planting event in the country. It's been an honor to serve on the planning committee led by Thomas Mullikin and SC Floodwater Commission. Still time to grab some seeds and join this historic event!! Come see us today at the Musc Urban Farm or the Greenway. #earthday2021 #powerplantsc #southcarolina

Home - PowerPlantSC At the request of S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster, the South Carolina Floodwater Commission is launching an ambitious effort to plant three million trees — assisted by students from every school in the state, volunteers, counties, cities and private sector partners — on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2...

04/20/2021

On Earth Day, April 22nd, the SC Floodwater Commission invited everyone in the state to help reach the goal of planting 3 million trees with Power Plant SC 🌳
Seeds provided at MUSC Health - Charleston Medical District Greenway & MUSC Urban Farm 🌱
More info at powerplantsc.com

Goal was reached!

Purposeful Walkthrough 02/17/2021

Purposeful Walkthrough

Calling all MUSC Health Care Team Members & Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Students:

Are you ready to bring your best to what matters most? Join your colleagues who are enjoying a more Purposeful day, each day by activating your free Purposeful account courtesy of South Carolina Hospital Association’s Working Well and MUSC Office of Health Promotion.

How to Access the Purposeful App:
Unlock the power of purpose in just a few minutes a day with this mobile application by Kumanu.

The app is available in Google Play and Apple App Stores. Get the most out of the app with this “How to Use the App” video: https://vimeo.com/418555408/2665e98e98

To access the Purposeful app, complete the following steps:

Text MUSC to 734-436-3939
- Follow the prompts and enroll in the application
- Use daily & connect to your purpose!

Purposeful Walkthrough This is "Purposeful Walkthrough" by Kumanu on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

02/02/2021

Come volunteer with us. All ages welcome to participate in socially distanced 1 to 3 hour volunteer opportunities each week. Sign Up and details are found here https://signup.com/go/GtrtsUw

questions: email [email protected]

MUSC Office of Health Promotion updated their website address. 01/27/2021

MUSC Office of Health Promotion updated their website address.

MUSC Office of Health Promotion updated their website address.

01/25/2021

Check out the latest Wellness This Week Newsletter: https://conta.cc/3qWLp9D

Yogic Breathing to Help Manage Stress 01/11/2021

Yogic Breathing to Help Manage Stress

Learn more about Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian's research on yogic breathing on this episode of Health Focus podcast.

Yogic Breathing to Help Manage Stress This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian about simple deep breathing exercises to help manage stress. Dr. Balasubramanian is an

myemail.constantcontact.com 11/23/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion

Check out the latest Wellness this Week Newsletter update: https://conta.cc/33b7ZSc

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11/23/2020

MUSC Health

If you are planning to gather with friends or family outside of your household for Thanksgiving, getting tested before is a great way to reduce the spread of #COVID-19. Visit http://ow.ly/PjZh50CnT0J to speak to a provider and access testing, even if you are asymptomatic. Keep your loved ones safe & help stop the spread!

11/19/2020

MUSC Urban Farm

Enjoy our Healthy Holidays Guide the entire month of November

Day 18: Sweet Potato

Healthy Because:
They contain truly awesome amounts of Vitamin A — between 500 % & 700% of your recommended daily intake in just one cup.
Sweet potatoes also contain Vitamins C and B-6, manganese, potassium and several other vitamins and minerals.
They are even good sources of iron and calcium. Sweet potatoes are also thought to be helpful in blood sugar regulation.

Healthy way to eat:
When cooking whole sweet potatoes, pierce their skin several times with a fork and bake at 400°for 40-50 minutes or until fork tender.
And get to know the savory (rather than sweet) side of sweet potatoes, especially in these combinations: sweet potatoes and rosemary; sweet potatoes and chipotle chiles; and sweet potatoes and cumin.

Sustainable Tips:
Sweet potato leaves and young shoots are also eaten as part of the cuisines of a number of cultures, including Chinese, Polynesian and Filipino.
If growing sweet potatoes in your garden, incorporate the leaves and shoots into a meal as well as the root.

11/11/2020

MUSC Urban Farm

Enjoy our Healthy Holidays Guide the entire month of November

In conjunction with the MUSC Day Treatment Program's Friendsgiving Basket Fundraiser

Please support our Thanksgiving meal baskets drive for the MUSC Children's Day Treatment Program.

Send funds via Venmo to @CDT_FoodDrive

Drop off shelf stable Items to the Urban Farm (29 1/2 Bee Street)

Email [email protected] to arrange pick up by November 16th

Day 11: Winter Squash

Healthy for you because:

Winter squash is an excellent source of vitamin A, in the form of beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber and manganese.

They are a great source of folate, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B1, copper, vitamin B6, niacin and pantothenic acid.

Squash is a delicious source of fiber that can leave you feeling fuller for longer.

Healthy way to eat:

Roast squashes before peeling them: cut them in half or quarters, scrape away the seeds and fibrous membranes, roast at 425º F on an oiled, foil-lined baking sheet until fork tender.

Mash like sweet potatoes, blend to make stew and incorporate into smoothies.

Sustainable Tips:

Winter Squash is susceptible to a lot of pests, therefore growers often use a lot of pesticides on them. Try to buy organic if possible.

Despite the name, winter squash is harvested in summer and can be stored through winter so it will be seasonally available the last half of the year in the Lowcountry.

myemail.constantcontact.com 11/09/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion

Wellness This Week Newsletter Update: https://conta.cc/36gFxPL

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11/02/2020

MUSC Urban Farm

Can you help us fill 25 baskets for our friends at MUSC Children’s Day Treatment Program?⁣
🍁🍞🥐🍗🍰⁣
Drop off boxed shelf stable foods to the box at the front of the Urban Farm or email [email protected] to arrange pick up ⁣
🥬🍎🥦🥕🌽⁣
OR send funds directly via venmo @CDT_FoodDrive to purchase local produce for healthy dishes

myemail.constantcontact.com 08/24/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

MUSC Office of Health Promotion Wellness This Week Newsletter Update: https://conta.cc/32jdw89

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redcap.musc.edu 08/24/2020

Clinician Well-Being Survey

Attention ALL SC & OK Clinicians! Please consider participating in this LANDMARK survey/initiative! Your input is valued, needed, & will influence resources to support the healthcare workforce while addressing culture, systems, & environmental factors that contribute to burnout.

Survey link: https://is.gd/SCHA_CWB

Please share with clinical colleagues, friends, & family that live or work in SC or OK. We are using the NAM definition of clinician (physicians & other qualified persons who are involved in the treatment & observation of living patients).

redcap.musc.edu You are being asked to participate in this study because you are a “Clinician” practicing in South Carolina or Oklahoma. The study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board.

myemail.constantcontact.com 08/17/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

More updates from the MUSC Office of Health Promotion in this week's newsletter: https://conta.cc/2PZ6PCe

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myemail.constantcontact.com 08/03/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn about the latest MUSC Office of Health Promotion updates and events in today's "Wellness This Week" newsletter: https://conta.cc/2BYjnXm

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muschealth.org 07/24/2020

Soil Solace: Gardening During COVID-19

muschealth.org An interview with experts from the MUSC Urban Farm about gardening and wellness during a pandemic.

myemail.constantcontact.com 07/20/2020

Wellness this Week: Health & Wellbeing Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out this week's updates in the MUSC Office of Health Promotion Wellness This Week Newsletter

https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Wellness-this-Week--Health---Wellbeing-Resources-for-the-COVID-19-Pandemic.html?soid=1123362081828&aid=HmcBNfgfLxI

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07/15/2020
07/15/2020

So grateful for Cindy & Haley from Panera Bread for delivering delicious meals donated through their Meals for Heroes campaign. Thank you so much for your generosity! https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/meals-for-heroes.html

MUSC Office of Health Promotion

Learn more about what we do to promote and improve the health of our employees and community members: https://academicdepartments.musc.edu/ohp/

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY “WELLNESS THIS WEEK” NEWSLETTER: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/GE7zrBM/MUSCWellnessThisWeek

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