Aspirus | Aspire | Spring 2019

ASPIRE is a freemagazine published by Aspirus and is intended to provide health information to the people living inWisconsin and Upper Michigan. Aspirus is proud to offer this publication as a resource to you and your family. This publication is also available online at . Information in this publication is not intended to replace medical advice, nor is it for self-diagnosis. Individuals should speak with their primary care provider or other health care professionals regardingmedical concerns. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. 2019 ©Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. New class of Aspirus Scholars Mark your calendar for June 28 Spirits at the Lake is an annual fundraising event at Bass Lake Golf Course inDeerbrook, Wisconsin. This year’s event is June 28 and features vintage-themed circus décor with live music, raffles, silent auction, dinner, golf and entertainment. Evening tickets are $35 in advance. All proceeds benefit The Community Health Foundation of Aspirus Langlade Hospital. Last year’s event raisedmore than $148,000, whichwas granted throughout the community, including projects for local schools, EMS, Volm Cancer Center and Rosalia Gardens. Themission of The Community Health Foundation is to identify needs, raise funds and award grants to advance health care and the health and well-being of people in Antigo and neighboring communities served by Aspirus Langlade Hospital. SHARETHESPIRIT For more information, call 715.623.9557 . The latest group of Aspirus Scholars was celebrated in February. The Aspirus Health Foundation announced its latest class of Aspirus Scholars in February. Four medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin – Central Wisconsin campus were awarded scholarships totaling $550,000 for tuition. The Aspirus Scholars Program provides scholarships tomedical students and connects them to Aspirus and the communities served by Aspirus during their training. In return, the students commit to employment at Aspirus in the areas of primary care, psychiatry or general surgery. This is the third group of medical students to receive scholarships through the program, which was created to help tackle the growing physician shortage hospitals face nationwide. This year’s recipients include: X X Madeline Klippel, second-year medical student. X X Hannah Marti, first-year medical student. X X Joseph Novak, first-year medical student. X X Natalie Weeks, first-year medical student. FUNDINGTHEFUTUREOFCARE Go online to for more information on the program and for videos of the first three classes of Aspirus Scholars. WHEN: Monday, Aug. 5 WHERE: Wausau Country Club TIME: 8 a.m. for nine holes; noon for up to 18 holes as time allows. WHAT: Best ball scramble format. Prizes awarded for best dressed team, best dressed caddy, cart décor andmore. An evening celebration dinner will also be held after golf. Proceeds support important health initiatives in the Wausau area. READYTOTEEUP? Go online to for additional information and registration options. 2 aspire Spring 2019