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As the only community-owed, locally-governed, not-for-profit health system in Northeast Florida, caring for the entire community is one of our core values. Baptist Health is committed to building a healthier community for all of us. This is our social responsibility. To do that, we find solutions to unmet needs affecting the health of our citizens at every stage of life.
Baptist Health, along with other area nonprofit hospitals, is offering free Mental Health First Aid training to local residents.
Meri Ivy Read was just 15 when she tried to take her life for the first time. Bouts of depression and mania left her feeling out of control and isolated.
Individually, faith and medicine are powerful tools for health. But they become even more potent when they are combined, which is why participants at Baptist Health’s Faith and Mental Health Conference are feeling energized about their own — and Northeast Florida’s — ability to address mental health.
This summer 50 local students took part in the annual Tipping the Scale summer employment program here at Baptist Health.
What started as providing medical care in a trailer now has grown to a state-of-the-art clinic that provides high-quality health care to the homeless in downtown Jacksonville.
DLC (Developmental Learning Center) Nurse and Learn is a unique day care center that serves children with moderate to severe disabilities from birth to age 22.
A new counseling program at the Wolfson Children’s Center NICU helps parents get through the emotional ups and downs of having an premature infant.
Did you know that preventable injuries are the number-one reason for child deaths in the United States? Read how THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health is helping to reduce these injuries.
Programs that encourage healthy lifestyles through partnerships with faith-based organizations are working, and they’re saving lives.
To register, select a location and date below
THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children's Hospital
Youth Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Session
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Y Healthy Living Center Ponte Vedra
Adult Mental Health First Aid
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The committee consists of community leaders from our various health system boards, each of whom is dedicated to ensuring that people in need in Northeast Florida have access to high-quality health care. The committee plays an active role in identifying unmet community needs, setting priorities and developing strategies to improve health and quality of life and provides oversight to our community health and social responsibility initiatives.
Nancy S. BronerBoard Committee Chair
Nancy S. Broner - Board Committee Chair and Baptist Beaches
Charles C. Baggs - Baptist Jacksonville
Deborah Pass Durham - Wolfson Children's Hospital
Mel Gottlieb - Wolfson Children's Hospital
William H. Gower - Baptist Nassau
William C. Mason, EdD - Baptist Health Foundation
Kyle T. Reese, DMin - Baptist Jacksonville
Carol C. Thompson - Baptist Health System
Christopher A. Verlander - Baptist South
Cleve E. Warren - Baptist Health Foundation
Our Reason for BeingBaptist Health’s social responsibility is to lead by example when it comes to improving the health of our community, increasing access to care and advancing medical knowledge.
Audrey Moran, Senior Vice PresidentSocial Responsibility and Community Advocacy
We would like to hear from you about our efforts to improve the health of our community and your questions and suggestions.
Melanie Patz, Vice PresidentCommunity Investment and Impact
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Baptist is the only community-owned, locally-governed, not-for-profit health system in Northeast Florida. We’re about more than serving the needs of those whose lives have been interrupted by illness or injury. Caring for the entire community is one of our core values and we are committed to making a difference to people in need.
If you are interested in applying for a community health program or project in Northeast Florida, please follow our new application process, or contact me at 904.202.5112 to learn more.
Baptist Health Strategic Investment Application
Letter of Inquiry for Baptist Health Strategic Investments
Lynn Sherman, DirectorCommunity Engagement