The staff of San Mateo Medical Center and Clinics have worked many hours during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep us all healthy. Join us in giving frontline heroes experiencing acute stress a boost by supporting the Healing Our Healthcare Heroes program. Click the Donate button below or scroll down the page to learn more about the program and our partnership with the 1440 Foundation.
Note: Are you an SMMC employee looking for our Healthcare Heroes program? Visit the following page instead.
WHAT IS THE HEALING OUR HEALTHCARE HEROES PROGRAM?
The San Mateo County Health Foundation is honored to partner with the 1440 Foundation to provide a complementary two-part healing program to frontliners impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Part 1 of the program will take place over 3 days at the 501(c)(3) nonprofit 1440 Multiversity campus nestled among the Santa Cruz mountains. After Part 1, all participants will receive an additional year of support and tools courtesy of our friends at 1440.
WHAT IS TAUGHT DURING PART 1?
Part 1 provides healthcare workers access to information, skills, and tools to help care for their own mental health, support their families, and help their colleagues. Daily faculty content sessions focus on topics born out of significant healthcare provider concerns:
Trauma, Stress, and Resilience
Moral Injury/Moral Distress Recognition
Nutrition and the Immune System
Grief and Healing
Hope: Journey to Joy and Growth
WHAT IS TAUGHT DURING PART 2?
Upon leaving campus, participants will have the opportunity to further their learning in
a supportive online community. Examples of the curriculum and learning tools include
webinar and podcast series from accredited experts, mindfulness apps to help stay
centered, and Healthcare Conference access. 1440 will continue to develop the online
curricula based on the needs that arise both from the program and global conditions
that are impacting healthcare workers.
HOW CAN I HELP?
We will begin enrolling small groups of participants to participate in the first workshop which takes place during the last week of May. If you click the button at the top of this page labeled Donate to Support HOHH – your donation will be specifically set aside to help fund the program. Each contribution allows us to enroll even more healthcare workers in need of psychological and emotional support. No amount is too small. We also encourage you to return to this page or use the email newsletter signup link at the bottom of our website to receive updates on how the program is going.