Press Room

October 19, 2017

The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day Tuesday, November 14

SALINAS, CA (September 2017)—The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, November 14th, themed “ Managing Diabetes – It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It”.


October 16, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Names New Program Director of Family Medicine Residency Program

SALINAS, CA. (October 16th, 2017) — The Natividad Medical Center has announced the appointment of Dr. Melissa B. Nothnagle of Rhode Island as its new Program Director of NMC's Family Medicine Residency Program, replacing Dr. Steven Harrison, who has been with Natividad since 1991.


August 10, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Partners with UCSF to Provide Healthcare Around the World

HEAL (Health, Equity, Action and Leadership) Initiative Trains Frontline Healthcare Staff to Serve in Vulnerable Communities

Salinas, Calif. (August 10, 2017) — Natividad Medical Center (NMC) has partnered with the University of California San Francisco's HEAL Initiative (Health, Equity, Action and Leadership), which helps to create and sustain a pipeline of health professionals to care for the most vulnerable populations domestically and abroad. Dr. Kristin Burstedt, a 2017 graduate of the NMC Family Medicine Residency Program, has been accepted into the HEAL Initiative Fellowship Program and will be NMC’s first site fellow focusing on a project in Salinas.


August 1, 2017

Salinas' Natividad Medical Center one of 16 winners of Business Excellence Awards Announced July 27 by Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

SALINAS, CA (August 1, 2017) — Natividad Medical Center (NMC) was one of 16 top winners announced July 27 at the 31st Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) Dinner hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce (MPCC).



July 26, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Expands Pediatric Hospitalist Services

In Partnership with UCSF, New Program Offers 24/7 Care for Infants, Children and Teens

Salinas, Calif. - July 26, 2017 - Natividad Medical Center (NMC) has announced the expansion of its Pediatric Hospitalist Services, including round-the-clock hospitalist care for infants, children and teens while hospitalized at NMC. The expanded program, scheduled to begin July 24, is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital, one of the largest children’s healthcare providers in the country.


July 7, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Graduates Eight Physicians and Welcomes New Class of Family Medicine Residents

Salinas, Calif. – July 6, 2017 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC) graduated eight physicians from its Family Medicine Residency Program and welcomes its newest class to the only residency program on California’s Central Coast. NMC filled all available new residency positions with students from California, Washington, New York, the Midwest, Guadalajara and the Caribbean.



July 6, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmers’ Market Every Wednesday From 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Farmers Market Announces Cooking Demos August 2nd 12:00 p.m. and September 20th at 12:00 p.m.

SALINAS, CA. — Natividad Medical Center offers a Certified Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Market is located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services and is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.



June 30, 2017

Monterey County’s Natividad Medical Center Invites Community Docs to Participate in Accredited Continuing Medical Education Activities

Natividad Medical Center is proud to announce the expansion of its free accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program to all physicians Monterey County-Wide. “We are thrilled at Natividad to be able to offer the medical professionals of our area a diverse mix of world class speakers and presentations,” said Craig A. Walls, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer at Natividad Medical Center (NMC). “A central part of the mission of Natividad is to educate and train the medical professionals that care for the community. Expanding continuing medical education is one of the ways we are committed to that mission.”



May 25, 2017

Natividad Medical Center's Dr. Steven Harrison Named Physician of the Year 2017 by the Monterey County Medical Society

SALINAS, CA. (May 25, 2017) — Dr. Steven Harrison, program director of the Natividad Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program, was named Physician of the Year 2017 by the Monterey County Medical Society.


May 24, 2017

Young Carmel-Based Honey Entrepreneur and Bee Activist Jake Reisdorf to Hold Cooking Demonstration at Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers' Market on June 21

SALINAS, CA. — Fourteen-year-old Carmel-based honey entrepreneur and bee activist Jake Reisdorf will hold a free cooking demonstration at Natividad Medical Center's Certified Farmers' Market on Wednesday, June 21.



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