Palmer pride abounds during Florida Campus Clinic Open House
City officials, local
chiropractors, members of the media, current and former patients and area
citizens gathered recently at Palmer's Florida Campus Clinic’s Open House.
Designed to showcase the newly renovated clinic to the community, the open
house, held on Jan. 20, also provided an opportunity for students, staff and
faculty to come together as a team and help introduce the attendees to Palmer
College and educate them on chiropractic care.
"I’ve lived in this
area for almost 30 years," said a guest named Mary from Port Orange, "but this
is the first time I’ve stepped foot in the door. We ride by the Clinic nearly
every day. I’ve often said I’d like to find out about chiropractic. I’m so glad
I came. The Clinic is beautiful, and your students are absolutely wonderful.”
interns provided tours of the modernized facility, including the patient
registration area and treatment modules. Several gave demonstrations of the
techniques and tools used in chiropractic treatment.
“I really like these
types of events," said Scott, an tenth quarter student. "It’s exciting to make
people aware of chiropractic for the first time and to show off our new
Pride in the newly
remodeled clinic abounded as staff and faculty interacted with the guests and
“This was also an
opportunity for those on the academic side to join clinic staff in coming
together as one to represent Palmer to the community,” said George Bertish,
M.B.A., director of Institutional Support.
The Open House was further
energized by the remote radio broadcast of the Marc Bernier Show live from the
Palmer Clinic. City officials, College and clinic administrators and clinicians
all had a turn in being interviewed by Bernier during the event.