Free webinar:
Inspiration for setting new year health goals
Are you ready to close the book on 2020? Set your sights on the new year and plan to join us for this free webinar, Picture Your Health: Guidelines for setting goals in 2021, from noon-12:30 p.m. (PST), Wednesday, Dec. 30.
Cecelia Jacobson, a PeaceHealth dietitian, will cover:
  • Ways to use your personal style to your advantage.
  • A “crawl, walk, run” approach to gaining new skills.
  • How to set yourself up for long-term success.
If you can't make it to the live session, register anyway to watch the recording when it's convenient for you.
A doctor's perspective on holidays
You're not alone in needing to celebrate treasured traditions in new ways. One doctor writes about her own family's approach to this year's season.
Recipe: Festive winter salad
Red pomegranate arils, green salad leaves and white cheese crumbles make this balsamic berry vinaigrette salad simply perfect for your holiday table.
Grieving a loved one this season
Many people who have lost love ones this year will be facing an even more challenging holiday. Here are some ways to help those who are grieving.
Spread some cheer this season
Help us celebrate the season of light by spreading some holiday cheer to PeaceHealth caregivers. Share your message of appreciation by sending a virtual shout-out to an individual, clinic or department.
Meet Our New Providers
Jesse Nye, DO
Family Medicine, Peace Island Medical Center
Dr. Nye joined PeaceHealth in fall 2020. He says “I strive to create an intentional balance between patient autonomy and evidence-based care."

Shelley Rice, MD
Palliative Care and Hospice, St. Joseph Medical Center
Dr. Rice joined PeaceHealth in fall 2020. She says “I practice to help people with serious illness live their lives as fully as possible."

Jeffrey Schachter, MD
Neurology, Multiple PeaceHealth locations
Dr. Schachter joined PeaceHealth in fall 2020. He says "My goal for patients is to maximize their functioning and quality of life."

Healthy You Classes & Events
Join a PeaceHealth dietitian to learn how diet contributes to inflammation and chronic conditions. The class meets online 3-4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21. For details or to sign up, call 360-788-8227 or email
Are you a woman with cancer? You're not alone on this journey. Drop in to this weekly virtual support group at 10 a.m. every Monday for emotional and practical support. For more information, call 360-788-8232 or email
You can now tour the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Childbirth Center from the comfort of your home. Watch the video to learn what to expect and how to prepare for the arrival of a new little one.
Any time is a good time to complete or update your advance directive. Join us for our real-time online class from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. On-demand class is also available.
Please contact your provider or nearest PeaceHealth location for all medical and scheduling questions.