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Annual event offers invigorating day for the mind, body & soul

Virtua recently held its popular Women’s Conference, drawing almost 400 attendees for a day of expert advice, wellness and fun.

Held at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, the event featured keynote speaker Christine Carter, PhD – an acclaimed motivational speaker and author – who discussed “How to Accomplish More by Doing Less.”

Also included: breakout sessions on pain relief without prescriptions, outsmarting emotional eating, caring for aging parents, and issues women may find too embarrassing to discuss with their doctor.

“This year’s conference was one of our best yet,” said Stephanie Fendrick, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Service Line Strategy for Virtua. “From the free spa and beauty services, to the mini yoga classes, to all the amazing speakers, it was an energizing and enlightening day for women of all ages and backgrounds.”

Attendees were also treated to a healthy breakfast, gourmet coffee bar, sit-down lunch, and high-quality gifts.

Motivational speaker Christine Carter, PhD, gives the keynote address at this year’s Virtua Women’s Conference, held recently in Cherry Hill.

For more information on this year’s conference, including exclusive content from Dr. Carter, visit To learn about future Virtua events, visit


As one of New Jersey’s largest, non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well. Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 450 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care and rehabilitation centers, and paramedic program. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians. Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics. It employs over 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley many times since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A’s in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades. U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua’s Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit or


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