Webinar: TriHealth’s Cancer Wellness Journey: How we grew from a fitness center program to an integral part of TriHealth’s survivorship plan of care.



This presentation will start with the beginning of our program, discuss its evolution and inclusion in TriHealth’s survivorship care plan. It will also discuss managing through COVID and the changes we made to it. It will also present specific outcomes and how tracking outcomes was beneficial in getting the support of our Cancer Institute. It will also give a brief overview of our goals for the future of the program.
NOTE: TriHealth’s Cancer Wellness Program was awarded a Program Innovation Award in 2021.

Learning Objectives

  1. To give an overview of the history of our cancer wellness program and how it has evolved into the program it is today.
  2. To understand how we were able to manage the program through COVID and what we learned from the experience.
  3. To present the specific outcomes we track and why tracking outcomes is so important.


Karen Sims, Lead Athletic Trainer/Coordinator Medical Integration Services at the TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion
Karen has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for 35 years having worked primarily in traditional athletic training settings. She began working in medical fitness about 11 years ago. Since then, Karen has overseen TriHealth’s Medical Exercise programs including the MFA award-winning Cancer Wellness program.