The Acacia tree is common to Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. With its wide-spreading canopy, this tree provides shade and serves as a gathering place for people needing rest from the hot sun. Animals know that the Acacia tree indicates water is near, and they will follow a line of Acacia trees to a watering hole.
In Jewish and Egyptian traditions, the Acacia tree is the Tree of Life, which is variously construed to symbolize wisdom and calmness, or to represent the places where communities gather to learn or to worship.
This plant symbolizes a coming together, the creation of community, and the values of wisdom and learning. It reflects the values we hold as a team of professionals. We strive to continually learn and create and contribute to our clinical community and our community at large.