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Calendar of Events
April 13, 2014 – April 17, 2014
April 9, 2014
This State Society on Aging of New York sponsored program focuses on the needs of New York City’s older adults and families. It will address issues concerning New York City’s ethnically and linguistically diverse older adults and provide information on programs and services that support the health and well-being of older New York City residents to enable aging in place in advanced age.
April 1, 2014
March 27, 2014
The agenda for the evening includes a Networking Session from 5:30-6:15, followed by the Program and a Q&A section from 6:15-8:00. We are excited to have the following Guest Speakers at this event: Caroline Blaum, MD, Dorian Block, MS, Marianne C. Fahs, PhD MPH, Alice Fisher, MSW, Bridget Gallagher, GNP, MSN, Mary Beth Morrissey, PhD, MPH, JD, and Carin Tinney, MSW. The following organizations are participating in this event: American Foundation of Aging Research, Hunter College, Brookdale Center on Healthy Aging and Longevity, Jewish Home Lifecare, New York Academy of Medicine, Office of Liz Krueger New York State Senator District 28 Upper East Side, and the State Society on Aging of New York.
March 20, 2014
Discussion will center on diverse approaches to negotiating conflict within the context of ethics committees (e.g., mediation, reflective practice models), and interaction between ethics committees and palliative care teams. The program is interdisciplinary and targets all professionals including attorneys, physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, social workers, ethicists, as well as health care managers.
March 17, 2014
This panel will address health as a human right for older women in its full physical, social, spiritual and cultural dimensions, and the urgent health and well-bring concerns of older women in the 21st century, especially in light of their critical role as caregivers.
March 12, 2014
* Joy Simon Palmer, MeD, Former director, Patient & Family Education, NYU Langone Medical Center. Adjunct professor, NYU College of Nursing: “What is Health Literacy?”
March 4, 2014
February 27, 2014
Please save the date of
Thursday, February 27, 2014
For a panel discussion on
Professional Development for
Public Health Students
Being held at
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
American Public Health Association’s Student Assembly
Columbia Future Healthcare Leaders
Columbia Graduate Student Association
New York University Global Public Health Action Network
Public Health Association of New York City
Join us on February 27th for a healthy breakfast and an opportunity to hear from top public officials on key public health policy issues facing the city, state and nation this year! To Register: www.tinyurl.com/PHANYC2014LegBreakfast