EAST NEW YORK DTC HEALTH FAIR, SEPTEMBER 13 East New York DTC will be holding its 23rd Annual Health Fair on Saturday, September 13, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, at 2094 Pitkin Avenue, near Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn 11207. A wide range of screenings will be offered including blood pressure, dental, immunizations, hearing, vision and HIV testing. Info: 718-240-0423. For more details, see attached flyer in English and Spanish.
For more details, please see the enclosed flyer
DISASTER PSYCHIATRY CONFERENCE Kings County Hospital Center is hosting the 6th Annual Disaster Psychiatry Conference: “A Human Scale Response to Large Scale Disasters” on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. It will be held in the T-Building, Auditorium. Registration is FREE for all KCHC and HHC employees. The Early Bird registration deadline is Sept. 1, 2014. Please contact Sander.Koyfman@nychhc.org in order to register. For more details, please see the enclosed flyer
Brown Bag Medication Review The KCHC Pharmacy Dept. is hosting a "Brown Bag Medication Review" on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 10 am - 2 pm, in E-building lobby, 541 Clarkson Ave., near East 39th St. Brooklyn 11203. Patients can bring their medications and a list of allergies so that a pharmacist can review and discuss side effects, drug interactions and other issues. For more details, click here.
The American Nurse: Healing America, KCHC Chief Nursing Officer Opal Sinclair-Chung invites you to attend a special screening of "The American Nurse: Healing America," a documentary film showing which is sponsored by HHC Corporate Nursing and The Fund for HHC. There will be TWO screenings on Tuesday, JULY 15th: 11:30 am and 6:00 pm, in T-Building Auditorium. Please see the enclosed invitation letter and flyer. For more details, click here.
Black History Month Celebration Monday, February 24, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM at Kings County Hospital Center. T-Building Auditorium, 2nd floor, Corner of Clarkson Ave. & New York Ave. Brooklyn, New York 11203.
For a flyer detailing this event, please click here
Behavioral Health OPEN HOUSE & INTERVIEW DAY! FOR NEW UNITS OPENING SOON! Kings County Behavioral Health Department will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE & INTERVIEW DAY on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:00 Noon Until 6:00 PM at T Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203. For a flyer detailing this event, please click here.
Psychiatric Nurse Open House Kings County Hospital Behavioral Health NURSING DEPARTMENT is hosting an Open House & Interview Day. Please apply on our career website: http://employment.nychhc.org.
R-BUILDING. ROOM 6007,
Behavioral Health Services Center,
451 Clarkson Ave. near New York Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11203 For a flyer detailing this event, please click here.
Holistic Health Workshops - January KCHC's Cancer Care Center, in collaboration with Gilda's Club NYC, is hosting a series of Holistic Health Workshops featuring Gentle Seated Yoga, Breathwork and Meditation, Moving For Life: Gentle Aerobics and Creative Expressions Art Projects. Reservations are required. Please call: Daren Watson at 718.245.8561 or Karen Ford at 718.245.2843.
For a flyer detailing this event, please click here.
Healthbeat Brooklyn feature segment Get Me To The Doctor On Time Recently, East New York DTC and Kings County Hospital Center began a FREE shuttle bus service to help improve access to/from specialty care clinics at KCHC. “HealthBeat Brooklyn” cable show featured this new service including interviews with On-site Clinical Administrator PATRICIA HINDS, RN and patient LAVERNE CHERRY. Our thanks to Brooklyn Independent Television, a community media program of BRIC Arts | Media | Brooklyn for providing this segment.
Click here to watch the video
Healthbeat Brooklyn feature segment Rehab For Trauma Our thanks to Brooklyn Independent Television, a community media program of BRIC Arts | Media | Brooklyn for providing this HealthBeat Brooklyn segment featuring our Rehabilitation Medicine Department and KCHC's Rehabilitation Medicine Chief, William Gibbs, MD. The episode first aired on October 7th, and was re-aired several times.
Click here to watch the video
NY1 News Features, HHC/Kings County Peer Counselors Peer counselors in behavioral health are recovered psychiatric patients who counsel the mentally ill and play a vital role in the patient-centered approach to care at HHC. NY1 News TV featured counselors at Kings County Hospital Center who provide a listening ear for patients, advocate on their behalf, and remind the mentally ill and the staff that recovery is possible. View the NY1 News coverage.
Healthbeat Brooklyn feature segment African-American Men & Check Ups Watch this Healthbeat Brooklyn feature segment African-American Men & Check Ups featuring KCHC Chief of Medicine Dr. Ghassan Jamaleddine and Primary Care Medicine Director Dr. Joseph Williams, discussing the importance of maintaining a regular check up schedule with your physician, as well as examining the reasons why many Brooklynites do not. Click here to watch the video