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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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