Seminars & Conferences

Nov. 9, 16. HealthLink ICare classes
• Nov. 9. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Effective communication strategies. Syracuse Christ Community Church, 3644 Warners Rd., Syracuse.
• Nov. 16. 6:30 to 8 p.m. How we change as we age. The Nottingham, 7430 Buckley Rd., North Syracuse.
ICare classes are free and are held in collaboration with Office for Aging. Call Cynthia at 315-435-2362 ext. 4993 to register or for more information.
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Thursday, Nov. 9. 17th annual CNY Diabetes Forum. Diabetes: Eating for your health
Cafeteria, Community Campus, 4900 Broad Rd., Syracuse.
• 5 to 5:45 p.m.: Registration and vendor fair.
• 5:45 p.m. Welcome
5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Lecture: Diabetes and diet: You are what you eat. Beth Anne Piper, MD, Upstate Joslin Diabetes Center.
• 7 to 7:30 p.m. Food demonstrations featuring American Diabetes Association super foods. (video)
7:30 to 8 p.m.  Nutrition Education Fair.
Seating is limited for this free community event. Call 315-464-8668 to register.
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Friday, Nov. 10. Public Health and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.  2231 Weiskotten Hall. Yvette C. Cozier, DSc, MPH, Boston University, will present “The Black Women’s Health Study: A follow-up study of Black African American women,” Free, open to the public. Registration is not required. Also provided free via webinar. For more information, contact Laura Schad,
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Monday, Nov. 13. HealthLink seminar. Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse. Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, GCS, CDE, Upstate Medical University, will discuss why exercise is important for many aspects of your health. Learn how the right type of exercises can help with managing type 2 diabetes. Free. Registration is required. Call 315-464-8668 to register.
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Tuesday, Nov. 14. Schwartz Center Rounds. The power of gratitude: Stories from those we serve.
3:45 to 4:45 p.m. 11405 A & B, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. This edition of Schwartz Center Rounds is an opportunity for staff to share personal stories of the positive experiences they have had as patients here at University Hospital. Schwartz Center Rounds are open to all staff of Upstate University Hospital, including: physicians, residents, faculty, students, staff, nursing, social work, spiritual care, housekeeping and support staff. For more information, email Karen Wentworth,
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Wednesday, Nov. 15. Diversity lecture. Repairing relationships from the history of the military tract of Central New York and the Haudenosaunee
Noon to 1 p.m. 4414A Academic Building. Neal J. Powless, MS, NCC, and PhD Fellow at Syracuse University, will discuss the history of CNY lands, Treaty rights, and current health issues facing local indigenous people. Presented in recognition of National Native American Heritage Month.
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Wednesday and Friday, Nov. 15, 17. Global Entrepreneur Week events
• Wednesday, Nov. 15. 3 to 4:30 p.m. CNY Biotech Accelerator , 841 E. Fayette ST., Syracuse. Free parking is available behind the building. Claudia Campbell-Matland, PMP, CNCM Consulting LLC., will present “A medical device products’ risk management journey.” Free parking is available behind the building. The presentation will discuss the principles of risk management as an integral part of a company’s quality management system approach to the medical device product lifecycle (concept to market removal), what it is, why it’s important and how it is implemented. The event also will be available via webinar; register at Global Entrepreneur.
• Friday, Nov. 17. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sheraton Syracuse University Conference Center, 801 University Ave., Syracuse. Innovation Conference. Registration is $25 and the full conference program is available at NEXT. Tradeshow exhibit space is available at no cost at Eventbrite.
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Nov. 16; Dec. 4, 11. Workshop. Upstate Stars: The value of recognition and appreciation
• Nov. 16. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Community Room, Community Campus.
• Dec. 4. 9:30 to 11 a.m. 11405B Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.
• Dec. 11. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Community Room, Community Campus.
Topics include a review of the benefits and impact of recognition; types of informal recognition; techniques for providing effective recognition and appreciation; recognition tools for immediate application; innovative ways to recognize employees/co-workers; and Upstate Stars website information. Visit Upstate Stars to register.
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Tuesday, Nov. 21. Nursing Grand Rounds
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 11thfloor Kinney Foundation Performance Center, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Jolene Kittle, MS, RN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN-K, CEN, CFRN, TCRN, trauma program manager; Kelly Czarnecki, BSN, RN, trauma process improvement supervisor; and Kim Nasby, RN, trauma injury prevention coordinator, will present “Managing trauma: A geriatric perspective.” The presentation will be streamed live to Classroom A & B at Community Campus and videotaped for post-presentation online viewing within the NGR blackboard course. Nursing and Inter-professional staff attending this session will gain a fuller knowledge of the geriatric trauma population as a specialty requiring specialized trauma treatment guidelines that include lower thresholds than the typical adult trauma patient. Registration is not required. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded by the ICNE. For more information, contact Ellen Albanese at, 315-464-9443.
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Tuesday, Nov. 28. HealthLink seminar. Hip pain and treatments
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse. Timothy Damron, MD, Upstate Medical University, will present. If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, fracture, or other conditions, common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair may be painful and difficult. Learn the causes and treatment options for hip pain—including surgical options. Free. Registration is required. Call 315-464-8668 to register.
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Thursday, Nov. 30. One goal: ONE health: Connected to the environment for better health (two sessions)
The One Health concept encourages the collective efforts of many different science disciplines working together to achieve the best health for our entire ecosystem; people, animals and the environment; locally, nationally, and globally. Philip John Landrigan, MD, MSc, renowned epidemiologist, author, pediatrician and a leading advocate of children’s health, will present. Landrigan is dean, Global Health, Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
• Day session: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ESF, The Gateway Center, Syracuse. Includes continental breakfast. (Irving Parking Garage at Stadium Place) Pediatric, occupational, and ecosystem environmental health.
• Evening session: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Biotech Accelerator, 841 E. Fayette St., Syracuse. Parking on site. “Children’s health and the environment – The problem and what New York is doing about it.
Sponsored by Upstate and SUNY ESF. Register for either or both sessions at or by calling  315-464-7868. For more information, visit One Health Symposium.
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Thursday, Nov. 30. HealthLink seminar. Advances in the treatment of localized prostate cancer
5 to 6 p.m. HealthLink/OASIS Learning Center, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse. Jeffrey Bogart, MD, Upstate Medical University, will talk about the newest information about radiation therapy and how it may be used to treat prostate cancer. In collaboration with Upstate Men to Men prostate cancer support group. Free. Registration is required. Call 315-464-8668 to register.
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Wednesday, Dec. 13. Hot Topics in Research lecture
Noon to 1 p.m. 1507& 1508 Setnor Academic Building. Danielle Doll, clinical trials administrator, will present “Key elements of a clinical trial contract: Read and understook.” Open to clinical investigators, research managers, clinical research associates and budget associates. RSVP by Dec. 8 to
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