Seminars & Conferences

New York Health Commissioner to speak Sept. 14
New York Health Commissioner Howard A. Zucker, JD, MD, will speak on Re-Imaging Health Care as part of Dean’s Grand Rounds Friday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. in 2231 Weiskotten Hall. In this role as health commissioner, he has led the team on Ebola, Legionella, Zika, fracking, environmental health, system redesign and healthcare transformation. The presentation is open to the campus community.

Community Campus weekly Primary Care Provider Grand Rounds announces new schedule
The Community Campus weekly Primary Care Provider Rounds lecture series is held Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Classroom A/B. CME credits are available and no registration is required. For more information, email Beth Sellers at sellersb@upstate.edu. Sessions are:
Sept. 14: Lorena Gonzalez, MD, Peripheral Arterial Disease in Older Adults: How Frailty and Sarcopenia affect Surgical Outcomes
Sept. 21: Anil Ghimire, MD, COPD
Sept. 28: Robert Gregory, MD, Differentiating Borderline Personality Disorder from Bipolar Disorder: Implications for Management
Oct. 5: Ryan D’Amico, DPM, Diabetic Foot
Oct. 12: Emil Azer, MD, Pelvic Fractures in the Geriatric Population
Oct. 19: Daryll Dykes, MD, Spine Patients in the Primary Care Office: When to Hold’em, When to Fold’em, When to Walk Away, and When to Run
Oct. 26: Nicola Jennings, MS, CHES, Special Considerations in Care of Transgender Patients

National transformational speaker Craig Zablocki to speak at Upstate Sept. 25

The Upstate Foundation invites all Upstate health care professionals to a special event featuring national speaker and author, Craig Zablocki, Sept. 25 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in 4414 Academic Building. With humor and heart, Zablocki helps organizations confront obstacles and create powerful change. Zablocki is a transformational speaker who will address “How Bringing Your Best Self Fosters a Positive Patient Experience.” Continuing educational credits are available for Nursing and Social Work staff. Books and CDs for signing will be available for purchase following the event. The event is part of the Grateful Patient and Family Program and is co-hosted with its Physician Philanthropic Council and Upstate Philanthropic Council.