Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Community Programs & Events

Community Events

The Best Health School at Kingsbrook

Kingsbrook's Best Health School is a new prevention and wellness initiative that provides a year-long health & wellness curriculum for the community. This unique model provides a wide range of wellness education to choose from, including essential classes for CPR and Stroke Awareness. The program is designed to build a heightened awareness to health disparities and risk factors, and it offers a certificate of completion to partcipants. This effort is supported and championed by Kingsbrook's Community Leadership Council, which is comprised of members of the community, faith leaders, and health partners who share our mission of providing the very best prevention and wellness modules to our community. We offer classes on site as well as in the community and organizations upon request.

RECOGNIZING RECOVERY MONTH

in Partnership with the NYS Office of Substance Abuse

Discussing the important elements of healthy living for those recovering from addiction.

Monday, September 26th 9:00-4:00pm

Featuring Kingsbrook medical professionals: Dr. James Wolberg, Interim Chair of Psychiatry discussing Depression, Dr. Joseph Paul, Infectious Diseases, presenting on the risks of HIV and Hep C, and Carren Samuel, Director Respiratory Care, presenting on smoking cessation.

Offering Screenings for: Stroke, Asthma, Hypertension and HIV Counseling.

For more info please call: 718-604-5062

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

CLASSES OFFERED

DESCRIPTION

PRESENTERS

Medication Interaction

Bring a list of your medications to this informative session and let our team identify any potentially harmful interactions before they occur.

Pharmacy Department

Diabetic Foot Care

Join Dr. Peter Mollica for a seminar about foot care and how essential it is to diabetic self-management.

Podiatry Department

Stress Management for Women

An intimate and important discussion featuring affects of stress on the body, stress control techniques, stories of inspiration and special features such as meditation, chair yoga and much more.

Janice Emmanuel, Ph.D

(Leadership Council Member)

Domestic Violence

Join Abbie Tuller from North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence for this intimate talk addressing violence awareness.

N. Brooklyn Coalition

Wound Care

Being able to recognize wounds is crucial for those living with diabetes. Learn how to protect yourself and detect problems.

Podiatry Department

Warning Signs of Abuse

Abuse can be a pattern of violent behavior in any relationship, used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another. Learn the warning signs.

N. Brooklyn Coalition

Successful Aging

Life changes that include physical changes, the loss of loved ones, and emotional dynamics greatly impact our quality of life. Learn how to handle these life changes successfully.

Dr. Rehka Bhandari

Breast Cancer Education

Learn the importance of early detection and the benefits of self-examination. Join Dr. Rabia Latif for this valuable discussion.

Dr. Rabia Latif

Obesity

Obesity affects 29% of our community members. Learn how to better manage your health and the risks of obesity.

Dr. Kurt Kodroff

Getting Ready for Your Doctor's Visit

Don't be afraid to ask your doctor questions about your treatment, medications, alternative options or things you don't understand.

Dr. Veena Wadhwa

Advanced Directives

Featuring the importance of these written instructions that specify important actions in regard to your healthcare. Learn the importance of this provision and if it is a smart option for you.

Dr. Sarita Patel or Patient Relations

Stroke Education

A stroke happens about every 40 seconds. Each year about 795,000 Americans have a stroke. Do you know the warning signs?

Dr. William Lois

Silver Sneakers Aerobic Event

This special event is sponsored by our friends at Humana, designed to introduce low impact, effective exercises for all.

Guest Partners

Zumba Exercise Event

Come take part in this new exercise sensation that combines fitness & fun in one session! Tell a friend!

Guest Partners