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Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

NJ
Virtual Event

Have you been unsuccessful at keeping the weight off? Weight loss surgery may be the right choice for you.  But how do you know if you qualify and which procedure is your best option?  Join bariatric surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset for free seminars to learn about your weight lost surgery options, …

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Eating Disorders – Family Support Group

Online Support Group

This is a parent facilitated discussion. Every Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.                                            https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/501486981 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 501-486-981

Eating Disorders – Patient Support Group

Online Support Group

This is a staff facilitated discussion open to anyone suffering with an Eating Disorder. Every Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.                    https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/355332573 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 355-332-573

Sarcoma – Cancer of the Connective Tissue

Online

During this webinar, understand sarcomas, the prevalence in adults versus children, the subtypes of sarcomas, possible causes, risk factors, diagnostic tools, treatment options and prevention strategies. Learn about RWJUH Somerset’s new medical oncology program. Roman Groisberg, MD, medical oncologist, assistant professor of medical oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Adam Berger, MD, chief …

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Better Breather’s Club

Online Support Group

A support group that promotes the management of COPD and other chronic lung disease (such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer); offers a sense of belonging and hope; and aims to improve quality of life. To register, visit https://bit.ly/2RaHU2z

Bariatric Support Group

Online Support Group

This meeting is open to all patients who have undergone or are considering undergoing bariatric surgery. To register, visit https://bit.ly/33lvGH8

Urgent Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Online

During this webinar, discover the difference between urgent care and emergency care, conditions that urgent care centers treat, conditions that warrant an emergency room visit, the role urgent care centers play during the COVID-19 pandemic such as testing and vaccination, protocols taken to ensure patient safety and the importance of not delaying care. Michael Marchetti, …

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Pancreas Perks and Problems: Preventing Cancer and Promoting a Positive Prognosis

Online

During this webinar, understand the function of the pancreas, conditions affecting it, symptoms that it is not functioning properly, risk factors for pancreatic cancer, stages of cancer, diagnosis, treatments including surgical interventions and prevention strategies.   Miral Sadaria Grandhi, MD, FACS, surgical oncologist   To register, visit https://www.rwjbh.org/~/events/event/?event=23472 Offered in collaboration with Friends Health Connection.

HEALTHIER SOMERSET 
2021 EVENTS

MONTHLY COALITION MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Coalition meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month except for the month of August virtually or in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.

DATES:  January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, September 21, October 19, and November 16  

ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS

The Healthier Somerset Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month except August. Meetings are held from 9 to 10 a.m. virtually in the RWJUH Somerset Community Health conference room.  

DATES:  January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 8, July 13, September 9, October 14,  November 11, and December 9 

SOMERSET COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT& COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN KICK OFF

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset announces the kick-off of the 2022-2024 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) at a virtual meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 16 at 9:00 a.m. 

DATE:  March 16

ANNUAL HEALTHY WORKPLACE RECOGNITION AWARDS

Healthier Somerset’s Employee Wellness Breakfast is presented annually by the Worksite Wellness Committee. The breakfast features a keynote presentation on wellness programs and a panel discussion on best practices.  Previous keynotes include senior wellness directors from Sanofi U.S., Verizon Wireless, Norris McLaughlin, Affinity Federal Credit Union, and Johnson & Johnson.

DATE:  October 2021 (Date TBD)

ANNUAL MEETING AND RECOGNITION BREAKFAST

Healthier Somerset hosts its Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast each December. Program highlights include a review of coalition activity and recognition of notable accomplishments that advance Healthier Somerset’s mission.

DATE:  December 21

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