Healthlink Seminar Calendar

HealthLink Programs

HealthLink FREE seminar series is an initiative of Upstate Medical University bringing health information and education to you and your family at no cost. That’s right! FREE Health Information.

  • Shoulder Pain and Arthroplasty
    8/3/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    If you have shoulder pain, this program is for you! Learn about the latest options for treatment- including arthroplasty- to repair the joint and improve or restore range of motion. Light refreshments provided.

    Presenters:
    Kevin Setter, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Division, Upstate Bone and Joint Center,
    Upstate Medical University
    Nathan Everding, MD, Upper Extremity Specialist, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists


    Online Registration
    Location: Sherwood Inn, 26 west genesee St, Skaneateles
  • Snoring, sleep, and Behavior Issues
    8/13/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in children may be linked to hyperactivity. Sometimes medical therapy can relieve OSA similar to treatment with tonsillectomy. Insomnia in children may also lead to behavior issues. Learn why a sleep study may help determine underlying sleep issues and why treating sleep disorders in children may help with behavior problems at home and school.

    Presenter: Zafer Soultan, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Pediatric Medical Director, Upstate Sleep Center
    Upstate Medical University



    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Weight Loss Options: When Is surgery an Option?
    8/17/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S. Could weight-loss surgery help you or a loved one gain control? Learn how weight loss surgery can improve overall health, especially if you are battling diabetes and/or heart disease.

    Presenter: Casey Hammerle, MS, RN, CBN
    Program Coordinator, Bariatric Surgery
    Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus



    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool
  • Vitamins and Herbal Supplements
    8/24/2015 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Learn which popular vitamins and herbal supplements are worth taking, which ones might provide benefits, and which ones may be a waste of money or interact with your prescription medications.

    Presenter: Sarabeth Wojnowicz, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE
    9/14/2015 12:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE – Sponsored by “The Advocates for Upstate Medical University”

    Transition to a healthier and smoke-free you! Get a personalized quit plan, learn about medications, the NY Quitline, stress management and relapse prevention. Space limited. Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Classes will be held on the following dates and are part of a Series:
    Monday, Sept 14

    Monday, Sept 21

    Monday, Sept 28 and again Tuesday, Sept 29

    Monday, Oct 5

    Tuesday, Oct 13 (due to Columbus day)

    Monday, Oct 19

    Presenter: Cynthia Cary Woods, RRT, CTTS, Director, Smoking Cessation program, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE
    9/14/2015 5:30pm: Community Education Programs
    Quit Smoking for Good & for FREE – Sponsored by “The Advocates for Upstate Medical University”

    Transition to a healthier and smoke-free you! Get a personalized quit plan, learn about medications, the NY Quitline, stress management and relapse prevention. Space limited. Call to register! 315-464-8668

    Classes will be held on the following dates and are part of a Series:
    Monday, Sept 14

    Monday, Sept 21

    Monday, Sept 28 and again Tuesday, Sept 29

    Monday, Oct 5

    Tuesday, Oct 13 (due to Columbus day)

    Monday, Oct 19

    Presenter: Cynthia Cary Woods, RRT, CTTS, Director, Smoking Cessation program, Upstate Medical University

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)

Foundation for Upstate Medical University Events

  • Radiothon for Kids
    9/16/2015 5:00am: Events
    Radio broadcast on Y94 and NewsRadio 570 WSYR.
    Location: Lobby of University Hospital
  • Radiothon for Kids
    9/17/2015 5:00am: Events
    Radio broadcast on Y94 and NewsRadio 570 WSYR.
    Location: Lobby of University Hospital
  • Upstate Gala
    11/20/2015 7:00pm: Events
    Prelude Party at 7pm
    Gala at 8pm

    For sponsorship opportunities and reservations, contact the Upstate Foundation.
    Location: OnCenter

Team Upstate Events

    Additional Upstate Events

    • Paddle for the Cure
      9/19/2015 9:00am: Special Events
      Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile paddle on the Moose River beginning at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company in Old Forge, NY. Either canoe or kayak - bring your own or rent one there.

      Proceeds benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University for breast cancer research.

      Collect $100 in pledges and paddle FREE!

      Location: Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company Old Forge, NY
    • Baldwin: A Run For Their Lives 2015
      10/3/2015 7:00am: Special Events
      Join Team Upstate for the annual "A Run for Their Life" - the only breast cancer run held in Syracuse whose proceeds go directly to Upstate Medical University.

      Young and old of all ages and abilities are welcomed to participate in the 5k walk/run and 15k victory walk.

      The 15k run will proceed North on Gillie Brook Road, then east on Canal Road following through to Breed Road through to Ike Dixon Road. South on Ike Dixon Road to an area before the school, then double back to Bitters Road, onto Bennett's Corners Road and then east back to Gillie Brook Road and the finish line at Gillie Lake.

      The course is certified for accuracy.

      Team Upstate was the top team in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

      Location: Gillie Lake Veterans Memorial Park
    • March of DImes
      10/4/2015 10:00am: Special Events
      A 3-mile walk to raise money to support lifesaving research, community services, education and advocacy - so that one-day all babies will be born healthy. But we'll have to walk to get there!

      Team Upstate welcomes all Upstate students, employees, volunteers, advocates, friends & families!

      Location: Onondaga Community College 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse
    • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
      10/18/2015 8:30am: Special Events
      A 1.5 or 2.5-mile walk throughout historic downtown Syracuse to raise funds to continue fighting breast cancer and offer hope to people facing the disease.

      Join the Upstate team and receive a Team Upstate t-shirt (with a minimum donation of $35, $20 students) and enjoy pre-race refreshments in the Upstate tent.


      Location: Clinton Square