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January 1 - December 31, 2024

Cardiac Catheterization Patient Education Program

If you are scheduled for a Cardiac Catheterization procedure at Morristown Medical Center, you and your caregiver are invited to attend a live, educational program on Zoom. You will get valuable information including:

  • How to find your way here
  • How to prepare for your procedure
  • What to expect before, during, and after your catheterization 

Register Here >  

First Aid Training

Knowing how to act in a medical crisis can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why the Atlantic Training Center offers courses in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) and advanced care life support (ACLS) for non-Atlantic Health System health care professionals and members of the community.  In addiition, they offer first aid training to community groups, businesses, and the general public. 

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Total Joint Replacement Education Class

Dates:  Mondays and Fridays
Times: 10:00am - 11:30am
9:00am - 10:30am, Mondays only

If you are scheduled for Total Joint Replacement surgery, you and your caregiver are invited to attend a virtual, live educational program on Zoom. You will get valuable information including:

  • Answers to many questions you may have about your upcoming surgery.
  • What you need to do before and after surgery.
  • Information regarding medications, pain management and rehabilitation.

Total Joint Replacement Education Program enrollment > 



May Featured Event

Stroke and Hypertension

  • Date: May 29, 2024
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Do you know the risk factors associated with a stroke? Join us to learn how hypertension (high blood pressure) can affect your risk of a stroke, learn what to do if you or a loved one has a stroke, and how to BE FAST!

Presented by: Annjill Singh, MSN, RN-BS

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May Events

May 30, 2024

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

Goryeb Children's Hospital Summer Series
 
  • Date: May 30, 2024
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join experts from Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children’s Hospital for a webinar series designed to equip parents with tools and strategies needed to navigate the summer months with ease and confidence. From managing mental health to engaging in multi-sensory activities and promoting healthy eating habits our presenters will provide useful insight and practical tips to ensure a summer filled with health, joy, and well-being.

Pre-registration is required.

All parents, caregivers, and school personnel are welcome to attend.

Presented by: Heidi Meramo, MS, OTR/L PCES, Atlantic Rehabilitation Services

Register Here>


June Featured Event

Tips For a Safe and Active Summer

  • Date: June 6, 2024
  • Time: 12:00-12:30pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a presentation to ensure a safe and active summer break for your kids. Learn essential tips on sun and sport safety, as well as innovative strategies to keep your children engaged and energized. Don't miss out on this opportunity to prepare for a memorable and healthy summer ahead.

Presented by: Evelyn Gwertzman, MD, Atlantic Medical Group

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June Featured Event

Fueling Fun: Summer Nutrition for Kids

  • Date: June 13, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join experts from Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children's Hospital for a webinar series designed to equip parents with tools and strategies needed to navigate the summer months with ease and confidence. From managing mental health to engaging in multi-sensory activities and promoting healthy eating habits, our presenters will provide useful insight and practical tips to ensure a summer filled with health, joy, and well-being.

Pre-registration is required.

All parents, caregivers, and school personnel are welcome to attend.

Presented by: Katherine Mott, MS, RD, The Goryeb kid-Fit Program

Register Here>

 

 

 

June Events

June 5, 2024

Precision Medicine - Helping Guide Your Cancer Treatment

  • Date: June 5, 2024 (June 12, June 19, June 26)
  • Time: 12:00 - 12:45pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a lecture series on cancer survivorship. Four physicians will lead four weekly presentations on the various aspects of cancer survivorship. 

Presented by: Aparna Setril, PhD, Caris Life Sciences

No registration needed, just join us here:

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June 6, 2024

Tips for a Safe and Active Summer With Your Kids

  • Date: June 6, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 12:30pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a presentation to ensure a safe and active summer break for your kids. Learn essential tips on sun and sport safety, as well as innovative strategies to keep your children engaged and energized. Don't miss out on this opportunity to prepare for a memorable and healthy summer ahead.

Presented by: Rachel Gwertzman, MD, Atlantic Health System

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Supporting and Strengthening Children's Mental Health Over the Summer

Goryeb Children's Hospital Summer Series
 
  • Date: June 6, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join experts from Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children’s Hospital for a webinar series designed to equip parents with tools and strategies needed to navigate the summer months with ease and confidence. From managing mental health to engaging in multi-sensory activities and promoting healthy eating habits our presenters will provide useful insight and practical tips to ensure a summer filled with health, joy, and well-being.

Pre-registration is required.

All parents, caregivers, and school personnel are welcome to attend.

Presented by: Christopher Lynch, PhD, Director, Pediatric Behavioral Health, Goryeb Children's Hospital 

Register Here>

June 9, 2024

Bone, Bumpers & Bagels Car Show

  • Date: June 9, 2024 (Rain date: June 23, 2024)
  • Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Location: 55 Madison Avenue
    Parking Lot
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Spectator Admission: FREE
  • Vehicle Entry Fee: $15 if registered by June 1, 2024,
    $20 if registered by June 9, 2024

This car show is a charity event, and all proceeds will go to the Pediatric Bone Health Fund to support patients at Morristown Medical Center. The fund is used to support ongoing research related to optimizing children's bone health to prevent fractures, support healing, and help children reach their peak bone mass to prevent osteoporosis as they age.Morristown Medical Center

Event information:

  • This car show is a charity event open to cars of all makes and models.
  • Music will be provided by DJ “Hot Rod”Mike.
  • Coffee, bagels and concessions will be available for purchase.

Interested in volunteering? Email> (and include name, age, how you heard of us, and phone number in the email.)

We look forward to seeing your bumpers and working to build strong bones with you!

Wish to donate? Donate here>

June 10, 2024

Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition

  • Date: June 10, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00am
  • Location: Virtual

Whether you’re a seasoned vegetarian/vegan or just curious about plant-based eating, this presentation will equip you with valuable knowledge for a nourished and sustainable lifestyle. Discover key differences between vegetarian and vegan diets while exploring nutrient considerations. Gain practical tips to ensure you’re getting all the essential nutrients your body needs. 

Presented by: Evelyn Minolfo, MS, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ShopRite of Parsippany & ShopRite of West Caldwell

Register Here>

June 11, 2024

Dreaming of a Good Night's Sleep? Here's Help!

  • Date: June 11, 2024 
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: Cedar Crest Senior Living - Belmont
    Performing Arts Center
    1 Cedar Crest Village Drive
    Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

What are some things you can do to increase opportunities for better sleep? Join us to learn about symptoms of sleep disorders and treatment options. We will discuss how to create an optimal sleep environment and how a sleep physician can help you.

Presented by: Federico Cerrone, MD, FAASM, FCCP, Medical Director, Atlantic Health Sleep Centers, and System Medical Associate Director Pulmonology, Sleep and Allergy, Atlantic Health System

To register, please call Ashley at 973-831-5175 or email communityhealth@atlantichealth.org "ATTN Ashley"

June 12, 2024

Wellness in Survivorship - Mental Health, Physical Health and More

  • Date: June 12, 2024 (June 19, June 26)
  • Time: 12:00-12:45pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a lecture series on cancer survivorship. Four physicians will lead four weekly presentations on the various aspects of cancer survivorship. 

Presented by:  William Rafelson, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Genitourinary Oncology, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Morristown Medical Center

No registration needed, just join us here:

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June 13, 2024

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week |Prostate Cancer: What Every Man Needs to Know

  • Date: June 13, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join Dr. Joseph Weiner for a presentation and discussion about what you need to know about prostate cancer. Topics include anatomy, physiology, screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Presented by: Joseph P. Weiner, MD, Attending Physician, Co-Founder of the Prostate Cancer Multidisciplinary and Second Opinion Clinic at Overlook Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center 

Register Here>

Fueling Fun: Summer Nutrition for Kids

Goryeb Children's Hospital Summer Series
 
  • Date: June 13, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join experts from Atlantic Health System Goryeb Children’s Hospital for a webinar series designed to equip parents with tools and strategies needed to navigate the summer months with ease and confidence. From managing mental health to engaging in multi-sensory activities and promoting healthy eating habits our presenters will provide useful insight and practical tips to ensure a summer filled with health, joy, and well-being.

Pre-registration is required.

All parents, caregivers, and school personnel are welcome to attend.

Presented by: Katherine Mott, MS, RD, The Goryeb Kid-Fit Program

Register Here>

June 14, 2024

Health Eating with Diabetes Supermarket Tour

  • Date: June 14, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00am
  • Location: Shop Rite of Parsippany
    808 US-40
    Parsippany, NJ 07054

Eating well while managing your diabetes is easier when you know how to shop the healthy way! Join us for a free, hands-on supermarket tour. • Learn how label-reading and portion sizes can help you enjoy any food as part of a healthy lifestyle • Discover which foods and recipes will help you control your blood sugar

Presented by: Barbara Galvin, registered dietitian, certified diabetes care & education specialist

No registration required. 

Celiac Disease: Exploring Autoimmunity, Gluten, and Nutritional Management

  • Date: June 14, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

This presentation will provide an overview of celiac disease, covering causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and management strategies, with a focus on the crucial role of nutrition in managing the condition.

Presented by: Moira Ryan, RDN, Atlantic Medical Group, Morristown Medical Center

Register Here>

June 19, 2024

Hormone Harmony Through the Ages: Understanding Hormones as We Age

  • Date: June 19, 2024
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us to learn about women’s hormones as we transition through various life stages. From puberty to child-bearing years and menopause, vital hormones significantly impact a women’s health. This discussion will delve into the symptoms linked to hormonal shifts and investigate how dietary choices and lifestyle adjustments can promote hormone balance. 

Presented by: Christopher Simons, DO, Atlantic Medical Group Women's Health, Hackettstown Medical Center

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Cancer Survivorship: What's Next? New Advances in Cancer Screening, Treatment and Survivorship Care

  • Date: June 19, 2024 (June 26)
  • Time: 12:00-12:45pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a lecture series on cancer survivorship. Four physicians will lead four weekly presentations on the various aspects of cancer survivorship.

Presented by:  Maithili Rao, MD,  Enterprise Medical Director, Atlantic Medical Group

No registration needed, just join us here:

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June 20, 2024

Tobacco 101

  • Date: June 20, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00am
  • Location: Virtual

Ready to quit smoking? This presentation highlights the journey to giving up tobacco products. Learn tips on how to stay motivated and smokefree at every stage. Discussion will include the necessary steps individuals must take to be successful in their journey. Treatment and cessation resources will also be presented.

Presented by: Rayza Michelen, Health Educator

Register Here>

June 25, 2024

Tips From a Pharmacist: How To Be Smart and Safe About Supplements and Medications

  • Date: June 25, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Location: Morris Township Municipal Building
    50 Woodland Ave.
    Morristown NJ 07960

Join us to learn more about the differences between supplements and medications and how to take each of them safely and effectively.

Presented by: Rupal Mansukhani, PharmD, FAPhA, NCNTT, Clinical Pharmacist

Call 973-326-7371 to register. 

June 26, 2024

Establishing Home Care Services and Getting the Equipment You Need

Neuroscience Lunch and Learn
 
  • Date: June 26, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Changes in a patient’s mobility or in their physical or cognitive functioning may call for a need for services and equipment to help them navigate their home environment more safely and comfortably. During this session, we will review types of home services, such as visiting nurse services and private pay home care options, and how to engage them. The presenters will also discuss how to identify the home equipment needs and simple home modifications that can improve and sustain quality of life.

Presented by: Kristen Boyd, LCSW, Janet LeMonnier, LSW, OSW-C, Victoria Veninata, LCSW, Atlantic Neuroscience Institute

Regsiter Here>

 

Therapeutic Arsenals Used in the Fight Against Cancer

  • Date: June 26, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 12:45pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us for a lecture series on cancer survivorship. Four physicians will lead four weekly presentations on the various aspects of cancer survivorship. 

Presented by: Waina Cheng, MD Medical Director of Oncology at Newton Medical Center

No registration needed, just join us here:

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Ladies Night: Free Women’s Health Lecture Event

  • Date: June 26, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Hackettstown Medical Center
    651 Willow Grove Street
    Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Topics that will be presented are: Lymphedema, Pelvic Floor Concerns, Women’s Fitness, Nutrition, Mammography, Women’s Heart Health, Child Development Delays. 

Presented by: Atlantic Rehabilitation

Pre-registration is recommended by calling 908-850-6921. Walk-ins welcome. Community raffle prizes between lectures


July Events

July 11, 2024

Pelvic Floor and Hand Therapy In Pregnancy and Postpartum

  • Date: July 11, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm
  • Location:Atlantic Rehabilitation
    6 Saddle Road
    Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Pregnant women and all new parents are invited to join us to learn how to manage the physical changes during their pregnancy and postpartum journeys. We will review various exercises, stretches, and self-care techniques to facilitate a healthy pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum recovery. We will also review some tips on how to avoid common hand conditions in pregnancy and early parenthood. 

Presented by: Diana Thibault, PT, DPT and Megan LaBouff Gould, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CSRS, Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist

To register, please Email>

 

July 12, 2024

Lifestyle Strategies for Pre-Diabetes

  • Date: July 12, 2024
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Discover simple lifestyle changes for managing prediabetes. We will explore the significance of dietary choices, exercise routines, and sleep hygiene in managing prediabetes effectively. Get practical nutrition tips to take charge of your health and feel better every day. 

Presented by: Barbara Galvin, RD, CDCES ShopRite of Parsippany and ShopRite of West Caldwell

Register Here>

July 17, 2024

Be Ready to BE FAST

  • Date: July 17, 2024
  • Time:12:00 - 1:000pm
  • Location: Virtual

Join us to learn more about stroke emergencies. Familiarize yourself with the sudden symptoms of stroke and how to respond FAST if you suspect a stroke is happening.

Presented by: Lorrie Koonz, BSN, RN, CEN, EMT, Stroke Program Manager, Hackettstown Medical Center

Register Here>

July 30, 2024

Atlantic Health System Annual Public Meeting

  • Date: July 30, 2024
  • Time: 5:30 - 6:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Learn about the operation of our health care system, including Morristown, Overlook, Newton, Chilton, Hackettstown and CentraState medical centers. The meeting will include an overview of the organization, a financial update and an opportunity to hear from and interact with Atlantic Health System leadership. Members of the public will have an opportunity to ask questions and submit comments online.

The meeting will be streamed over Microsoft Teams.

Join virtual meeting here>


August Events

August 5, 2024

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

  • Date: August 5, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00am
  • Location: Virtual

Learn about the differences between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease and how they affect your body. Whether you’re dealing with these issues yourself or want to learn more to help someone you know, this presentation is for anyone interested in how food can impact our health. We’ll talk about why it’s important to eat the right foods and how they can help you feel better. 

Presented by: Evelyn Minolfo, MS, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ShopRite of Parsippany & ShopRite of West Caldwell

Register Here>


September Events

September 17, 2024

Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib)

  • Date: September 17, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Location: Virtual

Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) is the most common heart rhythm problem and increases a person’s chances of having a stroke by about five times. Learn how you can reduce your chances of having A-Fib and what treatments are available to manage it. 

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