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Special Events

September is Prostate Awareness Month

Free Prostate Screening

Includes a blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA). No appointments necessary. Please note: This program is for men between the ages of 50-75 (40 with risk factors) who are not currently under the care of an urologist.

Date: Monday, September 9

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education

Fee: No fee

Call: (516) 629-2013 for more information

Heart Failure Workshop

Calling all Primary Care Providers and Cardiologists: please attend a special conference dedicated to emerging treatments of Congestive Heart Failure. Expert faculty from both St. Francis Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center will cover a range of topics, enabling physicians to return to their practices prepared with the latest information to improve patient care and outcomes. Conference intended for health care professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with heart failure.

Course Directors:
Rita Jermyn, M.D., FACC, Director of the Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, St. Francis Hospital
Edward Lundy, M.D., Surgical Director of the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program, St. Francis Hospital

Date: Thursday, October 10

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Melville Marriott, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747

Fee: $50 for physicians; $25 for non-physicians

Register online:

Women’s Wellness Seminar

Get updates on the latest in women’s health from guest speakers and experts from The Women’s Center of St. Francis Hospital.

Date: Wednesday, October 23

Time: 5:30 p.m. registration/lobby information session;

         6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. seminar

Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research & Education

Fee: No fee, but please call (516) 629-2140 to register


A day of health, beauty and self care! Free mammography screenings for women 40 and over. Uninsured patients are welcome to attend. Shopping will be available on-site along with self-care tips.

Date: Thursday, December 5

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education

Fee: No fee; but pre-registration is required

Call: (516) 629-2066