The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health Speaker Series
In partnership with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health. Join us for relaxed evenings of appetizers, wine, and valuable medical information.
CAR-T Cell Treatment for Blood Cancer
Tuesday, March 3, 5:30pm
While cures for cancer remain elusive, early detection combined with innovative therapies have helped improve the odds for survival of many cancers. Immunotherapy, including CAR-T cell therapy, has emerged as a promising new treatment, working to strengthen the power of a patient’s immune system to attack tumors. Join us with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health to learn about CAR-T Cell Therapy from oncologist James Essell, M.D., medical director of The Jewish Hospital’s Blood Cancer Center.
Tuesday, June 9, 5:30pm
What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can’t reverse the years or change your family history, but there are many other stroke risk factors that you can control. Join experts from the Mayfield Clinic to learn about stroke intervention.RSVP
Total Joint Replacements
Tuesday, July 21, 5:30pm
According to the Arthritis Foundation, more than 27 million people in the U.S. have osteoarthritis, and it is estimated that one in three people over the age of 60 have shoulder arthritis. There are several treatment options, from biologics and arthroscopy to total shoulder replacements. Join us with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health to learn about shoulder treatment options from Dr. Samer Hasan of Mercy Health Orthopaedics.RSVP
Wednesday, September 9, 5:30pm
More than 2.7 million Americans are living with Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF). This quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. Join us with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health to learn from Mercy Health cardiologist Dr. Umashakar Lakshmanadoss about how to treat and prevent AFib.RSVP
Most Common Emergency Room Visits for the Elderly
Tuesday, November 10, 5:30pm
By 2030, nearly one in five persons in the United States will be aged 65 or older. This population will make up the majority of emergency room visits in the coming years. Learn about the symptoms that could land elderly family members or friends in the ER, and which could be signs of more serious conditions. Dr. Michael Willing, Medical Director of The Jewish Hospital Emergency Department will lead this informative discussion.RSVP