2018 Annual Frank Camerano Memorial Dinner and Lecture

  • October 10, 2018
  • 6:00-9:00pm
  • St John's University Queens Campus | 8000 Utopia Parkway | 416 A- D’Angelo Center Ballroom | Queens, NY 11439
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Please join us at our 2018 Annual Frank Camerano Memorial Dinner and Lecture honoring the legacy of Frank Camerano. His contributions to the healthcare industry, our community, and his commitment to students and emerging professionals are immeasurable.

Topic: Career Positioning: Strategically Mapping Your Early Career Development

Description of Event: In today’s changing healthcare environment, early careerists need skills and strategies to position themselves for the future. You have the freedom to create the career paths that link your talents and interests with the right job. No job comes with a life time guarantee, and flexibility is important. To achieve upward mobility in your career, you must constantly reinvent your brand. Learn from your peers the necessary steps to take your career path to the next level. This panel will focus on nuts-and-bolts career planning for early careerists.

Agenda:
6:00pm-7:00pm : Registration/Networking
7:00pm-7:30pm: Introduction/Opening Remarks
7:30pm-9:00pm: Panel Discussion

Moderator: 

Fred Sganga, FACHE
Executive Director, Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook University

Fred Sganga is Executive Director of the Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook University, a 350-bed Skilled Nursing Facility serving honorably discharged veterans and their families. Board certified in Health Care Management and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Mr. Sganga has worked in a variety of senior level healthcare positions in academic medical centers, community hospitals, long-term care facilities and physician practice management. Mr. Sganga earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health from Hunter College and his Masters of Public Health from Columbia University.

Mr. Sganga serves as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Healthcare Administration Programs at Stony Brook University and Hofstra University. He lectures extensively on the topics of Healthcare Leadership, Long-Term Care Management and Ambulatory Care Services. He recently completed a three-year term as ACHE Regent representing the Greater New York area and is also on the faculty of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In addition, Mr. Sganga serves as the First Vice President for the National Association of State Veterans Homes and is a Board Member of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

Mr. Sganga has received numerous awards during his career including the 2000 Award of Distinction from the Metropolitan Health Administration Association, the 2004 Community Recognition Award from the Veterans Administration for his commitment and dedication to our nation’s veterans, the 2005 “Man of the Year in Healthcare” from Stony Brook’s  Three Village Times Herald newspaper and 2008 MHA Program Professor of the Year from Hofstra University.

Panelist #1: 

Bryan Petillo
Associate Regional Director, NYU Winthrop

Bryan Petillo currently is an Associate Regional Director for the Practice Administration Alliance at NYU Winthrop, overseeing the day to day operations of 14 community practices across 19 locations. The practices include Primary Care, OBGYN services, and specialty care such as Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and General Surgery. Combined, he is responsible for oversight of 270 staff members, including over 50 physicians, and a $50 million budget.

Bryan had previously been working for New York City Health+Hospitals/Coney Island in the Department of Ambulatory Care for the past 3 years. During his time there he held various roles beginning as an analyst and culminating as the Associate Executive Director for the Department of Ambulatory Care. In that position he oversaw the day to day operations and programmatic responsibilities for Adult Primary Care, Pediatrics, Medical Specialties, Surgical Specialties, OBGYN, Dental, and the WIC program. Prior to Coney he spent one year working in long-term care at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook, NY. Bryan received an MPH and MBA from Stony Brook University in 2014, with concentrations in Evaluative Sciences and Management, and was a 2011 graduate of Tufts University.

Panelist #2:

Christopher Berner
Vice President of Human Resources, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Since June 2105 Chris has served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City. Prior to that, Chris was the Chief of Staff to the New York City Commissioner of Labor Relations, and the Assistant Vice President for Labor and Employee Relations and Labor Counsel to Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.  Before moving into healthcare, Chris practiced labor and employment law in Manhattan. Chris graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, where he grew up. Chris’s professional interests include studying leadership behaviors and culture change in organizations. He loves hanging out with his family, building Lego brick models, talking about science fiction movies, and playing pick-up soccer.


Panelist #3:

Marc J Leff
Northwell

 

Directions & Parking: 

Please use Gates 3 & 4 to enter the University. Parking will be in Carnesecca Parking Lot.

For a complete list of directions, please visit: http://www.stjohns.edu/campuses/queens-campus/directions

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