2021 Annual Frank Camerano Memorial Dinner and Lecture

  • November 02, 2021
  • 6:00-9:00pm
  • St John's University Queens Campus | 8000 Utopia Parkway | 416 A- D’Angelo Center Ballroom | Queens, NY 11439

Please join us at our 2021 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 

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


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

Fred S. 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

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  1. Received full COVID-19 vaccination: You must be at least 14 days after your second dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine or at least 14 days after your single dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at the day of the event.
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        1. Excelsior verification
        2. CDC Vaccination Card (actual card or photo accepted)
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This and all our programs and events are made possible by the generosity of our 2020-2021 HLNY Corporate Sponsors who are ardent supporters of the healthcare executive profession.


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