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Urology Servics celebrates Movember Mondays

YNHHS Urology Services is holding free lectures, screenings and information tables to mark "Movember" and encourage men to commit to a healthier lifestyle. All lectures are at 6 pm Mondays. Register by calling 888-700-6543 or visiting www.ynhhs.org/events. Lectures are: Nov. 9 - erectile dysfunction, Old Saybrook Medical Center, 633 Middlesex Turnpike; Nov. 16 - advances in prostate cancer diagnosis and care, Hamden Professional Building, 2560 Dixwell Ave.; Nov. 23 — dispelling myths: prostate and health, 55 Park St. auditorium. Free, walk-in prostate cancer screenings will be 8 am - 4:30 pm Nov. 9 and 30 in the Urology Department at the Saint Raphael Campus, 330 Orchard St., Suite 164. No appointment necessary.

Transforming Healthcare Grand Rounds Nov. 10

Employees are invited to Transforming Healthcare Grand Rounds, 5 - 6:30 pm Tuesday, Nov. 10, TAC Auditorium, Yale School of Medicine. The speaker is Gordon Mosser, MD, senior fellow, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Registration is not required. For information, contact Marcia Johnson, 203-688-8475, or [email protected].

Celebrations for employee veterans Nov. 11

To celebrate National Veterans Awareness Week, YNHH is holding appreciation celebrations Wednesday, Nov. 11. All YNHH employees who are past or current active, reserve or guard service members are invited. A breakfast will be held 7 - 9 am outside the seminar room at 55 Park St., York Street Campus; and a buffet lunch, noon - 1:30 pm, cancer center conference room, Saint Raphael Campus.

Depression lecture Nov. 12

A free health education lecture, "New Developments in the Treatment of Depression" will be held at 6:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 12, 55 Park St. auditorium. The lecture, sponsored by the Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary, will feature Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, scientific director of the YNHH Interventional Psychiatry Program, director of the Yale Depression Research Program and professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He will discuss evolving concepts in the causes and diagnosis of depression and recent advances in antidepressant medications. Call 203-688-2000, or toll free 888-700-6543, or register online.

Blood drive at SRC Nov. 16

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Saint Raphael Campus, 7 am - 12:30 pm Monday, Nov. 16, in the cafeteria. To make an appointment contact Anne Baker, [email protected], 203-789-4010.

Upcoming health lectures

To register, visit www.ynhh.org/events or call the phone number listed for the event.

Dementia Caregiving: 6 - 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 11, Cronin Auditorium, Saint Raphael Campus

Stepping Toward Healthier Feet: 6 - 7 pm Thursday, Nov. 19, Cronin Auditorium, Saint Raphael Campus

Joint Health and Safety: Rehabilitation and Managing Pain: 1 -2:30 pm Friday, Nov. 20, Milford Hospital Auditorium B&C, 300 Seaside Ave.