Carman A. Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, dist., has been recognized by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) as a Guardian of the Profession. Dr. Ciervo -- Senior Vice President for Clinical & Population Health Services at the South Jersey-based Kennedy Health System – was recognized for demonstrating a strong sense of pride in the osteopathic medical profession and for working actively to advance osteopathic medicine. The AOA also defines a Guardian of the Profession as an osteopathic physician who advances the culture of osteopathic medicine by having served in a local, state or national osteopathic leadership role.
The Kennedy Health System is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Philly.com Top Workplaces, the only healthcare system in the region to be included in the listing (under the sector of “Hospitals” for Large Employers).
A community Open House for the new Kennedy Health Alliance in Washington Township is set for April 23, 2014 from 3pm to 6pm. The public is invited to enjoy tours and refreshments at this new office located at 1A Regulus Drive in Turnersville, NJ.
Dr. Trina Poretta was featured on a segment on NJ.com about lung cancer screening. Kennedy now offers free lung cancer screeningsto high risk patients at the Washington Township imaging center. http://www.nj.com/indulge/index.ssf/2014/03/kennedy_health_system_offers_lung_cancer_screenings_for_high-risk_patients.html
Dr. Thomas Newmark will be inducted into The American College of Psychiatrists on February 21, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. Promoting the highest standards in psychiatry, the College comprises 750 psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in the field of psychiatry and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership or teaching.
Dr. Jane Friehling along with South Jersey Gastroenterology welcomes, new physician, Jane K. Jaffe, D.O. to the practice. Dr. Jaffe will see patients and perform procedures at Kennedy Hospital in Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Jaffe is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and she completed her residency and fellowship training at Temple University Hospital. Appointments with Dr. Jaffe are available in either the Marlton, Haddonfield, or Hainesport offices. Please call 856-983-1900 for an appointment.
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.
Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.
Beginner Line Dances - 04/23/2014 For all ages. Learn the Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, The Bee Gee’s and more of those popular line dances. Lots of fun and great exercise too!
Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/24/2014 Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.