November will be a busy month for health and wellness professionals, with several interesting events to attend. These events are all easy to access from the Financial District, held at venues in Midtown, Lower Manhattan, and the Upper East Side. Most are free or reasonably priced, with an educational element that will provide you with valuable knowledge for your working life. We have searched for top NYC events for health & wellness professionals, so you don’t have to. Here are the highlights of the health and wellness events in New York in November 2017:
Health Challenges in the Context of Forced Migration: Collective and Individual Dimensions
Thursday, November 2, UN Church Center (Midtown East)
This afternoon event organized by Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service aims to broach the health issues surrounding forced migration, such as when individuals are required to leave their homes due to political unrest or natural disasters. The panel will include experts on migration, social work, and healthcare, and the event will be of interest to students, researchers, and policymakers. After the discussion, there will be a networking reception. More info.
Global Health Networking Event
Saturday, November 11, Mt Sinai Medical Center (Upper East Side)
Students and medical workers are encouraged to attend this free networking event held by the Global Health Professional Group at the Icahn School of Medicine, part of the Mt Sinai Medical Center. The aim is for those hoping to work in the global health profession to gain advice and insights from those already employed in this area and to discuss ideas to support vulnerable populations both locally and globally. Organizations attending include Doctors Without Borders and Pure Earth. More info.
Corporate Wellness 2.0 – Wellness That Works
Thursday, November 16, Steelcase WorkLife Center (Midtown)
Anyone responsible for a corporate wellness program is encouraged to attend this event, organized by Steelcase and Motivity Partnerships, two local companies with expertise in this area. The speakers will talk about innovative ideas for improving your business’s corporate wellness program, this month focusing on the theme of “21st Century Success: The Head, Heart and Hands Driven Company.” There will be networking and an interactive workshop element to the event, with a free breakfast for attendees. More info.
Health & Wellness Expo NYC
Saturday, November 18, 4W43 (Midtown)
The 4W43 gallery will play host to a number of exhibitors promoting health and wellness products and services during this all-day event in the center of NYC. Organizers from The Health and Wellness Network of Commerce hope to educate people about wellness and healthy lifestyles. The event is especially relevant to health businesses and practitioners, ranging from doctors and therapists to nutritionists and fitness experts. More info.
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