Shore Medical Center and Penn Medicine Celebrate American Heart Month with “Love Your Heart”, a Free Community Education Breakfast Feb. 21

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Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point, NJ, 08244

Since 2012, Penn Medicine and Shore Medical Center have been working together to provide world class cardiac care at the Jersey shore. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 10 am to noon, medical experts from both organizations will join together to present “Love Your Heart: A Free Community Education Breakfast” at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. Guests will learn about the cardiac care made available in our community through the relationship between Penn Cardiology and Shore Medical Center, while learning from medical experts on how they can better care for their heart.

The event program includes the following presentations:

  • “Cardiac Care and Prevention” presented by Millee Singh, DO, FACC, of Penn Cardiology Somers Point
  • “Keeping Your Heart Healthy Through Exercise and Fitness” presented by Chris Kozmor, RN, MEd, director of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation at Shore’s Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation
  • “Facts About Smoking and Cessation” presented by Joseph Johnston, director of oncology services at Shore Cancer Center
  • “Tips for a Heart Healthy Diet” presented by Saba Zahid, RD, LDN, patient experience manager, food and nutrition services at Shore Medical Center

Guests will enjoy a continental breakfast, coffee and tea, giveaways and an opportunity to have their heart health questions answered. Please RSVP with Brian Cahill at 609-653-3527 or bcahill@shoremedicalcenter.org.

About Cardiovascular Services at Shore Medical Center

Shore Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Services feature a team of highly trained and experienced doctors, nurses and support staff that provides comprehensive cardiovascular health services with a special emphasis on advanced diagnosis, education and prevention. With its partnership with Penn Cardiology, Shore has brought university-setting cardiac and vascular services to the community hospital environment. The clinical team at Shore Medical Center Cardiovascular Services uses sophisticated technology for diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Through its clinical affiliation with the nationally renowned Penn Heart & Vascular Network program at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Shore has continued access to the newest advances, techniques and clinical research in the fight against heart disease.

About Shore Medical Center

At Shore Medical Center, located in Somers Point, NJ, kindness complements an extraordinary level of clinical sophistication. People are the foundation of this modern medical center where advanced technology harmonizes with compassionate care. Shore Medical Center attracts the area’s best physicians, nurses and clinicians, and is the first and only hospital in New Jersey and one of 86 healthcare organizations worldwide to earn Designation as a Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital®. Recognized for its dedication to patient safety, Shore has received seven consecutive “A” grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score since Fall 2014.  Shore Medical Center is home to six Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Spine and Orthopedic, Emergency and Maternity and Pediatric care. Shore’s affiliations include Penn Medicine, Onsite Neonatal Partners, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Mayo Medical Laboratories, and Advanced Radiology Solutions. In addition, Shore is a member of the Jefferson Neuroscience Network and has physicians on staff from the Rothman Institute. In 2011, Shore opened its Pediatric Care Center, the first of its kind in New Jersey, and its state-of-the-art Surgical Pavilion and Campus Expansion. The Shore Medical Center Planned Giving & Development team, which includes the Auxiliary, creates and implements dynamic philanthropic programs that support the mission of Shore Medical Center (www.GivetoShore.org). For more information about Shore Medical Center, visit www.ShoreMedicalCenter.org.