Healthcare Industry Will Create 3.2 Million Jobs by 2018 -Learn About Careers in Healthcare at Adelphi University on March 21-

On Thursday, March 21, Adelphi students will have the opportunity to network with leaders in management and administrative roles in the healthcare field.

Adelphi University's Center for Career Development in partnership with the Center for Health Innovation and the Healthcare Leaders of New York, will host "Making Connections: Careers in Healthcare," a networking opportunity for Adelphi students and alumni interested in management and administrator roles in healthcare on Thursday, March 21. Participants will receive one-on-one mentoring with leaders in the healthcare field and listen to professionals discuss the future of the industry. The event will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Adelphi University's Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Ave., Garden City, NY.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 10 of the 20 twenty fastest growing occupations are healthcare related and healthcare will generate 3.2 million jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry. Attendees of this event will have the opportunity to ask questions and network with experts in medicine, nursing, health information technology, hospital operations, and health care support, among others.

Healthcare Leaders:

Paul Maguire, senior vice president for administration, St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children

John McNamara, C.P.M., director of strategic sourcing, Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) Services, Inc.

Alison Flynn, senior vice president of operations, Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) Services, Inc.

Stephanie Meier, administrative director, OB/GYN, Winthrop University Hospital

Jason Tenzer, immunology account executive, AbbVie

Jay Fligstein, senior vice president, GNYHA Services, Inc.

Solomon A. Torres, LNHA, FACHE, vice president of administration, Winthrop University Hospital

Sharon Wortzel, transplant program administrator, Columbia University Medical Center

Paige Dworak, assistant vice president, business solutions group, Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) Services, Inc.

Jonathan Friedman, CEO, NRAD Medical Associates

Frank Caria, senior compliance analyst, Healthfirst

Amy Cretella, manager of operations, GNYHA Services, Inc. & Nexera, Inc.

Diane Mongiello, RN, vice president, Nexera, Inc.

Deborah Groner D'Agostino, FACHE, EDAC, president, P4H, Inc.

Motti Edelstein, director of managed care, North Shore-LIJ Health System

James Y. Lee, FACHE, EVP/COO, Lawrence Hospital Center

Danielle Beyers, RN, MSN, NP-C, director of business solutions, GNYHA Services, Inc.

To attend, register on PantherZone under Career Fairs and Events at students.adelphi.edu/career/pantherzone/index.php. Professional attire is encouraged.



About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs-The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Schools of Nursing and Social Work-the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.