PHCS to Host Web Chat on Summertime Emergencies

Jul 19, 2011

Craig Gronczewski, MD, Chairman of the Emergency Department at University Medical Center at Princeton, will discuss summer emergencies with a live Internet audience when Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) hosts its next Web chat on Thursday, July 21, 2011.

The Web chat, which begins at 7 p.m., is the latest in a series of such events by PHCS to give consumers access to seminars hosted by medical professionals without leaving their homes. The chats are hosted on PHCS' UStream channel:

Dr. Gronczewski will take audience members' questions after leading a discussion of various summer emergencies, such as sunburn and other heat- or sun-related conditions, outdoor allergies, and insect bites.

To participate in the Web chat, users will need a PC or MAC with a broadband Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player installed. Download the latest Adobe Flash Player at

Participants will be required to log in or create a new account at the site to ask questions. To pre-register, call (888) 897-8979 or visit

Those who register will be entered in a random drawing immediately following the Web chat for one of several $25 gift cards.

Previous Web chats hosted by PHCS have covered topics including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic floor disorders; bariatric surgery; nutrition and sustainable weight loss; heart and vascular health; pediatric emergencies; gastrointestinal problems; and the effects of sleep disorders. Those Web chats can be viewed at