Whither Health Care?

Robert S. Chaloner, the head of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, will be the keynote speaker at a forum Saturday on the future of health care.

The East Hampton Healthcare Foundation is the organizer of the 9 a.m. to noon event, to be held at the East Hampton Library. Dr. Samuel Ryu, a professor of radiation oncology and neurosurgery at Stony Brook University Hospital, will talk about cancer care on Long Island.

Dr. Hal Skopicki, chief of cardiology at the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, will follow, speaking about cardiac care at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Wrapping up the morning, Dr. Darin G. Wiggins, vice chairman and service chief of emergency medicine at Stony Brook Southampton, will discuss the future of emergency care in East Hampton Town.

The symposium will provide health care information for individuals, caregivers, families, and health care professionals. There is no charge to attend, but registration in advance with the library has been recommended.