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Maimonides Medical Center is often cited in newspapers and magazines, through TV and radio interviews, and on various websites offering expertise on a range of medical topics. Our reputation as a premier academic medical center in patient care, education and research provides the news community with a valuable source of knowledge.
We recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special flag-raising ceremony and speaking program. During the speaking program, breast cancer survivor Glasset Lawson shared her care experience at the Maimonides Breast Center. Watch now.
Our Division of Therapeutic Activities, Department of Psychiatry, announced the opening of the new art exhibition, “Moments in Time.” The exhibit features artwork created by patients participating in art therapy groups from our Wellness Recovery Program and Adult Outpatient Services. Read more in Kings County Politics.
We recently hosted a festive program in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The program included a key-note address by Former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Diana Reyna and a special musical performance by Grupo Tumbao. Read more in Brooklyn Reporter.
Dr. Karen Nelson, Senior VP of Integrated Delivery Systems & Chief Medical Officer of Central Services Organization, was recognized by Crain’s New York Business as a Notable Woman in Healthcare for her leadership and having a profound impact on communities through her work. Read here.
Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh, Chief of Breast Surgery, was interviewed by CBS New York on the fact that “black women are nearly 41 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women,” according to published sources. Read the story here.
While the freedom of summer vacation is every child’s dream-come-true, parents know the inevitable bedtime and morning routines are fast approaching. Achieving a successful back-to-school sleep routine requires parents to plan ahead.
Maimonides Medical Center announced this week that their ECMO Program has been named a Gold Level Center of Excellence in Life Support. The Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute provides ECMO for support of failing organ systems in critically ill patients. Read more.
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