It was an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and celebration at the Beth Israel 2013 Second Century Ball, held on Wednesday, November 13, at the Waldorf Astoria New York. More than 850 leaders, physicians, nurses, staff, and friends of the Beth Israel Medical Center gathered to support Beth Israel’s innovative clinical, research, and educational programs. The event raised $1.75 million to expand those initiatives and train the next generation of physicians. Beth Israel Medical Center Trustee Frank J. Bisignano and his wife, Tracy, served as this year’s Dinner Chairs.
Arianna Huffington, Chair, President, and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, was the keynote speaker at the Mount Sinai Women’s Health Day of Learning and Luncheon on Thursday, November 14, at the Plaza Hotel. The annual event drew more than 450 attendees who came to learn about the latest developments in gastroenterology, gynecology, and cardiology from leading physicians at The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
More than 100 “graduates” of Roosevelt Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families reunited with Farrokh Shahrivar, MD, Director of Neonatology, and the physicians, nurses, and other members of the NICU staff for a costume party and day of fun on Sunday, October 6. Volunteers from nonprofit Project Sunshine helped Nurse Manager Nori Yaun, RN, MA, and others organize the event at Roosevelt Hospital that included music, refreshments, and goodie bags.