Nursing Excellence Awards

Nursing Excellence Awardees, with Ram Raju , MD, Ross Wilson, MD, and Lauren Johnston, RN

Two hundred NYC Health + Hospitals staff gathered at Baruch College to honor six nurses for outstanding achievements in nursing.

"You have to lead by doing and that's exactly what they do," commented Lauren Johnston, NYC Health + Hospitals' Chief Nurse Executive, who helped coordinate the event.

Filmmaker Carolyn Jones, director of "The American Nurse," was named 2014 Nursing Champion, delivering a keynote address which recognized the important skills nurses have.

"Nurses are the real deal," Jones said.

 Read more about the event here.

Global Ambassador Visits NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

Global Ambassador Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean paid a visit to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County to meet with the facility’s leadership, physicians, patients, and other staff members and learn about the hospital’s service offerings.


The Fund for NYC Health + Hospitals' Music & Memory Program

The Fund For NYC Health + Hospitals supports a variety of programs to expand the use of the arts in healing. Music & Memory brings personalized, digitized music to patients or residents with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other cognitive loss.


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