Health

Hospitalists transform patient care at NYU Lutheran

Health care is constantly evolving — as are the roles of physicians in a hospital environment. At NYU Lutheran Medical Center and hospitals nationwide, a new team of doctors called “hospitalists” have become a regular presence, specially trained to deliver comprehensive care to inpatients. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Health Center hosts Rock of Aging Gala

Cobble Hill Health Center will honor Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual Rock of Aging Gala on Thursday, Nov. 17 at The Liberty Warehouse.  … Full Article

Colonial Club offers informative talk about Medicare benefits

The Colonial Club of Bay Ridge strives to offer insightful and engaging talks about community events and issues that pertain to its devoted membership. The club is comprised of community leaders and professionals, including bankers, doctors, realtors and insurance agents, among others. … Full Article

Jacques Torres to host March of Dimes event at chocolate factory

Chef Jacques Torres, the world-famous chocolatier, revealed a little-known fact about himself when he recently announced that he will host a special event next month to raise money for the new Brooklyn chapter of the March of Dimes. … Full Article

Dr. Michael Zenilman is new chair of surgery at New York Methodist Hospital

Dr. Michael Zenilman has joined New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chair of the Department of Surgery. He will also serve on the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty, recruited as a professor of surgery. … Full Article

‘Duck For President’ rallies kids at The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Project Sunshine volunteers had a very special treat in store for the kids at The Children’s Health Center at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) on Wednesday. Noted children’s writer Doreen Cronin, author of “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type,” “Diary of a Spider” and the “J. J. … Full Article

Roll up sleeves! Brooklyn pols offer free flu shots

Residents of Southwest Brooklyn who haven’t yet gotten their flu shots will have a chance to take steps to protect their health thanks to two local lawmakers. Councilmember Mark Treyger and state Sen. … Full Article

Maimonides kicks-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Ride 2 Live, Cars for Cancer Show

The Maimonides Breast Center, in partnership with Bikers of Brooklyn, kicked-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the tenth Annual Ride 2 Live Motorcycle Tour to raise awareness, pay tribute to lost loved ones, celebrate survivors and raise funds to support the research and clinical servi … Full Article

Kings Plaza Macy’s event raises $13,000 for March of Dimes

Two Brooklyn Macy’s stores that took part in a recent “Shop for a Cause” fundraiser for the March of Dimes had extraordinary success, according to a March of Dimes leader. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran names cancer surgeon to lead new outreach program

Looking to advance its scope of cancer care and create further synergies between cancer-related subspecialties, NYU Lutheran recently named Ioannis “Yanni” Hatzaras, MD, MPH, FACS, to direct its Surgical Oncology Outreach Program.

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