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MONTEFIORE PERFORMS ITS 300th HEART TRANSPLANT
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Last month, Montefiore transplanted its 300th heart, marking a major milestone since the heart transplant program’s inception in 1999. Our first adult heart transplant was performed in 2001, followed by our first pediatric transplant in 2009. Montefiore is proud to have the best one-year patient survival rates for both pediatric and adult heart transplants in New York City.

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Six Years of Caring for Caregivers

In April, staff and visitors gathered to celebrate the sixth anniversary of Montefiore’s Arthur D. Emil Caregiver Support Center at the Moses Campus. It is New York City’s first and only caregiver support center within an academic medical center.
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Relief! Help is Here for Allergy and Sinus Sufferers

Montefiore offers one-stop care for patients suffering from persistent nasal and sinus issues. Montefiore’s Comprehensive Allergy and Sinus Clinic, launched in February 2016, is a collaborative effort between the Department of Medicine’s Division of Allergy & Immunology and the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
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DAYDREAMS

Experience cutting-edge technology that blurs the line between art and science in DAYDREAMS, an augmented reality installation opening July 7, 2017 at Montefiore Medical Center’s Gallery in the Gardens.
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Melanoma: Know Your Risks and Get Screened

The incidence of melanoma of the skin, the most commonly fatal form of skin cancer, is increasing faster than any other potentially preventable cancer in the U.S. It is the fifth leading cancer in men and the sixth in women. Melanoma comprises only four to five percent of all skin cancers but results in the majority of deaths from skin malignancies. 

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SAVE THE DATE
 
14
SEP
A TASTE OF LITTLE ITALY
Thursday, September 14
Montefiore, Moses Campus
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, New York 10467
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03
OCT
ANNUAL FALL GALA (NEW LOCATION!)
Tuesday, October 3
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, New York 10036
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5
NOV
2017 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON
Sunday, November 5
Run the marathon and raise money benefiting the Children's Hospital at Montefiore  
New York, New York
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One of America’s leading health systems, Montefiore and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine are recognized worldwide for medical excellence, scientific innovation that becomes everyday treatment, and community responsibility. Our annual ambulatory care visit volume is nearly five million. We never deny anyone quality care, and 100% of your donation goes directly to serve the needs of our patients.
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MONTEFIORE HEALTHY STEPS PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM UNITED HOSPITAL FUND TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
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The Healthy Steps Program at Montefiore Health System has been awarded a $70,000 grant from the United Hospital Fund (UHF) as part of a new initiative, Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, to identify social and environmental risks that interfere with children’s healthy development, and connect families with essential services to address those risks.

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CHAM Receives Special Proclamations From New York State Legislature

CHAM received proclamations from the New York State Senate and Assembly in honor of the October 14, 2016 surgery, which successfully separated 13-month-old craniopagus twin boys, Jadon and Anias McDonald.
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Broadway Comes to the Bronx: Top Talent Performs for Patients at CHAM

On Tuesday, March 21, patients at CHAM spent the morning being entertained by the stars of Broadway, including performers from top shows like WICKEDMary PoppinsBilly Elliot, and Shrek the Musical. The patients, their families, and CHAM staff also enjoyed a performance from members of Project Broadway, a nonprofit organization that provides enriching opportunities for youth to explore theater arts. The team from W New York – Times Square curated the event to bring Broadway to the kids.
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CHAM Physician Gives Moving TED Talk On Human Sex Trafficking

The numbers associated with human sex trafficking are staggering, but the lives of victims and survivors are what stay with us. In this talk, Kanani Titchen, MD reveals her experiences as a physician whose interactions with trafficked patients opened her eyes to a parallel world previously unseen.

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SAVE THE DATE
 
12
JUN
19TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AND DINNER
Monday, June 12
Benefiting the Children's Hospital at Montefiore  
Winged Foot Golf Club
851 Fenimore Road
Mamaroneck, New York 10543
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03
OCT
ANNUAL FALL GALA (NEW LOCATION!)
Tuesday, October 3
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, New York 10036
Details Forthcoming
 
 
5
NOV
2017 TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON
Sunday, November 5
Run the marathon and raise money benefiting the Children's Hospital at Montefiore  
New York, New York
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SHARE:
SPREAD THE WORD TO YOUR FRIENDS!
One of America’s leading health systems, Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine are recognized worldwide for medical excellence, scientific innovation that becomes everyday treatment, and community responsibility. We serve 345,000 patients annually. No one is ever denied quality care. 100% of your donation goes directly to serve the needs of our patients.
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© 2016 Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467 
www.montefiore.org