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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Celebrates National LGBTQ Pride Awareness Month



Darrell K. Terry, Sr., President and CEO, Newark Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey; Trina Parks, Senior Vice President, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, RWJBarnabas Health join with Newark Beth Employees to raise the flag for LGBTQ Pride Awareness Month (courtesy, Peter Richter)

(NEWARK, NJ) June 21, 2017 – On Wednesday, June 21, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, raised the flag in celebration and recognition of National LGBTQ Pride Awareness Month. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health recognize that diversity and inclusion are essential for the health of all patients, employees, and the communities we serve.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is home to one of the nation’s top ten heart transplant centers, RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs more cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs), than any other center in the state. The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is the most experienced in northern New Jersey. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and the new Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care and treatment options. Newark Beth Israel also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community.

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