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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