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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Hosts Office of Clergy Affairs /Newark InterFaith Alliance Meeting

04/06/2017

Newark (April 6, 2017) -- For the first time ever, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center hosted Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s Office of Clergy Affairs /Newark InterFaith Alliance Meeting. Representatives from more 30 faith groups and places of worship were in attendance. The meeting was led by Reverend Louise Scott-Rountree of the Mayor’s Office of Clergy Affairs and facilitated by VP of Community Affairs, Marilyn Harris and President and CEO Darrell K. Terry, Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE. Dr. Jennifer LaRosa, MD, FCCM, FCCP, Patient Safety and Quality Officer at Newark Beth Israel gave a brief presentation on patient safety initiatives at the hospital.

NBIMC Mayors  Office of Clergy Affairs

Places of Worship Represented: Agape Baptist Church, CCPM, Church Power Ministry, Emanuel Church, Emanuel Missionary Baptist Church, First Mount Zion Baptist’s Church, Friendship Ministries, Gospel Cathedral Baptist Church, Greater Friendship Baptist Church, Greater Level Hill Baptist Church, Holy Temple Baptist Church, Masjid Al-Haqq, Masjid Al-Quddus, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, New Psalmist Worship Center, Newborn Wesleyan Church, NIA Masjid and Community Center, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Resurrection Temple of Christ, Royal Priesthood Church of God, Smith Memorial Church Of God In Christ, St. James Church, The Apostolic Church of New Jersey, Trinity Baptist Church, Union Baptist Church, Unity Fellowship Church NewArk, Yes Lord Ministries

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 five heart transplant centers, Barnabas 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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