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Awards

Year in and year out, NYC Health + Hospitals provides exceptional, affordable, and compassionate health care to people of all cultures across New York City. NYC Health + Hospitals strives to maintain and improve its health care quality and patient satisfaction while ensuring strict patient safeguards.

NYC Health + Hospitals’ success is recognized by many awards from the national, regional, and state organizations listed here:

Dr. Mitch Katz Among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives

Modern Healthcare recognized Dr. Mitch Katz, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals on their 2019 list of the “50 Most Influential Clinical Executives.”

Nobel Prize of City Government

Joseph A. Marcellino, MPH, CHE, Associate Director, Emergency Management at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island was the 2019 recipient of The Fund for the City of New York’s Sloan Public Service Award. The Sloan Public Service Award is considered the Nobel Prize of city government and is the leading independent honor for City employees given each year who have long years of service working for New Yorkers. Mr. Marcellino was among six recipients chosen from more than 250,000 City workers for their extraordinary work and commitment to the public.

NYC Health + Hospitals’ Dr. Dave Chokshi Named to Crain’s New York “40 Under 40” List

Dr. Dave Chokshi, NYC Health + Hospitals Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer, has been named to the Crain’s New York 2019 “40 Under 40” list for his work engage people in primary care before they show up in the emergency room.

NYC Health + Hospitals Earns Honors for Quality in Cardiac and Stroke Care

Ten NYC Health + Hospitals facilities were recognized by American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes.

Ten NYC Health + Hospitals Facilities Designated as “Baby Friendly”

The prestigious “Baby-Friendly” designation is awarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to hospitals providing the highest level of care for infants through breast feeding and promoting bonding between mother and baby. Our ten Baby-Friendly honorees include: NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue; NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem; NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi; NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln; NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx; NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens; NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan; NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull; NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island and NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Receives Level I Trauma Center Verification from American College of Surgeons

The ACS verification confirms that Jacobi is equipped with the necessary specialists and resources to deliver the highest level of care to patients with the most serious injuries.

Twenty-One Facilities Designated as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality”

Twenty-one NYC Health + Hospitals locations were recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for superior non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate a commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families. The award recognized 11 hospitals, six neighborhood health centers and four long-term care facilities.

Dr. Norma Keller of NYC Health + Hospitals/ Bellevue Named President of the New York Cardiological Society

Dr. Norma Keller, Chief of Cardiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, was elected President of The New York Cardiological Society, the oldest cardiologists’ organization in the nation, and Governor of the American College of Cardiology’s New York State chapter.

Kings County Oncology Chief Receives American Cancer Society Award

Dr. Emmanuel Nwokedi, MD, Chief of Radiology Oncology and Chairman of the Cancer Committee at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County was honored with the Leader in Cancer Care Award.

Bellevue Breast Care Chief Receives American Cancer Society Award

Dr. Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS, Chief of Breast Surgery and Director of Breast Care Service at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue was honored for her outstanding work in cancer care with the American Cancer Society’s Leader in Cancer Care Award.

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