NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens to Host Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Name, Affiliation
Ceremony on Monday, September 28
Sep 24, 2015
NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the hospital’s new name and affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian. NYP/Queens and NYP officially joined forces on July 1, 2015 to improve access to state-of-the-art care for residents of Queens.
Leadership from NYP/Queens and NYP, as well as elected officials, will speak and a ribbon-cutting photo opportunity will follow.
WHEN & WHERE: Monday, September 28, at 6 p.m., in the Main Lobby at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens (56-45 Main St., Flushing, N.Y.)
- Laura Forese, M.D., President, NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System
- Stephen Mills, President & Chief Executive Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens
- Melinda Katz, Queens Borough President
- Numerous elected officials will be in attendance
NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, located in Flushing, New York, is a community teaching hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College that serves Queens and metro New York residents. The 535-bed tertiary care facility provides services in 14 clinical departments and numerous subspecialties, including 15,000 surgeries and 4,000 infant deliveries each year. With its network of affiliated primary and multispecialty care physician practices and community-based health centers, the hospital provides approximately 162,000 ambulatory care visits and 124,000 emergency service visits annually. For more information, visit nyp.org/queens.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals, with some 2,600 beds among its six campuses. The hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation’s leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. For more information, visit www.nyp.org.
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