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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Learn About the History of Newark's Hospitals


Newark, New Jersey: "At the Newark History Society’s next program on Monday, May 11, a distinguished panel will discuss “The Evolution & Future of Hospital Medicine in Newark.” Dr. Victor Parsonnet, the retired Director of Surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, organized this panel for us. He will be joined by Barry Ostrowsky, President and CEO of Barnabas Health, and Dr. Leon G. Smith, past Chairman of Medicine at Saint Michael’s Medical Center. St. Barnabas (1865) and Saint Michael’s (1867) were founded in Newark soon after the end of the Civil War, while Newark Beth Israel (1901) followed early in the 20th century. Formed and initially staffed and supported by different religious communities, each hospital contributed greatly to the health of Newarkers and to the practice of medicine over the decades. Each faces challenges in the future. This program will take place at the New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark, NJ on Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm. Open to the public at no charge, with light refreshments. Please RSVP by May 7 by responding to NewarkHistorySociety@verizon.net."


This event listing was submitted to PlaceNJ.com by the Newark History Society.


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