BronxCare Observed its Annual Hospital Day, which included a wide range of lectures and presentations by the Medical and Dental staff, as well residents, fellows, and nurses. Dr. Milton Gumbs, Vice President/ Medical Director, and Dr. Sindhaghatta Venkatram, Director, Graduate Medical Education/Attending, Pulmonary & Critical Care, developed the program, while Marisol Rivera, Assistant Director, Graduate Medical Education, coordinated the event. There were 55 submissions from the ACGME Residency programs that were selected for presentation. These included 17 original publications, 29 case reports, and 9 Quality Improvement presentations. Special recognition plaques were also presented to physicians and staff.
Hospital Day also included the Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff Organization. During this meeting, Dr. John Coffey, Chairman, Emergency Medicine, was appointed President, Medical Board. “The presentations were most informative and of the highest quality, a tribute to the excellence of our residency programs and faculty,” stated Dr. Venkatram.