Hazel Stephen, Coordinator:
"To rejuvenate the volunteer department at The Brooklyn Hospital Center to include more volunteer community programs, in efforts to mentor young adults who are interested in health care professions."
Dr. Stephen Carryl, Chairman:
"(For) the department of surgery (to) become the premiere department in the hospital!"
Dr. Kiran Bhat, Chief:
"I would like to see an increase in the awareness of colon cancer; to let individuals know that it is possible to prevent the disease"
Dr. Kenneth Bromberg, Chairman:
- Recognize and publicize the strengths of the pediatric faculty
- Develop or expand programs that meet community needs in the area of Asthma, Sickle Cell Disease, Lupus, Hypertension, and Health Care Advocacy and Health Promotion/Fitness.
- Maintain our significant programs in Oncology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Child Life Program, and other Pediatric specialties.
- Re-establish links with the Pediatric and Family Practice physicians with regard to hospitalization and specialist utilization.
Dr. Maritza De La Rosa, Chairwoman:
Increase our inpatient volume by (1), Developing and participating in community outreach activities which will enable us to provide health care to more patients and their families, (2) Increasing clinical research projects conducted by faculty and residents, (3) Providing more health education to our patients and (4), Improving the cleanliness of the Family Practice Centers, which will help improve patient satisfaction and employee morale.
Catherine Suarez, Supervisor of EKG:
"I do not have a New Year's Resolution for my department. I believe that the improvement of quality of care for patients should be ongoing; not just a pledge at the beginning of the year."
Dr. Aizid Hashmat, Chairman:
"(To be) the best that we can be for the patients, colleagues, and co-workers."
NUCLEAR MEDICINE/ RADIOLOGY
Dr. Douglas Kiviat, Acting Chairman:
"The best has yet to come!"
Dr. Narinder Bhalla, Chief:
"To expand services for patients with Non-Cardiac Blood Vessel Disease in cooperation with Vascular Surgery and the Radiology Department."
Dr. Abdul Mannan, Chairman:
"To reach the community and provide Pathology services"
NURSING DEPARTMENT AND PATIENT CARE SERVICES
Anne Goonan, RN, Senior Vice President:
"The Nursing Department will work collaboratively with our healthcare partners to establish and maintain a safe customer friendly environment in which to deliver quality patient care"