Skye Workman reminds us of the power of one person’s good efforts. Beanies, baseball caps, berets—the hats that 12-year-old Skye Workman gathers represent a dazzling assortment of how one can cover a head for protection, self-esteem and love. Skye, a Brooklyn 7th grader at Saint Bernard Catholic Academy, knew a patient who lost hair from cancer treatments.
May 11, 2018
Hakeem Jeffries Delivers Rousing Speech at TBHC Legislative Luncheon
On Friday, May 11, 2018, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) honored Hakeem Jeffries, US Congressman, 8th Congressional District, along with other community leaders. Rep. Jeffries gave a rousing speech, calling the hospital “a treasured Brooklyn institution,” and maintaining that he was optimistic “even in the midst of the storm.” He added all of Brooklyn and its leaders must “dismiss doubters and keep marching toward your dream.”
April 24, 2018
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Earns Best Leapfrog Safety Grade in Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) is proud to announce that they have received a B, the highest grade of all Brooklyn hospitals this spring 2018, for their commitment to keeping patients safe as measured by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. In fact, no other hospital in New York City received a B, and only one received an A.
March 20, 2018
New Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at The Brooklyn Hospital Center
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) is pleased to announce that Madhavi Reddy, MD, FACG, has been appointed Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She will also continue as the Fellowship Program Director for the Division of Gastroenterology. Under Dr. Reddy’s leadership as the Fellowship Program Director, the division produced 45 peer-reviewed publications and presented 90 abstracts at national and international meetings.
March 12, 2018
Physician at The Brooklyn Hospital Center Honored by the 7th Congressional District as a Top Global Woman of Excellence
Vasantha Kondamudi, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality and Safety Officer for The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC), was named one of the 20 top global women of excellence by the 7th Congressional District’s Multi Ethnic Advisory Task Force. Dr. Kondamudi attended the task force’s International Women’s Day Celebrations on March 8-10, in Elmhurst, IL, and spoke at the Round Table Meet on Women’s Empowerment.