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February 25, 2010

EHMC Sponsors Documentary & Forum on Inequality in the Healthcare System


Free and Open to the Community!

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter invites you to a special abbreviated screening of the award-winning PBS Documentary:

UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Raising awareness to understand how race, class, wealth, housing, power and education translate into poor health and life expectancy!

Sunday, March 7, 2010 – 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Auditorium
Englewood Hospital is a proud sponsor of this important event

Screening followed by a forum on Health and Advocacy Issues in Bergen and Passaic Counties and beyond. Speakers and panelists include:

Steve Adubato, Ph.D., Host of New Jersey Capitol Report THIRTEEN/WNET(PBS)

Michellene David, Esq., SVP, Policy Dev. & Gov. Affairs, St. Barnabas Health Care System

Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH, Sr. VP, Health Communities, The California Endowment

Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP, Interim Dean, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School

Colette Lamothe-Galette, Acting Exec. Dir., NJ Dept. of Health, OMMH

Janet Taylor, MD, MPH, Bd. Chair., National Black Women’s Health Imperative

Senator Loretta Weinberg (District 37, NJ)

For more information, please visit http://www.ncbwbergenpassaic.org/ or call 201.287.9600.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, pathology and critical care medicine.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.