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Heart & Soul Music Fest Draws Hundreds to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

-Annual Event Celebrates Black History Month & American Heart Month-

(Back Row, L to R) Kevin Mitchell, Soul Tempo; Scott Ferguson; Liz Black, WLIB/WBLS Radio Personality; Kerstin Stevens; Phyllis Brown-Edwards, Director, Community Affairs, EHMC; Jerry Brunson, Soul Tempo. (Front Row, L to R) Phillip Mitchell, Soul Tempo; David Thomas; Anthony Burnett, Soul Tempo. (Photo Courtesy: Englewood Hospital and Medical Center)

(Englewood, NJ, March 13, 2014) – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) recently hosted its 4th Annual “Heart and Soul Music Fest” in celebration of Black History Month and American Heart Month.

The event drew hundreds and was created to empower the African-American community to play a more proactive role in their heart health. The crowd enjoyed an evening of education and entertainment, which kicked off with a buffet dinner of soul food, followed by a tour through EHMC’s “virtual heart unit.” Afterwards, attendees enjoyed gospel, R&B, Jazz and Hip-Hop performances. Entertainers included radio personality Liz Black, Soul Tempo, Martin Christie, Kerstin, David Thomas and others.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, 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 acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six-percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.