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  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Appoint Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., to Lead Departments of Pediatrics; Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 04/17/2024

    VALHALLA N.Y., (April 17, 2024) – Academic medical center partners New York Medical College (NYMC) and Westchester Medical Center have jointly announced the appointment of Erika Berman Rosenzweig, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NYMC School of Medicine and Director, Department of Pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship hospital in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Rosenzweig will also assume the role of William Russell McCurdy Physician-...

  • WMCHealth President and CEO Michael D. Israel to Retire in 2025; Board Announces National Search for Network’s Next Leader

    Posted: 04/16/2024

    Valhalla, N.Y. (April 16, 2024) –– After nearly 20 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Westchester Medical Center and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), Michael D. Israel will retire from his position at the end of 2025. The Westchester County Healthcare Corporation (WCHCC) Board of Directors has initiated a nationwide search for his replacement. “After almost two decades in this role, this is the right time to move on to my next phase, and for a new leader to come ...

  • Hudson Valley Renegades, Westchester Medical Center Health Network Announce New, Multi-year Partnership Extension

    Posted: 04/11/2024

    Wappingers Falls, N.Y. (April 11, 2024) – The Hudson Valley Renegades, the High-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced a multi-year Pinstripe Partnership extension, with WMCHealth remaining as the Official Hospital Partner of the Hudson Valley Renegades. As part of the renewed partnership, WMCHealth has secured the naming rights to the brand-new, state-of-the-art WMCHealth Club Lounge, located in left field. “The WMCHealth Club Loun...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints William B. Pryor as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Posted: 01/29/2024

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (January 29, 2024) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has named William B. Pryor to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. In his position, Pryor will oversee WMCHealth’s workforce recruitment, labor relations and workforce policies. As the Chief Human Resources Officer for WMCHealth and its 13,000 workforce members, Pryor’s priorities include recruitment and retention as well as new strategies for workforce communication and empl...

  • More than 200 WMCHealth Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Peers

    Posted: 10/16/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 13, 2023) –     More than 200 Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) physicians across a wide range of clinical specialties have been recognized as “Top Doctors” by their peers, according to a well-known healthcare research and consumer resource list. Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley Many of the cited doctors are members of the WMCHealth Physicians provider group, which includes the medical practices of Advanced Physicians Services and Bon Secours Medi...

  • WMCHealth Names Megan Baldwin Head of Government and Community Relations

    Posted: 10/11/2023

    Megan Baldwin, Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations VALHALLA, N.Y. (October 11, 2023) - Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced three new additions to guide its Government and Community Relations efforts, to be led by Megan Baldwin, who joins the network as Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations. Baldwin will be supported by Thomas Scaglione, Vice President of Government and Community Relations, and Pavan Naidu, Director of Govern...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Names Former Patients as Youth Ambassadors

    Posted: 07/17/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (July 17, 2023) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital has named three former patients as its newest youth ambassadors. The children - all of whom underwent successful treatment for severe illnesses at WMCHealth’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital - will represent the thousands of seriously ill and injured children served annually by the hospital’s advanced pediatric services. A signature duty of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital ambassadors will be to lead the hundreds-strong procession fo...

  • WMCHealth Names Anthony Frank as EVP and Chief Financial Officer

    Posted: 07/11/2023

    Valhalla, N.Y. (July 11, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced that Anthony Frank has joined the network as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Anthony is an experienced professional who will add tremendous value and vision with decades of tenure in the financial industry,” said Michael D. Israel, President and CEO, WMCHealth. “We are pleased to have Anthony on board and look forward to his leadership of WMCHealth’s financial operations.” With ...

  • WMCHealth Launches Center to Advance Women’s Health Equity

    Posted: 06/29/2023

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (June 29, 2023) –– Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced the launch of its Center for Women’s Health Equity, a new care program that will address the social, economic, cultural and racial determinants of health that can result in increased maternal morbidity and mortality among women across the Hudson Valley. Supported by a $750,000 New York State grant secured by New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and with the support of New York State Senate Majority...

  • Air Quality: Tips To Limit Your Risk

    Posted: 06/07/2023

    Given the issues with air quality as a result of the Canadian fires, Rachelle J. Lodescar, MD , a burn surgeon for the Westchester Medical Center Burn Center, recommends these tips to limit your risk during this public health crisis:  Avoid any unnecessary time outdoors, especially higher-risk groups such as children, the elderly, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals and those with underlying heart or respiratory conditions If necessary to be outdoors, avoid strenuous activities or exercis...