In March of 2020, while the nation came to a halt due to COVID-19, Debra Brafman was struck by an unrelated critical illness. She was rushed to Morristown Medical Center by ambulance, and while undergoing emergency surgery in the Sameth Emergency Department, her heart stopped.
Thank you to those who joined us for Inside Update: Excellence in Cancer Care, a part of our donor-exclusive speaker series featuring Morristown Medical Center experts. If you were unable to attend the live webinar or missed any portion of the presentation, it is now available to watch at your convenience.
Barry Lenson loves his morning routine. He comes downstairs and makes coffee for his wife, Fran Taber, and carries the cups back upstairs for them to enjoy before work. All that changed when he woke up with hip pain that progressively got worse until the 70-year-old could no longer maneuver crutches, the stairs and carrying coffee.
Generous donors Harry and Ruth Kalish earmarked part of their legacy to Morristown Medical Center, establishing a trust and several endowments for the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center and Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute. Harry was an artist and donated many of his prized watercolors and photography to line the hallways of Morristown Medical Center.
Thank you to those who joined us for Inside Update: Excellence in Heart Care with Matthew W. Martinez, MD, the first webinar in our donor-exclusive speaker series featuring Morristown Medical Center experts. If you were unable to attend the live webinar or missed any portion of the presentation, it is now available to watch at your convenience.
The Summit Foundation recently made a $10,000 grant to support funding for an innovative Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Family Training Program, which is a part of the Child Development and Autism Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital. The grant will fund the expenses of training five families of children with autism in the principles of ABA therapy.
To stem the flow of what has been dubbed “the silver tsunami,” Morristown Medical Center has implemented a comprehensive geriatrics program which includes a dedicated Geriatric Emergency Department, Assessment Center, and the David and Joan Powell Center for Healthy Aging to attend to our seniors’ most critical needs.
Familiar with the pain that mental health, alcohol, and drug-related issues can have on a family, Ken and Carol Silbert recently gave $250,000 to Atlantic Behavioral Health at Morristown Medical Center. Their gift seeded the hire of a peer recovery specialist. Additionally, it increased the hours of a psychiatric advance practice nurse (APN). Both positions work closely with patients to maintain and prevent relapse issues.
The Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) raised $1 million to benefit the expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center.
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