Community Events

Teddy Bear Hospital

Children can play the role of caregive when they bring their favorite teddy bear, stuffed animal or doll for a free checkup with Montefiore’s caring doctors and nurses. While there, they will tour a real ambulance, visit our Emergency Department, receive an X-ray of their teddy bear, and learn important safety tips from the Fire Department of New York and NYC Police Department. Free giveaways, health education literature and refreshments will also be provided. 

Where: Montefiore Wakefield Campus Emergency Department
               600 East 233rd Street
               Bronx, NY 10466

When:   Saturday, May 18 (10am to 2pm) - Rain or Shine

Info:  For more information call 1-800-MD-MONTE (1-800-636-6683).

Adolescent Weight Reduction Surgery Program

Weight reduction surgery may be the right choice for some adolescents. Our information seminar is open to 16-21 year olds and gives them the opportunity to learn more about the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery. Our experts will present facts about the procedure and answer questions from guests.

Interested participants are encouraged to bring family members, as the weight loss program is comprehensive and includes surgery as well as behavioral, nutritional, and lifestyle changes.  Please, no children under 12 years of age.

Where:  Tishman Learning Center #5
                111 East 210th Street
                Bronx, NY 10467 (enter on Gun Hill Road)

When:  Tuesday, June 11 (4pm)

Info:     718-920-4800