CHAM Insider

CHAM Insider - Issue 4 - April 2017

Montefiore Healthy Steps Program Receives Grant From United Hospital Fund To Support Early Childhood Development

The Healthy Steps Program at Montefiore Health System has been awarded a $70,000 grant from the United Hospital Fund (UHF) as part of a new initiative, Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, to identify social and environmental risks that interfere with children’s healthy development, and connect families with essential services to address those risks. Read More.

CHAM Receives Special Proclamations From New York State Legislature

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) today received proclamations from the New York State Senate and Assembly in honor of the October 14, 2016 surgery, which successfully separated 13-month-old craniopagus twin boys, Jadon and Anias McDonald. Read More and Watch Video.

Broadway Comes to the Bronx: Top Talent Performs for Patients at CHAM

On Tuesday, March 21, patients at CHAM spent the morning being entertained by the stars of Broadway, including performers from top shows like WICKED, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot and Shrek the Musical. The patients, staff and families also enjoyed a performance from members of Project Broadway, a nonprofit organization that provides enriching opportunities for youth to explore theater arts. The team from W New York – Times Square curated the event to bring Broadway to the kids. Watch a video of the days events above.

CHAM Physician Gives Moving TED Talk On Human Sex Trafficking

The numbers associated with human sex trafficking are staggering, but the lives of victims and survivors are what stay with us. In this talk, Kanani Titchen, MD reveals her experiences as a physician whose interactions with trafficked patients opened her eyes to a parallel world previously unseen. Watch the video above.