Nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at White Plains Hospital (WPH) received the 2019 Medical Service Award at the Children’s Dream Foundation’s “Supper at the Shore” event at the Shenorock Shore Club in Rye on Friday, May 17. WPH’s Assistant Director of EMS & Emergency Preparedness, Dr. Erik Larsen, was co-chair of the event.
The Children’s Dream Foundation has been supporting pediatric care-centered programs in Westchester and the Lower Hudson Valley for years, including at White Plains Hospital. Through its generous grants, White Plains Hospital has been able to purchase specialized pediatric equipment, including advanced airway equipment and a Pediatric SIM model for its Simulation Training Lab. The award recognizes WPH’s highly specialized nursing staff and the exceptional care they provide in the Hospital’s NICU and as part of its growing pediatric services.
White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas.