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News from 2023

News from 2023

Episcopal Health Services welcomes NYS DOH Commissioner James V. McDonald M.D., M.P.H., on his first visit to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, in Far Rockaway.

Episcopal Health Services (EHS) welcomed New York State Commissioner James V. McDonald M.D, M.P.H. to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital on his first visit.

EHS Receives $75,000 Grant from New York’s Empire Bluecross Blueshield Foundation for Postpartum Doula Care

BlueCross BlueShield Foundation recently announced a $75,000 grant for Episcopal Health Services Inc.’s (EHS) Postpartum Doula Care Program.

EHS Holds Annual Real Men Wear Pink Fashion Show for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This year, over 50 male team members became ambassadors for the American Cancer Society’s RMWP initiative, demonstrating their support.

EHS Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Two Walks on October 15

Sunday, October 15 was a busy day for Episcopal Health Services (EHS) team members who showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness by Participating in walks at both Jones Beach and in Far Rockaway.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Achieves Age-Friendly Health System Level 2 Designation

This significant designation certifies St. John’s as Committed to Care Excellence and demonstrates our unwavering dedication to providing high-quality, evidence-based care specifically tailored to the needs of older adults.

Paul J. Kubiak, M.D. appointed as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Kubiak comes to St. John’s with nearly 20 years of experience. He specializes in Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Alternative Weight Bearing Surfaces.

Ribbon Cutting Celebrating Completion of new Far Rockaway Clinical Learning Center

Episcopal Health Services, in partnership with Ross University School of Medicine, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 14 to mark the completion of a new Clinical Learning Center (CLC).

EHS held its first annual Men’s Health and Family Fun Day

Episcopal Health Services organized the inaugural Men’s Health & Family Fun Day on the boardwalk in front of DredSurfer Grill, located at Beach 17th Street, on Saturday, September 9. The event included speaking sessions on various important topics.

St. John’s ICARE Foundation Hosts their Seventh Annual Community & Back-to-School Wellness Event

St. John’s ICARE Foundation hosted its seventh annual Community & Back-to-School Wellness Event Friday, August 18th, on the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital.

Brookhaven Avenue Has Been Changed to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Way as a Tribute to the Hospital’s 118 Years of Dedicated Service to the Rockaway Community.

Brookhaven Avenue was renamed St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Way in recognition of the hospital’s exceptional care over the past 118 years.