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Northwell Health Nurse Choir
Advances to the Semi-Finals of America’s Got Talent

This week the Northwell Nurses Choir captured the nation’s vote and advanced to the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent.  Northwell Nurses Choir performed a moving rendition of You Will Be Found from the musical Dear Evan Hansen, the lyrics of the song are very fitting considering what the world has experienced over the past yearRead more..

Women Who Dared
Art Collection

Northwell Health will virtually unveil the ‘Women who Dared’ collection on Wednesday, May 19th at 11:00 am EST.   The ‘Women who Dared’ collection consists of over 330 works by female artists, from 7 continents, spanning 2,500 years, and tells the story of grit and perseverance of women in the arts and celebrates their artistic talents. Thirty yearsRead more..

Northwell Health President and CEO Michael Dowling

His winning spirit, unbreakable determination, and willingness to take risks have propelled him forward throughout his career and inspired and motivated those around him. By Olivia O’Mahony and Patricia Harty Michael Dowling is one of the nation’s most influential health care executives. He has rapidly expanded and successfully revolutionized Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ HealthRead more..

Northwell Nurse Distinguishes Patients as the Heroes of the Pandemic

In May, Andrew Wong, an emergency and critical care nurse at Lenox Hill Hospital wrote about his experience during the pandemic. In the selfless way a nurse thinks, Wong called the patients the “real heroes.” Wong shares his experience and his thoughts about his colleagues and patients and it makes us realize how lucky weRead more..

Healthcare Hero John Baez

The Angel of Environmental Services In environmental services, we go above and beyond to make our patients feel comfortable and keep a clean environment. During COVID-19, we became their loved ones when their families couldn’t be there and helped comfort them in their final moments. I’ve faithfully worked for Staten Island University Hospital for elevenRead more..

Hope Huddles

Hope Huddles connects front-line nurses amid COVID-19 crisis A new program initiated by Emily Fawcett, RN, the daily meeting among emergency department nurses has provided closure and optimism after they treat coronavirus patients Emily Fawcett, RN, is a float nurse working on one of Lenox Hill Hospital’s COVID-19 units. But she started a recent shift in theRead more..

Protecting the Supply Lifeline

On Monday, January 13, 2020, Phyllis McCready knew there was something wrong with the supply chain for the precious PPE frontline workers relied upon. McCready had been in this line of work for thirty years, ten at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and twenty at Northwell. Through years of dealing with hundreds of different vendors ofRead more..

Research Trials
The Rigor of Science

“We’re facing a disease for which there’s no treatment,” said Dr. Kevin Tracey, a neurosurgeon who heads the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research at Northwell. “Think of what that means. We’re ramping up with preparations to have the hospitals filled up with people in every bed. Some of them dying of a disease, surrounded byRead more..

Hope During the Pandemic

From March to June of 2020 there were many days when it was difficult to have hope that things were going to get better. For many of us we listened to daily news briefings from the President, the Governor, and local elected officials. During those news briefings you hoped to hear good news and thatRead more..

Michael Dowling

Michael Dowling is president and CEO of Northwell Health. He began his career as a faculty member at Fordham University as a professor and the assistant dean at the Graduate School of Social Services. In 1983, under Governor Mario Cuomo, he served as deputy secretary and director of Health, Education, and Human Services. He becameRead more..