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Teddy Bears Bring Smiles to Goryeb Children’s Hospital

In a hospital that prides itself on the benefits of a healing culture, it’s undoubtedly a delight when the community steps up and brings armfuls of teddy bears and gift cards for hot chocolate and cookies to surprise some of the patients at Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Is there any better way to make a child […]

A Fortunate Life Includes Giving Back

After two accidents that required life-saving care at Morristown Medical Center, Joe Longo is sure the name “Lucky Joe” is meant only for him. He feels grateful for the expert medical care he received for a severe leg infection as a young child and a critical head injury he sustained later in his twenties, which […]

$500,000 Grant from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Impacts Pediatric Behavioral Health Emergency Care at Morristown Medical Center

Always ready to fulfill critical community needs, the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey (HFNJ) will help shape the future of pediatric behavioral health emergency care at Morristown Medical Center with a $500,000 grant toward the medical center’s Campaign for Building Excellence in Emergency Care. “HFNJ is pleased to end our 2022 first quarter of funding […]

An Introspective from Board of Trustees Chairman Bob Tafaro

In November of 2019, Robert Tafaro was named chairman of the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Board of Trustees, a term that began in January of 2020. Prior to his appointment Tafaro had served as a board member since 2016 and helped lead the Growing Forward Campaign as a member of the executive committee. Over the course […]

Dedicated with a Capital D – Len and Brenda Sichel’s Giving Adds Up

Len Sichel can spot competence and leadership skills in others as quickly as he can crunch numbers. When he met Keerti Sharma, MD, chief of geriatrics for Morristown Medical Center and program director for the Geriatrics Fellowship, supporting her vision for senior care was as easy as basic math for this financial leader and former […]

Mini Grants Spur Innovation Among Care Teams

The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Mini Grant Program supports projects up to $20,000 that are not funded through the hospital’s annual budget but enhance patient care. A total of $40,000 is awarded quarterly ($160,000 annually) to fund a variety of projects that facilitate innovation for clinical, nursing and care teams. Awardees have utilized Mini […]

William “Bill” Marino Announced as Chairman of the Campaign for Building Excellence in Emergency Care

The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center is pleased to announce that Bill Marino, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center trustee, Goryeb Philanthropy Council member and former Growing Forward Campaign Executive Committee member has assumed leadership as the Chairman of the Campaign for Building Excellence in Emergency Care effective immediately. Bill will serve as an enthusiastic advocate […]

New York Jets Fight Pediatric Cancer and Heart Disease for the Win

The New York Jets rolled out an impressive 2021 game plan to support patients at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute in their ongoing partnership to help fight cancer and heart disease in children and adults. From raffles and golf outings to memorable patient visits, the Jets franchise continues to improve the lives of patients and […]

Chronic Illness Leads to a Legacy of Goodwill

In October of 2019 Morristown Medical Center admitted Allan Staats, 81, and treated him for scleroderma, a hardening of the skin in his throat and esophagus, making it difficult for him to swallow. According to his widow, Barbara Staats, physicians had to insert a feeding tube into his stomach for vital nutrition. “The nurses were […]

Richardson Family Giving Impacts Most Vulnerable Pediatric Patients

When Dick and Linda Richardson moved to Summit, New Jersey, in the 1960s to raise a family, the couple noticed something special about Morristown Memorial Hospital (now Morristown Medical Center). Whether it was for a minor injury or the need for advanced medical attention, they were thankful for first-rate care and compassion in their backyard. After 20 […]