The therapists in our Speech-Language and Swallowing Disorders department help stroke patients regain vital abilities so they can get well and go home.Read More
Assistant Medical Director Dr. Stephanie Le Instills Collaboration in our Team of Mount Sinai Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
Stephanie Le always aspired to be a doctor like her father, a radiologist who worked for the U.S. Army. And she quickly found that geriatrics was the specialty for her. She did her residency in internal medicine at Boston University, which has a strong geriatrics program. “I love working with older people,” she said. “They are great to talk to, they tell wonderful stories, and they are grateful for the care. When I applied for fellowships, I focused on New York and I was fortunate to get into Mount Sinai for geriatric and palliative care.”Read More
Solutions at Home and Beverly Williams Set Up Support for Older Adults to Comfortably and Safely Age at Home
Under the leadership of Director of Nursing Beverly Williams, Solutions at Home makes it possible for older adults to age at home, filling in where family members would if they could — making sure there are groceries and other supplies in the house, coordinating doctors’ visits and providing transportation to appointments, navigating the complexities of health care systems, and more.Read More
Just a few months after becoming the assistant director of nursing, Jesus was asked to become the clinical lead at The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit.
Jesus Hernandez, who joined The New Jewish Home in 2012 as a nurse manager, stepped up in October 2020 to become assistant director of nursing. Just a few months later, while still adjusting to his new role, he was asked to take on another big challenge—to serve as the clinical lead of The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit.Read More
Geriatric Care Managers like Barra Bernstein simplify and streamline the process of helping older adults age in their own homes.Read More
The rehabilitation team at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman Westchester campus shines at helping clients get well and go home. Among the tools they use to achieve excellent results is a new gait trainer, the Rifton E-Pacer, which helps make rehabilitation safer and more effective for staff and patients.Read More
Darlene wasn’t sure what to expect, but she decided to take a chance on a new internship program at The New Jewish Home, which ended up opening the door to a fulfilling nursing career.
Fifteen years ago, a high school student named Darlene Corporan accepted an invitation to participate in what was then a new internship program at The New Jewish Home. That decision that led to a career she loves, in a workplace that truly feels like home.Read More