About Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center is a major teaching hospital in East Flatbush Brooklyn, now recognized to be among the highest performing hospitals in the United States by The Joint Commission'sTop Performers on Key Quality Measures ™. Kingsbrook joins just three other hospitals in the metro New York City area to receive this very prestigious recognition. More specifically, Kingsbrook attained top performer ranking in accountability measure performance in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Rated an A in Hospital Safety consecutively by the prestigious Leap Frog Group, Kingsbrook has also garnered recognitions in excellence from
Healthgrades for stroke care,
IPRO for surgical care and
NCQA for diabetes care.
Kingsbrook is a full service, acute care facility providing an array of medical sub specialty and surgical services including: Ambulatory Surgery, Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency/Urgent Care Services, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Ventilator Dependent Unit, Wound Care including Hyperbaric Treatments, and an Outpatient Specialty Center including Radiology, offering MRI & CT services, primary care, and over 20 additional medical/surgical specialties.
Our Centers of Excellence include: the Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute, treating the most complicated neurological and orthopedic conditions, including Brooklyn's only New York State approved Brain Injury & Coma Recovery Unit, a Geriatric Psychiatry Program, Brooklyn's only dedicated inpatient division with access to outpatient continuing care services, Orthopedics, offering joint replacement, sports medicine, foot/ankle and upper extremity services, a Neurosurgery center, including spine care and a Bone & Joint Center, offering treatment for hip fractures, arthritis, sports injuries and more.
In addition, Kingsbrook offers a continuum of care which includes a long term care division, Rutland Nursing Home. Rutland is an adult and pediatric long term care facility that provides dialysis care, ventilator dependent treatment and subacute rehab to name a few. Rutland is also home to a culturally sensitive adult day care program that enables the physically challenged and frail elderly to remain in the community. Kingsbrook and Rutland Nursing Home are JCAHO certified and not-for-profit members of the Greater New York Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State.
KINGSBROOK CELEBRATES ITS FIRST ANNUAL RESEARCH WEEK, MAY 21-23, IN THE LILLIAN MINKIN BRIGER BALLROOM:
MAY 21, 12:00 POSTER PRESENTATIONS: DEPARTMENTS OF MEDICINE, NURSING, PHARMACY, PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION AND SURGERY
MAY 22, 12:05 HISTORY OF RESEARCH AT KINGSBROOK, STEVE BROOKS PHD, RESEARCH IN THE AGE OF LIMITED REOURCES, KEY NOTE SPEAKER,
12:25 ALBERT MILLER, MD, FACP, FCCP, CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE, ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE
12:40 RESEARCH RESENTATIONS
MAY 23, 12:00 AWARDS RECEPTION