April 19, 2012

Terrence Kessler Appointed General Counsel for Sisters of Charity Health System

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as general counsel for the Cleveland-based health system. [More]
March 30, 2012

Regina Health Center resident helps the lost find home - read the latest newsletter

When 37 of the Lost Boys of Sudan fled their war-torn homeland for Cleveland in 2001, Sister Mary Frances Harrington, CSJ, was there to welcome them with open arms and ensure Cleveland became their new home. Now 80 and an assisted-living resident at ReginaHealth Center, her schedule is as busy as ever... read more in the latest edition of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter. (see the link below to open a .PDF file of the newsletter) RHC12.1_SpringNews_FINAL.pdf (1.46 mb)
March 16, 2012

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Giesele Greene Speaks at High School “White Coat” Ceremony

Sisters of Charity Health System Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gisele Greene was the featured speaker at the class of 2015 “White Coat” celebration of achievement ceremony at the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine in February. Students in the class of 2015 received white coats that represented their decision to commit themselves to a field of study in science and medicine. The Cleveland School of Science and Medicine is a unique partnership between the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and nine Cleveland institutions to create the nation’s best college-preparatory school for high-achieving students interested in entering science or health-related professions. During her keynote address, Dr. Greene told students that the path they are taking will surely lead to making a difference for many over time, whether it be at the beside with the sick, or in the laboratory exploring the experimental. She also charged the students to honor the trust and promise that the white coat conveys to all who see it. She added, “You are here—get focused, stay focused, and stay the course. May your white coat envelope and empower you to excellence. You will succeed. You will succeed.” To see a video of Dr. Greene delivering her keynote address, click here. The school is hosting a fundraising dinner on April 27 at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland. For more information, please see the link below to download a flyer about the event.   CSSM event info.pdf (556.93 kb)
December 7, 2011

William A. Young Jr. Named President and CEO of St. John Medical Center

St. John Medical Center (SJMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of William A. Young Jr. as President and CEO of SJMC. The announcement was made by Ronald W. Dees, Chairman of the Board of Directors for SJMC which is co-owned by the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals (UH). Mr. Young will begin his new role by December 31, 2011. More...
June 14, 2011

Alice Hurley Receives Leadership In Diversity Award from Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina honored Alice Hurley with its inaugural Leadership In Diversity Award at its annual Responsive Grants Luncheon on June 13, 2011. The Leadership In Diversity Award, established to commemorate the Foundation’s 15 years in philanthropy, recognizes an individual or organization that illustrates exemplary performance in the area of diversity and inclusion. The award honors those that serve as a model and whose accomplishments are made through community engagement, awareness, bridge building, compassionate leadership and courageous advocacy. More...
June 9, 2011

VIDEO: How Reform Will Advance the Healing Mission

At the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly, the Catholic Health Association premiered four videos detailing the important policy changes included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The Sisters of Charity Health System joined CHA in advocating for passage of health reform. More...
June 7, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO elected to Catholic Health Association Board of Trustees

In an election held during the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly in Atlanta, June 5-7, Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed to the Catholic Health Association’s Board of Trustees. This is Sr. Judith Ann’s first term, which will span three years. More...
June 2, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Employee Receives Promise of One Award

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Patricia Terstenyak, community outreach coordinator and co-chair of the Health Literacy Institute, has received the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Northeast Ohio Affiliate Promise of One Award. This award recognizes a volunteer who has been involved with Komen Northeast Ohio for at least one year and has made a significant contribution to the fulfillment of the Komen promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. More...
June 1, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $79,500 in Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 31 Caritas grants, totaling $64,500, and three other grants, totaling $15,000, to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Caritas grants are for organizations providing outreach services to the poor and marginalized. They are one-year grants designed for organizations with annual budgets of less than $250,000. More...
May 31, 2011

Columbia Star Highlights Success of Fatherhood Initiatives in South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families were featured in the following Columbia Star story for their work to enlighten the minds, encourage the hearts, and empower the spirits of men as fathers. More...

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