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  • (10/30/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS

    Newark, NJ – The Foundation for University Hospital today welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees, as the Foundation prepares to expand its scope and fundraising efforts. Increasing the Board to seven Trustees, these new members are Shané Harris, Head of Social Responsibility and Partnerships, Prudential Financial and President of The Prudential Foundation; and Marjorie Perry, President and CEO of MZM Construction & Management Company, Inc. more info

  • (10/13/20) NEWARK'S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL UNVEILS FUTURE VISION AND NEW BRANDING. CEO of New Jersey's Only Public Hospital Sets Path for the Future While Debuting New Logo

    Newark, NJ – In the coming days, residents of the City of Newark and surrounding communities will receive a copy of A Letter to the Newark Community: The Future of University Hospital in their mailboxes. This letter, addressed directly to the community we serve, encapsulates University Hospital's path for the future, developed by President and CEO Shereef Elnahal as an outgrowth of the institution's Strategic Plan, which was developed by the hospital's Board of Directors in June 2019. more info

  • (10/5/20) University Hospital Erects 'Succah' For Jewish Festival

    Newark, NJ – To help Jewish patients and staff observe the week-long Succot festival, University Hospital, for the first time, has erected a Succah tent that accords with the tenants of Jewish law. Dr. Nathan Zemel, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who serves as one of the hospital's community chaplains, conceived the initiative. more info

  • (9/22/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AWARDED $182,203 GRANT TO HELP ENROLL STATE RESIDENTS IN ACA HEALTH PLANS

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that it has been awarded $182,203 in state grant funding to help enroll under- and uninsured New Jersey residents in Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans. more info

  • (8/31/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL EARNS TOP LGBTQ HEALTH CARE EQUALITY LEADER DESIGNATION IN THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FOUNDATION'S HEALTHCARE EQUALITY INDEX

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital announced its LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the top recognition in the foundation's annual index. This is the third consecutive year that University Hospital has been recognized by the HRC, earning high marks for prioritizing patient and employee non-discrimination policies and training. But this is the first year that the hospital has been honored with this top recognition. more info

  • (8/27/20) RUTGERS NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BEGIN RECRUITING HEALTHY ADULTS FOR COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICAL TRIAL

    Newark, NJ – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) and University Hospital (UH) announced today that they are recruiting healthy adults for a Phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of mRNA-1273, a vaccine candidate against COVID-19. Sponsored by Moderna, the COVE Study is recruiting healthy volunteers ages 18 or older in high-risk populations, including the elderly, racial and ethnic minorities at higher risk for COVID-19, and essential workers in close contact with potentially infected persons. more info

  • (8/20/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BRINGS VOTER REGISTRATION TO ITS EMERGENCY ROOM WAITING AREA

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital announced that it is unveiling a new voter registration kiosk in its Emergency Department waiting area in partnership with the VotER initiative (@Vot_ER_org). University Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to participate in VotER. more info

  • (8/14/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL RECEIVES AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION'S MISSION: LIFELINE EMS GOLD PLUS RECOGNITION AWARD

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. more info

  • (8/10/20) LAUNCH OF NEW VIRTUAL URGENT CARE CENTER

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), announced their new Virtual Urgent Care Center, which represents the newest expansion of services at the Hospital and reflects both organizations' commitment to delivering the care our patients need using modern tools and resources. Patients of the Virtual Urgent Care Center can access emergency medicine trained clinicians from any location that is convenient using any video-enabled communication device, including a cell phone. more info

  • (7/28/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL’S CENTER FOR ADVANCED LIVER DISEASES AND TRANSPLANATION DESIGNATED AS A "CENTER OF EXCELLENCE" BY OPTUM

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that the liver transplant program at University Hospital’s Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation was designated as a Center of Excellence by the Clinical Sciences Institute of Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. With University Hospital now part of the network, Optum will direct patients in New Jersey and throughout the region to University Hospital for liver transplant procedures. more info

  • (7/23/20) COMPREHENSIVE COVID-19 RECOVERY PROGRAM OPENS AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL; PROVIDES CARE FOR THOSE WHO ARE RECOVERING FROM CORONAVIRUS

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that it is launching a comprehensive COVID-19 Recovery Program. This program will provide comprehensive medical care and rehabilitation to individuals who have suffered from a COVID-19 infection to assist with a full recovery from the virus. The University Hospital Comprehensive COVID-19 Recovery Program is an integrated model of care that begins with primary care and navigates patients through specialized medical care as needed. more info

  • (7/16/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PART OF NEW JERSEY R&D CONSORTIUM THAT UNVEILS MOBILE MEDICAL CARE UNIT TO PROVIDE RAPIDLY DEPLOYED HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE

    Newark, NJ – In response to the extreme challenges to clinical capacity posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, three New Jersey institutions – New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), University Hospital in Newark and The Tuchman Foundation – are collaborating in a unique partnership on the development of modular, mobile medical care facilities to be deployed to areas of surging disease outbreaks and other disasters, as well as to regions that lack health care infrastructure. more info

  • (7/6/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL'S AMBULATORY CARE CENTER UNVEILS PHYSICALLY DISTANCED WAITING ROOM WITH CENTRAL REGISTRATION

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital unveiled a new patient welcome area at its Ambulatory Care Center using best practices for physical distancing to facilitate easy access to clinical offices. As the City of Newark, and New Jersey in general, continue to see fewer cases of COVID-19 since the peak earlier this year, this modernized waiting room will provide a smoother patient flow and a single location for all pre-appointment processing at the Center, located at 140 Bergen Street in Newark. more info

  • (6/30/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital announced the addition of two members to its Board of Directors. Heather Howard, a direct appointment by Governor Murphy, and Eric Pennington, the designated representative of Mayor Ras Baraka, now fill the two new seats created pursuant to P. L. 2019, c. 443, enacted by Governor Murphy in January. more info

  • (6/29/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND AMERICAN RED CROSS ANNOUNCE SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION OF 'POP UP' CONVALESCENT PLASMA DONATION SITE

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital and the American Red Cross today announced the successful completion of the emergency COVID-19 convalescent plasma collection program at University Hospital. more info

  • (6/25/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL RECEIVES $1.5 MILLION TRAUMA RECOVERY CENTER GRANT

    Newark, NJ – Today, University Hospital formally accepted and announced the receipt of a Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) grant through the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. The award of approximately $1.5 million to the collaborative partnership with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (Rutgers NJMS), will help fund the Hospital's TRC program through March 2022. more info

  • (6/9/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES COVID-19 TESTING FOR EVERYONE, INCLUDING ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that, as part of its ongoing Care Around the Clock program, it will now offer COVID-19 testing to any New Jersey resident who wants to be tested, including those who are not demonstrating typical COVID-19 symptoms. more info

  • (6/4/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BECOMES FIRST NEW JERSEY HOSPITAL TO PERFORM WATCHMAN CARDIAC PROCEDURE SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Newark, NJ – As cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Newark and across the state, and hospitals are no longer inundated with virus patients, healthcare institutions are beginning to find their "new normal." For University Hospital, as part of its Care Around the Clock program, new procedures are in place to protect patients and the public, and they can now return for acute medical needs, elective procedures, and routine care at the hospital's various care centers. more info

  • (6/2/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PUBLIC STATEMENT REGARDING
    THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital stands unequivocally behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and its purpose to condemn systemic racism in every shape and form. As a hospital that serves a patient population that includes primarily persons of color, we have been fighting to save Black lives every single day throughout this crisis, and well before. more info

  • (5/21/20) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) COVID-19 MEDICAL SUPPORT TEAM DEPARTS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ON MAY 20

    Newark, NJ – On Wednesday, May 20th, University Hospital bid farewell to 85 United States Department of Defense (DOD) healthcare providers who joined the hospital in its response efforts to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in mid-April. The providers are part of the United States Army's Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces, which has embedded with the hospital's staff to care for University Hospital patients. more info

  • (5/9/20) GOVERNOR MURPHY ANNOUNCES TWO NEW AMERICAN RED CROSS CONVALESCENT PLASMA COLLECTION SITES IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

    TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy, alongside Rosie Taravella, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross New Jersey Region, and Shereef Elnahal, President and Chief Executive Officer of University Hospital, today announced two new American Red Cross convalescent plasma collection sites in northern New Jersey. Convalescent plasma collection will begin at the American Red Cross blood center in Fairfield and University Hospital in Newark on Monday, May 11. more info

  • (5/6/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OFFERS CARE AROUND THE CLOCK; ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY TO SEEK EMERGENCY CARE AND MEDICAL VISITS AS COVID-19 PANDEMIC PLATEAUS

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital today announced its new initiative – Care Around the Clock. This program embodies the hospital's continued commitment to support its patients and the Greater Newark community during COVID-19 and beyond. Care Around the Clock is designed to remind individuals and families that University Hospital is open 24/7, providing quality care and services, and to stress the importance of continued access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 concerns. more info

  • (4/20/20) RUTGERS, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL LEAD WAY IN TREATING COVID-19
    WITH CONVALESCENT PLASMA FROM RECOVERED PATIENTS

    Newark, NJ – Rutgers physicians and University Hospital are leading the way in using blood plasma from patients who recovered from COVID-19 to treat new patients who are severely ill with COVID-19 infections. The clinicians and hospital are calling for more blood donations from those who have survived the deadly infection. more info

  • (4/15/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL WELCOMES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) MEDICAL TEAM; FEDERAL PROVIDERS TO AUGMENT HOSPITAL'S CLINICAL AND SUPPORT STAFF DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that a large contingent of United States Army medical professionals have arrived at University Hospital to support hospital clinicians in response to this public health emergency. Eighty-five DOD professionals, part of the United States Army's Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces, will be collaborating with clinical staff on-site at the hospital, to assist with and support staffing shortages during the hospital's COVID-19 coronavirus response. more info

  • (4/15/20) EPIC AND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF NEW JERSEY PARTNER TO LEAD STATEWIDE SURGE RESPONSE.

    Newark, NJ – Epic and University Hospital have rapidly turned Meadowlands Exposition Center into a healthcare facility. Epic is a healthcare software company, University Hospital is New Jersey's state hospital and Level I Trauma Center, and Meadowlands is now Secaucus Federal Medical Station. Epic provided a plan and staffed a team with experience from other surge installs around the country. In the midst of caring for a growing number of patients with COVID-19 within their own organization, University Hospital staff outfitted the new facility. Epic is donating software and services to the effort. more info

  • (4/6/20) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NAMES THREE TO ITS EXECUTIVE TEAM; NEW LEADERS JOIN THE HOSPITAL ON APRIL 13.

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that it has appointed three new members of the executive leadership team. Joining University Hospital on April 13 will be Robert Iannaccone as the hospital's Executive Vice President, William Holubek, M.D. as the Chief Medical Officer, and Tomas Gregorio as Chief Innovation and Technology Officer. more info

  • (3/18/20) FOUNDATION FOR UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES

    $2.25+ MILLION DONATION TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE

    Newark, NJ – Today, the Foundation for University Hospital announced that an anonymous corporate donor has given $2,271,295 to support University Hospital's COVID-19 response efforts. The anonymous donor worked with the Foundation as of earlier this week, and asked for a list of priorities to best help the hospital prepare for a potential growing surge of COVID-19 patients. Within hours of receiving that list, the funds were being wired to the Foundation. more info

  • (2/27/20) University Hospital's New Arrythmia Institute Implants First Micra AV Device in NJ

    The hospital's Arrythmia Institute continues bringing state of the art heart technology to New Jersey. It was also the first in New Jersey to implant the Optimizer Impulse Dynamic, and will soon be the only center in the state offering the WiSE-CRT System. more info

  • (1/29/20) STATEMENT FROM DR. SHEREEF ELNAHAL, PRESIDENT & CEO OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, IN RESPONSE TO TODAY'S HOSPITAL VIOLENCE INTERVENTION GRANT AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS BY GOVERNOR MURPHY

    "We are honored to have started the state's first Hospital-based Violence Intervention Program, and that our service to the community has achieved results that were recognized by so many of our state's leaders. Today's announcement is a testament to how many more people in NJ stand to benefit from this work," said Dr. Shereef Elnahal, President and CEO of University Hospital. more info

  • (1/22/20) University Hospital Recognizes 3rd Annual N.j. Maternal Health Awareness Day With First Lady Tammy Murphy and Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli

    Newark, NJ – On Wednesday, January 22nd, University Hospital was honored to host First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, for N.J.'s Maternal Health Awareness Day.  They were joined by a group of University Hospital physicians from the Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's health department for a conversation on Maternal Health.  Their discussions covered a broad spectrum of issues, including State initiatives, communication with patients, the impact of the opioid epidemic, and recent trends. more info

  • (1/9/20) University Hospital and First Lady Tammy Murphy Host Surgeon General for Maternal Health Listening Session.

    Newark, NJ – On Thursday, January 9th, University Hospital and First Lady Tammy Murphy hosted Surgeon General, VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., for a Maternal Mortality & Morbidity Listening Session.  Dr. Adams moderated a panel discussion with healthcare providers, State and local leaders, and other stakeholders on the efforts underway in New Jersey to address these critical issues. more info

  • (1/6/20) University Hospital Announces 50% Reduction In Length Of Stay for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Babies As A Result Of Its Highly Successful N.A.S.T.O.P. Program.

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that its Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Treatment & Observation Protocols (N.A.S.T.O.P.) program has successfully reduced the average length of stay duration for babies suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome by more than 50%, from more than 42 to days to fewer than 20 days. The program has also decreased the neonatal abstinence treatment durations by more than 70%, reducing the overall reliance on drug-based interventions. more info

  • (12/19/19) University Hospital Recognized With National Platinum Award For Promoting Organ And Tissue Donation

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital announced today that it has been recognized with a nationwide award for raising organ and tissue donation awareness in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). more info

  • (12/5/19) University Hospital Announces Receipt of Antimicrobial Stewardship Award From Nj Department of Health

    Newark, NJ – University Hospital was honored today with an Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Award. The award was received from the New Jersey Department of Health, and announced today at the annual N.J. Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative Conference. more info

  • (11/18/19) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AWARDED NEWARK PROUD 2019 AWARD FOR SUPPORT OF LGBTQ COMMUNITY

    NEWARK, NJ – On November 20th, University Hospital will be recognized with a Newark PROUD Award. The Newark PROUD Awards are an annual recognition dedicated to honoring, highlighting, and celebrating achievement within and on behalf of the Greater Newark LGBTQ communities. more info

  • (11/11/19) University Hospital Names Dr. Chris T. Pernell As Chief Strategic Integration And Health Equity Officer

    NEWARK, NJ – This week, University Hospital welcomed Dr. Chris. T. Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM, as the hospital's Chief Strategic Integration and Health Equity Officer. Dr. Pernell is a proven leader and physician who has focused on health justice, community-based advocacy, and total population health promotion and disease prevention throughout her career. more info

  • (10/28/19) University Hospital's David Livingston Selected As President-elect Of American Association For The Surgery Of Trauma

    NEWARK, NJ – University Hospital proudly announced today that Dr. David Livingston, University Hospital Trauma Surgeon, and Professor and Chief of the Trauma Division at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, has been selected as the President-Elect of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST). more info

  • (10/10/19) SATURDAY 10/12: FREE Cancer Screenings for Uninsured & Underinsured Available at "See, Test & Treat®" in Newark

    NEWARK, NJ – On October 12, 2019, uninsured and underinsured women will receive free breast and cervical cancer screenings during the See, Test & Treat event, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital in Newark. The event is open to the public. more info

  • (10/1/19) University Hospital To Host International Walk To School Day At Marion P. Thomas Charter School's Pac Academy In Downtown Newark

    Dr. Shereef Elnahal and University Hospital staff to organize assemblies and walkability safety checks, and help students plan safe routes to and from schools and neighborhoods.
    Event takes places on Wednesday, October 2. Press availability begins at 10 AM.
    more info

  • (9/27/19) Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and University Hospital Welcome Internationally Renowned Cardiologist in Time for World Heart Day

    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) and University Hospital today formally announced the hire of Dr. Emad Aziz, who will serve as a Professor of Medicine at NJMS, and the Section Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Director of the Arrhythmia Institute at University Hospital. more info

  • (9/23/19) University Hospital's Center For Advanced Liver Diseases And Transplantation Performs First Transplant With Machine Preserved Liver In The State Of New Jersey

    University Hospital is one of eight US clinical trial centers selected to evaluate novel technology to help improve patient outcomes in liver transplantation. more info

  • (9/12/19) University Hospital Announces New Transportation Program In Partnership With Hitch Health

    New service is part of the hospital's Community Health Program and will provide rides to patients in need of transportation assistance to their medical appointments. more info

  • (8/19/19) University Hospital Named A Top Performer In LGBTQ Healthcare By The Human Rights Campaign Foundation

    Newark, New Jersey - University Hospital has been recognized as a "Top Performer in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation in their 2019 Healthcare Equality Index. This is the second consecutive year that University Hospital has been recognized in the index as a Top Performer. University Hospital earned top marks for prioritizing patient and employee non-discrimination policies and training. more info

  • (8/14/19) University Hospital To Offer Free Lead Screenings For Newark Residents In Impacted Zip Codes

    Newark, New Jersey - In support of the recent efforts outlined by the Governor and officials in the City of Newark, University Hospital will offer free lead screenings this Saturday for Newark residents, including adults and children, impacted by the public health concerns associated with the presence of increased lead in the water for areas serviced by the Pequannock water treatment plant. Screenings will also be available in the weeks to come, as needed. more info

  • (8/01/19) University Hospital's Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation Reaches Milestone of 1,500 Successful Liver Transplants

    Newark, New Jersey - Today, University Hospital announced that The Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation has recently successfully performed its 1,500th liver transplant. This is a significant milestone for the Center, the first liver transplant center in New Jersey. more info

  • (7/17/19) University Hospital Board Adopts First Strategic Plan to set Path for the Future.

    Long-range strategic plan is first step in achieving the hospital's vision of partnering with communities to improve health outcomes for generations for come. more info

  • (5/10/19) University Hospital Rededicates the Eric Munoz Trauma Center and Celebrates the Trauma Center Team

    Family, former colleagues at the hospital and in the New Jersey Legislature unveil new signage for the Trauma Center. more info

  • (5/01/19) University Hospital Board of Directors Appoints Shereef M. Elnahal as Next President & CEO

    At a special meeting held earlier today, the Board of Directors appointed Shereef M. Elnahal, M.D., M.B.A., to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of University Hospital, effective July 15, 2019. Dr. Elnahal will succeed Judy Persichilli, who has served in this role on an interim basis since December 2018. more info

  • (4/10/19) University Hospital in Newark will give parents infant CPR kits

    University Hospital will provide training kits to parents whose babies are discharged from its NICU. more info

  • (2/20/19) University Hospital Announces Innovative Community Health Program

    The new program will utilize chaplains in the role of community healthcare workers to improve the health of Newark residents. more info

  • (12/13/18) University Hospital Board of Directors Appoints Judith M. Persichilli as Acting President & CEO

    The Board of Directors appointed Judith M. Persichilli, R.N., B.S.N., M.A., to serve as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of University Hospital. more info

  • (11/27/18) Statement from University Hospital on Acinetobacter baumannii cases

    University Hospital is committed to patient safety and to caring for all members of our community. We are continuing our push to create a culture that focuses on providing high quality and safe health care – from every single employee, every single day. more info

  • (9/25/18) University Hospital Names Mary K. E. Maples as Chief Legal Officer

    University Hospital President and CEO John Kastanis today announced the hiring
    of Mary K. E. Maples, Esq. as the hospital's Chief Legal Officer.
    more info

  • (8/29/18) University Hospital and Newark Public Schools Announce Long-Term Partnership to Expand Access to Health Education and Services for Newark Students and Families

    On August 29th, the long-term partnership between University Hospital and Newark Public Schools (NPS) will kick off when the hospital's Community Training Center will train approximately 150 public school employees—including nurses and security personnel. more info

  • (4/10/18) University Hospital Statement Regarding the Nomination of Paul B. Matey to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    University Hospital President and CEO John N. Kastanis MBA, FACHE, and Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP, Chairman of the Board of Directors, University Hospital, issued the following statement today regarding President Donald J. Trump's nomination of Paul B. Matey, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. more info

  • (12/7/2017) American College of Surgeons Awards New Jersey Trauma Center 3-Year 'Reverification' as Level 1 Facility

    The New Jersey Trauma Center at University Hospital has received a three-year "reverification" as a Level 1 trauma center from the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
    The verification program promotes.
    more info

  • (8/17/2017) Transformation at University Hospital Continues with Unveiling of New Patient Lobby

    Assemblywoman Muñoz Joins Hospital, Medical School Leaders for Ceremony; New Facilities Modernize Patient Experience. more info

  • (5/1/2017) An Evening in Celebration of the Legacy of Benjamin F. Rush, MD, Pioneer in General Surgery

    An event held to raise funds in support of the development of a survivorship program at  The New Jersey Trauma Center, Featured Guests included Grammy award winning Dionne Warwick and The Duchess of Gospel, Cissy Houston. more info

  • (4/21/2017) University Hospital Hosts Unveiling in Memory of Organ Donor Zoe Jackson

    Hospital unveils the floragraph for public viewing for the first time in New Jersey more info

  • (4/19/2017) University Hospital Supports National Donate Life Month this April

    Celebration of National Donate Life Month to include Blue & Green Day, Meet and Greet with Transplant Recipients, Liver Transplant Team and Organ Donor Recruitment more info

  • (4/17/2017) University Hospital Celebrates Designation as First Baby-Friendly
    Hospital in the City of Newark and Essex County New Jersey

    State officials gather to celebrate important step toward improving the health of newborns . more info

  • (4/17/2017) Cancer Program at University Hospital Receives 3-Year Accreditation from American College of Surgeons

    Oncology Program Meets 34 Quality Care Standards. more info

  • (4/12/2017)  University Hospital Supports National Donate Life Month this April

    Celebration of National Donate Life Month to include Blue & Green Day, Meet and Greet with Transplant Recipients, Liver Transplant Team and Organ Donor Recruitment more info

  • (3/7/2017) Newark’s University Hospital Emergency Medical Services Division Launches Life-Saving EKG Technology

    First Hospital in State to Administer Life Saving Electrocardiograms before Patients Arrive at the Hospital. more info

  • (3/6/2017) BreastFeeding on Rise in New Jersey, Advocates Seek Larger Gains

    Some clinicians are asking for greater state oversight for lactation experts, which should encourage more women to adopt practice. more info

  • (3/2/2017) MARCH OF DIMES NORTH CENTRAL NEW JERSEY MARKET NAMES 2017 MARCH FOR BABIES CHAIR

    Lynda Arnold, University Hospital Director of Family Health Services, Will Serve as Chair for April 30 Walk. more info

  • (1/19/2017) Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Appoints
    Steven Kirshblum, M.D., as Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Renowned physiatrist holds key roles at Kessler Institute for rehabilitation, Kessler foundation and University Hospital. more info

  • (1/19/2017) Newark Hospital awarded first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Essex County

    New designation to result in improved outcomes for new mothers, babies born at University Hospital. more info

  • (1/19/2017) University Hospital and Whole Foods Market Newark to host Free Workshop
    New designation to result in improved outcomes for new mothers, babies born at University Hospital more info

  • (1/11/2017)Newark Hospital awarded first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Essex County
    "Let's Talk Food, Newark!" to highlight the four pillars to healthy eating. more info

  • (1/10/2017) West Caldwell Resident, hospital executive earns top healthcare management credential
    Nancy O'Keefe Hamstra, FACHE, MPA, Chief Operating Officer at Newark's University Hospital recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders. more info

  • University Hospitral recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ and Tissue Donation.
    Mother of Zoe Jackson, Deceased Child Who Donated Organs to Three Children, Honored at Ceremony. more info

  • (11/18/2016) University Hospital and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences in Newark Collaborate to Form a Smoke, Tobacco and Vapor-Free Campus.
    The use of all smoke, tobacco and vapor-related products are prohibited effective on the date of the Great American Smokeout. more info

  • (9/20/2016) University Hospital Experts Helps the Public to Understand Zika.
    Town Hall Meeting Held to Educate the Community on Pregnancy and Zika Virus more info