First African-American Woman CEO at private hospital in New York City and Women Healthcare Workers to be Honored at Women's History Month Breakfast

Mar 10, 2016, 16:41 ET from Coalition to Transform Interfaith

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 11, the Coalition to Transform Interfaith will introduce and welcome LaRay Brown, the newly appointed CEO for Interfaith Medical Center. Ms. Brown is the first African-American woman to become the CEO of a private hospital in New York City. The event will also commemorate the successful contributions of women healthcare workers who fought to save Interfaith Medical Center from closure. The breakfast will celebrate those who secured this victory and serve as a day of recommitment to the progressive transformation of Interfaith. The model of health justice that tackles the social and economic determinants of health stands out in this successful effort.

Speakers include: NYC Public Advocate Letitia James, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, NYC Council Member Rob Cornegy, and leadership from NYSNA and 1199SEIU

WHAT: Women's History Month Celebratory Breakfast at Interfaith Medical Center

WHO: Hosted by Coalition to Transform Interfaith

WHEN: Friday, March 11, 2016 8am-10am

WHERE: Interfaith Medical Center, 1545 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn NY

The Coalition to Transform Interfaith is an alliance of healthcare workers, labor and community leaders, educators, clergy, and elected officials working toward a new model of care for Central Brooklyn.


SOURCE Coalition to Transform Interfaith