Adopt-a-Patient 2016: Celebration and Remembrance

Posted by Jeff Meade on Dec 23, 2016 10:44:16 AM

The staff of the Liver Unit at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia get ready to spread holiday warmth by delivering Adopt-a-Patient blankets and socks. Pictured here are (left to right): Nuha Shishani, Outreach Coordinator, Department of Transplantation; June Smith, RN, Nurse Manager, Liver Unit; Saramma Koshy, RN; Jayleem Dawson, HUC; Catherine Mathews, RNC, Sherri Ajedho, PCA. (Photo by Wes Hilton)

When you’re hospitalized over the holidays, one thoughtful gesture can mean a lot.

For the seventh year in a row, hundreds of Einstein Healthcare Network patients were on the receiving end of one such act of kindness, courtesy of Einstein employees and other donors.

Adopt-a-Patient, managed by Einstein’s Office of Development, offers a way for employees who aren’t involved in day-to-day clinical care to make a big difference in the lives of patients.

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