NJCTH Welcomes Saint Peter's University Hospital And Hackensack University
Medical Center to State's Premier Health Education Group
TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals (NJCTH) today announced that it had achieved a significant milestone in the 22-year history of the educational and advocacy organization as the last of the state's major teaching medical facilities have agreed to join. Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and Saint Peter's University Hospital are now members of the NJCTH.
"This is an important day for the Council," said William McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and Chairman of the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals. "All of the state's major teaching hospitals are now united behind a single mission: To provide leadership in health care delivery, education, and research, and to serve as the optimal setting for the provision of outstanding patient care and for the education of health care professionals."
"We look forward to working with Saint Peter's and Hackensack in creating an advocacy and educational agenda that best serves the health care needs of our state," said Dr. J. Richard Goldstein, MD, President of the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals. "As a former Commissioner of the Department of Health, I understand how critical it is for our state's medical education institutions to provide leadership on issues such as health care quality and professional development."
The New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals (NJCTH) is the state's
premier teaching hospital network which was founded in 1986 to recognize
the unique nature and special needs of teaching hospitals. With the
addition of Hackensack and Saint Peter's, the council now consists of
Atlantic Health, Cooper University Hospital, Meridian Health, Robert Wood
Johnson University Hospital, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Somerset
|SOURCE New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals|
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