Beth Israel Brooklyn's Robin Baradarian, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology and Director of Interventional Gastroenterology received the Tiferes Yosef Rofeh Award from the Bikur Cholim of Flatbush during its Annual Fundraising Tea held on November 13th.
Also celebrated from the hospital was honoree Susan Adler, RN, OCN, who works in Case Management. She received the Brocha Devorah Chesed Award.
A team of volunteers led by Tea Coordinators Mrs. Miriam Savitz, Mrs. Ruth Greenstein and Mrs. Marilyn Newman, organized the event, that featured a buffet and mini Chinese auction at the Yeshiva Toras Emes Kaminetz
Other honorees were Alan Magill, Program Director of Ateret Avot, who received the Nefesh Chaya Community Service Award, and Mrs. Chavie Mandelbaum, with the Rose Levine Volunteer Award.
Bikur Cholim volunteers provide a wide range of services to patients and staff at Beth Israel Brooklyn, including friendly visiting, Shabbos meals, home hospitality, acting as liaison for Social Work activities, and providing support for Jewish patients.
Photo Caption: The Bikur Cholim of Flatbush honored Beth Israel Brooklyn's Robin Baradarian, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology/Director of Interventional Gastroenterology, with the Tiferes Yosef Rofeh Award, and Susan Adler, RN, OCN, Case Management, who was presented the Brocha Devorah Chesed Award. In the picture (l-r): Chaim Bernstein, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Dr. Baradarian; Mrs. Adler; Mrs. Miriam Savitz, Bikur Cholim Tea Coordinator; and Rhona Hetsrony, VP for Administration, Beth Israel Brooklyn.