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HSS Research Insider

June 2018

Thank you for being a loyal donor to HSS—your support advances our mission. Here are some of the latest updates and developments from HSS that you help to make possible.

Campaign comes to a successful close
In April, we officially celebrated the success of our recent campaign: Your Life, Our Mission.

Generous donors like you provided instrumental support to HSS and gave $324 million between 2010-2017—exceeding our goal of $300 million to advance research and innovation, build new facilities and laboratories, and ultimately improve patient care.

Read the final report

Kendrick R. Wilson III, Robert K. Steel,
Michael Esposito, and Jonathan Sobel
Bon Jovi rocks the 35th Tribute Dinner
American Museum of Natural History

We celebrated The Honorable William W. Bradley and Paul M. Pellicci, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief Emeritus of the Hip Service at HSS on June 4th. The event raised $4 million in support of HSS.

See photos
HSS welcomes new physicians
Learn more about the most recent additions to our staff

Michael P. Ast, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement; Anne Holland Johnson, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Foot and Ankle; Faye Rim, MD, FAAPMR - Pain Management, Physiatry;  Samir K. Trehan, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity, Pediatrics; and Weijia Yuan, MD - Rheumatology, Internal Medicine 

The most common knee surgery for seniors is not always effective
Read the CNBC report

CNBC reported on a recent study that found arthroscopic meniscal surgery to repair torn cartilage is not effective for people older than 65. 

David W. Altchek, MD, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and Co-Chief Emeritus in the Sports Medicine & Shoulder Service at HSS commented on the study’s findings.

Read the article
HSS Named "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” 
This is the fourth consecutive year that HSS has received this distinction

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation validated our mission of providing the highest quality care for all, once again. Additionally, we are pleased to announce that we will be a sponsor of NYC Pride 2018, the largest LGBTQ event in the nation!

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at HSS
Recent Awards 
HSS publications recognized as outstanding

Two recent publications (Horizon and The State of the World of Musculoskeletal Health) received the Platinum Award (highest honor) in the health care category in the 2016/2017 Vision Awards Annual Report Competition, which is sponsored by the League of American Communications Professionals.

Read the reports

Back in the Game: Patient Stories from Across HSS
Expore Our Interactive Forum of more than 2,000 Patient Stories
See how HSS helped Minda become the first woman handcyclist to officially complete the Ironman World Championship. See how Daniella won the Level 7 NY State Championships 14 months after her surgery
at HSS.
Share your story
Learn more about our LupusMinder app

We posed a question to our lupus patients: What do you want and need
from a smartphone app to help manage your lupus? Welcome to LupusMinder,
an app specifically designed by and for lupus patients.


More Ways to Support HSS
Make a gift today!

Celebrate a doctor, nurse or one of our exceptional caregivers who made a difference in your experience at HSS by making an additional gift today.
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By making a planned gift, you can help to ensure that HSS continues to provide the best patient care today and for years to come.
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