Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation is hosting the annual 2023 Urology Research and Education Symposium on Tuesday, Sept.19, at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale.
The event will recognize and honor Joseph Curcio, the owner and president of Mountainside-based manufacturers’ representative firm, Maloney & Curcio, Inc., for his support and dedication.
The symposium’s mission is to foster urologic research, education, and innovation within the Department of Urology at Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center.
“I look forward to participating in our annual Urology Research and Education Symposium each year. Last month, our Department of Urology was ranked as number 27 of the best urology programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and our symposium allows us to showcase why,” said Dr. Michael Stifelman, Chair of the Department of Urology at Hackensack University Medical Center and the Professor and Chair of Urology at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.
“Our patients are at the center of everything we do, which motivates us to be at the forefront of research and ensure they have access to the most innovative technology and groundbreaking techniques. I can’t wait to see our patients and community of supporters for another fantastic evening,” Dr. Stifelman said.
Panel of Speakers, Reception, Dinner
This year’s symposium includes a cocktail reception, dinner, technology exhibition, a presentation, and a urology panel discussion led by Dr. Stifelman. The panel will feature speakers including
- Dr. Debra L. Fromer, Chief of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction;
- Dr. Ihor Sawczuk, President of Academics, Research & Innovation, Founding Chair at the Research Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health, and Associate Dean of Clinical Integration and Professor and Chair Emeritus of Urology at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine;
- Dr. Kevin Basralian, Senior Urology Attending.
Richard Knupp, Vice President of Development, North at Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, acknowledged the importance of philanthropy in driving advancements within the Department of Urology.
He stated, “The power of philanthropy allows for incredible advancements, and the Department of Urology at Hackensack University Medical Center accomplishes amazing feats in support and care of its patients daily through its dedicated and compassionate team, research, education, and innovation. This year’s event is sure to be one to remember, and I look forward to welcoming our guests!”
For more information, click here. For information on supporting the Department of Urology at Hackensack University Medical Center, contact Richard Knupp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center, a 803-bed nonprofit teaching and research hospital, holds the distinction of being Bergen County’s first hospital, founded in 1888. It was also the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet-recognized hospital for nursing excellence, receiving its sixth consecutive designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
As the academic flagship of the Hackensack Meridian Health network, Hackensack University Medical Center maintains a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest rating offered by the federal agency’s Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Program. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Hackensack University Medical Center #1 in N.J. in its 2023-24 Best Hospital rankings, the only N.J. hospital with both the #1 adult and children’s hospital rankings.