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End of year JHF board meeting

The year-end board meetings of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and its supporting organizations, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and Health Careers Futures, were celebrations of board volunteers generous with their time and expe...
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TRUSTEE PROFILE: Terence W. Starz, MD

Internist, rheumatologist at Arthritis and Internal Medicine Associates-UPMCChairman of the Division of Rheumatology at UPMC-Shadyside Hospital; clinical professor of Medicine and of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh...
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Trustee Profile: Rema Padman, PhD

Professor of Management Science and Healthcare Informatics, Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems & Public Policy JHF Trustee beginning January 2019Health Careers Futures Trustee since 2017Pittsburgh Reg...
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Farrell Rubenstein, one of JHF’s architects, honored

On August 26, JHF trustees paid tribute to former Jewish Healthcare Foundation Board Chair Farrell Rubenstein for his roles both in creating the foundation as a legacy organization to Montefiore Hospital, and for his strong leadership ...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Steve Irwin, equity partner at Leech Tishman

Steven D. Irwin, J.D., equity partner at Leech Tishman, is a Trustee of Jewish Healthcare Foundation, and Co-Chair of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative.He has served on numerous other civic and nonprofit boards. Current service...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Debra L. Caplan, Executive-in-Residence of the Forbes Funds, President of HobartHumphrey LLC

Debra L. Caplan has never shied away from a challenge. Throughout her working life, she has jumped enthusiastically into new situations, putting in long days and nights, and learning by doing. The reward has been a fulfilling career st...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Dick Simon, Life Trustee

"To serve on a charitable board… if you can't give money, be able to get it."Dick Simon, 98 years young, is the longest-serving trustee of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Montefiore Hospital, with more than 65 years of combined se...
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Ten New Board Members Join Foundation in 2019

The Foundation welcomed 10 new board members in January. They represent the fields of medicine, business, finance, academia, and workforce development.There are seven new Jewish Healthcare Foundation trustees, serving for three-year te...
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JHF Retreat Envisions a New Era of Activist Healthcare Boards

While the U.S. health system performs miraculous acts of healing, it also commits serious acts of harm. Each year in the U.S., between 250,000 to 440,000 people die due to preventable medical error. An estimated 40% of healthcare spend...
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