Be A Champion For Cohen

Our team of champions leads the charge in achieving medical excellence in the delivery of world-class patient care. Their groundbreaking accomplishments can only be made possible by your generous, uncompromising support and philanthropic vision.

Our gratitude is best illustrated by our unwavering commitment and passion to advance medicine and save lives.

Our children are our brightest hope for the future as they grow to become the leaders of tomorrow, transforming the world in ways we can only imagine. We need your help to ensure that they have the brightest future possible.


Children Surviving Cancer

Pediatric cancer survivors and their families gathered at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow for the third annual Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day, hosted by Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Read More


Buckle Up For Life

The numbers are in and they are staggering. Every year, more than 900,000 children in the United States (ages 1-18) are involved in car accidents. That translates to one car accident every 34 seconds. Even worse, research reveals that 75 percent of young children are not being placed correctly in their car seats.

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News from Cohen Children's

Parents Return To Cohen, Thank Doctors Who Saved Their 4-Month-Old Daughter

Parents Return To Cohen, Thank Doctors Who Saved Their 4-Month-Old Daughter

Turned out in her finest hot pink coat and a furry white headband, four-month-old JoHanna Ribisi stole the show from her grateful parents, Michelle and Jason this week when the family returned to Cohen Children’s Medical Center to thank the doctors who performed a rare, hybrid cardiac procedure that saved JoHanna’s life. Read More

3rd Annual Pediatric Cancer Survivors Day

Hundreds attend Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day Sponsored by Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Guest speaker Matthew Zachary, the founder of Stupid Cancer, addresses the crowd at Eisenhower Park earlier this week during the third annual Les Nelkin Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day, presented by the Survivors Facing Forward Program at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.  Read More


Our Champions

Deborah's Story

It was a school day like any other, until the unthinkable happened. Deborah, then 14-years-old, was asleep in the backseat of a carpooling van on the way to school when it was struck by an oncoming vehicle. She was knocked unconscious and remained that way until arriving at a nearby hospital.  Read More


RaShawn's Story

With the incalcuable assist of a high frequency ventilator dubbed 'The Bronchotron,' the Cohen Transplant Team was able to stabilize and transport RaShawn from Southside Hospital in Bay Shore to Cohen Children's Medical Center just hours after his birth. Read More


Madeline's Story

At age 2, Madeline was diagnosed with Sacrococcygeal Teratoma. She spent many days in the hospital and fondly remembers walking the floors of the hospital with all of her family. Read More

Ross Family

The Ross Family

Young patients at Cohen Children’s Medical Center will now have the chance to play and learn from their bedside, even though hospitalized, because of the generous donation made by Billie and George Ross. Read More


With a Little Help from Our Friends

Saying thanks for generosity and compassion

Over the years, dozens of community groups and foundations have provided invaluable support to the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York (CCMC)'s departments, programs and projects.

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Giustine Altschuler

Senior Director, CCMC

Randee Bloch

Donor Relations and Stewardship Officer, CCMC

Patricia Forgione

Assistant Director, Pediatrics

Victoria Maccone

Manager, Children's Miracle Network at CCMC

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