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. Together we can realize the goals of Destination 2020 and Cohen Children's Medical Center to safeguard our most precious assets, our children.
Our gratitude is best illustrated by our unwavering commitment and passion to advance medicine and save lives. By joining our campaign, you are championing the leaders and visionaries of generations to come.
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.
Watch RaShawn's Video
Suffering from lung failure and losing ground on conventional ventilation, RaShawn's life was dangerously hanging in the balance. Acting swiftly and deftly, the Cohen Transport 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. Providing the only mobile high frequency ventilator, dubbed "The Bronchotron," within 120 miles, Cohen Children's Medical Center was able to respond quickly and effectively.
Watch Aiden's Video
Aiden was only three months old when doctors confirmed a diagnosis of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a rare genetic blood disorder that affects only four in a million newborns and develops into life-threatening immune deficiencies. His referring doctors turned to Cohen Children's Medical Center, the only bone marrow transplantation program for children on Long Island. Aiden successfully responsed to the transplantation and is now a healthy toddler.
Watch Deborah's Video
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 near by hospital. Cohen Children's Medical Center provided critical care for her traumatic brain injury, seeing to Deborah's return to school shortly following her accident.
Watch Kelly's Video
Kelly from Glen Cove, New York had just spent a semester abroad in Ghana. This 19 year old soon became exaughsted, confused and lethargic. Her mother quicky brought her to Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York and was diagnosed with Malaria. Timing was critical. Hear her story of survival.
Watch Tali's Video
When Tali's life hung in the balance during a complicated delivery that resulted in placenta eruption, a neonatal team led by Dr. Susana Castro-Alcaraz of Cohen Children's Medical Center saw to it that no long term damage was suffered by lack of oxygen and blood flow to the brain.
Watch Patrick's Video
To see Patrick, 17, shoot hoops with his friends, you'd never know he was born with pulmonary valve stenosis and underwent two balloon catheterizations by the time he was three years old.