Destination 2020 Video
Watch the moving stories of our champions in and around the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Hear the incredible stories of our patients, doctors and why your support is critical to Destination 2020, our campaign of champions.
Investing in the best physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and staff requires a commitment to excellence and the ability to compete for their talents. North Shore - LIJ Health System's ability to provide the most advanced enviornment and resources depends on the generosity of corporate and individual donors - leaders who understand that you can't build a future without great people.
Transformation & Innovation
Transformative change is not a dream at North Shore-LIJ - it's an imperative. New clinical and research initiatives, rapid advances in technology, and innovations in enhancing patient care require facilities that meet this imperative. North Shore-LIJ Health System relies on the help of all those who believe in our mission, to help us invest in the very best facilities, programs and services to improve care for our patients.
Learning & Education
The future of healthcare is a function of continued learning, providing teams of physicians, nurses, medical technicians and associated staff members with the advanced educational opportunities needed to deliver superior care to patients. As we step boldly forward in the development of tomorrow's healthcare workforce, we rely on the support of forward-thinking members of the community at large to champion our mission.
Impact & Mission
The impact on the health of the communities we serve is greatly enhanced by the level of philanthropic support we receive, made possible by the generosity of community-minded citizens who have decided to make a difference. This commitment is reflected by the programs we offer ranging from access to care for the medically underserved to management services for the chronically ill. Some of our most important outreach activities and programs are critical to the communities we serve and at the core of our goals as a health system.
Meet Our Champions
Led by West Point graduate Andrew Roberts, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Bronze Star recipient, the Office of Military and Veterans Liaison Services' mission and commitment is to serve those that protect our freedom and our way of life. Read More
The Feinstein geneticist Annette Lee, PhD, and Iuliana Shapira, MD, at North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute, are teaming up to conduct a first-of-its-kind study dedicated to improving the survivral rates of women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers. Read More
Led by Dr. Peter Gregersen, Director of the Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics and Human Genetics, and Dr. Arthur Klein, Executive Director and Chief of Staff at Cohen Children's Medical Center, The Generations Project has begun to enroll pregnant women in a landmark study to collect blood and other biological samples from mothers-to-be. Read More
Dr. Lawrence Smith, Founding Dean; Dr. David Battinelli, Senior Associate Dean for Education; Dr. Veronica Catanese, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; and June Scarlett, Associate Dean for Administration, are changing the face of medical education at the new Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine - Nassau County's first MD degree-granting institution and the first medical school in New York State in 35 years. Read More