Popular summer event benefits Pediatrics and Women’s Health

Karen Santucci, MD, section chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and Norman G. Roth, president and CEO of Greenwich Hospital, at the new Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center in Greenwich.

Greenwich Hospital announced today that Karen Santucci, MD, section chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital will be honored at the annual Under the Stars event on Friday, May 17 at Riverside Yacht Club. Dr. Santucci is among the cadre of pediatric emergency medicine specialists now working at Greenwich Hospital.“We are so proud to honor Dr. Santucci at Under the Stars,” said Norman G. Roth, president and chief executive officer of Greenwich Hospital. “Under her leadership, emergency medicine physicians from Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital offer expert, round-the-clock coverage in our emergency department. She is a true asset to our organization, helping make a difference for children and families in the Greenwich and surrounding communities.”

More than 500 guests from Fairfield and Westchester counties are expected to attend this year’s festivities. Further details will be released in the coming months about the exciting musical artist who will perform at the event. In addition to the music, Under the Stars will feature a live and silent auction, a high-end wine and liquor auction, and a seated dinner service with an open bar for all guests.

Co-chairs Katie Fong Biglin, Andrea Sinkin Jaffe and Jennifer Turano, along with a committee of dedicated volunteers, are planning this celebratory evening of music to benefit Pediatrics and Women’s Health at Greenwich Hospital.

“It’s the people of this town that make it so special and so welcoming,” said Jaffe. “To be offered the platform to give back to this amazing community fills me and my wonderful co-chairs with immense pride. The hospital, doctors and nurses all give so much of themselves to the Greenwich community, and Under the Stars allows us a turn to give back to them.”

Pediatrics and Women’s Health at Greenwich Hospital

Everything a child could need from a top-ranked children’s hospital is now in Greenwich. Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital physicians provide 24/7 emergency services and onsite inpatient care for children at Greenwich Hospital. Additionally, the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center, conveniently located at 500 West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich offers expert care in nationally ranked specialties including allergy/immunology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, hepatology, nephrology, neurology, oncology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, respiratory, rheumatology, surgery and urology. Greenwich Hospital is also home to a Level III-B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for sick or premature newborns.

Women’s health services include maternity, gynecology and heart and vascular services, as well as specialized services in the Breast Center and Fertility Center.

Patrons and supporters of Under the Stars help secure Greenwich Hospital’s position as the region’s leading medical center and healthcare provider with technologically advanced, precise, subspecialty care. For more information about sponsorship and tickets, contact Stephanie Dunn Ashley, director of Special Events, at (203) 863-3865 or email Events@GreenwichHospital.org. Additional information can also be found on Greenwich Hospital Foundation’s website: http://giving.greenhosp.org/event/uts2019.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital
serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a major academic affiliate of Yale School of
Medicine. Since its founding in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution
representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich
Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing
excellence.

Greenwich Hospital Foundation is committed to securing the funds needed for the hospital to fulfill its mission of extending the
highest quality of safe and compassionate healthcare to everyone in our region, regardless of their ability to pay.

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