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Maimonides volunteers smile for the camera. Photo by Arthur De Gaeta

Maimonides celebrates student volunteers at annual breakfast ceremony

May 31 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Doogie Howser, M.D. has got nothing on these kids! Of course, the medical sitcom that premiered in 1989, starring a young Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician, is indeed fictitious, but the more than 200 high school students who volunteered to support patients and hospital staff at Maimonides Medical Center’s annual Student Recognition Ceremony […]

The animal contraband.

Brooklyn man convicted of selling exotic animal body parts

May 2 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Interim Commissioner Sean Mahar announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to violating New York State Environmental Conservation Law by selling a prohibited wild animal part – a cougar head – to an undercover officer. The defendant additionally turned over […]

Dr. Ronald Kaleya working with a resident on hand sewing a bowel anastomosis.

Female doctors at Maimonides celebrate the first all-female surgical resident class

April 8 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman  

BOROUGH PARK — While the surgical profession is still a largely male-dominated field, Maimonides Medical Center has taken a lead in shaking things up a bit. According to Dr. Rebecca Rhee, program director for the general surgery residency and chief of the division of colon and rectal surgery, it demonstrates a seismic shift. “The Times […]