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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 […]

Two surgical residents practicing their laparoscopic/endoscopic skills in the task training room during National Female Physician Day tour.

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Maimonides Medical Center makes a mark, breaking a glass ceiling with first all-female surgical resident class

April 8 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

BOROUGH PARK — “The Times They Are A-Changin,” Bob Dylan penned back in 1964 — and some 60 years later, the lyric still has relevance. At Maimonides Medical Center, the lyric might have reverberated last July when the hospital welcomed its first-ever all-female class of surgical residents. Earlier this year, to celebrate National Female Physician […]

Striking a pose. Asian schoolchildren from Brooklyn proudly keep their culture alive in Lunar New Year festivals at Maimonides Lunar New Year.Photos by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Vital cultural bridge with Brooklyn’s Asian community could be model for global diplomatic success

March 19 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

To see a colorful slideshow and more information, click here for PREMIUM CONTENT.   Premium content: Allows reader 24-hour access to full website.   BOROUGH PARK — Nearly 400 spectators enjoyed Maimonides Health’s annual Lunar New Year celebration recently in one of New York’s fastest-growing Chinese communities. Maimonides Health’s Asian Services and Community Relations Departments presented […]