Weather didn’t stop over 2,000 runners and walkers from honoring their loved ones and celebrating life at the Mid-America Transplant Celebrate Life 5K this morning! What a wonderful time supporting our partner and the transplant community! #CelebrateLife5K #donatelife
Recently, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Diversity Fair, BJC team members, including BJC CEO Rich Liekweg, celebrated our commitment to the CEO Action for Diversity &amp; Inclusion pledge, which serves as a public commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked us #11 in the country, #1 in Missouri and #1 in the metro St. Louis area and we are on the Honor Roll of Best Hospitals for the 26th year in a row. Thank you to our team members and physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis who have helped us rank among the nation's best: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQQBs
Dr. Bebbington is a #GuardianOfChildhood - even before they are born. Dr. Bebbington first met these identical twins last year when they were still in utero; a twin-twin transfusion was needed and performed at the new Women &amp; Infants Center, which connects Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Bebbington got to officially meet Caden and Cooper this week and everyone was all smiles.
A young man was gifted a second chance at life because of his brother’s love and matching kidney. St. Louis American tells their story: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQTVl
Heather Wertin, RN, BSN, MPH, our Abdominal Transplant Manager, and some of our living donor patients were a part of making the Guinness World Record of the largest gathering of living donors. This took place at Chicago’s “Bean,” a unique sculpture meant to resemble a cloud, but to the transplant community, this bean is actually the world’s largest kidney! Learn more about living donation: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQKOo #DonateLifeMonth